Text and the Visual Imagination|
Fall 2016 not offered
Creating visual ideas through the interpretation of text. By exploring various texts, this class will navigate a variety of design concepts used in performance practices. The focus will include the development of a visual language, an investigation of creative processes, and collaborative concepts.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (IDEA-MN)(THEA)
Required: Student assignment choices, Class Reader
1) Michael Huxley and Noel Witts, eds, THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY PERFORMANCE READER
2) Kaprow, ESSAYS ON THE BLURRING OF ART AND LIFE.
|Examination and Assignments: |
The assignments are designed as independent projects, which focus on specific aspects, such as object design, garment design, and environmental design. Each assignment will be researched, rendered and presented to the class individually through each step of the process (text, research stage, concept development, visual image, technical feasibility and execution). The last assignment could be done as a group.