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Last approved: Sat, 21 May 2016 08:45:03 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Fine Arts (FA)
The Cinematic in Contemporary Art
Cinema in Contemporary Art
Spring 2016
Course Type
Studio Course
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

One of FA 1041, FA 1042, FA 1501, FA 1502, FA 1601 or FA 1071; or permission of the instructor


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Lab fees cover shared materials and consumables used by the course as well as independent access to software.

These vary by studio area but include costs such as model fees, lumber and ground materials for certain projects, computer software access for all students, printer ink, and darkroom chemicals.

The influence of cinema on contemporary art in historical, conceptual, and aesthetic contexts. Students employ cinematic strategies through projects that explore setting, sequencing, camera angle, point of view, tracking, lighting, performance, narrative, and sound. Materials fee.
1. Confident with the use of a variety of image capture devices and expressively motivated in their selection 
and use. 2. Comfortable with advanced exposure techniques and 
related camera operations: including selective 
Aperture, Shutter, ISO and Compression settings. 3. Organized using file management tools such as Bridge 
and/or Lightroom. 4. Experienced with the use of a variety of digital tool 
sets used to systematically process, edit and print, 
screen or project images. 5. Sensitive to historical as well as immediate concerns 
shaping our relation to images and articulate in discussing them from both practical and theoretical contexts. 6. Comfortable with the use of small, medium and large format inkjet printers, while being aesthetically and conceptually motivated in the selection of print media. 7. Able to create a clear, coherent and thoughtful body of work.
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