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May 21, 2016 by Andrea Huezo (aghuezo)
FA 3912 : The Cinematic in Contemporary Art
Sat, 21 May 2016 08:45:03 GMT
Sun, 27 Mar 2016 16:56:11 GMT
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Fine Arts (FA)
Programs referencing this course
AHFA-BA: Art History and Fine Arts
FA-BA: Fine Arts
FAP-BFA: Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Major in Fine Art Photography
PJ-BFA: Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Major in Photojournalism
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Fine Arts (FA)
Long Course Title
The Cinematic in Contemporary Art
Short Course Title
Cinema in Contemporary Art
Number of Credits
Default Grading Method
Repeatable for Credit?
One of FA 1041, FA 1042, FA 1501, FA 1502, FA 1601 or FA 1071; or permission of the instructor
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Are Fees Applicable?
Explanation and Description of Fees
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.
Are Additional Resources Required?
Explanation of Additional Resources
Justification for Additional Resources
Describe any Sources of Additional Funding
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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Course Reviewer Comments
Tue, 03 Nov 2015 19:56:24 GMT
Rollback: Please revise course description to be brief (1-2 sentences), cover only the main themes/topics of the course, and written in the present tense. Please see current bulletin FA course descriptions for guidance. Also, please add a schedule of classes to the syllabus.