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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Fine Arts (FA)
New Media: Digital Art
New Media: Digital Art
Spring 2016
Course Type
Studio Course
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade




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FA 1071 - New Media: Digital Art
Fee Type
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.

Introduction to the tools and processes of digital, electronic, and time-based arts. Development of technical skills necessary for using the computer as a creative tool. The history and current role of digital representation and distribution in art, ideas, and relationships. Materials fee.
• To make observations about visual images and information and to articulate responses verbally and visually. • To develop a knowledge of historical models and movements in the electronic arts. To develop a context for understanding some of the basic cultural and theoretical concerns surrounding the ever-accelerating growth of Electronic (or “New”) Media, while analyzing and assessing ways in which electronic media have helped to create and shape contemporary discourse. • To learn new technical skills and creatively expand upon your current abilities. Become adept at the use of several hardware devices (such as scanners, computers, printers, etc) and software applications (such as Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver). • To produce digital projects for screen and print. To become confident in creating a clear, coherent and thoughtful body of work with the use of digital tool sets. • To develop conceptually rigorous and socially aware media art and design practices. • To build generosity and collaboration among peers. To expand your perspective on the world around you. To become sensitive to historical as well as immediate concerns shaping our everyday relationship to electronic media and, consequently, the world-at-large.
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CCAS: Arts
Former FA1071 - please note there is no change to the content of the course - just a number change. so this should remain GPAC
Key: 10031