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VISA 310 Intermediate Digital Arts I

Exploring issues and topics in interactive digital media and culture through the creation of critical contemporary art. Includes technical instruction with a focus on the development of individual and group projects.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: One of VISA 210, VISA 287, FINA 287.


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
Restricted VISA 310 001 Studio 1 Wed 14:00 17:00

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This course covers historical, political, theoretical, and practical issues in art and image making in relation to digital interactive arts. Contextualizing new media practice with art historical agendas to dissect the mediums influence over meaning, as well as creating pieces that directly deal with cyberspace and its potentials, you will be introduced to Adobe Flash, After Effects, and web building applications to create digital works of art. A weekly three-hour seminar containing varying types of practice, from technical demos and lectures, class discussions, critiques, artist talks and class trips.