4.354 / 4.355
Introduction to Video and Related Media

Lab Fee: 
Per-term $75 fee after Add Date; SMACT students are exempt
UG: 4.354, G: 4.355 — Limited to 20
Required of: 
Architecture and Design minors; restricted elective for BSA and BSAD

Examines the technical and conceptual variables and strategies inherent in contemporary video art practice. Analyzes structural concepts of time, space, perspective, and sound within the art form. Building upon the historical legacy of film and other time-based image media, students render self-exploration, performance, social critique, and manipulation of raw experience into an aesthetic form. Emphasizes practical knowledge of lighting, video capturing and editing, and montage. Includes presentation and critique of student work, technical workshops, screenings, and readings with the objective of a final creative project.

Additional work required of students taking the graduate version.