4.354 / 4.355
Introduction to Video and Related Media

UG: 4.354, G: 4.355 — Limited to 20

Examies 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 moving the image, students consider 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. Presentation and critique of student work, technical workshops, screenings, and reading discussions assist students with final project. Student taking graduate version complete additional assignments.