trace the history of video art from the 1970s until the present
With the 1965 release of Sony’s Portapak analog video camera, artists began to experiment with technologies that were until then only accessible to corporate television and film studios. With the dissemination of this technology, video art was born. The course will trace the history of video art from the 1970s until the present through an examination of performance, installation, theatre, narrative, experimentation, feminism, identity, postcolonialism, interactivity, embodiment, surveillance, installation, and activism. We will also consider how technological changes have created shifts in the production of video art, particularly with the introduction of digital video and online streaming sites. The first five classes will focus on a different decade. The last class will focus on student works in progress, presentations, and discussion.
Class 1: 1970s
Class 2: 1980s
Class 3: 1990s
Class 4: 2000-2009
Class 5: 2009-2019
Class 6: Group Critique, Presentations & Discussion.
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Your enrollment in any class is not guaranteed until payment is received. Classes must be paid for at least one week before the first class. You may cancel your enrollment in a class one week before the first class without charge. Cancellations made less than a week before the first class will be refunded the full amount less a $50 cancellation fee. Cancellations made after the first class will be refunded the tuition less a $50 cancellation fee and the appropriate portion of the total tuition for the one class you attended. You must cancel before the date of the second class to receive a refund. All classes are subject to cancellation if there are insufficient registered participants. We will notify you regarding cancellation at least one week before the first class. If we cancel the class, you are entitled to a full refund or you may transfer to another scheduled class, space permitting.
History of Video Art
Instructor: Dr. Kristen Hutchinson
Start Date: Oct 12, 2019
Duration: 6 weeks (Oct 19 – Nov 23)
Schedule: Saturdays from 3pm-5pm
Cost: Full seminar $180, Individual Modules $40 each
Register: Call 780-429-1671 to register
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