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Randi Marie Courtmanch
B CUSP 104
Bothell Campus

Discovery Core I: The Arts

Examines an important social issue such as ecology, art, political change, the power of media, educational reform, or the role of science in contemporary culture through interdisciplinary investigation, and the lens of the visual, literary, and performing arts. Offered: A.

Class description

Art and Performance: Video, Place, and Technology This course introduces students to performance, video, and site-based art. Through an interdisciplinary studio setting students will learn to use digital video equipment, video editing software, and performance concepts as means for investigation and experimentation. Students will be introduced to a variety of readings, screenings, experiential activities, and discussions on art and performance in which they will engage with a range of art practices. They will further reflect and experiment with these practices through writing, dialogue, and the creation of individual and group projects.

Student learning goals

Utilize art and performance concepts as a means of expression, research, and problem solving

Work with video to create performance and art projects

Work collaboratively and independently in conceptualizing and creating performance and media-based work

Familiarize themselves with describing, interpreting, and judging art

Use reflective writing and dialogue furthering a deeper understanding of experience and process

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Randi Marie Courtmanch
Date: 04/13/2012