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Carolyn J. Bodle
BISIA 483
Bothell Campus

Advanced Arts Workshop

Advanced levels of art making which extend artistic proficiencies and knowledge. Arts may include visual , written, or performance arts, or a combination of these.

Class description

This advanced studio art course explores electronic media in the context of contemporary visual arts, extending ideas into practice. We will explore various techniques such as video, sound, performance, and anchor these in the history, theory, and practice of the various media. Topics in the class will include: multi-channel video, sound and space, performance and ubiquitous technologies. The class will culminate in individual or collaborative new media projects in consultation with instructor.

Student learning goals

Utilize art concepts as a means of exploration, research, and representation of views and ideas

Broad understanding of the history, theory, and contemporary context of new media art

Work collaboratively and independently in conceptualizing and creating media-based work in studio environment

Participation in class discussions, critiques, and experiential activities

General method of instruction

Students will engage in projects that will be complimented with discussions and lectures in class.

Recommended preparation

Recommend students to have taken BISIA 374 Video Art (or similar class) prior to this course and have interest in video and sound art/video installation/electronic artwork.

Familiarity with Final Cut Pro video editing software, sound editing software, and the Mac operating system highly recommended. External hard drive required for the class.

Class assignments and grading

Grading will be based on concept and execution of projects, class participation, personal investment in work, and demonstrated growth over the course of the quarter. The course will consist of collaborative and individual projects.


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 Carolyn J. Bodle
Date: 01/28/2014