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Rodrigo A. Valenzuela
ART 380
Seattle Campus

Video Art and Video Installation

Exposes students to broad range of high-end video industry equipment, terminology and production/post skills while viewing art works and creating alternative activities and ideas. Work in electronic image gathering, digital A/B roll editing, motion control, video as related to performance and environmental art.

Class description

This is a course on the technical and conceptual elements of video art. Students will learn the basics of small format camera operation and become proficient in editing with Adobe Premiere through exercises, assignments, and the completion of a final project. Supplementing practical knowledge and technique, we will survey conceptual, cultural, and historical dimensions of single and multi-channel video art and explore how moving images create meaning and shape experience.

Student learning goals

Confidently navigate and utilize video equipment

Understand the basics of nonlinear editing

Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical and historical dimensions of video art

Demonstrate an ability to think critically about time-based artworks

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Weekly assignments and readings


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 Rodrigo A. Valenzuela
Date: 12/02/2013