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Schedule

Most TUESDAYS we meet in UT-108 for Lectures, Presentations, Films, Discussions, 5-minute Virtual Installation visits
Most THURSDAYS we meet in Library-407 for Lab
Check below to be sure!


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Lecture Topics

L0 – Welcome! (1st day! 🙂 Lecture Materials
L1 – Inception (Vision Quest: from the caves of Lascaux to the dreams of Inception) Lecture Materials
L2 – Avatar (Identity Art) Lecture Materials
L3 – The Razor’s Edge (Performance Art) Lecture Materials
L4 – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Aesthetics / Beauty, Realism / Romanticism) Lecture Materials
L5 – Bomb It (Street Art) Lecture Materials
L6 – They Live (Visual Culture / Visual Literacy) Lecture Materials
L7 – Pretty in Pink (Remix Culture) Lecture Materials
L8 – 2Pac @Coachella (more on Visual Culture / Visual Literacy) Lecture Materials
L9 – National Treasure (Representation / Abstraction) Lecture Materials
L10 – Hugo (Neuroaesthetics & Images That Think) Lecture Materials


Projects

12 weeks / 11 projects
P1 – Virtual Chair
P2 – Plaster Casting
P3 – Flashmob
P4 – ePortfolios
P5 – Artist’s Studio Visit
P6 – Catalog Essay
P7 – Shark Tank
P8 – VR Installation Project
There is no P9!
P10 – Venice Legal Art Walls – (lab: Meeting #2 Evaluating finished Virtual Installations)
P11 – Video Project
P12 – Counterfactual Identity


Sketches

12 weeks / 11×2 sketches
S1 – Virtual Chair – 2 Chair idea sketches
S2 – Plaster Casting – 2 sketches of your ideas, or your results, or the process / scene at the beach
S3 – Flashmob – 2 sketches of your ideas, plans, logistics for your flashmobs
S4 – Free Sketch – 2 sketches of whatever you choose
S5 – Your Artist – 2 sketches of your artist’s paintings, sculptures, installations, performances, or whatever their media is
S6 – Your VR Installation – 2 idea sketches for your project
S7 – Your VR Installation – 2 more idea sketches for your project
S8 – Counterfactual Identity – 2 sketches of the persona you create


Readings

12 weeks / 10 projects
R1 – p106 It Means What it Says
There is no R2
R3 – p124 It’s Always 6 O’clock
R4 – p108 Life & Its Double
R5 – p88 Nike Ground
R6 – p66 Copies are More Important
R7 – p130 Luther Blisset
R8 – p58 Darko Maver


Extra Credit

EC1 – The Student Art Galleries of CSULB
EC2 – The Art Museums of Los Angeles


Week 1


T 24 Jan – Welcome! & Discussion Groups! UT-108
R 26 Jan – Lab1 Library-407
Project 1: Virtual Chair (setup blog, etc)
Reading 1: p106 It Means What it Says

Week 2


T 31 Jan – Lecture1 – Inception (3 Million Years of Art History / Vision Quest) UT-108
R 02 Feb – Plaster Casting @ Seal Beach Pier
Project 2: Plaster Casting
Reading 2: no reading this week.

Week 3

T 07 Feb – Lab2 – Flashmobs (plan) – Library-407
R 09 Feb – Lab3 – Flashmobs (perform) – CSULB Campus
Project 3: Flashmob
Reading 3: p124 It’s Always 6 O’clock

Week 4


T 14 Feb – Lecture2 – Avatar (Identity Art) – UT-108
R 16 Feb – Lab4 – VAI Projects: Form Groups, Select & Research Artists – Library-407
Project 4: ePortfolios
Reading 4: p108 Life & Its Double

Studio Visits with Artists: Fri Feb 17 thru Sat Feb 25! 🙂

Week 5


T 21 Feb – Lecture3 – The Razor’s Edge (Performance Art) – UT-108
R 23 Feb – Lab5 – Artists / Studio Visits – Library-407
Project 5: Artist’s Studio Visit
Reading 5: p88 Nike Ground

Week 6


T 28 Feb – Lecture4 – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Aesthetics / Beauty, Realism / Romanticism) UT-108
R 01 Mar – Lab6 – VAI Catalog Essay I – Library-407
Project 6: Catalog Essay – 1st Draft
Reading 6: p66 Copies are More Important

Week 7

T 06 Mar – Lab7a – Shark Tank – Library-407
R 08 Mar – Lab7b – Shark Tank – Library-407
Project 7: Shark Tank
Reading 7: p130 Luther Blisset

Week 8

T 13 Mar – Lab8 – Creating VAI’s – Library-407
R 15 Mar – Lab9 – Creating VAI’s – Library-407
Project 8: VR Installation Project
Reading 8: p58 Darko Maver

Week 9

T 20 Mar – Lab10 – Finishing VAI’s – Library-407
R 22 Mar – Lab11 – Finishing VAI’s – Library-407
Project 9: There is no P9!
Reading 9: There is no R9!

March 26 – 30 – Spring Break! No Class! 🙂


As we return from break, we’ll move to a schedule of Tuesday lectures & Thursday presentations on your artists. Each Th all the groups for one TA will present with your TA as the MC for the day, introducing you, helping with clicker questions, and contextualizing the presentations.

10.2 – “Green Room” – final presentation prep in LIbrary 407 (last day there)
11.2 – Patrick / Kaitlin
12.2 – Vanessa / Monique
13.2 – Liz / Rachel
14.2 – Erik / Laura
15.2 – [fun project] / Ashley


Week 10


T 03 Apr – Lecture5 – Bomb It (Street Art) – UT-108
R 05 Apr – Lab- Library 407 Final Presentation Prep
Project 10: Grafitti Writing @ Venice Legal Art Walls (Sat. 7 Apr Glenn &TA’s @ Venice Legal Art Walls 10a-2p)


48 hours before giving your presentation, each group should submit 4 clicker questions on your presentation, 2 objective questions, and 2 opinion questions, to your TA.


Week 11


T 10 Apr – Lecture6 – They Live (Visual Culture / Visual Literacy) – UT-108
R 12 Apr – VAI Presentations 1 – UT-108  (Patrick 9a/ Kaitlin 11a)
Project 11: Videography

Week 12


T 17 Apr – Lecture7 Pretty in Pink (Remix Culture) UT-108
R 19 Apr – VAI Presentations 2 – UT-108 (Vanessa 9a/ Monique 11a)
Project 12: Counterfactual Identity

Week 13

image of Tupac Shakur performing at Coachella 2012
T 24 Apr – Lecture8 2Pac @Coachella (more on Visual Culture & Visual Literacy) UT-108
R 26 Apr – VAI Presentations 3 – UT-108 (Liz 9a/ Rachel 11a)
Project: No Project, No Reading.

Week 14


T 01 May – Lecture9 – National Treasure (Representation / Abstraction) UT-108
R 03 May – VAI Presentations 4 – UT-108 (Erik 9a/ Laura 11a)
No Project, No Reading.

Tuesday May 8Mixed Reality Cabaret!

Week 15


T 08 May – Lecture10 – Hugo (Neuroaesthetics & Images That Think) – UT-108
R 10 May – VAI Presentations 5 – UT-108 (Ashley 11a)
No Project, No Reading.

Week 16/Finals

T 15 May – VAI Presentations5
R 17 May – VAI Presentations5
Project: Life itself.


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