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21st Century Visual Culture

Course Code ART-414
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

This course provides a historical overview of 20th century visual culture, and its influences on the emerging media of the 21st century. Visual culture deals with both artworks, such as those found in museums, and broader forms of popular culture, such as film, television, and advertising or news media. It is also present in technologies of surveillance, in public spaces, and in our social media. Questions regarding key movements in shaping 21st century visual culture will be addressed by exploring approaches to and crossings between diverse media and their expression in local, regional, and global cultures. Course work will provide opportunities for experimental and collaborative forms of interactivity in assigned projects