VISST 3650

VISST 3650

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

In this course, we will examine the role of mechanical, electronic and digital technologies in the arts of the late 20th and 21st centuries with emphasis on Europe and North America. Beginning with kinetic art and the cybernetically inspired work of the late sixties, we will explore early uses of computer technology, including early experiments in synthetic video in the 1970s. An overview of pre-internet telematic experiments will lead to an investigation of net art and later currents of digital art. The ongoing development of behavioral art forms will be a central theme. Critical evaluation of various attitudes concerning technology will be encouraged.

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (CA-AS, ALC-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 3650INFO 3660STS 3650

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18307 VISST 3650   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person