PUFA

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Core Seminar 1: Sign and System

Parsons School of Design: Fine Arts

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Core Seminar 1: Sign & System

Spring 2019

Taught By: Johannah Herr

Section: A

CRN: 2998

Credits: 3

Core Seminar 1 will provide an outline of the expansive and multifaceted nature of what constitutes Contemporary Art as a field. To do that the class will focus on the Sign as the most irreducible element of communication across all media in contemporary Fine Art practice. Students will be introduced to theories that inform this concept of the Sign, such as Semiotics, Psychoanalysis and Discourse Analysis. Through readings, presentations and discussions and of works produced in the Core Labs explores the Sign across 2D, 3D and 4D genres and considers it as a catalyst for the underlying ideas and concepts that connect all contemporary art practices. Students will learn how to critique their own works precisely by understanding how Signs can make reference to a system and create the building blocks for visual, discursive, and contextual interpretation. Furthermore students are encouraged to understand the sign as the starting point for the creation of new genres like net-art, text art, and social network systems art, for example.

Open to: Bachelors degree in Fine Arts majors, sophomores only. Co-requisite(s): PUFA 2220 Core Studio 1: 2D, PUFA 2230 Core Studio 1: 3D, and/or PUFA 2240 Core Studio 1: 4D.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Fine Arts (PUFA)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 15

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:20pm 1/16/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 3:50pm - 6:30pm

Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave

Room: L101

Date Range: 1/28/2019 - 5/13/2019

Core Seminar 1: Sign & System

Fall 2018

Taught By: Ruth Liberman

Section: A

CRN: 2053

Credits: 3

Core Seminar 1 will provide an outline of the expansive and multifaceted nature of what constitutes Contemporary Art as a field. To do that the class will focus on the Sign as the most irreducible element of communication across all media in contemporary Fine Art practice. Students will be introduced to theories that inform this concept of the Sign, such as Semiotics, Psychoanalysis and Discourse Analysis. Through readings, presentations and discussions and of works produced in the Core Labs explores the Sign across 2D, 3D and 4D genres and considers it as a catalyst for the underlying ideas and concepts that connect all contemporary art practices. Students will learn how to critique their own works precisely by understanding how Signs can make reference to a system and create the building blocks for visual, discursive, and contextual interpretation. Furthermore students are encouraged to understand the sign as the starting point for the creation of new genres like net-art, text art, and social network systems art, for example.

Open to: Bachelors degree in Fine Arts majors, sophomores only. Co-requisite(s): PUFA 2220 Core Studio 1: 2D, PUFA 2230 Core Studio 1: 3D, and/or PUFA 2240 Core Studio 1: 4D.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Fine Arts (PUFA)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 14

Enrollment Status: Closed*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:21pm 1/16/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave

Room: 622

Date Range: 8/27/2018 - 12/17/2018

Core Seminar 1: Sign & System

Fall 2018

Taught By: Christine Howard Sandoval

Section: B

CRN: 2054

Credits: 3

Core Seminar 1 will provide an outline of the expansive and multifaceted nature of what constitutes Contemporary Art as a field. To do that the class will focus on the Sign as the most irreducible element of communication across all media in contemporary Fine Art practice. Students will be introduced to theories that inform this concept of the Sign, such as Semiotics, Psychoanalysis and Discourse Analysis. Through readings, presentations and discussions and of works produced in the Core Labs explores the Sign across 2D, 3D and 4D genres and considers it as a catalyst for the underlying ideas and concepts that connect all contemporary art practices. Students will learn how to critique their own works precisely by understanding how Signs can make reference to a system and create the building blocks for visual, discursive, and contextual interpretation. Furthermore students are encouraged to understand the sign as the starting point for the creation of new genres like net-art, text art, and social network systems art, for example.

Open to: Bachelors degree in Fine Arts majors, sophomores only. Co-requisite(s): PUFA 2220 Core Studio 1: 2D, PUFA 2230 Core Studio 1: 3D, and/or PUFA 2240 Core Studio 1: 4D.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Fine Arts (PUFA)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 14

Enrollment Status: Closed*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:21pm 1/16/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave

Room: 311

Date Range: 8/27/2018 - 12/17/2018

Core Seminar 1: Sign & System

Fall 2018

Taught By: Johannah Herr

Section: C

CRN: 2055

Credits: 3

Core Seminar 1 will provide an outline of the expansive and multifaceted nature of what constitutes Contemporary Art as a field. To do that the class will focus on the Sign as the most irreducible element of communication across all media in contemporary Fine Art practice. Students will be introduced to theories that inform this concept of the Sign, such as Semiotics, Psychoanalysis and Discourse Analysis. Through readings, presentations and discussions and of works produced in the Core Labs explores the Sign across 2D, 3D and 4D genres and considers it as a catalyst for the underlying ideas and concepts that connect all contemporary art practices. Students will learn how to critique their own works precisely by understanding how Signs can make reference to a system and create the building blocks for visual, discursive, and contextual interpretation. Furthermore students are encouraged to understand the sign as the starting point for the creation of new genres like net-art, text art, and social network systems art, for example.

Open to: Bachelors degree in Fine Arts majors, sophomores only. Co-requisite(s): PUFA 2220 Core Studio 1: 2D, PUFA 2230 Core Studio 1: 3D, and/or PUFA 2240 Core Studio 1: 4D.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Fine Arts (PUFA)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 14

Enrollment Status: Closed*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:21pm 1/16/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave

Room: 417

Date Range: 8/27/2018 - 12/17/2018

Core Seminar 1: Sign & System

Fall 2018

Taught By: Anthony Graves

Section: D

CRN: 3921

Credits: 3

Core Seminar 1 will provide an outline of the expansive and multifaceted nature of what constitutes Contemporary Art as a field. To do that the class will focus on the Sign as the most irreducible element of communication across all media in contemporary Fine Art practice. Students will be introduced to theories that inform this concept of the Sign, such as Semiotics, Psychoanalysis and Discourse Analysis. Through readings, presentations and discussions and of works produced in the Core Labs explores the Sign across 2D, 3D and 4D genres and considers it as a catalyst for the underlying ideas and concepts that connect all contemporary art practices. Students will learn how to critique their own works precisely by understanding how Signs can make reference to a system and create the building blocks for visual, discursive, and contextual interpretation. Furthermore students are encouraged to understand the sign as the starting point for the creation of new genres like net-art, text art, and social network systems art, for example.

Open to: Bachelors degree in Fine Arts majors, sophomores only. Co-requisite(s): PUFA 2220 Core Studio 1: 2D, PUFA 2230 Core Studio 1: 3D, and/or PUFA 2240 Core Studio 1: 4D.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Fine Arts (PUFA)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 14

Enrollment Status: Closed*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:21pm 1/16/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave

Room: 617

Date Range: 8/27/2018 - 12/17/2018