PUFA

3240

Core Studio 2: Topics in 4D

Parsons School of Design: Fine Arts

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Topics 4D:

Spring 2020

Taught By: Lindsay Benedict

Section: A

CRN: 1925

Credits: 3

The suspension of disbelief is often an essential element in creating an act of magic. It is in the contract between the performer and the audience that they are going to believe what they see in order to enjoy the show. But what happens when you break this contract? What happens when you allow the audience to experience the illusion, but also see the apparatus that operates it? In this 4D class, students will use video, performance, sound and other strategies to create time-based art exploring and stretching various techniques of the suspension of disbelief. The course familiarizes students with examples from fine art, theatre and pop culture that break the 4th wall, such as William Shakespeare, Aukje Dekker, Ira Eduardovna, Lars von Trier,Elaine Sturtevant, Keren Cytter and Vito Acconci.

Open to: Bachelors degree in Fine Arts majors, others by permission of the Fine Arts program. Pre-requisite(s): PUFA 2200 Core Studio 1: Sign & System, PUFA 2220 Core Studio 1: 2D, and at least one of the following: PUFA 2230 Core Studio 1: 3D or PUFA 2240 Core Studio 1: 4D.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Fine Arts (PUFA)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

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: 10:51am 7/21/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Friday

Times: 12:10pm - 5:50pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/24/2020 - 5/8/2020

Topics 4D: Multimedia

Fall 2019

Taught By: Sammy Cucher

Section: A

CRN: 1959

Credits: 3

This class aims to explore the rich interactions that arise from the integration of multimedia (video, sound, film, etc.) with performance as well as performance techniques incorporated into video and sound works. The class will focus on how media can expand the narrative and visual potential of performance and vice-versa, and will include technical instruction on video and sound editing, scripting methodologies, and logistical planning. Students will also learn historical aspects of Performance and Multimedia, as well as related forms such as the circus, opera, and cabaret. Students will take an in depth look at the work of seminal artists who have made defining contributions to the field such as Merce Cunningham, John Cage, Laurie Anderson, The Wooster Group, Gob Squad, William Kentridge, Liz Magic Laser, Kalup Linzy and many others.

Open to: Bachelors degree in Fine Arts majors, others by permission of the Fine Arts program. Pre-requisite(s): PUFA 2200 Core Studio 1: Sign & System, PUFA 2240 Core Studio 1: 4D, and at least one of the following: PUFA 2220 Core Studio 1: 2D or PUFA 2230 Core Studio 1: 3D.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Fine Arts (PUFA)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

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: 10:51am 7/21/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 4:00pm - 9:40pm

Building: Parsons East 25 E13th

Room: 503

Date Range: 8/26/2019 - 12/16/2019