COURSE CODE: MMS 194

COURSE TITLE: New Media Art

PREREQUISITE: Junior standing

COURSE CREDIT: 3 Units

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Introduction to the critical analysis and creation of new media art.

COURSE GOAL:

To develop an understanding of the depth and breadth of new
media artistic practices involving multimedia; develop students’ abilities to create novel interactive experiences afforded by new and emerging technologies; and encourage students to take intellectual and personal risks in their professional development as multimedia practitioners.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  1. Foundations
    1. Making sense of art
    2. A brief history of new media art
    3. Characteristics of new media
  2. Currents
    1. Genres and themes in new media art
    2. New media art in the Philippines and Southeast Asia
    3. Case studies in new media art
  3. Processes
    1. New media art as the intersection of art and science
    2. New media art as research
    3. New media art as creation

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