Monday, September 24, 2012

List of Events for Write-Up(s)

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DUE OCTOBER 1 (Week 6).

1.) Video Art, Chapter II READ
for discussion in class.

2.) Your two reading response
questions posted on blog
about Video Art, Chapter 2!

3.) Comment on at least two of
your peers' final animations with
sound added via blogger!

Not a project based 'assignment'
per se, so not as intense. Though
consider the theory in the reading
a primer for your next assignments.

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If you'll recall, Art 245, on the syllabus you are required to perform TWO separate instances of art event write-ups to have done and turned in by the end of the semester. With each of you having your own separate lives, jobs, and responsibilities, no time like the present to instill when/where/what these events are. To clarify, here is the initial syllabus portion-

7) Each student is REQUIRED to attend three out of five (physical) events of the Prospectives 2012 Digital Media festival. Prospectives will be given extensive announcements leading up to the exhibition date of October 18th-19th. The events that may be attended are PRESENT, EXHIBIT, STREET, PROJECT/SOUND, or PERFORM. You are required to write a short two page critical analysis over your three selections and discuss each in detail pertaining to your current practice. (extra credit given to those who actually ask questions at the event!)

In addition, one more art event will be required attendance in the semester. Several optional events for this will be given shortly into the semester. A one page critical analysis of that selected event will be required.

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So to outline-

WRITE-UP 1 : The Prospectives '12 Digital Media Festival. Three of the events. Two pages of critical analysis. Clear your calendar for the 18th-19th! Do not miss!

WRITE-UP 2 : Any of the below events listed on the official Fine Arts calendar for Fall '12 are good. I will type them all up for you. For this, a one page critical analysis is required.

For turning these in, please post write-ups on your blog (as individual blog posts) AND turn me in a hard copy on or before our final regular class meeting.

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Eunkang Koh, Artist Lecture (for solo exhibition). 6 PM, 716 N Carson St. Suite A, Carson City, NV 89701. Her exhibition is "A Study of Human", at the OXS Gallery. That opening reception is at 4:30 PM-6:30PM (including the lecture)!

Nevada Rock Art Foundation Distinguished Lecture : Dr. Robert Layton. 6-7PM, Nevada Museum of Art, 160 West Liberty Street, Reno.

Art in the BRIC 3, group show. Northern Nevada Artists. 4:30-6:30 reception 108 E Proctor St, Carson City.

Clayton Keyes, Ceramicist, Visiting Artist Lecture. Knowledge Center Room 124 Lecture 5:30-6:30 (with show reception).

Poetry Readings, experimental with the form of the book, digital design, micro press printing, and object poems. Sundance Bookstore, Reno.

11AM-3PM, Nevada Museum of Art. A series of panels/interactive discussions on the book (as part of the NMA Book Sale and Festival), 11-12 PM : Chapbooks and Guerilla Publishing.

Nevada Neighbors with Cassandra Coblentz : "Conversations in Contemporary Painting", 7PM at Carson City Library, 900 N Roop St. Carson City

RECEPTION. Benjamin Poynter, MFA Midway "In a Permanent Save State", 5:30 PM, 6:30 PM Performance. An Indie Video Game Exhibition. Sierra Arts Foundation Gallery, 17 South Virginia Street Reno

Books & Writers with Eric Rasmussen, PhD; Carson City Library; Writing Workshop 5:30-7PM, reading 7-8 PM

RECEPTION. Colby Stephens, MFA Midway "Normalcy, Not Nostrums". 5-7PM. Sierra Arts Foundation Gallery, 17 South Virginia Street Reno

Nevada Neighbors with Brett Van Hoesen, PhD: Why German Art Matters. Carson City Library. 7PM.

Paul Demarinis, media artist, Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Department of Art, 5:30-6:30 PM, Wells Fargo Auditorium, Knowledge Center (124)

RECEPTION. Claire Stephens, MFA Midway, "trace". 5-7PM .Sierra Arts Foundation Gallery, 17 South Virginia Street Reno

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