Reading Assignments - Digital Video Art

 

Reading #1: assigned 8/22, due 8/24
Chapter 8 from The Art of Technique: An Aesthetic Approach to Film & Video Production by Douglass and Harnden

PLUS: Other Shot and Camera Movement examples

 

Lighting Workshop Handout: distributed 8/24 (optional)
Chapter 2: Lighting Setups from Lighting for Film and Electronic Media by Dave and Maria Vera

 

Reading #2: assigned 8/24, due 8/29
Chapter 2: Video Art from New Media in Late 20th-Century Art (World of Art) by Michael Rush

 

Reading #3: assigned 8/24, due 8/31
pp. 3-23 in NONLINEAR 4: a guide to digital film and video editing by Michael Rubin

 

Reading #4: assigned 9/12, due 9/14
Chapter 7: The Relation of Shot to Shot: Editing from Film Art: An Introduction by David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson

 

Reading #5: assigned 9/19, due 9/21
Paradox in the Evolution of an Art Form: Great Expectations and the Making of a History by Marita Sturken from Illuminating Video: An Essential Guide to Video Art by Doug Hall and Sally Jo Fifer

 

Reading #6: assigned 10/3, due 10/12
Please PRINT OUT and read these SHORT articles from the internet.

1) LEGALITIES: COPYRIGHT PROTECTION AND APPROPRIATION ART from The Arts and Humanities in Public Life By WILLIAM M. LANDES
2) ART MAKING: Fair Use by Negativland
3) RECENT EXAMPLE OF VID-ART: When One Man's Video Art Is Another's Copyright Crime By ROBERTA SMITH
4) LETTER TO PROTECT APPROPRIATION: Canadian Coalition of Artists Unite
5) APPROPRIATING 9/11?: Scooping Oliver Stone: artist's appropriation trumps would-be blockbuster and Check out other info on this Blog devoted to Spin as Art

 

 

Reading #7: assigned 11/14, due 11/16
Sound in the Cinema Chapter 9 from Film Art: An Introduction by Bordwell-Thompson

 

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