Reading Assignments - Digital Video Art

 

Reading #1: assigned 8/20, due 8/22
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

 

Reading #2: assigned 8/22, due 8/27
Part 1.1 Origins of Video Art from A History of Video Art: the Development of Form and Function by Chris Meigh-Andrews (pp 1-18)

 

Reading #3: assigned 8/22, due 8/29
pp. 3-23 in NONLINEAR 4: a guide to digital film and video editing by Michael Rubin

 

Reading #4: assigned 9/10, due 9/12
Chapter 7: The Relation of Shot to Shot: Editing from Film Art: An Introduction by David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson

 

Reading #5: assigned 9/17, due 9/24
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     >> TAKE HOME QUIZ HERE

 

Reading #6: assigned 10/1, due 10/8 (in 2 parts)
Chapter 1: Image and Reality (p.12-16) from Film, Form, & Culture by Robert Kolker (handout)

AND 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
6) Censorship in the Name of Terrorism: Fear and Art by Stephanie McMIllan
7) Censorship #2: Teen Questioned for Online Bush Threats by Don Thompson

 

Reading #7: assigned 10/24, due 10/29
Chap 6: What types of Documentary Are There? from Introduction to Documentary by Bill Nichols
>> DOWNLOAD HERE <<

 

Reading #8: assigned 11/7, due 11/19
Sound in the Cinema Chapter 9 from Film Art: An Introduction by Bordwell-Thompson
QUIZ HERE

 

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