Video Installation Art / Projection Mapping
BGSU - Digital Arts
Syllabus - Fall 2014
Monday / Wednesday 2:30-4:50pm
Lab: 202 Wolfe Center, Studio: 1104 Fine Arts Center

Professor Heather Elliott-Famularo Office Hrs: Mondays 11am - 1pm
Phone: 372-9943 office: 1014 Fine Arts Center
e-mail: helliot(at)bgsu.edu gmail: elliott.famularo(at)gmail.com
   

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Course Outline: The following is a tentative schedule of classes.
Topics and due dates are subject to change, although you will be notified in advance if this happens.


August
Week 1 August 25
Monday
Intro, complete student forms; Set up a Vimeo Account & join our group. Syllabus; Assignment #1: Person/Place/Thing  
August 26
Tuesday
DA Lab Monitor meeting, 5pm - Room 244 Wolfe Center.
Volunteer 5 hours/week, and get a key & lab access.
 
August 27
Wednesday
Work time (editing); Assignment #2 assigned Due: Person / Place / Thing videos
September
Week 2 September 1
Monday
LABOR DAY - NO CLASSES!
September 3
Wednesday
Watch Student videos; Discuss Reading #1; artist presentations; Project #1 assigned Due: Reading #1, artist writing/present
Week 3 September 8
Monday
Projection Workshop in 1104 Fine Arts Center (meet there) - bring objects! Due: 10 objects
September 10
Wednesday
Presentations / Critiques on installation concepts. Discuss Reading #2 (QUIZ); Due: Project 1 Concept Proposal, reading #2, +resources
Week 4 September 15
Monday

Camera / lighting workshop in 1104 Fine Arts Center (meet there); Review storyboards & diagrams in small groups. Digital Tutors Premiere Pro tutorial assigned

Due: Diagram & Storyboard / Shot list
September 17
Wednesday
Artist presentations cont'd; Intro to Premiere Pro; Due: DT tutorial completed
Week 5 September 22
Monday
Intro to Projection Mapping in 1104 Fine Arts Center (meet there); Individual meetings  
September 24
Wednesday
Open work session: create / acquire / edit your content. editing tutorials. Individual meetings!
 
September 25
Thursday
The Lawnmower Man (1992) director, Brett Leonard, Artist lecture at the Toledo Museum of Art, 6pm, extra credit for attending!
Week 6 September 29
Monday
Work day - editing content; CHECK OFF PROGRESS FOR GRADE (all footage shot and rough edited) Due: Project 1 installed! DUE: Rough Edit (grade)
October
October 1
Wednesday
How to document your installation; Work time (lab and 1104)  
Week 7 October 6
Monday
PROJECT #1 INSTALLED: CRITIQUE (room 1104) Due: Project 1installed!
October 8
Wednesday
CRITIQUE part 2 (Nick/Keith, KaiLee, Alex, Nana in 1104); work on documentation videos; Introduce Project #2; Assignment: Crit Form (x6), Proj #2 readings, Assign #3 Due: Project 1 documentation video - uploaded to Vimeo class page
Week 8 October 13
Monday
Intro - Sound Ideas General HD; Workshop: Sound Recorder (Zoom H4n); Sound editing - Intro to Adobe Audition; Due: Readings, Proj #1 crit forms x6; Assign #3
October 15
Wednesday
Importing sound; Adobe Audition tutorials DUE: 5 sounds recorded
Week 9 October 20
Monday
Work time, individual meetings  
October 22
Wednesday
CRITIQUE: Sound projects; Introduce Project #3
Due: Project #2 - Sound Collage + concept statement
Week 10 October 27
Monday
Introduce Project #4; Introduction to Architectural Projection Mapping Due: Gallery v2 proposal (writtem plan, diagram, equipment list - 3 items)
October 29
Wednesday
"Pitch" basic ideas for Wolfe Projections (3-minutes each) - brainstorming session!  
November
Week 11 November 3
Monday
Work day Due: Wolfe Projection proposal & storyboard
November 5
Wednesday
Project #3: Gallery v.2 CRITIQUE (footage or install ok); Walk over to Wankelman to consider space; Due: Gallery v2 video (crit)
Week 12 November 10
Monday
Plan B meeting - meet in lab promptly at 2:30pm; Work day Due: Wolfe Projection footage
November 12
Wednesday
Work day (Heather in Budapest)  
Week 13 November 17
Monday
Work day; Individual Meetings Due: Wolfe Projection Rough Cut
November 19
Wednesday
Work day  
Week 14 November 24
Monday
CRITIQUE: Project #4: Wolfe Projection final videos*
** We may have an optional 5pm TECH CHECK / CRITIQUE on the Wolfe Center for those who want to get feedback as installed.
Due: Wolfe Projection FINAL video
November 26
Wednesday
THANKSGIVING BREAK - NO CLASSES!
December
Week 15 December 1
Monday

In Class: Wankelman Gallery Installation

5PM: FINAL TECH CHECK / RUN THROUGH ON WOLFE CENTER!

Due: Gallery final installation
December 3
Wednesday
In Class: Wankelman Gallery Installation  
December 4
Thursday
Wankelman Gallery Exhibition Open to Public 11am-4pm, 6-9pm
December 5
Friday
Wankelman Gallery Exhibition Open to Public 11am-4pm
December 6
Saturday
Wankelman Gallery Open (11am-4pm & 5-9pm)
ARTS XTRAVAGANZA! 5-9pm
 
December 7
Sunday
Wankelman Gallery Exhibition Open to Public 1-4pm
Week 16 December 8
Monday
Final Reel guidelines given; Tear down of Exhibition (MANDATORY)  
December 10
Wednesday
Work on installation documentation videos.  
Finals Week December 18
Thursday
3:30-5:30pm: FINAL CRITIQUE (view documentation videos) Due: Final Doc Videos (2) 100% done
December 20
Friday
Final Semester Reels due 2pm SHARP - my office
Due: Extra Credit / Final Reel

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