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Term : Fall 2024
Catalog Year : 2024-2025

ART 343 - New Media: Digital Performance

Description: The New Media: Digital Performance course contributes to the BFA in the School of Art + Design and the BS in the Immersive Media and Game within the College of Engineering, Informatics, and Applied Sciences (CEIAS). The course provides a cutting-edge exploration into the world of performance art in the digital age, introducing global examples of media performance and emphasizing motion capture technology. Preparing students for careers in arts-related fields, this course introduces them to industry-standard technologies, tools, and software. This unique and innovative course blends traditional acting and performance techniques with the latest advancements in technology to create lifelike digital characters and immersive virtual environments. Students will learn how to utilize motion capture systems to translate physical movements into digital animations, integrating skills such as character development, choreography, and expressive storytelling. The course spotlights global examples that foster a deeper understanding of the multicultural and interconnected nature of digital arts. Letter grade only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.

Units: 3

No sections currently offered.

Prerequisite: ART 174