This course gives an overview of various kinds of media art. After appreciating many master pieces, you will create your own artworks on the theme of "realizing one of Draemon's items". You will learn how to present future visions through artworks and will fell its possibilities.
This course has three aims. The first is to get familiar with media art. The second is to understand the influence of development of technology on human body image and ethics. The third is to experience artistic creation.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) Obtain an artistic thinking and creativity which can be applied to an scientific research.
2) Analytically and comprehensively convey their aesthetical impressions to others.
3) Grasp multiple meanings of works of art through discussions with others.
Art, Body, Media art, Bio art, Virtual reality, Artificial intelligence, Disability, Workshop
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Mixture of lecture, creation or planning of artworks, and group work.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Guidance||Explain the goal of this course.|
|Class 2||Critical thinking in Art and Design（1）||Explain the concept of speculative design.|
|Class 3||Critical thinking in Art and Design（2）||Explain the concept of Bio Art.|
|Class 4||Critical thinking in Art and Design（3）||Have your own vision of future human being.|
|Class 5||Critical thinking in Art and Design（4）||Explain how art interact with society.|
|Class 6||Research and discussion||Find core concept of your artwork.|
|Class 7||Critical thinking in Art and Design（5）||Explain how art interact with society.|
|Class 8||Alternative point of view (1)||Know how blind people SEE the world.|
|Class 9||Presentation of the plan of artwork||Make a plan of your own art work and discuss with classmates.|
|Class 10||Alternative point of view (2)||Know how people with disabilities go with their body.|
|Class 11||Alternative point of view (3)||Know how people with disabilities go with their body.|
|Class 12||Designing aesthetic experience (1)||Explain the effect of technology of virtual reality.|
|Class 13||Designing aesthetic experience (1)||Explain the effect of technology of virtual reality.|
|Class 14||Exposition and discussion(1)||Present your own art work and discuss with classmates.|
|Class 15||Exposition and discussion(2)||Present your own art work and discuss with classmates.|
No textbook is set. You can find leaning materials on OCW-i.
Asa ITO, How do blind people SEE the world? (Kobun-sha)
Report and Creation of an artwork :70％ Contribution to a class : 30%
Instructor’s office: West Bldg. 9, Rm 913, 9 Fl. Contact by e-mail in advance to schedule an appointment.