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||History of art and technology||Explain the history of relationship between art and technology|
|Class 3||Media Art（1）||Explain the concept of cybernetics.|
|Class 4||Media Art（２）||Explain the artworks using networks.|
|Class 5||Media Art （３）||Explain the concept of virtual.|
|Class 6||Workshop||Analyze your favorite Draemon's item.|
|Class 7||Bio Art（１）||Explain the relationship between art and ecology.|
|Class 8||Bio Art（２）||Explain the relationship between art and gender problem.|
|Class 9||Speculative Design（１）||Know how to make a fictional scenario.|
|Class 10||Midterm presentation||Demonstrate your plan of artwork.|
|Class 11||Speculative Design（２）||Know how to approach social problem using art.|
|Class 12||Speculative Design（３）||Understand the meaning of thinking aesthetically.|
|Class 13||xposition and discussion(1)||Present your own art work and discuss with classmates.|
|Class 14||xposition and discussion(2)||Present your own art work and discuss with classmates.|
To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.
No textbook is set. You can find leaning materials on OCW-i.
You can find leaning materials on the class.
Midterm presentation:20% Artwork :50％ Report: 50%