Collage/ Montage/ Essay: Found Material and the Moving Image (FV4141.01)

Warren Cockerham

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This intermediate studio/seminar course centers on the history, theory, and technique of using found footage material in essayistic moving image work. Students will complete a series of essayistic film and video projects exploring approaches and techniques including but not limited to non-narrative, political, personal, abstract, structural, and materialist forms. The course will contextualize contemporary practice within the history of avant-garde, underground, and “non-fiction” film through screenings, theoretical and historical readings, and discussions.

Corequisites: Must also participate in screenings in Kinoteca, Thursdays 7:00pm – 10:00pm.

Prerequisites: Intro to Video or Intro to Puppets and Animation (or equivalents), one other course in the Visual Arts (preferably outside of Film/Video/Animation), and the permission of the instructor.
Credits: 4
F 10:10am - 12:00pm; 2:10pm - 4:00pm
Maximum Enrollment: 14
Course Frequency:
This course is categorized as All courses, Four Credit, 4000, Film and Video, Warren Cockerham, and tagged , .