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Visual Arts Studio (A)
Visual Arts Studio 1020 - Foundations of Visual Arts
A studio course designed to introduce students to techniques and processes of two-dimensional and three-dimensional media; the theoretical concepts which inform and direct studio practice will be emphasized.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 1025
Prerequisite(s): Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 1 lecture hour and 3 studio lab hours, 1.0 course.
Note: Some sessions may involve drawing from the nude (female or male) as a required component of the course.
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Visual Arts Studio 1025 - Advanced Visual Arts Foundation Studio
This course is designed to develop foundational technical and conceptual skills for students with prior experience working with visual art media. Focus will be placed on the techniques and processes of two-dimensional and three-dimensional media with an emphasis on the theoretical concepts that inform and direct contemporary studio practices.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 1020
Prerequisite(s): Submission and acceptance of a prepared Visual Arts portfolio.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 1.0 course.
Note: Some sessions may involve drawing from the nude (female or male) as an integral component of the course. For VAS 1020 and VAS 1025 only, students may request an alternate component.
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Visual Arts Studio 2100A/B - Image Explorations
An introductory design and imaging course exploring two-dimensional design and imaging principles, including colour theory, the study of composition and other formal concerns. The course will present critical frameworks for reading and constructing images using basic technical means.
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Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 0.5 course
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Visual Arts Studio 2104A/B - Drawing Explorations
An introductory course exploring a wide range of traditional and contemporary aspects of drawing in order to develop an understanding of its application to the Visual Arts as well as other frameworks.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2204A/B
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Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2105A/B - Explorations 3: Making Art with Accessible Technology
An introductory studio course exploring the use of readily-available technology, tools and materials in the making of visual art. Creative projects will involve digital photography, compact video cameras, animation, freeware, and creative construction techniques with lectures and readings addressing the historical/contemporary contexts of media art production.
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Extra Information: 3 studio hours, 0.5 course
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Visual Arts Studio 2193 - Special Topics in Visual Arts
Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s):
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2194A/B - Special Topics in Visual Arts
Please consult Department for current offerings.
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Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2200 - Drawing
An introduction to drawing as an investigative tool for perceptual, technical, conceptual and critical problem solving.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2204A/B, 2210, 2212A/B and 2214A/B
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 1.0 course.
Note: Some sessions may involve drawing from the nude (female or male) as a required component of the course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2204A/B - Introduction to Drawing
Introduction to drawing as an independent practice, and as a tool for conceptual, perceptual, and technical problem solving.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2104A/B, VAS 2200, 2210, 2212A/B or 2214A/B.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
Note: Some sessions may involve drawing from the nude (female or male) as a required component of the course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2210 - Drawing / Painting
Introduction to drawing and painting, and their interrelationships, with a focus on developing critical understandings in concert with techniques. Projects address theoretical, historical, and contemporary approaches to two dimensional art production, and integrate these with studio practice.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2200, 2204A/B, 2212A/B, 2214A/B and 2216A/B.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 1.0 course.
Note: Some sessions may involve drawing from the nude (female or male) as a required component of the course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2212A/B - Drawing / Painting I
Introduction to drawing and painting, and their interrelationships. This course focuses on developing critical understandings of these media in concert with techniques.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2200, 2204A/B, 2210 or 2216A/B.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
Note: Some sessions may involve drawing from the nude (female or male) as a required component of the course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2214A/B - Drawing / Painting II
Continued exploration of drawing and painting. Projects address theoretical, historical, and contemporary approaches to two dimensional art production, and integrate these with studio practice.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2200, 2204A/B, 2210 or 2216A/B.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025 and VAS 2212A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
Note: Some sessions may involve drawing from the nude (female or male) as a required component of the course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2216A/B - Introduction to Painting
Introduction to painting practice, with a focus on developing critical understandings in concert with techniques. Projects address theoretical, historical, and contemporary approaches to painting, and integrate these with studio practice.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2210, 2212A/B, 2214A/B.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025 or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
Note: Some sessions may involve drawing from the nude (female or male) as a required component of the course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2220 - Sculpture and Installation
An introduction to contemporary processes used in three-dimensional construction. Students will experiment with a variety of new and used materials and construction methods while developing skills by using tools in plaster, wood and metal workshops. The course will emphasize exploration of presentation models including sculpture, installation and performance.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2222A/B, 2224A/B and 2226A/B.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2222A/B - Sculpture, Installation and Performance I
An introduction to contemporary processes used in three-dimensional construction. Students will experiment with a variety of new and used materials and construction methods while developing skills by using tools in plaster, wood and metal workshops. The course will emphasize exploration of presentation models including sculpture, installation and performance.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2220 and 2226A/B.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2224A/B - Sculpture and Installation II
A further exploration of contemporary processes used in three-dimensional construction and presentation with emphasis on sculpture, installation and performance.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2220 and 2226A/B.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025 and VAS 2222A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2226A/B - Introduction to Sculpture
An introduction to the basic materials, techniques and theories of contemporary sculpture. The course will emphasize material and method explorations.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2220, 2222A/B, 2224A/B.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2230 - Introduction to Mechanical Reproduction: Photography & Alternative Photographic Practices
An introduction to technical processes relating to Print Media including alternative photographic processes and digital production. Print Media practices include relief, intaglio, screen print and lithography, while digital explorations trace the evolution of hypertext and distributed print-based graphics. The course emphasizes experimentation and integration of these media within a critical/historical context.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2232A/B, 2234A/B and 2236A/B.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2232A/B - Introduction to Mechanical Reproduction: Photography & Print Media I
An introduction to technical processes pertaining to photography and Print Media.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2230, 2236A/B.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2234A/B - Introduction to Mechanical Reproduction: Photography & Print Media II
A further exploration of camera and darkroom techniques and Print Media practices, emphasizing experimentation with and integration of these media in the context of contemporary and historical practices.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2230, 2236A/B.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025 and VAS 2232A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2236A/B - Introduction to Print Media
An introduction to print media practices including relief, intaglio, and silkscreen.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2230, 2232A/B, 2234A/B.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2240 - Photography
An introduction to lens-based photographic practices, including an overview of the camera, image processing and print production. The course also explores new directions in computer technology, emphasizing photographic imaging relative to other media forms as well as examining the historical developments and theoretical debates that have shaped the discipline.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2232A/B, 2234A/B, 2244A/B.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2244A/B - Introduction to Photography
An introduction to the basic techniques, theory and practice in photography.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2230, 2232A/B, 2234A/B and 2240
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2246A/B - Digital Photography
A comprehensive examination of digital photographic techniques and production, including an overview of the digital still camera, image processing, digital output and the use of related software applications. The course also traces the evolution of digital imaging, examining its historical foundations and the theoretical debates that have informed its status.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2250 - Introduction to Contemporary Media Art
A Studio/Theory course introducing the technical foundations of contemporary media production, including digital imagery, distributed on-line work, sound recording and mixing, as well as basic video camerawork and editing. This lecture/studio course also locates contemporary digital practices within the broader history of cultural production, tracing developments in technology and media arts.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2252A/B, 2254A/B.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2252A/B - Introduction to Contemporary Media Art I
A Studio course introducing the basic technical foundations of contemporary media production, including digital and darkroom photography, animation and web design.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2250.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2254A/B - Introduction to Contemporary Media Art II
A Studio course introducing the basic technical foundations of contemporary media production, including electronic media processes, video and sound.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 2250.
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025 and VAS 2252A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2256A/B - Introduction to Interactive Media
A Studio course introducing the basic technical foundation of multimedia production, including web, animation and CD/DVD design.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 2250 or 2252A/B and 2254A/B or permission of the Department. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2258A/B - Introduction to New Media
A Studio course introducing the basic technical foundation of new media production including digital video and sound.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 2250 or 2252A/B and 2254A/B, or permission of the Department. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2274A/B - Art Now! I
An introduction to contemporary artistic production and practice, featuring dialogues with artists on their work and critics on the criticism of contemporary art. Emphasis will be placed on major recent art movements and tendencies. The course will also focus on developing critical writing skills and vocabulary.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least one first year course from the Faculties of Arts and Humanities or Social Science, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2275A/B - Art Now! II
An introduction to contemporary artistic production and practice, featuring dialogues with artists on their work and critics on the criticism of contemporary art. This course will feature a range of artists and issues different from Art Now! I. The course will also focus on developing critical writing skills and vocabulary.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): At least one first year course from the Faculties of Arts and Humanities or Social Science, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2282A/B - Honors Studio Seminar I
A studio/theory seminar required for students in the second year of the Honors Specialization in Studio Arts. As a forum for engagement with methods and practices of professional artists it will help students prepare a portfolio review for the completion of the requirements if the BFA module.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025, VAH 1040, and registration in the Honors Specialization in Studio Arts module.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours per week, 1.0 course
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Visual Arts Studio 2293 - Special Topics in Visual Arts
Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025 or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 2294A/B - Special Topics in Visual Arts
Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 1020 or VAS 1025 or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3300 - Advanced Drawing
Continuation of drawing as perceptual, technical, conceptual and critical problem solving and as a basis for exploration with other media and disciplines.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 2200 or 2210 or 2204A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 2 tutorial hours, 1.0 course.
Note: Some sessions may involve drawing from the nude (female or male) as a required component of the course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3310 - Advanced Painting
A continuation of the study of painting.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 2210 or 2216A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 2 tutorial hours, 1.0 course.
Note: Some sessions may involve drawing from the nude (female or male) as a required component of the course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3320 - Advanced Sculpture and Installation
A continuation of the exploration of contemporary theoretical and practical processes of three-dimensional construction. Students will continue to develop technical skills as they define their critical practice. The course will emphasize a range of presentation models including sculpture, installation and performance.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 2220, 2222A/B, 2224A/B or 2226A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in the Visual Arts Program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3330 - Advanced Print Media
A continuation of the study of print media.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 2230 or 2232A/B or 2234A/B or 2236A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in the Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3340 - Advanced Photography
A continuation of the study of photography.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 2230 or 2240 or 2232A/B or 2234A/B or 2244A/B or 2246A/B.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 seminar/studio hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3350 - Advanced Media Art
A continuation of the study of media art forms including interactive CD Rom production, web-based animation, multi-track audio recording and mixing, advanced video editing techniques as well as the development of interactive electronic environments. This lecture/studio course also locates contemporary digital practices within the broader history of cultural production.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 2250, 2252A/B or 2254A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in the Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3351A/B - Time-based Production I: Digital Sound
A Studio/Theory course focusing upon digital audio production offering experience in multi-track recording, signal processing, sound synthesis and advanced studio techniques. Creative explorations may include the production of acoustic mediascapes, electronic communication as well as sound relative to video assembly. This course will also examine the historical evolution of sound.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 3350
Prerequisite(s): VAS 2250, 2252A/B or 2254A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in the Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3352A/B - Time-based Production II: Digital Video
A Studio/Theory course focusing upon digital video production offering experience in the areas of camerawork, lighting, sound and advanced video editing techniques. Creative explorations include single-channel work, video installation, multiscreen video as well as on-line production and interactivity. This course will also examine the historical evolution of the moving image.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 3350
Prerequisite(s): VAS 2250, 2252A/B or 2254A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in the Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3353A/B - Illumination: Lighting in Visual Art Production
A Studio/Theory course that focuses upon the technical and creative potential of lighting in contemporary visual art production. Areas of exploration may include lighting design, studio techniques, as well the creation of illuminated environments and mixed media installations. This course will also examine the historical origins of electrification and illumination.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 2240, 2244A/B, 2250, 2252A/B or 2254A/B or permission of the Department. Priority will be given to students registered in the Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3354A/B - Interactive Media Environments
A Studio/Theory course exploring modes of interactive digital production including CD ROM development, on-line assembly and real-time electronic interface. Areas of creative and technical investigation include advanced authoring in the Director and Max software environments. Theoretical discussions will focus upon the emergence of new media and interactive modes of production.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 3350
Prerequisite(s): VAS 2250, 2252A/B or 2254A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in the Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3355A/B - Media Installation
An interdisciplinary Studio/Theory course in which fabrication techniques associated with all areas of visual art studio production are used to create innovative forms for the delivery of new media content. Emphasising the creative interplay between different modes of cultural production, the course also integrates the theoretical relationship between old/new technologies.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 3350
Prerequisite(s): VAS 2250, 2252A/B or 2254A/B and one other 2200-level VAS course. Priority will be given to students registered in the Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3382A/B - Honors Studio: Seminar II
A studio/theory seminar required for students in the third year of the Honors Specialization in Studio Arts. As a forum for engagement with methods and practices of professional artists it will help students prepare for the portfolio review required for entry into VAS 4430 Practicum.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 2282A/B and registration in the Honors Specialization in Studio Arts module.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 seminar/studio hours, 0.5 course
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Visual Arts Studio 3384 - Introduction to Gallery Practices
This course examines practical and theoretical aspects of contemporary art and its presentation in the gallery environment. Students will gain gallery and curatorial experience through research, planning, written assignments, presentations, and the realization of an exhibition project in the Artlab Gallery.
Antirequisite(s): The former VAS 2285 or VAH 2285 or the former VAS 3387.
Prerequisite(s): At least one 2200 level VAS or VAH course.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 4 seminar/studio hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3385E - Introduction to Museum and Curatorial Studies
This course introduces and develops a critical understanding of the history of art institutions and of museum principles and practices, past and present. Practical curatorial experience is included.
Antirequisite(s): VAH 3385E.
Prerequisite(s): VAH 1040 and at least one 2000 level VAH course, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3389E - Art History and Studio in Dialogue
An advanced course intersecting the study of a topic in art history and theory with related studio practices.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 2281F/G or VAH 2240E and one additional VAS or VAH course at the 2000 level.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 seminar/studio hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3391 - Special Topics in Visual Arts
Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3392A/B - Special Topics in Visual Arts
Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3393 - Special Topics in Visual Arts
Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 3394A/B - Special Topics in Visual Arts
Please consult Department for current offerings.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4430 - Practicum
An intensive studio course encouraging the development of a mature and ongoing professional art practice. Seminars and critiques will complement the art production, writing assignments and artistís dossier. Dedicated studio spaces, a supervised trip to an art centre, and the organization of a professional exhibition will enhance these goals.
Antirequisite(s): VAS 4448
Prerequisite(s): 2.0 3000-level studio courses, plus VAS 2282A/B and VAS 3382A/B, plus Submission and Acceptance of a prepared Visual Arts portfolio, or permission of the Department. In addition, students must attain a minimum 70% overall VAS grade average with no mark less than 60%.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 2.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4448 - Advanced 4th Year Studio Seminar
A studio course leading to the production of a cohesive body of undergraduate artwork and the presentation of a final exhibition and an accompanying artistís statement. Discussions, critiques, and a practice of writing for artists will complement studio engagements and critiques.
Antirequisite(s): Visual Arts Studio 4430
Prerequisite(s): 2.0 3000-level studio courses, plus VAS 2282A/B and VAS 3382A/B, or permission of the Department. Priority will be given to students registered in the Honours Specialization in Studio Arts. In addition, students must attain a minimum 70% overall VAS grade average with no mark less than 60%.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 hours per week, 1.0 course
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Visual Arts Studio 4451A/B - Advanced Time-based Production I: Digital Sound
A Studio/Theory course focusing upon the development of a comprehensive individual program of research and production that will synthesize the theories and practices learned in digital audio.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 3351A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4452A/B - Advanced Time-based Production II: Digital Video
A Studio/Theory course focusing upon the development of a comprehensive individual program of research and production that will synthesize the theories and practices learned in digital video.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 3352A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4453A/B - Advanced Illumination: Lighting in Visual Art Production
A Studio/Theory course focusing upon the development of a comprehensive individual program of research and production that will synthesize the theories and practices learned in relationship to lighting and contemporary visual art production.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 3353A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4454A/B - Advanced Interactive Media Environments
A Studio/Theory course focusing upon the development of a comprehensive individual program of research and production that will synthesize the theories and practices learned in developing interactive new media environments.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 3354A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4455A/B - Advanced Media Installation
An interdisciplinary Studio/Theory course focusing upon the development of a comprehensive individual program of research and production that will synthesize the theories and practices learned in developing media-based installations.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): VAS 3355A/B. Priority will be given to students registered in a Visual Arts program.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4485E - Curatorial Practice: Special Projects
This seminar explores contemporary curatorial theory and practice through critical analysis of museum issues and practical experience in curatorial projects.
Antirequisite(s): VAH 4485E
Prerequisite(s): VAS 3385E or VAH 3385E, or permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours, 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4487 - Independent Projects in Studio
Fourth year students with a cumulative average in studio courses of at least 80% may apply to do an independent study. Students must submit a detailed plan of study approved by supervising faculty before registering.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4488 - Internship in the Visual Arts
Third or fourth year honors students with a cumulative average in the Department of at least 80% may elect to do an internship within an approved art institution or related industry as a course from the 4000 series. Students successfully competing for an internship will arrange individual programs with supervising faculty.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4490A/B - Internship in the Visual Arts
Third or fourth year honors students with a cumulative average in the Department of at least 80% may elect to do an internship within an approved art institution or related industry as a course from the 4000 series. Students successfully competing for an internship will arrange individual programs with supervising faculty.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4491A/B - Independent Projects in Studio
Students must submit a detailed plan of study approved by supervising faculty before registering. Limited to fourth-year students with a cumulative grade average in studio courses of at least 80%.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4492A/B - Independent Projects in Studio
Students must submit a detailed plan of study approved by supervising faculty before registering. Limited to fourth-year students with a cumulative grade average in studio courses of at least 80%.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4493A/B - Independent Projects in Studio
Students must submit a detailed plan of study approved by supervising faculty before registering. Limited to fourth-year students with a cumulative grade average in studio courses of at least 80%.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 4 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4494A/B - Independent Projects in Studio
Students must submit a detailed plan of study approved by supervising faculty before registering. Limited to fourth-year students with a cumulative grade average in studio courses of at least 80%.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4495A/B - Independent Projects in Studio
Students must submit a detailed plan of study approved by supervising faculty before registering. Limited to fourth-year students with a cumulative grade average in studio courses of at least 80%.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 6 studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4497A/B - Special Projects in Studio
An advanced thematic course integrating studio theory and practice.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar/studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4498A/B - Special Projects in Studio
An advanced thematic course integrating studio theory and practice.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 3 seminar/studio hours, 0.5 course.
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Visual Arts Studio 4499W/X - Accelerated Independent Study
Third of fourth year honors students with a cumulative average in the Department of at least 80% may apply to take this accelerated special topics course.
Antirequisite(s):
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.
Corequisite(s):
Pre-or Corequisite(s):
Extra Information: 1.0 course.
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Academic Calendar 2015 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE INFORMATION Visual Arts Studio (A)
Decision Academic