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ARTS 080 - Visual Concepts and Process - Sound Art: Experimental Musical Instruments and Sound Sculpture


Semester Offered: Second Semester, First Module
Half Course
Credits: 2 credits
Attribute: 2HU

This course explores Sound Art as it occurs with non-acousmatic sound (i.e. experimental musical instruments/sound objects and sound sculptures in which the sounding element is typically also visually associated). Techniques in instrument/sculpture building and sound reproduction/amplification will be explored in both contemporary and historical approaches. Artists discussed will be both contemporary and historical figures within the sound art practice. Furthermore, students will explore the affective relationship to sounding objects and the physical limitations of gesture to sound producing objects.

Enrollment Limit: 15
Instructor: K. Hartzell

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Prerequisites & Notes: Art or TIMARA course, or the consent of the instructor.


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