MUS 271
Sonic Art
Last Offered Fall 2019
Division I
Cross-listed ARTS 271 / MUS 271
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

Class Details

The course explores sound art through research and hands-on creative projects. Students will create original sound works, working collaboratively with partners from complementary disciplines. Precedents for sound installation, sonic pavilions, sound performance and artist-made instruments will be reviewed. Example works include texts on an ancient Greek Chythonic cult, instruments created by contemporary Brazilian transdisciplinary artists, the collaborative group Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) as well as works by artists showing at Mass MoCa and Documenta 14.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 8
Expected: 8
Class#: 1985
Grading: no pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: presentation of students mini projects (20%), four artistic projects (20%)
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: students with either Studio Art or Music experience
Distributions: Division I
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
ARTS 271 Division I MUS 271 Division I

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