Digital Arts and New MediaDANM 216 Digital Bodies

Explores the appearance, form, and theoretical status of the human body/political subject in online art. Focuses on representations of race and gender, family resemblances, and local communities, as well as the political and colonial metaphors of spatial interaction operating on the World Wide Web. Visual representations of bodies that take the form of avatars, advertising, robots, and anime studied in their contextual usage.

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students. Upper-division undergraduates may enroll with permission of instructor.

Credits

5

Instructor

Jennifer Gonzalez