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Length
5 Sessions
Price
Audit (Free)
Certificate (Incl. w/ Premium)
Credit Eligible ($300 USD)
Institution
Seoul Institute of the Arts
Subject
History and Culture
Skill Level
Beginner
Topics
Storytelling, Art, Media
Course Description

What inspires and influences us as artists? This course offers a unique cross-cultural comparative study of creative practice. The class will be conducted in a presentation and discussion format, and is introspective and participatory. Individually, students will share their own art-making and artistic influences across a variety of topics and be asked to examine and articulate what factors shape their values and aesthetics. As part of this, students will also be asked to document aspects of their lives as well as collect examples of art and media.


During this  five week project, students will be given a theme they will develop into a story. This story will form the basis for an original artwork produced during the class, in any medium the student chooses. At the end of the five week period, each story will be presented in the format chosen by the artist. By comparing and analyzing the work, the class will examine differences and similarities of interpretation and expression between cultures.

schedule

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Session 1: Definitions and Concepts of Culture
What is culture, and how does it shape us? How do we shape culture?
Session 2: Where do we come from and how are we affected by environment?
What role does place play in how we express ourselves?
Session 3: Legends and myths.
What stories best represent your culture? What are actual events in your generation that may become legend?
Session 4: Heroes and Role Models
Who are the characters from your generation and society that have had the greatest influence? Why?
Session 5: Story presentation “Forbidden Love”
Presentation of student works prompted by the theme “Forbidden Love.”
Enroll for College Credit

Credit Eligible

Kadenze has partnered with Seoul Institute of the Arts to offer this course for college credits.*

How much does it cost?

This course costs $300 USD to take for college credit.

*Upon completion, this rigorous college-level course will provide credits that are recognized and transferable from the partnering institution. Credit as workload and transferability is defined by the granting institution. Participation in these courses does not represent an acceptance decision or admission from the institution that offers them.

Grading Policy

This course requires a total of approximately 50 hours of work, including both lectures and independent student learning time.

Plagiarism: We learn by doing our own work, and by collaborating with other students. Discussing course content and assignments with your peers is an important and helpful way to deepen your learning. However, encouraging others to copy your homework and submit it as their own is a form of cheating. So please don't post your completed assignments or correct answers to quizzes, tests, or other assessments to the discussion forums or in repositories outside of Kadenze. 

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What You Need to Take This Course

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Additional Information

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Please understand that posts which violate this Code of Conduct harm our community and may be deleted or made invisible to other students by course moderators. Students who repeatedly break these rules may be removed from the course and/or may lose access to Kadenze.

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