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Risk and Experimentation - 30 Points
Its round one, so this first unit will pose differing risks for different
classmates. This criterion grades you on your willingness to try new
things, allow potential failures, put oneself out there and actively take part
in our class work. Be bold, try new things, and allow some discomfort and
uncertainty. Clean, polished, perfectionism and familiarity are obstacles,
not objectives. 5
- 30 Points
30 Attention to performance aesthetics
Attention This criterion looks to the beauty and artful dimensions of communication,
casting a wide net. Vocal tones, physical poses, mediated imagery,
soundscapes, language choices, and use of space all shape aesthetics of
communication (far beyond simplistic designation of verbal/nonverbal).
Different styles and tones and themes such as stillness, chaos,
mechanization, assault, retreat, flow, and any other number of
descriptions shape a performative aesthetic. Trust bodies, images,
metaphors, expressions, sounds, and pauses to move and impact an...
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- Winter '14