ART STU 9B, Lec. A. (01320) Winter Quarter 2012
A CULTURE DIVIDED: Americas Struggle for Unity
Course web syllabus page: https:/eee.uci.edu/12w/01320
T/TH 3:30-4:50. HIB 100.
Professor: David Trend, Ph.D. ([email protected]) (http:/davidtrend.net)
ACD12 Final Quiz review
Final Review and Exam
Cumulative quest, online notes
Exam in class on March 15 (Thursday)
Bring Scantron #2052
Notes on EEE site as Final Quiz Review
Enlightenment Age of Reason
Rise of democracy and new
Describe and reect? !
Deceive and persuade? !
! !Convinces to buy or believe !
!Tells how to get what is really !
!wanted (recent theory)!
2. MEDIA HISTORY!
GOOD AND EVIL!
Quiz on 2/9 (Thurs) !
25 multiple-choice questions!
Bring Scantron 2052 & pencil!
Lectures 1/10 through 2/7!
Readings pages 1 through 74!
2.GOOD AND EVIL!
Constructed or real?!
Enlightenment dualism !
WARRIORS AND !
1.CIVIL RIGHTS AND
A healthy democracy a work in
Enlightenment concept of reason
!over nature !
Rights are rarely given without a
2. CIVIL RIGHTS DATES!
1848: First womens rights convention!
!Many nations of immigrants! !
!Indigenous in New World!
!Colonizing process took time!
!Europeans needed help!
!Colonial America was divided !
!What about immigration today?!
God Grew Tired of
DIVIDED OR UNITED?!
1. UNITED STATES AS A
!What divides also unites !
2. CULTURE AND MEDIA!
!Conduits of disagreement !
!Claims of media neutrality!
3. ELITISM AND POPULISM!
FAMILY AND !
1. FUNDAMENTALISM !
!Belief in fundamental tenants!
!Often a literal reading of !
! !religious texts!
!Not atheism (anti-religious)!
!Simply non-religious (Bill Maher)!
1. A CULTURE DIVIDED!
What are the Culture Wars?!
What are the New Culture Wars? !
The Politics of Culture!
2. CULTURE WARS !
TO HUNTER, TWO SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT!
ORTHODOX: timeless, abstract, universal!
PROGRESSIVE: changing, concrete, specic !
3. NEW CULT
Anteater will not fit with all the other UCI animals
Why she choose to do the certain works that she made she was angry
Inspiration government had done certain thing
Her father physicist
She did various sculpture and work
Jacki Apple digging, death
Tunnel with feather with life extinction names
Charlie the astronaut
Cage disappearing culture
Architecture /visual architeature she embedded in the website
Which is also clue to the way she thinks and her
Catherine Lord issue related to gender and social activity throughout society
What happen to women/gay/lesbian/color people
Photograph and writing
Breast cancer/chemo therapy
Cap over Wigs
Queer theory, feminism, cultural politics and colonialism
Most famous of = the summer of baldness an email oriented book
Breast cancer her baldness is related not only to her physical (kimo therapy) and emotional (as
Simon Penny founder of ACE program
Arts computing engineering
Utilize technology deconstructing technology
Historically technology and culture
Biography fine art training/sculpture/ interested in building/experimenting with dynamics and
Yong Soon Min
Professor of studio art
Film- Two Gurus in Drag
China 2008 in bed
An utopia covered by clothes with bed inside that people can look at the projected imaged and
sound embedded in the bed
Chris Dobrian Speaker - Computer AI to compose Music
Technology industrial revolution internet revolution in about 15 years
Music and Computer:
Music composition recorder synthesizer/ finer , quicker precision with computer
Computer Music second generatio
- Digital Art
- Direction of Digital art making
- Performance Artist
- Barbara T. Smith she was one of the first graduate of UCI graduate program
Chris Dobrian - Overview
- Olympic electronic caf
Barbara T. Smith
Sculpture 3D work of body
Art is an experience of human, not something that exist only on the wall
In the 60s, people starts to become activist
Create your own Environment
Theater piece/action are coin later as th
Barbara Smiths works
Mass meal 1969
Death of the body
Finding Identity she dressed up and stopped talking on a six day trip, approaching peopleetc
Feed Me a piece of art work that she sat naked on the bed playing th
Thursday Speaker David Familian Art Director of the Beall Center
Project started in 78, edit it in 84
Picture of Christmas tree next to a fence
Difference between film and digital camera
Lighting non-realistic, realistic
Shooting at long beach, a lot of i
Barbara T. Smith
Report on the exhibition reflect own opinion on the art
The real son comes home and starting to compete with the robot to get their parents attention.
Eating food, which its not suppose to.
Mecha, the company that
Democracy IN PRACTICE
Equality not always achieved
Words before weapon vote to decide something other than fighting/force
Video: what would Jesus buy? From reverend billy
We are not part of the world
We are the world
Globalization Good or Bad?
Colonialism & postcolonialism
The world after 9/11
Video: Edward Said: On Orientalism
The human condition
- being critical and coming to voice = theme
- have voice/media/gate to communication => open to certain people
- not anymore, now everyone is capable of making a video and posting it to the public, not
just the media mo
Free Speech and Censorship
(500-1500) Middle age
- Censorship is not an issue
- Totalitarian society are run by an authority
- When printin
Dialogue and voice (Bell Hooks)
- What general education mean
- Symbolic what do we do with the idea
- Bell Hooks wrote is a little girl who realize what she wrote matter, is a person who acts
upon the world
The critical Tool box
Knowledge is conditioned
- Video clip on how to sell cigarette, interpretation
- Knowledge is conditioned by culture, media
History and culture
Language and media
- Media says thing how we are the same and different
Identity and diff
The Culture of Fear
- In the news media: crime, accidents, crash
- Advertisement on diseases
- Anxiety about failure
Self defined by fear
- Future after graduate, what are you going to do, not looking right, lonely, economy,
1. Being Different
Different as problem
Margin/Mainstream a myth
Assimilation melting pot common mainstream
Difference as asset
Melting pot or salad bar trying to make everyone the same is impossible
Naming by others
Video: The N Word rap naming and self identification, historical, should we use or
censor the n word
2. Language matters
Naming is part of language
Literacy is necessary
Media is a form of language