BFA Major in Intermedia (Video, Performance and Electronic Arts)

Program Objective

The Intermedia program offers a rich curriculum that encourages an intermedia cross‑pollination between traditional disciplines and new forms of artistic expression using technology and integrated media practices. Students choose from courses in electronic arts, performance art, and video, focusing on one of these streams or selectively combining areas of study in conjunction with other Studio Arts or Faculty of Fine Arts courses. The program provides a learning environment where students can study different combinations of electronics‑robotics‑programming, video, performance art, immersive environments, and sound art production.

Program Requirements

Major in Intermedia (Video, Performance and Electronic Arts) (60 credits)

12

credits chosen from:

EAST 231 Sound For Artists (3.00)
IMCA 210 Introduction to Video Production (3.00)
IMCA 220 Introduction to Digital Media and Electronic Arts (3.00)
IMCA 221 Programming for Artists (3.00)
IMCA 222 Electronics for Artists (3.00)
IMCA 230 Performance Art (3.00)
SCUL 251 Sculpture/Mechanics (3.00)

12

credits chosen from:

IMCA 310 Intermediate Video Production (6.00)
IMCA 321 Electronic Arts Workshop (3.00)
IMCA 322 Robotics for Artists (3.00)
IMCA 331 Intermedia and Interventionist Performance Practices (3.00)
IMCA 332 Intermedia, Performance Practices and Performative Video (3.00)
IMCA 398 Special Topics in Intermedia (3.00)
IMCA 399 Special Topics in Intermedia (6.00)

6

credits:

IMCA 400 Advanced Practices in Video, Performance and Electronic Arts (6.00)

12

elective credits chosen from:

Studio Arts Courses

6

credits of Fine Arts electives chosen from outside of Studio Art

9

credits chosen from:

Art History Courses

Art Theory Courses

or from the following course:

VDEO 350 Video History and Theory (6.00)

3

credits:

ARTH 353 Technology and Contemporary Art (3.00)

Notes

  • Students are responsible for fulfilling their particular degree requirements; hence, the sequences above must be read in conjunction with Section 81.20 Degree Requirements.

Admission to the Major in Intermedia (Video, Performance and Electronic Arts)

In addition to the normal admission procedure of Concordia University, there is a distinct admission procedure for applicants to the Major in Intermedia. All applicants must submit a portfolio of their own work, as well as a letter of intent, as part of the admission process.

For more information concerning these additional requirements and submission deadline dates, please visit the following website: concordia.ca/finearts/futurestudents/applyingundergraduate

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