The University of Chicago has a long-standing reputation as a place where creativity and the arts—visual, written, and auditory—converge and flourish. Formerly called the Department of Literature and Language, and existing as a section of the old School of Humanities, the new School of Language, Arts and Media represents more than a name change. Within this Master’s track you can choose to structure combinations of courses relating to two of these specializations (such as Music Studies and Arts Politics and Education). The faculty of the media arts and studies program are skilled professionals who teach students how to become producers of mass media (film, video, broadcast TV, radio, online programming, media writing). In Foundation to Year 2, learning in The Arts builds on the Early Years Learning Framework.
Additionally, the programme explores how the arts relate to economic, social, and technical developments in an increasingly mediated world. Creation and analysis of student artworks will be balanced with explorations into contemporary practices across the visual and commercial arts fields. We also participate in a two-year international Research MA, Visual Arts, Media & Architecture All Master’s students participate in the Graduate Seminar in the Humanities.
The emergence of 3D printing has introduced a new bridge to new media art, joining the virtual and the physical worlds. Students completing this course will have a thorough understanding and broad knowledge of arts and media (including existing academic disciplines) to work as professionals with specialist knowledge and practical skills. Learn about managing arts and media organisations – including film and TV, museums, galleries and theatres – from practitioners and academics who are actively working in the arts sector. Learn how their ideas can be communicated through selecting and organising the elements of media arts. And , an online fashion company in Fullerton, CA, is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented, computer literate intern for social media and marketing. This track offers insight into the most relevant issues relating to contemporary arts worlds.
The MAS student film club helps put on the Moving Media Film Festival each spring. In addition,the UCIJAM adviser is able and willing to help guide students to graduate or professional school programs by teaching students more about application and selection processes.
As the technologies used to deliver works of new media art such as film , tapes , web browsers , software and operating systems become obsolete, New Media art faces serious issues around the challenge to preserve artwork beyond the time of its contemporary production.