Picture-Story Composition
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Art, Media and Technology
Department: Art, Media & Technology
Course Number: PSAM 3533
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Description:
In this course, students will explore the worldwide traditions of illustration and comics in performance: picture-recitation, cantastoria, kamishibai, and others. Projects will include narrated slideshows, narrated panoramic drawings, toy theater construction and performance, and shadow puppet theater. Through a series of exercises, students will develop the technical and narrative skills needed to combine handmade images with the human voice in a theatrical performance.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: All School of Art, Media & Technology upper-level undergraduate degree students.