This course is a comprehensive overview of media images and how to read and use them. We start with an overview of media images, a history with an investigation to the various forms, channels and platforms. We will develop interpretation skills where participants gain understanding of the language of media imagery in order to successfully compose digital collage utilizing references for narrative and message comprehension.
Over 4 weeks we will go over the define media imagery, create collections based personal vision and style. We will learn about the application of elements of art and design, content, form and context. This course will give direction in creating purposeful constructions using imagery in our digital environment to best reflect our current condition and practice visual literacy.
Nancy Jones is an alumni of SFAI and a visual artist and philosophe. She has studied painting and art and has taught for 20 years along with exhibiting her work and earning PhD in Media Philosophy. She wrote a book, Image is Crisis, which was published in 2014. She exhibited her work recently in Cologne.