D1 BTEC National Diploma Assignment Brief 2013Course & Year Group Year 2 BNED Unit 35 Producing Video Installation WorkUnit/s or Module/s TitleProject/Assignment Title EditingTutor/s Sue VenablesStart Date 29th January 2013End/Submission Date 18th March 2013Assessment FeedbackDateVerified and passed by: Date:(name/signature)Unit AbstractThis unit aims to encourage you to experiment with video as a medium. You will developan awareness of the potential of non-mainstream forms of video production and devise,produce and exhibit work, thus acquiring an understanding of video installation workwithin the context of a gallery or other exhibition space.This unit will be useful to you for a couple of reasons: Firstly, it is a form of expressive artthat is likely to be of interest to you as aspiring video practitioners, enabling them toexplore personal ideas and to address challenging content. Secondly, it is an excellentway to extend and develop knowledge and skills.This unit will provide you with an understanding of video production when removed fromthe constraints of the conventions of mainstream media forms and will encourage themto reflect upon the potential of video as a visual art form.Project/Assignment Brief:You will gain an understanding of video installation and have the opportunity toexperiment with video as a creative medium. You will produce and install your own videoinstallation to a specific location.Learning Outcome for this assignment: On completion of this unit: 1. Understand the potential of video in an exhibition space as an art form 2. Be able to originate and develop an idea for a video installation in a specific location 3. Be able to produce a video for an installation in a specific location 4. Be able to set up the installation.
You must complete the following Task(s) and meet the requirements of theLearning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria indicated below.LO1; Understand the potential of video in an exhibition space as an art formTask 1 – Installation Nasties!1. Individual research and write, and provide illustrative stills for, a blog post articleon controversial video installations of the late twentieth century. Your blog post mustfocus on at least three artists and refer to others as appropriate. You should explore: the skills and practices in production work of current and past artists working in this field development of video art audience responses and controversy that has surrounded certain work. (Label this on your blog as 35.1.1)2. Following a visit to the Tate Modern, write and illustrate a short review of two of the installation art pieces that you saw. Your article must include: The names and title of the piece of work that you saw and a brief explanation of what appeared on screen. Highlight any unusual techniques that have been used. The context that the video art was in. Audience responses to the video art. Reflect on your response to the video art and how it affected you as a viewer. Think about what you liked about the piece and what you found difficult or challenging. (Label this on your blog as 35.1.1) LO2: Be able to originate and develop an idea for a video installation in a specific location Task 2: Pre Production 1. You must produce some pre production work that documents how you have orginated and developed your work for a specific installation location. You must produce at least four pieces of documentation from the following list: Mind Map Storyboard Location A Treatment Explaining the content of your video piece Drawings and Designs for the video Mood Board A show reel of Visual Experiments showing different video techniques/treatments/editing effects etc.(Label this on your blog as 35.2.1)
LO3: Be able to produce a video for an installation in a specific location Task 3: Bringing Your Ideas to Life 1. Create a short piece of video installation for a specific location around college. The video work must be longer than 60 seconds. Your work must show creativity and flair and be produced to a professional standard.LO4: Be able to set up a video for installation.Task 4: Installation 1. Safely install a video piece to near professional standards. 2. Document your video either by filming or photographing it and upload it to your blog. (label this 35.4.1) Support materials are available at: www.newmediateacher5.blogspot.com