Singapore University of Social Sciences

Art and New Media Technologies

Art and New Media Technologies (BAE207)

Applications Open: 01 October 2021

Applications Close: 30 November 2021

Next Available Intake: January 2022

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Education

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education + (ACE+), Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C), Resilience

Funding: SkillsFuture

School/Department: S R Nathan School of Human Development


This module surveys digital, electronic and emergent mediums to art making. Through a series of short individual workshops students will learn contemporary approaches to Art that harnesses current technologies like digital art, electronic art, digital photography and more. The workshops will be carried out in a student-centred approach and will situate the learner at the centre point of the lesson. Through the hands-on approach in the discovery and understanding of art making by utilising latest technologies, students will experience the opportunity to decode the new language of new media art.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January


  • An Introduction to the Practice of New Media Art
  • Techniques and Software Applications
  • Introduction to Formal Elements in Digital Imaging Art
  • The Assemblage - A Synthesis of Different Digital Forms and Visual Textures in Composition
  • Approaches to Time-based Content and Style
  • New Media and Beyond

Learning Outcome

  • Identify the different approaches to producing Art using new media technologies and techniques.
  • Discuss the content, methodology and technological aspect of a New Media artwork.
  • Critique an art piece which is created using new media technologies and techniques.
  • Create new media artworks using various contemporary and technological tools.
  • Experiment with ideas for new media art drawn from social and cultural awareness to express meanings
  • Apply appropriate new media and techniques to express artistic intentions.
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