Orientation to this course：
An expression of yourself in the moment
Students will make a 20-minute trip around school buildings on foot. Pick up 10 items, and study
them. Deconstruct each item thoroughly, creating a small 2D art piece using all your items, that
is, construct it in your own way. (Assignment A)
Food in Japan
Using your own still camera, students will take photos of edible things in and around campus.
Finally, on one sheet, make photo-collage with the recorded photo images. (Assignment B)
Japanese artists, photographers, designers and/or architects.
Visit to a museum / galleries
Students will choose a Japanese creator, and research about him/her and his/her works. Using
references as well as personal experiences, write a report. (Assignment C)
||Commercials, advertisements, shop sign/designs, etc. in Japan
Advertise yourself on 2D / studio work (Assignment D)
DVD / about Japanese handicrafts
||Japanese fashion and fashion in Japan
Students choose s Japanese fashion designer or a Japanese fashion style genre, and research on
it. Write a report and design your own original wearable item out of cardboard. (Assignment E,
||Illustrations, Manga, Character Design, and Animation, and The Otaku.
Trip to a Museum. Write an impression paper (Assignment G)
Students will express themselves using any materials either in 2D, 3D, or even as an
installation. Students are encouraged to emphasize originality in their work. Studio
||Presentation of students’ art works and Wrap-up