Guidelines and Responsibilities for InterMedia, Live Performance & Fine Arts Exhibitions
Presenters are to:
- Submit a complete application (including the Abstract) along with GradExpo 2014RegistrationForm Deadline Extended to Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
- Identify their faculty advisor.
- Prepare their exhibit and presentation.
- InterMedia & Fine Arts Presentations must install their exhibit from 07:00 – 08:45 a.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014 and remove their exhibit, as needed, Friday evening after 6:00 p.m.
- Live Performance Presentations must be available for their scheduled time.
- Be by at their exhibit at/for their assigned judging period to give their defense/performance.
- Be with their exhibit as much as possible outside of the judging period.
- Exhibit justifications & performance pieces, poetry readings, etc. should not be longer than 15 minutes, with a 2 minute question and answer period.
The faculty sponsors should verify that the proposed project:
- Qualifies as research as defined by the faculty sponsor’s discipline.
- Could be ready for presentation at the GradExpo.
- Has followed the appropriate ethical guidelines.
- Provide guidance to their student(s) about presenting a project. This would include feedback and recommendations about:
- Format of their exhibit
- Nature of their presentation.
- Has a well written abstract prior to submission as it will appear in the Program Proceedings
Performance and Creative Work/Presentation Guidelines:
- Performance and creative work presentations are similar to the activities expected at a professional (fine arts conference or festival).
- Consult with your faculty sponsor to determine the most appropriate format for your presentation.
- One possible format for the performance and creative work presentation is to provide a brief introduction or description of what the audience will experience.
- Follow the introduction by highlighting what is significant or most interesting about your performance or creative work.
- Live reading of an original work.
- Summarize your key points of features in your conclusion. After the entire presentation is completed, allow a few minutes for questions.
- Outline the Introduction
- Practice, Practice, Practice!
- Revise your introduction and performance, if needed, to fit within the allotted time
- If not a part of the performance, avoid distracting gestures and verbal miscues, such as saying “um”, “you know” or “cuz”; fumbling with keys, chewing gum, etc
If you have additional questions, please contact Robin Arnold on FirstClass at Robin.Arnold@umit.maine.edu