Course detail

Master's State Examination seminar 2

FaVU-CPZZ-IIAcad. year: 2018/2019

The second of the three seminars serving students as a support in preparing for the theoretical part of the Master's State Final Exam. The content of this seminar is based on the recommended study literature on the thematic areas of the final state examination no. 11 to no. 20. At the beginning of the semester, the topics are divided among the students who did not present in the previous semester. There will be two student presentations in each seminar – each will introduce one selected text.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will get acquainted with the selected study literature in more detail, and they will gain the basis for individual preparation for the final state examination. Those presenting a seminar will strengthen their competences in the field of research and the subsequent structuring of information into a time-limited presentation and gain more confidence in the presentation.

Prerequisites

None.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Yve-Alain BOIS – Benjamin Buchloh – Hal FOSTER – Rosalind KRAUSSOVÁ, Umění po roce 1900, Praha: Slovart, 2007.
Ladislav KESNER (ed.), Vizuální teorie: současné angloamerické myšlení o výtvarných dílech, Jinočany: H&H, 2005.
Tomáš DVOŘÁK (ed.), Kapitoly z dějin a teorie médií, Praha: VVP AVU, 2011.
Jan ZÁLEŠÁK, Umění spolupráce, Praha: VVP AVU, 2011.
Sešit pro umění, teorii a příbuzné zóny, Praha: VVP AVU, 2007, č. 1–2. (celé číslo)
Wolfgang Ullrich, „Nevinná ruka“, Labyrint revue, 2010, č. 27/28, s. 101–103.
Hans BELTING – Andrea BUDDENSIEG (eds), Global Art World, Hatje Cantz, 2009.
Martin HEIDEGGER, „Zrození uměleckého díla“, Orientace, 1968, č. 3, s. 53–62; č. 4, s. 75–83; č. 5, s. 84–94.
Hans-Georg GADAMER, Aktualita krásného. Umění jako hra, symbol a slavnost, Praha: Triáda 2003.
Petr REZEK, „Setkání s akčními umělci“, Výtvarné umění, 1991, č. 3, s.78–80.
Hal FOSTER, „Co je nového na neoavantgardě?“, Sešit pro umění, teorii a příbuzné zóny, 2010, č. 8, s. 58–85.
Boris GROYS, Gesamtkunstwerk Stalin; Postkomunistické postskriptum, Praha: AVU, 2010.
Alexander ALBERRO – Blake STIMSON (eds.), Conceptual Art. A Critical Anthology, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999.
Jeff WALL, „ ‚Známky lhostejnosti‘. Aspekty fotografie (jako) konceptuálního umění“, Sešit pro umění, teorii a příbuzné zóny, 2012, č. 12, s. 58–86.
Hal FOSTER, The Art-architecture complex, London – New York: Verso, 2011.
Marvin CARLSON, Performance. A critical introduction, London: Routledge, 2006.
Allan KAPROW, Essays on Blurring of Art and Life, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1996.
Zbyněk BALADRÁN – Vít HAVRÁNEK (eds.), Atlas transformace, Praha: tranzit.cz, 2009. (CS)
Roland BARTHES, Světlá komora, Praha: Fra, 2005. (CS)
Ondřej BUDDEUS – Markéta MAGIDOVÁ (eds.), Třídit slova: Literatura a konceptuální tendence 1945 – 2015, Praha: tranzit, 2016. (CS)
Claire BISHOP, Artificial Hells, Londýn – New York: Verso, 2012. (CS)
Peter BÜRGER, Teorie avantgardy. Stárnutí moderny, Praha: AVU, 2015. (CS)
Karel CÍSAŘ, Co je to fotografie? Praha, Herrmann & synové, 2004. (CS)
Eva KRÁTKÁ (ed.), Česká vizuální poezie, Brno: Host, 2013. (CS)
Eva KRÁTKÁ, Vizuální poezie. Pojmy, kategorie a typologie ve světovém kontextu, Brno: Host, 2016. (CS)
Pavlína MORGANOVÁ – Terezie NEKVINDOVÁ – Dagmar SVATOŠOVÁ – Jiří ŠEVČÍK (eds), České umění 1980–2010. Praha: VVP AVU, 2011. (CS)
Peter OSBORNE, Anywhere or Not at All. Philosophy of Contemporary Art, Londýn – New York: Verso, 2013. (CS)
Tomáš POSPISZYL, Asociativní dějepis umění, Praha: tranzit, 2014. (CS)
Tomáš POSPISZYL (ed.), Před obrazem. Antologie americké výtvarné teorie a kritiky, Praha: OSVU, 1998. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

This course is based on an active learning method in which students depart from the passive role of content recipients. Teachers' role is coordinating (assignment tasks), but of course also tuition – s/he corrects potential deficiencies in presentations, and in short, controlled discussions at the end of the presentations, students are directed to other appropriate sources of information.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The credit is awarded on the basis of attendance. Another requirement for the credit is either a presentation at a seminar or a written summary of one selected text from the state exam circuits discussed in the given semester.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

11. Text on the verge of fine arts and literature.
12. A relationship between art and architecture.
13. The art of action – performative approaches in art of the 2nd half of the 20th century.
14. Avant-garde and neo-avant-garde.
15. Conceptual art / conceptualism.
16. Participatory art
17. Photography as art.
18. Traditional media in contemporary art.
19. Contemporary art in the post-socialist countries of the former Eastern Bloc.
20. Technical image – art and theory of the new media.

Aims

The aim of the course is to make students acquainted with selected texts of recommended literature, which serve as study support in the preparation for state final examination.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Compulsory attendance (3 absences accepted).

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Master's

    branch APD , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch AGD1 , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch AGD2 , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch AM3 , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch AM1 , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch AS1 , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch AM2 , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch AS2 , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch AKG , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch AFO , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch AEN , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch AIN , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch AVI , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch AMU , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch ATD , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch APE , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Seminar

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer