Course detail

Inventing Ecological Media Arts

FaVU-1IEMA-LAcad. year: 2019/2020

Nowadays, ecology and environmental issues seem to be highly on the agenda of the arts. What are the current tendencies in media arts related to this?

Supervisor

Learning outcomes of the course unit

a discussion at the end of the course identifying trends in current thinking and concepts about making art

Prerequisites

beginners: critical thinking and an interest in contemporary art advanced: do recycling of garbage at home and read some popular articles about ecology and environmentalism professionals: relate their own disciplinary knowledge to new ways of perceiving the world today

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Keller & Golley, the philosophy of ecology
Guattari, the 3 ecologies
JJ Gibson, The ecology of visual perception
Kathy Charmaz, Constructing Grounded Theory Kathy Charmaz Constructing Grounded Theory Kathy Charmaz Constructing Grounded Theory
Juliet M. Corbin and Anselm C. Strauss, Basics of Qualitative Research
Robert Smithson, Collected writings

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Consultations and lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

show critical awareness in the form of an original contribution to the discussion (as an assessment) mentioned above, in the form of a text, a talk or an art work

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

notes, some references to articles and publications online;
introduction and explanation of general terms, ideas, concepts specific issues from art history (1950-today) historical and contemporary examples from the arts ecological ways of perceiving the audio and visual within the arts concepts and ideas, small studies together with the students presentation, discussion, and group evaluation

Aims

See the abstract: to get insight into new trends within media art

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

attendance is required for the students, a tentative email list will be made, so that follow ups are possible

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUB Bachelor's

    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-D , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-VT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional
    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Seminar

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning