Course detail

Media of the Event - summer

FaVU-MEA-LAcad. year: 2019/2020

The course in the theory and history of action art, with the emphasis put on interactive expressions in current media art.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will be able to:
- identify and summarize the important features of individual works and the collective action art movements;
- Identify and describe current domestic and foreign artistic trends in the action art;
- create a text file in accordance with the citation standard
and present a paper on a selected topic;
- to compare and highlight the differences in the attitudes of individual artists;
- to apply the basic terminology of the field to specific works of art;
- analyze current trends in the field of action art;
- describe the means used to implement a specific work of action art;

Prerequisites

Without.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Schimmel, Paul & Stiles, Kristine. Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979. London: Thames and Hudson (CS)
KASTNER, Jeffrey, & Brian WALLIS. Land and environmental art. Abridged, rev., and updated. New York, NY: Phaidon Press (CS)
WARR, Tracey. a Amelia. JONES. The artist's body. Abridged, rev. and updated [ed.]. New York, NY: Phaidon (CS)
ABRAMOVIĆ, Marina. a Velimir. ABRAMOVIĆ. Marina Abramović: artist body : performances 1969-1998. Milano: Charta (CS)
Byars, James Lee & Elliott, James & University of California, Berkeley. University Art Museum. The perfect thought : works by James Lee Byars. University Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, Calif (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

1/1 lecture and seminar

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The condition of completion is in chosen term a presentation of the paper (15-20 min.) including visual documentation - projection, credit comes after the submission of the seminar paper in digital form, total of at least 50% of the attendance is expected (possible reasoned lower attendance is replaced in the corresponding proportion by the elaboration of the additional seminar paper submitted in examination period).
The case of exam is oral on a randomly selected topic from all topics of the semester.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

SPACE (External Environment – Architecture / Mental Dimension)
1. Robert SMITHSON, Dennis OPPENHEIM, Richard SERRA, Mike HEIZER, Walter DE MARIA – LAND ART / intervention,
2. Richard LONG, Hamish FULTON, Andy GOLDSWORTHY – LAND ART / participation,
3. CHRISTO, Gordon MATTA-CLARK, Dan GRAHAM – Performing Architecture,
4. Joseph KOSUTH, On KAWARA, Bernar VENET, William ANASTASI, Susan HILLER – CONCEPTUAL ART,
5. Marina ABRAMOVIČ / ULAY, James Lee BYARS – Spiritual Dimension
6. Maya DEREN, Nikolaus LANG, Wolfgang LAIB – Myth and Ritual

FIGURE (Body) – (Inner Space / Privacy and Intimity / Emotional Dimension)
1. Chris BURDEN, Vito ACCONCI – Male Body,
2. ORLAN, STELARC, HAN Xiao – Artificial-Cyber-Trans Body,
3. Valie EXPORT, Carolee SCHNEEMAN, Hannah WILKE – Female Body,
4. Yoko ONO, Shigeko KUBOTA, Charlotte MOORMAN, Alison KNOWLES – Female FLUXUS,
5. Sado Maso – Gina PANE, Bob FLANAGAN / Homosexual – FRANCO B, Ron ATHEY,
6. Porn-Prostitute-Erotic – Cossey Fanni TUTTI, Veronica VERA, Lynda BENGLIS, Annie SPRINKLE, Linda MONTANO, Elke KYSTUFEK,

Aims

The main objective of the course is to acquaint with key action artists and their significant artworks. It si organized as a research on action media in structure of given themes.

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

Lessons are obligatory.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUB Bachelor's

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

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Seminar

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

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