Course detail

Media of the Event 2 - winter

FaVU-MED-ZAcad. 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

HANHARDT, John G. a Nam June PAIK. The worlds of Nam June Paik. New York: Guggenheim Museum (CS)
Shanken, Edward A., Art and Electronic Media. London, New York:Phaidon Press (CS)
MEREWETHER, Charles., Rika Iezumi. HIRO a Reiko. TOMII. Art, anti-art, non-art: experimentations in the public sphere in postwar Japan, 1950-1970. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute (CS)
ALEXANDRA MUNROE. [COORGANIZED BY THE JAPAN FOUNDATION ..]. Japanese art after 1945: scream against the sky ; [exhibition tour: Yokohama Museum of Art, February 5 - March 30, 1994, Guggenheim Museum SoHo, New York September 14, 1994 - January 8, 1995, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art .. May 31 - August 27, 1995] = Sengo-Nihon-no-zen'ei-bijutsu. New York, NY: Abrams (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

1/1 lecture and seminiar

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

OBJECT IN MOTION (Machine / Robot) – MECHANICAL RHYTHM (ART & TECHNOLOGY)

1. Nam June PAIK, VASULKA’S (Steina & Woody) – Media & Robotics,
2. Bruce NAUMAN, Joan JONAS, DUMB TYPE – VIDEO / Performance,
3. Garry HILL, Bill VIOLA, Douglas GORDON, STUDIO AZZURRO – VIDEO / Installation,
4. Jeffrey SHAW, KNOWBOTIC Research, VAN GOGH TV – Hi-tech & VR,
5. SURVIVAL Research, BOW GAMELAN, Roman SIGNER, Eric HOBIJN, FISCHLI & WEISS, Cai Guo QIANG – Explosive Processes,
6. La Monte YOUNG, Alvin LUCIER, Pauline OLIVEROS, Terry FOX, Joe JONES, Paul PANHUYSEN – SOUND ART,
FIGURE IN MOTION (gesture / dance / voice) – BIOLOGICAL RHYTHM
1. Iuichi INOUE, Lucio FONTANA (ZERO), Georges MATTIEU, Jackson POLLOCK,
2. AKCIONISMUS – NITSCH, SCHWARTZKOGLER, BRUS, MÜHL,
3. GUTAI – YOSHIHARA, SHIMAMOTO, SHIRAGA, MURAKAMI, TANAKA,
4. BUTO – ONO, HIJIKATA, TANAKA, SANKAI JUKU, DAI RAKUDA KAN,
5. Merce CUNNINGHAM, JUDSON DANCE (BROWN, PAXTON, REINER, HAY, CHILDS), Pina BAUSCH, NEUER TANZ, – Dance,
6. SOUND POETRY (CHOPIN, GINSBERG, BORROUGHS), Meredith MONK, Diamanda GALÁS – Voice and Speech,

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

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Seminar

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

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