Course detail

New Media Art 2

FaVU-2USIM-IIAcad. year: 2019/2020

Předmět představuje umění nových médií v historické perspektivě, z hlediska jeho základních forem (médií) a k nim se vážících koncepcí, estetiky a poetiky. An introduction to major tendencies in the field of new media art is extended in this semester by a detailed introduction to theoretical concepts and professional terminology.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

After completing the course, student will be able to:
- Define new media art;
- Describe relations between historical avant-guard art and new media art;
- Identify and characterise periods of new media art development;
- Distinguish different kinds of new media art, to determine their location on the timeline of new media art, and to assign the most important authors and works to them;
- List the specific themes of new media art.

Prerequisites

An interest in new media art and the ability to read scholarly texts in English.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Ed. Lister, M. a kol.: New Media: A Critical Introduction, Londýn, 2003
Huhtamo, E.: From Kaleidoscomaniac to Cybernerd: Notes Toward an Archeology of Media, In. Ed.Druckerey, T.: Electric
Manovich, L.: The Language of New Media, Mit Press 2002.
REENA, Jana –TRIBE, Mark: New Media Art. Taschen, 2009. (CS)
PAUL, Christiane: Digital art. Thames & Hudson, 2003. (CS)
DIEZ, Marion (ed.): Lanterna magika: nouvelles technologies dans l'art tchèque du XXe siècle. Praha: Kant, 2002. (CS)
WARDRIP-FRUIN, N. a kol. (eds.): The New Media Reader. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003. (CS)
FRIELING, R.; DANIELS, D.: Media Kunst Netz/Media Art Net. Vídeň-New York: Springer, 2004. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Reading - homeworks.
Lectures, class discussions, presentations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Attendance (50 %). Participation in class discussions. Submission of determined texts’s summaries.
Final written test: The test consists of 20 questions. 50 % correct answers is needed to pass.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

- Interactivity, collaboration and participation;
- Apropriation, remake, remix;
- Gaming a interventions, culture jamming, tactical media;
- Databases, data visualisation, mapping;
- Beyond the book: text and narrative environments;
- Mobile and locative media;
- Telepresence, telematics, telerobotics;
- Artificial life, Artificial intelligence, intelligent agents;
- New media art festivals and institutions;
- New Media Art: Czech scene.

Aims

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the new media art as a specific area of modern and postmodern art, situated at the intersection of computer technology and technical media trajectories of development.

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

Attendance is mandatory (50 %).

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUM Master'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

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning