Course detail

Studio IV - Environment - winter

FaVU-B4EN-ZAcad. year: 2019/2020

The course focuses on the individual students‘ artworks in context of the so called „archival turn“. It helps them to choose and apply adequate media of self-expression. It teaches them critical discussion in them defined theoretical framework. It mediates them selected events in contemporary art and culture in the Czech Republic and abroad.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

In the winter semester of the fourth year of the bachelor's degree, students develop and critically evaluate their own artistic work. They are able to freely choose and apply media of their own work. They are aware of the theories in the context of their own work. They confront thmeselves with related artistic approaches. They are ready for the bachelors exams.

Prerequisites

Students are able to work independently, the are able to verbaly evaluate their practice in a broader context. At the same time, the critically observe contemporary art events in, culture and society as well.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

ARMLEDER, J. et al., Voids A Retrospective. Paris: Centre Pompidou, 2009.
BALDRÁN, Z., HAVRÁNEK, V. (ed) Atlas Transformace. Praha: Tranzit, 2009.
BENJAMIN, W. Dílo a jeho zdroj. Praha: Odeon, 1979.
BEY, H. Dočasná autonomní zóna. Praha: Tranzit, 2004.
BISHOP, C. Artificial Hells, Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectarorship. London : Verso, 2012.
BISHOP, C. (ed) Participation. London: Whitechapel and MIT Press, 2006.
BOURRIAUD, N. Postprodukce. Praha: Tranzit, 2004.
BRADLEY, W., ESCHE, C. (ed) Art and Social Change. London: Tate Publishing, 2008.
CÍSAŘ, K. (ed.), Co je to fotografie? Praha: Herrmann & synové, 2004.
DEUTCHE, R. Umění a veřejný prostor. In Stav věcí - Sochy v ulicích. Brno: Dům umění města Brna, 2011, s. 145–173.
DIDI-HUBERMAN, G. Ninfa moderna (Esej o spadlé draperii). Praha: Fra, 2010.
DIDI-HUBERMAN, G. Před časem. Praha: Barrister & Principal, 2008.
FARVER, J. (ed) Global Conceptualism. NYC: Queens Museum of Art, 1999.
[GUST] The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis. Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 1999.
[GUST] Post Ex Sub Dis. Urban Fragmentations and Constructions. Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 2003.
HAVRÁNEK, V. (ed), Akce slovo pohyb prostor (kat. výst.). Praha: Galerie hlavního města Prahy 1999.
HAVRÁNEK, V. et al., The Need to Document. Zürich: JRP Ringier, 2005.
KRAUSS, R. Sochařství v rozšíreném poli. In Stav věcí - Sochy v ulicích. Brno: Dům umění města Brna, 2011, s. 66–72.
KRIS, E., KURZ, O. Legenda o umělci. Historický pokus. Praha: Arbor vitae, Vysoká škola uměleckoprůmyslová v Praze, 2008.
KWON, M. Jedno místo za druhým. In Stav věcí - Sochy v ulicích. Brno: Dům umění města Brna, 2011, s. 173–205.
KWON, M. One Place after Another Site-Specific Art and Locational Identity. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2004.
LANDA de, M. A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History. New York: Zone Books, 2000.
LIPPARD, L. Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object from 1966 to 1972. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997.
LUCIE-SMITH, E. Movements in Art since 1945. London: Thames & Hudson, 2001.
MARCUS, G. Stopy rtěnky, //tajná historie dvacátého století//. Votobia, 1998.
MITCHEL W. Space, Place, and the Infobahn, City of Bits. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1999.
MITCHEL W. Placing Words, Symbols, Space, and the City. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2005.
MORGANOVÁ, P. Akční umění. Olomouc: Votobia, 1999.
NELSON, R., S., SHIFF, R. et al. Kritické pojmy dejín umenia. Bratislava: Slovart, 2004.
PIOTROWSKY, P. In the Shadow of Yalta. Art and the Avant-Garde in Eastern Europe 1945–1989. London: Reaktion Books, 2009.
PIOTROWSKY, P. Prostorový obrat aneb horizontální dějiny umění. In Umění LVI. 2008, č. 5, s. 378–383.
POSPISZYL, T. Srovnávací studie. Praha: Agite/Fra, 2005.
Sešit pro umění, teorii a příbuzné zóny.
VIDLER, A. The Architectural Uncanny, Essays in the Modern Unhomely, The MIT Press, 1992.
VIDLER, A. Warped Space, Art, Architecture, and Anxiety in Modern Culture, The MIT Press, 2002.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Studio work, presentations, lectures, tutorials, debates, excursions, study of literature

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

To obtain credits, it is necessary to implement the assigned studio tasks, to participate on the common exhibition, to edit the portfolio of your own work. 80% attendance at lectures is a natural necessity for graduation.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Artistic project reflecting the so called „archival turn“ in art.
2. Semester work - test
The studio work is continuously complemented with tutorials within the department or with external experts, with lectures, and field trips to exhibitions, and institutions in relation to the discussed problems. An integral part of the program is also study of literature and texts related to individual art works.

Aims

Creating of an individual art project reflecting the so called „archival turn“ in art, conscious application of media of an expression; formulation and discussion of urgent issues; orientation in contemporary cultural events in relation to history and to non-artistic areas.

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

Accomplishment of the studio assignments, participation on the lectures, communication about the overview of cultural events.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUB Bachelor's

    branch VU-IDT , 4. year of study, winter semester, 15 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Seminar

195 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

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