VA300 Contemporary Art Expression II

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
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VA300 Contemporary Art Expression II 0 6 Tuesday 09:00-12:00
Prerequisite Junior Standing It is a prerequisite to
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Course Objectives " The aims of this course are to: • Identify the works of major artists from the modern and contemporary periods as well as the major stylistic characteristics of these periods • Discuss the specific properties of various media (oil painting, photography, film, video, installation) • Analyze the formal elements of a work of art using the proper vocabulary of the discipline • Translate the formal and conceptual features of a given style or period into images of their own making "
Textbook Christiane Paul, Digital Art, Third Edition, Thames & Hudson, New York, 2015
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Identify significant works of contemporary art and visual culture
  2. Define and discuss the development of contemporary art as a series of different cultural, social, and political inquiries over the past 50 years
  3. Describe and explain a relationship between different contemporary art strategies, such as performance or installation, and their immediate social and cultural context
  4. Identify and define the importance of contemporary art and contemporary visual culture in today’s increasingly globalized worldEnlarge a critical vocabulary with which to describe and analyze new media in writing
  5. Define contemporary art as a continuing, international artistic project
Teaching Methods Activity in debates, presentations, writen assignment, midterm paper, final assingment, self-evaluation.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction to the course, policies and course material FAQ, Course manual
Week 2 Discusion: Who are we as artists? presentations / discussions
Week 3 Utilising Medium in communicating content Christiane Paul, Digital Art, Third Edition, Thames & Hudson, New York, 2015
Week 4 Visual Persuasion Universal Principles of Design, by Lidwell, Holden, and Butler
Week 5 Persuasion vs Propaganda Envisioning Information, by Edward Tufte
Week 6 Stereotypes in art Christiane Paul, Digital Art, Third Edition, Thames & Hudson, New York, 2015
Week 7 Discusion: Exhibition presentations / discussions
Week 8 MIDTERM SUBMITION
Week 9 Digital Technology as a Medium Envisioning Information, by Edward Tufte
Week 10 Contempoary aesthetics Christiane Paul, Digital Art, Third Edition, Thames & Hudson, New York, 2015
Week 11 Contemporary issues in Art Universal Principles of Design, by Lidwell, Holden, and Butler
Week 12 Future of Media Christiane Paul, Digital Art, Third Edition, Thames & Hudson, New York, 2015
Week 13 Art, web and beyond Universal Principles of Design, by Lidwell, Holden, and Butler
Week 14 Dissemination and discussion of artwork presentations / discussions
Week 15 Final Assignment / Final Exam / Final review of the course presentations / discussions
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam / Final Assignment 1 30 1,2,4
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Attendance / Activity / Critique 2 10 3,4,5
Assingnments / Presentations 2 20 2,3,5
Student Disseminations and Reviews 2 20 1,2,5
Midterm Paper 2 20 1,4,5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 1 15 15 Student Disseminations and Reviews 1 15 15
Assignments / Presentations 2 15 30 Assignments / Presentations 2 15 30
Attendance / Activity / Critique 1 15 15 Final Assignment / Final Exam 9 3 27
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 19/03/2020
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