History of Stage Design 3

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203DEA3 ZK 6 3T English winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

To introduce students to set-design methods of individual artists. To understand the principles of their creations and with a knoweldge of set-design, work on an independent set-design topic.

Mode of study

Classes on historical resources related to individual productions. Searching for sources of inspiration. Relationships in the work of the director. History of the Prague Quadriennale.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

DEA1 and DEA 2 lectures.

Course contents

Through investigating documentation about productions (photography, critiques, memories, correspondence, sketches) students find the methods of the most distinctive Czech set designers of the first half of the 20th century. Systematic work with resource material, creation of their own view of stage methods and investigation of sources of inspiration. Writing of an independent course paper of approx. 20 pages.

Recommended or required reading

Selected Chapters - Diderot, Aronson, Brandesky, Gombrich, Francastel.

Assessment methods and criteria

75% class attendance, independent creation of the course paper and its presentation (approx. 20 pages of text).

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