Site specific 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
204UMM1 Z 2 2T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

  1. Introduce the content of the site specific phenomenon on a historical and geographic background - brief history outline.
  2. Introduce types of theatre appropriate for short- and long-term projects - creative workshops, artists in residence and intermediation.
  3. The purpose of the course is to use student creative initiatives on their own or group projects directly in real conditions of a given location.
  4. To examine creative abilities and abilities to work in a creative team.
  5. Enable students to help each other structuralize work in block instruction where they work, primarily individually, on their own projects.

Mode of study

Study in the practical and theoretical orientation in a space in theatre and non-theatre environments and relations. A inter-study lab on the border of genre and style. Preparations of concept, consultation, implementation and subsequent review of stage events originating in the initations of personal semester tasks. Aslo in the potential offered to students in collaboration with public institutions, schools and further cultural-social institutions. Crossing-over all study-years and supporting student team collaboration which students usually don't encounter in study. (project, workshop, lecture, class, exercises).

Prerequisites and co-requisites

  1. Creativity.
  2. Artistic or dramatic expression skills.
  3. Technical recording skills (photo, audio, video).
  4. Sense of space, dramaturgy and conceptual skills.
  5. Skills in communicating with a creative group.

Course contents

Study of the practice and theory of orientation of space in theatre and non-theatre environments and contexts.

In the three year bachelor's study the selected instructor primarily helps with their empiricism the student to find their own theatre or graphic view and simultaneously is a practical advisor in the execution of the project which the student is working on in the interdisciplinary study.

The study is experience in practice, a mobile studio for various stage events and treatments.

For this purpose the specific technical and teaching equipment is formed.

The anticipated group of students should be a consistent group and attend all calsses and individually predetermined combination of course in interdisciplinary education programs.

The intention is to surpass theatre to other professions and skills. Therefore, during study it is possible to encounter trades and professionals not only in theatre, graphic arts, design and architecture but in sociology, medicine and religion.

Recommended or required reading

Kazimierz Braun - Divadelní prostor

On the Beaten Track: Tourism, Art and Place (1999)

The Lure of the Local: Sense of Place in a Multicentered Society (1997)

Venkov / města / média (Sociologické nakladatelství, 1998)

Kaye Nick - Site Specific Art: Performance, Place and Documentation

Václav Cílek - Krajiny vnitřní a vnější

Václav Cílek - Makom - Kniha míst

Frágner B.: Odložené továrny, Praha 1984

Atelier d´architekture Matador: La Maison Folie, Bruxelles 2002

LOFT Publication Collectiv: Industrial Chick - Reconverting Spaces, Savigliano 2006

Claudine Dussollier: In Situ - European Artist on the Road, Vic-la-Gardilole 2006

Helen Searing: Art Spaces - The Architecture of four Tates, London 2004

Assessment methods and criteria

Completed assignments, participation in the colloquium, project concept.

Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

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