Scenology 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
207SEV1 Z 1 2T Czech winter

Subject guarantor

Name of lecturer(s)

Radovan LIPUS

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students, upon completion of the course, are to be able to independently analyse stage parameters and potential not only in the particulars of the set-design field (stage-design arts), but in particular, non-specific set-design (graphic arts, architecture, urbanism, public spaces) and learn to coscientiously work with them.

Mode of study

Lectures, but in particular group classes on artistic works with student participation. Excursion to the public spaces of Prague. Visits to several selected institutions.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

No requirements.

Course contents

A study of the fundamentals of Set-design in relation to the selected artistic study with an emphasis on non-specific set phenomena in every-day reality.

  1. „Scenicity“ and staging in a context of the development of technology and media.
  2. Scenic and visual: Scene and image; developmen of graphic arts from the painted image to installation and performance in a context of the development of photography.
  3. The image as a visual object and as an experience from the perspective of its potential sources; object and subject and relationship of conscious and non-conscious elements in creation an image-experience in art and life.
  4. Staging, action and behaviour; the set and ceremony, ritualization and stylization; (individual) authentic, repectively, spontaneous and conventional.
  5. Staging and mimesis in the creation of an image-object and image-experience in art, in life and in the media and their mutual relationships.
  6. Set-design arts and their changes in a context of stage phenomena in the life of a media society; set-design and scenography.
  7. Stage and situation, „scenicity“ and dramatics.
  8. The place of theatre in the potetial registry of stage arts; theatre and film; „scenicity“ and theatricality, staging and installation, acting and performance.
  9. Stage and construction. The architecture as a dramatic figure.
  10. Set-design and urbanism. The city as a stage sui generis.

Recommended or required reading

Compulsory literature:

Recommended literature:

Assessment methods and criteria

80% class attendance required, preparation for seminars and active participation in seminars and discussions.

Further information

This course is an elective for all AMU students

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

room K224
Pracovna pedagogů

(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Tue 10:30–12:00 Radovan LIPUS Pracovna pedagogů
Karlova 26, Praha 1

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans