Studio of Photography and New Media 2
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|307EAPNM2||ZK||4||28 hours (45 min) of instruction per semester, 79 to 99 hours of self-study||English, Czech||summer|
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Man and technology, production, utopia, filter bubbles, educational turn, participatory practice, excursion, future of work
Each student consistently searches for the assignment himself. Defining one's own interests, authentic problems, unrepeatable sensitivity is the basis of the work of the artist, the art student is supported in this effort by the studio team. The key moment in each semester is the realization of the vacuum, the absence of the assignment, the need to find in one's own experience or interest one's own problem, from which the assignment will become further research.
Mode of study
The work can take various forms: reading, writing, observing, thinking, collecting (textual, visual, physical) material, photographing, filming, working with a series of photographs, editing video, working in a 3D program, telephoning, installing ...
Prerequisites and co-requisites
General knowledge of visual art and photography
General knowledge of modern visual arts theory
Topic and assignment
Each semester is defined by the topic from which the composition of guests, workshops and the content of discussions are derived. The topic helps to start the semester, maintain concentration and motivate dialogue.
Recommended or required reading
Alberro, Alexander - Norvell, Patricia (ed.): Recording Conceptual Art, Berkeley,
Los Angeles a London: University of California Press, 2001
Alberro, Alexander, Sabeth Buchmann: Art After ConceptualArt, MIT Press,
Cambridge and London, 2006
Fried Michael: Why Photography Matters as Art as Never Before, Yale University
Press, New Haven 2008
Bourriaud, Nicolas: Postprodukce, Praha: Tranzit, 2004
Bourriaud, Nicolas: Relational Aesthetics, Dijon: Les presses du réel, 2002
Cotton Charlotte: The Photography as Contemporary Art, London, Thames
Císař, Karel (ed): Co je to fotografie? Herrmann a synové, Praha 2004
Foster, Hal (ed): Postmodern Culture, London: Pluto Press, 1990
Foster, Hal; Krauss, Rosalind; Bois, Yves-Alain; Buchloh, Benjamin H.D.: Art
since 1900, London: Thames & Hudson, 2004
Michel Frizot: Nouvelle Histoire de la Photographie, Larousse-Bordas, Paris,
Grygar Štěpán, Konceptuální umění a fotografie, Praha, AMU, 2004
Petříček Miroslav: Myšlení obrazem, Herrmann a synové, Praha 2009
Silverio, Robert: Postmoderní fotografie, Praha: AMU, 2007
Liz Wells. The Photography Reader, Routledge, London, 2003
Wall, Jeff: Selected Essays and Interviews, New York: The Museum of Modern
Assessment methods and criteria
Research, work and cloud
Students are led to artistic research as a source of topics and a depth of understanding of a specific problem. Artistic research is based on finding information and inspiration sources, searching for details as well as general context. Artistic research is also a work process based on constant self-education, in the environment of the studio, this education is naturally applicable to the entire team.
In the studio, we are looking for ways to realize and grasp the presence. The process is more important in education than a partial result. The aim of the studio debate is to teach students to talk about unfinished projects, to admit the possibility to change part of their work on the basis of feedback, not to focus on a specific idea of the result.
The work means active dealing with the current project. The work can take various forms: reading, writing, observing, thinking, collecting (textual, visual, physical) material, photographing, filming, working with a series of photographs, editing video, working in a 3D program, telephoning, installing ...
Cloud is the memory of the studio. Resources, literature, ideas, links that will be heard at the studio meeting are recorded in the cloud, where they remain available.
Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:
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Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:
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The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Photography EN - Bachelor-1920 (required optional subject)