Summer Master´s Practical Class: Verbal Explication and Presentation

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307ESMEX ZK 2 28 seminar hours (45 min) of instruction per semester, 29 to 39 hours of self-study English summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student deepens knowledge and skills of explication of his/her creative work, especially the possibilities of working with installation, exhibition space and possible ways of web presentation.

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Course contents

The course includes the evaluation and synthesis of all the acquired skills, knowledge and experience. It expands the listener's possibilities of working with installation and exhibition space or web presentation methods, from which the listener chooses the most suitable method for his/her authorial project. Through the multiplicity of approaches and their comparison across the year, the class accelerates the experience gained from the diversity of colleagues' work.

1-4 - practical exercises and implementation of the intended installation - material acquisition and processing, technological consultation, individual cooperation with technical and technological departments and the architect

5 - adjustment and installation

6 - defence and verbal explanation before the commission

Recommended or required reading

Required reading:

It always depends on the designated topic of the practitioner. Recommended reading:

Cotter, Lucy, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, and Hatje-Cantz-Verlag. Reclaiming Artistic Research. Hate Cantz, 2019. Borgdorff, Henk, Peter Peters, and Trevor Pinch, eds. Dialogues between Artistic Research and Science and Technology Studies. Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies. New York: Routledge, 2020.

Borgdorff, Henk. The Conflict of the Faculties: Perspectives on Artistic Research and Academia. Amsterdam: Leiden University Press, 2012.

Schwab, Michael, ed. Transpositions: Aesthetic-Epistemic Operators in Artistic Research. Orpheus Institute Series. Leuven (Belgium): Leuven University Press, 2018.

Mersch, Dieter et al. Manifesto of Artistic Research. Diaphanes 2020.

Butt, Danny. Artistic Research in the Future Academy. Bristol, UK Chicago, USA: Intellect, 2017.

Schwab, Michael, and Henk Borgdorff, eds. The Exposition of Artistic Research: Publishing Art in Academia. Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2014.

Hannula, Mika, Juha Suoranta, and Tere Vadén. Artistic Research Methodology: Narrative, Power and the Public. Critical Qualitative Research, Vol. 15. New York: Peter Lang, 2014.

Szendy, Peter, and Jan Plug. The Supermarket of the Visible: Toward a General Economy of Images, 2019. 3970.

Assessment methods and criteria

The course ends with a classified examination. The prerequisite for passing the course is the presentation of a final thesis or project with an explication of 3 standard pages. The project is defended before a committee consisting of at least 2 internal teachers and 2 external specialists. Emphasis is placed on technical precision and the appropriate choice of means and technologies in relation to the author's intention.



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