Audiovisual Seminar 6

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
373AS6 Z 1 2T Czech summer

Subject guarantor

David KOŘÍNEK

Name of lecturer(s)

David KOŘÍNEK

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course aim is to acquaint students with topics of contemporary arts with an emphasis on new media through a series of lectures by invited instructors, theoreticians and artists.

Mode of study

Lecture and discussion

Prerequisites and co-requisites

none

Course contents

Lecture and discussion, with invited guests, on selected topics in theory, history and practice in contemporary arts with an emphasis on new media. The lecture series takes place within the OpenEye guest instructor program.

Recommended or required reading

none

Assessment methods and criteria

At the close of the semester the student submits an essay of at least two standard pages (3600) characters reviewing the lecture of any one of the guest speakers. This is to be an analysis of the lecture and a formulation of one's viewpoint and an outline of the stance of the lecture.

Note

  1. února 2020 - Andrew Fisher: On the Scales of the Photographic

This talk introduces Andrew Fisher's new research project at FAMU,which investigates the many different and contested meanings the term scale takes on in the contemporary photographic context. The talk will explore the central questions asked in this research and, with a focus on photographic examples, it will address the question: how and why are questions of scale crucial for an understanding of contemporary photographic images and the world they help to form.

Dr Andrew Fisher is a research fellow at FAMU and Principle Investigator of the Prague based collaborative research project, ‘Scale, Measure and Proportion in Contemporary Visual Cultures’. He is founding editor of the peer-reviewed journal Philosophy of Photography (2010-present) and, between 2008 & 2019, was Lecturer in the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London. His recent research focuses on the significance of scale for historical and contemporary forms of photography.

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
room 107
Room No. 1

(Lažanský palác)
KOŘÍNEK D.
19:00–20:35
(lecture parallel1)
Thu
Fri
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 19:00–20:35 David KOŘÍNEK Room No. 1
Lažanský palác
lecture parallel1

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