Art and Technology of Intermedia 1

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373ITT1 ZK 3 6T Czech winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The goal of the ITT course is an introduction to the creation and work in an audiovisual context in the contemporary new media, film, performance, and sound arts scene. One aspect is the cooperative team methods and conceptualization and production of a inter-study project.

Mode of study

Creativity workshop

Prerequisites and co-requisites

ability to work in team, interest in contempoary audiovisual art and technology

Course contents

The ITT Creative workshop is intended to introduce student to the process, conceptualization, technological treatments and completion of multimedia installations and multimedia performances - „Stage“ presentations of audiovisual works, from the technical and aesthetic aspects.

Contemporary creative works, kinetic, multimedia and interactive objects, installation or performances often require non-standard technical solutions, linking the utilization of mechanical, electronic, optical, acoustic and other systems.

In the creative workshopa IIM, there will be an introduction to the context in which these concepts and finalizations originate and we will investigate the optimal technical and artistic solutions according to specific ideas and intentions of workshop participants.

It is crucial to judge the functionality and feasibility of the proposed solution, articulate clearly and distinctly one's project, put together its description, visualization and presentation, discuss its bases and processes, learn to estimate costs and time needed for its completion, search for suppliers of needed materials and specialists for consultation and completion.

The workshop focused on, primarily on creative use of a wide spectrum of devices and expressive instrument, which can be used in the IIM lab.

Part of the workshop can be individual and team conceptions and model solutions of inter-media projects, discussions about the used scale of devices, their mutual linkages, image formats (slide-projector, video, film), experimental use of projection surfaces (objects, colors, textures), various types of light sources (artificial, natural), variou models of arranging video projections, processing and working with multi-channel sound and connecting the interactivity to the installation or performance forms.

Components of the course are

  1. A general overview of the history and issues of multimedia installations and audiovisual performance,
  2. Fundamental Terminology, categories, and some of the significant works and personas.
  3. Lectures and presentations of FAMU guest lecturers

FAMU coordinator: Miloš Vojtěchovský. DAMU: Robert Smolík

External Lecturers:

Milan Guštar,Jakub Hybler,

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Assessment methods and criteria

Presentation of one's project, class participation.

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The Art and Technology of Intermedia is the beginning of interdisciplinary cooperation between the faculties of AMU, VŠUP and the Electrical Engineering Faculty of ČVUT, which should introduce everyone involved to new fields of experience opening up in contemporary audiovisual art and communication in connection with modern computer technology.

Further information

This course is an elective for all AMU students

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

Institut intermédií - Dejvice

Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Fri 12:45–16:00 Jakub HYBLER Institut intermédií - Dejvice

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans