Undergraduate Course: Intermedia practice 2 (ARTX08022)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
|Home subject area||Art
||Other subject area||None
||Taught in Gaelic?||No
|Course description||Indicative course content
The aim of this module is to introduce and locate Intermedia art practice within contemporary artistic production. Intermedia is the area of artistic invention that lie between media. Although traceable to the early nineteenth century the term is largely associated with a myriad of approaches to visual production post-1945. Performance art, ambient/site specificity, video, and installation all have origins within Intermedia.
Aims of course
1 To undertake a practical exploration of individual ideas through a range of media.
2 To explore individual practice in relation to discourses, artwork, and artists within contemporary practice.
3 To encourage and develop creative practice through group discussion.
Mode of delivery
Studio-Based. Tutorial Installation/Presentation Cross Year Crit Review
Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2011/12 Full Year, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||WebCT enabled: No
|No Classes have been defined for this Course|
||First class information not currently available|
|No Exam Information
|On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Test and make artwork in a range of different media, using appropriate materials and processes to demonstrate the development of a personal creative language.
2. Demonstrate an ability to develop individual ideas and concepts appropriate to Intermedia Art, within the context of contemporary practice.
3. Communicate personal working processes from idea to execution in individual and group situations, demonstrating a broad understanding of the concepts methods and strategies of contemporary practice.
Main Author: Robertson, Jean, 1950- Title: Themes of contemporary art : visual art after 1980 / Jean Robertson, Craig McDaniel. Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005. Main Author: De Oliveira, Nicolas. Title: Installation art in the new millennium : the empire of the senses / Nicolas de Oliveira, Nicola Oxley, Michael Petry ; texts by Nicolas de Oliveira. Published: London : Thames & Hudson, 2003.
||Contact hours 60 hours
Directed study 170 hours
Self-directed study 170 hours
Total 400 hours
|Course organiser||Mr Dean Hughes
Tel: 0131 221 6068
|Course secretary||Mrs Margaret Milner
Tel: 0131 221 6162
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