Postgraduate Course: ASN: The Lateral Studio/Lab (ARCH11177)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will explore the comparative contexts of studio and laboratory cultures, as the study of methodologies, tools and techniques deployed in fields of knowledge that bring insight to the physical world around us. This studio provides valuable intelligence on the challenging area of collaborative work in the intertwined knowledge systems of art and science, by identifying common philosophies, values and techniques, to identify synergies in art/science cultures.
This course is open to students with an interest in how creativity and imagination generate insight and innovation, culminating in individual or group proposals and/or built forms that assert fresh insights and new ways of thinking to the field of cross disciplinary collaboration. To enhance practice this course has a series of reading groups and thematic seminars to explore precedents of creative practice and contemporary ideas.
To enrich awareness of cross disciplinary theory and practice;
To document precedents of collaboration between art and science;
To explore the links between creativity, insight and innovation.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Reflection: document a series of precedents through personal research interests related to the course subject area
- Exploration: undertake personal research into a specific area of cross disciplinary theory
- Synthesis: develop to a detailed level a proposal for an art/science collaboration
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Mr Gordon Ross Mclean
Tel: (0131 6)51 5796
|Course secretary||Mr Daniel Emmerson
Tel: 0131 651 5738