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Postgraduate Course: ASN: Creative Practice 2 - Contextual Presentation (ARCH11181)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryWithin this module you will be asked to critically review and consolidate organisational and exhibition strategies, on an individual basis, interrelated with a group dynamic. The opportunities for exhibition will be varied, but each will call for a clearly developed awareness of contextual opportunities, audience experience and encounter, allied with a strong basis of constructed implementation and material considerations.

Aims:
To formulate responses to varied contexts into refined presentational work;
To promote realisation of detail and refinement within the material considerations of your projects;
To enhance an ability to effectively present a body of work in a professional manner to a wide audience.

Mode of delivery:
Installation, Presentation, Project review, Studio based and tutorial engagement.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Lecture Hours 5, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22, Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 4, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 77, Fieldwork Hours 20, External Visit Hours 7, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 2, Formative Assessment Hours 1, Summative Assessment Hours 1, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 253 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) The course will offer a structured approach for development through individual tutorials and group discussion. The criteria for assessment are aligned with the learning outcomes and course aims.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Exploration: pursue a range of contextual responses and exhibition ideas
  2. Development: refine ideas towards identifiable presentation objectives
  3. Synthesis: implement a refined exhibition structure within a given context
Reading List
Indicative Bibliography:
ANDERSSON, STIG L A Cloud is Just Another Sheet of Paper In. Topos Sept. 2002 p86 BAUDRILLARD, JEAN. Excerpts from the ┐Evil Demon of Images┐ Published by the Power Institute of Fine Arts, University of Sydney, Australia, 1988 CAREI, FRANSESCO Walkscapes ┐ walking as an aesthetic experience GG Barcelona 2002 CASTELLS, MANUEL. The Information City: Information Technology, Economic Restructuring and Urban Regional Process. Blackwell 1989 CORTNER, JAMES The Agency of Mapping: Speculation, Critique and Invention In: COSGROVE, DENIS 1999. Mappings. Lon. Reaktion Books. P213 CROS, SUSANNE. The Metapolis Dictionary of Advanced Architecture- city, technology and society in the information age, Actar 2003 GEDDES, PATRICK. Cities in Evolution Williams and Norgate London 1949 GREGOTTI, VITTORIA. On Atopia, Published in Inside Architecture By Vittorio Gregotti / Kenneth Frampton. The MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass, 1996 KAHN, LOUIS The Room, The Street and Human Agreement Printed in A+U, Vol 3. no1, 1973 LIBESKIN, DANIEL The Space of Encounter Thames & Hudson Lon 2001 MAROL, SEBASTIEN. Su-urbanism and the Art of Memory AA London, 2003 OKUTSU, KIYOSHI JOHNSTON, ALAN MAC DONALD, MURDO and SADAKATA, NOBURU Patrick Geddes: By Leaves We Live Edinburgh-Yamaguchi 2004, Yamaguchi Institute of Contemporary Arts, 2005
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsEXHIBITION, IMPLEMENTATION, GROUP WORKING
Contacts
Course organiserMr Gordon Ross Mclean
Tel: (0131 6)51 5796
Email: r.maclean@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Susan Mitchell
Tel: (0131 6)51 5743
Email: Susan.Mitchell@ed.ac.uk
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