Undergraduate Course: Intermedia practice 2 (ARTX08022)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||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
Introduce and expand issues within contemporary art studio practice.
Mixture of one hour group seminars and studio critiques.
Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Test and make artwork in a range of different media, using appropriate materials and processes to demonstrate the development of a personal creative language.
- Demonstrate an ability to develop individual ideas and concepts appropriate to Intermedia Art, within the context of contemporary practice.
- 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.
|Indicative Bibliography |
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.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Manage time, deal with obstacles, attend to visual material, assess and evaluate own and others work.
||Erasmus and International Study Abroad in Year 3 may be applied for.
|Course organiser||Mr Dean Hughes
Tel: (0131 6)51 5899
|Course secretary||Mrs Margaret Milner
Tel: (0131 6)51 5879