Undergraduate Course: Intermedia Research 2 (ARTX08023)
|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 identify a personal area of inquiry, explore different methods of information gathering and develop approaches to drawing and other methods of visualisation. Intermedia Art is defined by ideas that move between different media and as such students will be introduced to the wide-ranging possibilities for information gathering specific to the Intermedia such as expanded approaches to drawing, film & video and sound
Aims of course
1 To examine a practical range of research methods and processes relating to observation, investigation and enquiry.
2 To create a personal body of work through the development of self directed and self initiated study.
3 To establish a knowledge of appropriate research methods through the study of contemporary artists and artworks in the area of Intermedia Art.
Mode of delivery
Tutorial Site Visit/Field Work Studio-Based Review Group crit Seminar Lecture Film Screenings
Introduce core methodologies of artistic research.
Mixture of one-to-one group presentations and workshops.
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Evaluate visual information and synthesise ideas through drawing and other constructed images.
- Identify an area of personal research and develop a coherent body of practical work through examining and extending particular ideas.
- Organize, present and discuss a body of personal research work in individual and/or group situations, demonstrating an awareness of Contemporary Art Research methods.
|Indicative Bibliography |
Vitamin D : new perspectives in drawing. Published: London ; New York : Phaidon, 2005. Notes: Some texts translated from French and Italian. PEREC, Georges. Title: Species of spaces and other pieces. Published: Penguin Books, 1997. BARTHES, Roland. Title: Mythologies. Published: Cape, 1972.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Research, manage time, 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