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Undergraduate Course: Intermedia Practice 4 (ARTX10013)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryIndicative course content
With this module you will research, develop, document and publicly present a personal practice. Intermedia is an expanded notion of artistic practice. New processes and situations combine with existing possibilities to provide new contexts for artistic practice that is no longer base upon a particular medium, but is rather a hybrid of many. A defining aspect of Intermedia is that it views visual production perhaps beyond the confines of the white cube gallery context.

Aims of course
1 Provide a credible basis for an enduring praxis which utilises skills acquired from previous modules.
2 Critically assess and situate individual work within contemporary contexts.
3 Examine contemporary art dissemination

Mode of delivery
Tutorial, Studio-based, seminar, Installation, Group crit, Guest speakers
Course description Introduce and expand a critical position in relation to contemporary art studio practice.

Development of ideas and completion of work for final degree assessment.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: ( Intermedia Practice 3 (ARTX09043) AND Intermedia Research 3 (ARTX09044) AND Intermedia Professional Practice 3 (ARTX09045) AND Art 3: Visual Research (ARTX09046)) AND ( Non-compulsory year abroad (half year) (XXXX09005) AND Drawing, Painting and Sculpture Studio Practice (Outgoing Exchange) (ARTX09030) AND Art 3: Visual Research (ARTX09046)) OR ( Non-compulsory year abroad (half year) (XXXX09002) AND Drawing, Painting and Sculpture Studio Practice (Outgoing Exchange) (ARTX09030) AND Stage 3: Visual Culture, Research and Reflection (one semester) (ARTX09067))
Co-requisites Students MUST also take: ( Intermedia Research 4 (ARTX10014) AND Intermedia Professional Practice 4 (ARTX10015)) AND Art 4: Research Project (ARTX10017) OR ( Intermedia Professional Practice 4 (ARTX10015) AND Intermedia Research 4 (20 credit option) (ARTX10016) AND Art 4: Extended Research Project (ARTX10018))
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements This course is only available to ECA students on degree programmes belonging to the School of Art.
Additional Costs ECA students are required to pay for the cost of materials used throughout their programme of study.
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Lecture Hours 10, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20, External Visit Hours 3, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 30, Formative Assessment Hours 3, Summative Assessment Hours 3, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 323 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Exhibition
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Be able to research, develop and present a series of work to an advanced standard
  2. Document and present, in an appropriate manner, a personal body of work
  3. Critically analyse and discuss your work to an informed audience in an appropriate manner
Reading List
Indicative Bibliography
Current periodicals and magazines including - Art Monthly, Art Forum, Frieze, Flash Art, October, Afterall Hickey, Dave, 1940- Air guitar: essays on art & democracy / Dave Hickey. Published: Los Angeles : Art issues. Press; New York: Distributed by D.A.P. (Distributed Art Publishers), c1997. A Companion to Contemporary Art Since 1945 (Blackwell Companions to Art History) (Paperback) by Amelia Jones (Editor)
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Manage time, deal with obstacles, attend to visual material, assess and evaluate own and others work.
Study Abroad Study Abroad is not permissable in Final Honours Year.
Additional Class Delivery Information Mixture of one hour group seminars and studio critiques, plus one-to-one tutorials with studio tutor.
Course organiserMr Dean Hughes
Tel: (0131 6)51 5899
Course secretaryMrs Margaret Milner
Tel: (0131 6)51 5879
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