Postgraduate Course: TPG Sites (ARTX11035)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course integrates your approach to artistic research, production and distribution by focusing on 'sites' as key factors in the professional development of your practice. You will learn about how art can both mediate and be mediated by the experience of its
context and explore different ways in which space and place are constructed in contemporary art globally. You will develop artistic possibilities that lie inside the contexts of the museum and gallery and in the public and virtual realms.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 2,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 14,
Fieldwork Hours 16,
Online Activities 1,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Critically assess and integrate appropriate methods of distribution and sites of consumption into the production of your work.
- Engage both your peers and external participants in the critical discourse that validates your practice.
- Working alongside some of your peers, produce, install and curate a resolved exhibition for critical scrutiny.
|Abbing, Hans. 'Why are artists poor?: The Exceptional Economy of the Arts, Amsterdam:Amsterdam University Press, 2002.|
Kwon, M. (2003) One Place after Another: Site-specific Art and Locational Identity. Cambridge,MA: MIT Press.
Putman, J. (2001) Art and Artefact: The Museum as Medium. London: Thames & Hudson.
O'Doherty, B. (2000) Inside the White Cube: The Ideology of the Gallery Space. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
Hubbard, P., Kitchin, R. and Valentine, G. (eds)(2004) Key Thinkers on Space and Place. London: Sage.
Buskirk, Martha. 'The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art', MIT, 2005.
Moser, A. & MacLeod, D. (1995) Immersed in Technology: Art and Virtual Environments. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.
Coles, A. (ed.) (2000) Site-specificity: The Ethnographic Turn.
Baker, C. (ed) (1994) The Subversive Imagination: Artists, Society and Social Responsibility. London: Routledge.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Neil Mulholland
Tel: (0131 6)51 5881
|Course secretary||Miss Lizzie Robertson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5852
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