Postgraduate Course: TPG Studio (ARTX11036)
|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 will enhance your ability to research, analyse, produce and exhibit your practice in relation to cultures of the studio. It encourages you to reconsider what sort of space a 'studio' is as a site of production in the contemporary art world and to speculate on what it might become. You are encouraged to explore you how the studio impacts upon your practice and to examine opportunities in
the ever expanding range of activities and infrastructures behind artistic production today.
1. To enable you to re-assess the function of the studio and the gallery in the production, distribution and consumption of contemporary art.
2. To generate a productive and supportive peer review environment that enhances your ability to elucidate your work and contribute to the development of contemporary art.
3. To enable you to work closely alongside your peers to initiate, organise and participate in exhibitions, projects and events.
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,
Fieldwork Hours 7,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Revision Session 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:
- Generate a focus for and make a constructive contribution to group crits.
- Working alongside some of your peers, install and present a Project for critical scrutiny.
- Critically re-assess the function of the studio in the production, distribution and consumption of your work.
Mary Jane Jacob and Michelle Grabner, 'Studio reader: On the Space of Artists', University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Kim Paice, 'The Fall of the Studio: Artists at Work', Valiz, 2009.
Daniel Buren, 'The Function of the Studio', 1971.
Terry Atkinson "Phantoms of the Studio", The Oxford Art Journal, Vol. 13, No. 1, 1990.
Rebecca Fortnum and Chris Smith 'The Problem of Documenting Fine Art Practices and Processes' Journal of Visual Arts Practice Volume 6 Number 3, 2007.
Kendall Buster and Paula Crawford, The Critique Handbook: The Art Student's Sourcebook and Survival Guide (2nd Edition), Pearson, 2009.
Rudolf Arnheim, 'Visual Thinking', 1969.
Ivan Illich, Tools for Conviviality, Marion Boyars, 2001.
Jacques Ranciere, The Ignorant Schoolmaster: Five Lessons in Intellectual Emancipation, Stanford University Press, 1991.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||PGDip Contemporary Art, School of Art
|Course organiser||Dr Neil Mulholland
Tel: (0131 6)51 5881
|Course secretary||Miss Lizzie Robertson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5852
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