Postgraduate Course: ASN: Reflective Practice - Professional Planning (ARCH11184)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The culmination of the programme demands a refined and self critical response from the student not only to reflect on a generated body of work, but more essentially identify the strands of thematic content to be carried into early career practice. Based on the principles of reflective practice this course parrallels the 40 credit course to compel students to see the documentation and framing of an overall portfolio as a creative process in itself.
To provide an opportunity to pursue a specific theoretical and organisational issue of interest for advanced analysis, research and practice;
To complete a critical review that creatively contextualises the student's body of practice-led investigations and the genesis of outcomes;
Demonstrate highly advanced critical awareness based on the development of distinct personal viewpoints and signature approach to site informed projects of high level of complexity.
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Reflection: present a retrospective documentation of work produced to date, with an evident sense of critical reflection.
- Progression: interrelate this to the final installed body of work in the degree show, demonstrating levels of refinement between practice-led work and personal critical reflection
- Planning: appraise the challenges within the profession and how they can be negotiated
|Indicative Bibliography: |
ALBERRO, ALEXANDER Conceptual art and the politics of publicity Published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2003. BARTHES, ROLAND New Critical Essays Hill and Wang. New York. 1980 BARTHES, ROLAND Mythologies New York: Hill & Wang.1987 BATESON, GREGORY Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity Hampton Press 1979 BOURRIAUD, NICOLAR Relational Aesthetics Les Presses du Reel 2002 DERRIDA, JACQUES Positions London: Athlone Press 1981 JOHNSON, STEVEN Emergence: the Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities and Software Allen Lane Lon 2001 LEACH, NEIL Rethinking Architecture: A Reader in Cultural Theory Routledge NY 1997 LEWONTIN, RICHARD Biology as Ideology: The Doctrine of DNA Penguin books, Lon 1991 LOTMAN, YURI Universe of the Mind: A Semiotic Theory of Culture I.B. Tauris. 1990 SHELDRAKE, RUPERT The Rebirth of Nature: The Greening of Science and God 2003
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|Keywords||AUTONOMOUS DISCIPLINARY POSITION
|Course organiser||Mr Ross McLean
Tel: (0131 6)51 5796
|Course secretary||Miss Remi Jankeviciute
Tel: (0131 6)51 5773