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Postgraduate Course: ASN: Creative Practice 4 - Contextual Presentation (ARCH11183)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeDissertation AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryAs the culminating course in the MFA programme this stage requires students to demonstrate advanced levels of self directed study and practical output, as a reflection of the professional field they aspire to enter. This endevour is supported by regular tutorials and reviews to help students attain individually set targets. Students should have a clearly identifiable line of critical interest which informs a series of creative outputs. This should include consideration of target audiences and methods of effective dissemination.

To exercise autonomy and initiative in organisation, presentation and exhibition strategies;
To develop ability to critically examine, apply and disseminate the evidence of your research;
To professionally document, archive and determine the means of individually promoting individual work to others.

Mode of delivery:
Studio based, tutorials, project review
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Exploration: demonstrate a critical understanding of the formation of a professional exhibition, from concept through to the practical implementation
  2. Development: complete work to a professional standard and install it in a degree exhibition context and rationalise how work has been informed
  3. Synthesis: display imagination, resourcefulness and substantial initiative in refinement towards final presentation
Reading List
Indicative Bibliography:
ALTSHULER, BRUCE. Collecting the New: Museums and Contemporary Art, Princeton University Press ANDRIESSE, PAUL. Art Gallery Exhibiting: the gallery as a vehicle for Art. Published: Inmerc BV, 1996 BEER, EVELYN. L'exposition Imaginaire, Published: SDU, 1989 BISHOP, CLAIRE. Installation Art, London: Tate, 2005 COLES, ALEX Ed. Site-specificity: the ethnographic turn Published: London, Black Dog, 2004 DOHERTY, CLAIRE Contemporary Art: From Studio to Situation, London: Black Dog, 2004 DEAN, TACITA and MILLAR, JEREMY. Place, London: Thames and Hudson, 2005 DUFFIN, DEBBIE. Investigating Galleries: The Artist's Guide to Exhibiting, AN Publications, 1984 FOUCAULT, MICHEL. Of Other Spaces: Utopias and Heterotopias published in ArchitectureCulture 1943 -1968 Joan Ockman (ed), Colombia University GREENBER, REESA. Thinking about exhibitions. Routledge, London 1996 HUMBOLDT, ALEXANDER VON Views of Nature. Henry G. Bohn. London. 1850. Rudolf Steiner. 'Architecture as a Synthesis of the Arts'. Rudolf Steiner Press. 1999. SWAFFIELD, SIMON Theory in landscape Architecture: A Reader Uni of Pennsylvannia Press 2002 WASE, GAVIN. Curating in the 21st Century, University of Wolverhampton, 2000 ZEKI, SEMIR Inner Vision, An Exploration of Art and the Brain. Oxford University Press. Oxford. 1999. Exhibition Design, Gloucester, Mass Rotovision (distributor), 2006
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Course organiserMr Donald Urquhart
Course secretaryMiss Remi Jankeviciute
Tel: (0131 6)51 5773
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