CS6162 - Contemporary Art in the Public Realm

  • Mikael Fernstrom |
  • Room No. CS2-033 |
  • Tel: +353 (0)61 202606, +353 (0)86 8188079 Ext: 2606
Module Facilitator:

Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
1. Show proficiency and understanding of critical issues within contemporary public art practice.
2. Present supportive research, towards temporary Public Art Installation.
3. Demonstrate awareness of appropriate digital media in relation to Public Art practice.Affective (Attitudes and Values)
4. Show prooficiency in the effect of digital media on Public Art practice.
5. Show proficiency and understanding of critical issues within contemporary public art practice.Psychomotor (Physical Skills)
6. Display finished temporary art work outside of public gallery within public space or the internet.

Announcements


Lectures
Tuesday, 10:00-11:00 CS2-046
Thursday 14:00-15:00, CS2-046
Lab
Monday 09:00-11:00, ER1-010

Recommended Texts



Malcolm Miles: Art, Space, and the City, University of Plymouth
2000

Nato Thompson:The Interventionists, Users Manual for the
creative Disruption of Everyday Life, MIT Press, 2006, ISBN-
026220150X

Tom Finkelpearl: Dialogues in Public Art, MIT Press, 2006, ISBN-
0262561484

Irit Rogoff:Terra Firma: Geography’s Visual Culture, Goldsmiths
College, University of London 2000

and selected papers and web pages

Assessments


2 assignments (one indoor 40%, one outdoor 40%) + lab participation (10%) + essay (10%).

Module Material

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  • Reflections about public art

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  • Introduction

    Outline, structure, assessment, inspiration