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Course Code: 
VCD 210
Course Type: 
Elective
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
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Course Objectives: 
This course introduces artists who gave direction to the contemporary art world. It aims to develop skills on thinking, criticizing and interpreting works of art and contemporary art concepts.
Course Content: 

Contemporary art movements and international artists after the 1960’s are examined. Contemporary artists selected from Turkish art scene are presented and discussed.

Course Methodology: 
1-Lecture, 2-Interactive Lecture, 15-Assignment
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A-Exam, B-Oral Exam / Presentation, C-Assignment

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1. Describes differences between modern and post modern art periods. 2,6 1,2, 15 A,B,C
2. Discusses the ideas behind the art movements after 1960’s. 6,9 1,2, 15 A,B,C
3. Interprets sociocultural and ideologic context which effects the contemporary art. 8,9 1,2, 15 A,B,C
4. Analyzes the relations between art and other fields. 6 1,2, 15 A,B,C
5. Examines the contemporary art works selected from the Turkish art scene. 2,6 1,2, 15 A,B,C

 

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction, information about the content of the course  
2 Modern Art Movements Modernism
3 Modern Art Movements and Avanguardism, Comparing Modernism and Post Modernism  - Dada, Constructivism, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, Experimental approaches Modernism

Post modernism

4 Art in the age of consumption – Anti art. Thinking about meaning and spatial investigations: Pop Art, Op Art, Minimalism, Photo Realism, Fluxus, Land Art, Street Art  Pop art

Conceptual art

5 Thinking about meaning and spatial investigations: Installation art Examples on issue
6 Contemporary art world in Turkey and discussions Art concepts in Turkey
7 Student presentation  
8 Mid-term Exam  
9 Exhibition visit  
10 Impressions and comments Critical Thinking
11 Systematical approaches in art  
12 Art in the 21st century – New media art Art and technology
13 New media art Art- Technology-Philosohy
14 User experience in art- Interactive art, Video games, Internet art Interactive works
15 Student Presentaion  
16 Final Exam  

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook De Oliveira, N., 2005, “Yeni Milenyumda Enstalasyon Sanatı”, İstanbul, AKBANK

Paul, C., 2008, “Dijital Art”, London; New York, Thames&Hudson

Erdemci, F., Germaner, S., Koçak, O., 2007, “Modern ve Ötesi: 1950-2000”, İstanbul, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları

Additional Resources Tribe M., 2006, 2006, “New Media Art”, Köln; London, Taschen

Ed. Shanken, Edward A., “Sanat ve Elektronik Media”, İstanbul, Akbank/Agora Kitaplığı

 

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 40
Final 1 60
Total   100
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade   60
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade   40
Total   100

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE’S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Uses technical and academic knowledge accumulated in visual communication design field for authentic projects.       X  
2 Designs 2 and 3 dimensional creative products considering the aesthetic rules.          X
3 Employs efficiently the technical innovations required by the professional field.     X    
4 Analyses problems related to the field starting from the concept and develops appropriate projects for the targeted audience.       X  
5 Behaves according to the national and international professional ethical principles.   X      
6 Builds awareness to universal and social problems by developed projects and offers solutions to them.         X
7 Gains sectoral experience by compulsory internship, relates academic knowledge with field experience. X        
8 Grasps the importance of interdisciplinary working by lifelong learning mind-set and collaborates with different teams.         X
9 Develops concepts and puts forth innovative and authentic works to enrich the cultural and artistic accumulation related to the field.         X
10 Transforms the creative ideas into moving and interactive visual expressions, executes multi-dimensional designs.     X    

 

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 5 70
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Final 1 4 4
Total Workload     120
Total Workload / 25 (s)     4,8
ECTS Credit of the Course     5