Credits: 3

Schedule: 04.05.2020 - 19.05.2020

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation): 


If you have question regarding the course, you can send them to

marjaana.kella@aalto.fi

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I, II, III, IV, V

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Deepens and strenghtens the students' own personal exprenssion, visual thinking and technical know-how.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Personal work and group work in the guidance of the teacher of the workshop.

Details on the course content (applies in this implementation): 


The workshop consists of three assignments,
lectures, individual and group work, tutoring and
a final review and discussion. The key objective
of the workshop is to work together to create a great journey in the context of
performativity.


Due to the coronavirus regulations, we´ll apply
remote learning methods and tools in this course. The application we use is Zoom.
You can join the meeting by loading Zoom (aalto.zoom.us) into your
computer in advance or by using a browser. For joining you may need the meeting
ID (red numbers under the link), so please copy the number so that it´s ready
on your clip board. When you join a meeting, both video and audio may be turned
off, so you should open them in a pop-up window that appears on the screen when
you log in. If the application does not allow you to join the meeting, please
return to the original link and click it again.

Useful quick guide about Zoom.us in Aalto(needs login) and Instruction videos for using Zoom

 

A detailed schedule is in the Announcements. Please follow it carefully!


Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Typical ways of working are lectures, group discussions and practice works. Methods vary from workshop to workshop.

Elaboration of the evaluation criteria and methods, and acquainting students with the evaluation (applies in this implementation): 

Requirements: This course requires 80% attendance in the
scheduled seven full course days, as well as completing course assignments
which include reading a text, producing a presentation in a small group and accomplishing
at least one photographic work. Outside the workshop hours the students are
encouraged to continue to work on their own to make experiments and pieces for
a reviewing and discussion event at the end of course.

The course is
worth 3-5 credits.

3
credits
are earned by
attending the classes and tutoring, reading a text and accomplishing the
given assignments
:

1) making a presentation on one performative
aspect (a group work)

2) creating ideas for assignments on
performativity (a group work)

3) accomplishing at least one performative photographic
work (individual work)


5
credits
can be earned
for additional independent work during the course.


Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

See details of the contact hours and other ways of working from the workshop description of each workshop.

Details on calculating the workload (applies in this implementation): 

20 hours of contact teaching: lectures, presentations,  review and discussion

11 hours of group work

30-50  hours of independent work

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Teacher will provide in the beginning of the course.

Details on the course materials (applies in this implementation): 

The course materials include three texts and related slideshows :

 

Iversen, Margaret. "Auto-maticity:
Ruscha and performative photography". In Art History,
 volume 32, Issue 5. Diarmuid Costello & Margaret
Iversen (ed.), Photography after
Conceptual Art
. 
December 2009. 836-851.


Green, David & Joanna Lowry. “From
presence to the performative: rethinking photographic indexicality”. In David
Green(ed.), Where is the
Photograph
? Brighton: Photoworks and Photoforum, 2003.
47–60.

von Hantelman, Dorothea. “The
Societal Efficacy of Art” in How to do Things with Art.  Trans. Jeremy Gaines and Michael Turnbull.
JRP/ Ringier, 2011.  (Revised version of
PhD-dissertation published in German. Berlin & Zürich: Diaphanes, 2007.)


The texts and slideshows will be shared in My
Courses, and they should be read in the given timeframe.


Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Workshops require knowledge of techniques and expression, that will be announced by the teacher.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Pass- fail or 1-5, see workshop specific information from study event.

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The order of priority is as follows: 1. students for whom the course is compulsory for their major/programme and who have scheduled it for the current academic year in their personal study plan (HOPS); 2. exchange students for whom the course is a part of his/her officially approved learning agreement and scheduled to be taken during the current semester; 3. students for whom the course is compulsory for their major/programme and who have not completed it yet; 4. students, for whom the course is part of his/her major’s or programme’s alternative studies and has been scheduled in the student's PSP (HOPS) for the current academic year 5. students, for whom the course is part of his/her major’s or programme’s alternative studies and who have not completed the requisite number of credits for alternative studies yet; 6. students for whom the course is compulsory for their minor; 7. students, for whom the course is part of his/her minor subject’s alternative studies and who have not completed the requisite number of credits for alternative studies yet; 8. students who have applied for the course through a student mobility scheme (internal mobility within Aalto University, flexible study right (JOO) studies etc.); 9. other students.

Details on the schedule (applies in this implementation): 

Monday,
May 4 at 9:30 – 16:30
 

We´ll
discuss the schedule, methods and content of the course. Marjaana will give a
general lecture on the subject. The first assignment will be given (group
work).  After the meeting you should
read the given text for the next day.

9:30-12:30 Three-hour online meeting with breaks

Join
at 9:30 latest
:

    
https://aalto.zoom.us/j/491633787

Meeting ID  491-633-787

12:30-16:30Independent work: reading the given text.

To get inspiration for the assignments,
please feel free to explore exhibitions, libraries, the Internet and the
reality a
round you to spot performatives.

 

 

Tuesday,
May 5, 9:30 – 16:30
 



Group work, which you can continue on Wed and Thu as well, if you need to:

1)    Making a presentation on a performative
aspect (a group work)

Please use Zoom for working together with your group members. As Aalto
students you have unlimited access to Zoom. Go to aalto.zoom.us to
sign in and create a meeting.

Useful quick guide about Zoom.us in Aalto(needs login) and Instruction videos for using Zoom

 

Friday,
May 8 , 9:30 – 16:30  

Online presentations by workgroups on the three aspects of performativity in contemporary art.

After the
meeting you should gather online in small groups for the second assignment.

9:30-13:30Four-hour Zoom-meeting with
breaks

Join
at 9:30 latest
:

    
https://aalto.zoom.us/j/551472744

Meeting ID  551-472-744


13:30-16:30Group work

2)    Creating ideas for assignments on
performativity (a group work)

The assignments should be doable in this time, space and situation.

Please use Zoom for working together with your group members.

 

Monday,
May 11, 9:30 – 16:30   

9:30-11:30
Two-hour
Zoom-meeting.
Assignments created by groups will be introduced.

Join
at 9:30 latest
:

https://aalto.zoom.us/j/517786293

Meeting ID  517-786-293

 

11:30-16:30

Assignment
3 starts

3) Accomplishing
at least one performative photographic work (individual work)

Independent
work: s
tudents select the theme(s) and/or title(s) of their work.

Preliminary sketches and ideas.

 

Tuesday,
May 12, 9:30-16:30

Tutorial meetings in small groups with Marjaana and Hanna. Grouping and
the meeting links will be provided later. Please present your ideas and drafts!

 

 

Friday,
May 15, 9:30-16:30

Independent work.

In Zoom, individual tutoring is available from 13:00-16:00

Join any
time between 13:00-16:00
:

https://aalto.zoom.us/j/583951027

Meeting ID  583-951-027

 

 

 

Monday,
May 18, 9:30-16:30

Independent work.



   

Tuesday,
May 19, 9:30-16:30

Final review and discussion.

Join
at 9:30 latest
:

https://aalto.zoom.us/j/534074540

Meeting ID  534-074-540



 


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