Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the course, the students are able to:

- identify ideas related to the meanings and functions of design in live and mediated performance

- develop discussions on aspects of performing and screen arts design

- recognize various ideas, methods and processes involved in design for live/screen/media-based performance and related areas by different scholars and creative professionals

- explore further different practices for design in live and mediated performance

- analyze a work in the field of the performing arts, film or media from a design perspective

Credits: 1

Schedule: 11.09.2019 - 29.04.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Sofia Pantouvaki

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Sofia Pantouvaki, Susanna Suurla

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

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English

CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD

Content
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The Scenography, Production and Costume Design Lectures address the theory and practice of design for the performing and screen arts and related areas through encounters with different aspects of design for live and screen/media performance, and with the work and ideas of various professionals. The lectures stimulate critical and analytical thinking on design, culture and performance through the presentation of case studies, comparative studies, artistic work, technical aspects, ideas and theoretical concepts. Based on presentations and discussions, the lectures open new perspectives to special areas in design for live and mediated performance. Scholars and design professionals from the field of performing arts, film and media are invited to present their ideas, experience and practice. The lectures include visual and audio-visual materials or original samples of work materials and artistic work.

  • Applies in this implementation:

    Schedule


    Autumn 2019


    Wednesday
    11 September:

    9:15 – 12:00, Väre,
    room R107

    Scenography Lecture

    How to make work in time of crises?

    Gustaf Broms, Performance
    artist (based in Sweden) (http://www.orgchaosmik.org/)

     

    Wednesday
    18 September:

    9:15 – 12:00, Väre,
    room F101

    Production Design Lecture

    Underwater scenes in the feature film "Dogs
    Don't Wear Pants" - Case Study

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dogs_Don%’~27t_Wear_Pants

    Invited speakers:

    Director J-P Valkeapää (The
    Visitor
    , 2008; They Have Escaped, 2014; Dogs Don’t Wear Pants,
    2019)

    Cinematographer Pietari Peltola

    Underwater Cinematographer Teemu Liakka

     

    Wednesday
    25 September:

    9:15 – 12:00, Väre,
    room F101

    Costume Lecture

    Drawing-acts: a reflexive way of conceptualizing
    the co-creative possibilities of Aikidō movement practices

    Dr Mark BradfordCollege of Creative Arts, School of Design Nga Pae Māhutonga, Massey
    University, Wellington, New Zealand

     

     

    Wednesday
    20 November:

    9:15 – 12:00, Väre,
    room F101

    Scenography Lecture

    Details tbc

     

    Wednesday
    27 November:

    9:15 – 12:00, Väre,
    room L102

    Costume Lecture

    Details tbc

     

    Wedneday
    4 December:

    9:15 – 12:00, Väre,
    room F101

    Costume Lecture

    Details tbc

     

     

    Spring 2020

     

    Wednesday
    22 January:

    9:15 – 12:00, Väre,
    room L102

    Scenography Lecture

    Details tbc

     

    Wednesday
    12 February:

    9:15 – 12:00, Väre,
    room F101

    Costume Lecture

    Details tbc

     

    Wednesday
    26 February:

    9:15 – 12:00, Väre,
    room F101

    Costume Lecture

    Details tbc

     

    Wednesday
    25 March:

    9:15 – 12:00, Väre,
    room F101

    Costume Lecture

    Details tbc

     

     

    Wednesday
    29 April:

    9:15 – 12:00, Väre,
    room L102

    Scenography Lecture

    Details tbc

     

    Credits:

    Attendance to four (4) Scenography,
    Production and Costume Design Lectures gives 1 credit (ECTS). The students are
    free to attend as many lectures as they wish.

    Additional credits can be given if
    students are interested in undertaking a written or research assignment or
    prepare a presentation, upon agreement with the responsible professors.

     


Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Students' development during the course, motivation, attendance and active participation in discussions. Outcome of independent work, if undertaken.

Workload
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Attendance to lectures / presentations and participation in in-class discussion 80% and reflection 20% of the total workload.

    Attendance to four (4) Lectures gives 1 credit. The students are free to attend as many lectures as they wish.

    Additional credits can be obtained if students are interested in undertaking a written essay or research assignment or prepare a presentation related to a specific subject or case study from the field of performing and screen arts design.

DETAILS

Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Texts used in the class will be handed out during the course.

Prerequisites
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    -

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    5 Gender Equality

FURTHER INFORMATION

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