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

After completion of the course the participants have gained an understanding of some of the central textual references, concepts and contexts concerning space, site and situation, and will be able to apply, analyze, and develop new perspectives in their artistic work and research-oriented activities in those areas of artistic activity, where space and spatial practices are in a central role.

Credits: 2

Schedule: 24.09.2019 - 21.04.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Maiju Loukola

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Maiju Loukola

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

TILA-LUKUPIIRI / SPACE READING CIRCLE

(aka Space in Context) 2019–2020

Meetings one a month, with critical reading and peer
discussions.


Place and time:

2019–2020

24.09.19

    tue  17.15-19.00  R015/229

15.10.19

    tue  17.15-19.00  R015/229

05.11.19

    tue  17.15-19.00  R015/229

03.12.19

    tue  17.15-19.00  R015/229

28.01.20

    tue  17.15-19.00  R015/229

25.02.20

    tue  17.15-19.00  R015/229

24.03.20

    tue  17.15-19.00  R015/229

21.04.20

    tue  17.15-19.00  R015/229

Workload: 1–2 cr.

Reading
max 25 h, meetings and discussions 10 h, feedback 2–5 h

Learning Outcomes: The participants gain an understanding of some of the
central textual references and conceptual tools concerning space, site and
situation, and a general understanding of the plurarity of the politics of
space, and is able to apply, analyse and develop new perspectives in their
artistic practice and experimental and research-oriented activities in fields
dealing with space and spatial practices.


The reading circle attendants navigate through a selection of texts that
approach space and place from a perspective of spatial arts, scenography and
performative space, as well as some of the key theories and contextualisations
of space and place. The connections between the reading material and the participants’
ongoing artistic thinking/porjects are pondered, analysed and discussed further
from the viewpoint of the theatrical medium and scenographic expression, and as
an agency of spatial dramaturgy.

Reading materials / texts to read are to be found appr. *2 weeks prior to each session* in the "Materials" section (see the left colums on the side of this page)

Teacher: maiju.loukola@aalto.fi


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: Finnish, Swedish, English

CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD

Content
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The reading circle attendants navigate through a selection of texts that approach space and place from the perspective of spatial practices, spatial arts and performative space, as well as some of the key theories and contextualizations where space, place, site and spatiality play a significant role. The connection between the texts and the participants’ own artistic thinking and ongoing projects are analyzed and discussed further from the viewpoint of space as a theatrical medium and scenographic expression, and as an agency of spatial dramaturgy.

     

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Active participation. Comprehension of texts and the ability to link the texts discussed in relation to one's own artistic thinking / projects.

     

Workload
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Meetings,critical reading and peer discussions. Familiarizing oneself to the given reading material and working through MyCourses. Independent work max 72 h, seminar meetings and discussions 36 h. Students will receive 2 credits / academic year.

DETAILS

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    1 No Poverty

    5 Gender Equality

    10 Reduced Inequality

    16 Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

FURTHER INFORMATION

Description

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