Credits: 2

Schedule: 14.01.2020 - 17.01.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Liisa Ikonen

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

Tomi Lauri: tjlauri@gmail.com

Tomi Humalisto: tomi.humalisto@uniarts.fi

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

3

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The student learns about the tradition and contexts of mediality in performing arts. He/she becomes acquainted with the theoretical approaches in the area of interaction, participation, mediated experience and immersive space.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This seminar gives a tour of the history and key methodologies and theories of visual media in performing arts. Themes of interaction, participation, mediated experience and immersive space will be introduced with lectures and examples as well as discussed with the participants.

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

The course Introduction to Intermedial Design is a first part of a joint Study module(Teak)/Minor(Aalto) containing 5 courses and it gathers together students from different backgrounds. Students from Live Art and Performance Studies Ma-programme (LAPS) in Theatre Academy participate only this first course as part of their curriculum. 

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Participation in lectures and mandatory reading. Attending the first lessons is required

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

100% lectures, discussions

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

TBC

Details on the course materials (applies in this implementation): The course includes a compulsory reader with texts and articles accessible through given links. The list of texts and links will be e-mailed to participants beforehand. Voluntary reader will be provided later on as well for further reading.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Pass / Fail

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Weboodi

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Maximum number of students is 21.

-          4 students (including exchange students) from Aalto University, Master’s programme in Design for Theatre, Film and Television: Majors of Design for the Performing Arts and Production Design and Master`s Programme of Media;  6 students (including 2 exchange students) from University of Arts Theatre Academy, Degree programme in Lighting Design; 4 students from University of Arts Theatre Academy, Degree programme in Sound Design; 1 students from University of Arts Theatre Academy, Degree programme in Writing; 6 students from  University of Arts Theatre Academy, Degree programme in Live Art and Performance Studies (LAPS) and maximum 3 other students from Aalto University, other departments or ELO`s other majors

Other 3 students from Aalto University will be accepted to the course in a following order:

-          Students from Master’s programme in Design for Theatre, Film and Television: Major of Design for the Performing Arts or Production design or from Department of Media

-          Students from Master’s programme in Design for Theatre, Film and Television: Major of Costume Design

-          Exchange students from Master’s programme in Design for Theatre, Film and Television

-          Other students from Department of Film, Television and Scenography

-          Other students from The Aalto University, School of Arts, Design & Architecture.

Details on the schedule (applies in this implementation): 

The course takes place in Lighting studio of the Theatre Academy’s VÄS programmmes in Lintulahdenkatu 3 (not in main building Kokos), 6th floor. Closest Metro station: Sörnäinen. 

Daily working time is generally from Tuesday to Friday 9:00-17:00, except Thursday  16.1.2020 from 10-18, due to lecturer’s timetables.


Tuesday 14.1.2020, valostudio

9-9.30 OPENING of INTRODUCTION by: Tomi Humalisto, Tomi Lauri, Teemu Määttänen.

9.30–11.00 LECTURE: Tomi Lauri: Mediality

11-12 DISCUSSION

13–15 LECTURE II: Heidi Tikka (Media Lab, Visual artist, Post-graduate student): “Encounters at the interface: performativity, technology, agency - notes on two interactive installations“

15-17 GROUP DISCUSSION


Wednesday  15.1.2020, Väs valostudio

9–10.30   LECTURE III: Tomi Lauri: Interaction, participation, immersion

10.30-12 GROUP DISCUSSION

13 -15 LECTURE IV: Synes Elichka  (Media artist, filmmaker, PhD Candidate at Aalto Arts Department of Film)

15-17 ASSIGNAMENT 1


Thursday  16.1.2020, Väs valostudio

10-11  LECTURE V: Tomi Lauri: Virtuality

11-12  GROUP DISCUSSION

13–17.00  LECTURE VI/ASSIGNMENT 2

17.00-16.00 ASSIGNAMENT 2

16.00-18.00 LECTURE VII: Markus Montola PhD (game scholar, game designer): Discusses, pervasive gaming, ephmeral games, role-playing and shares his experiences of working in projects mixing performance and gaming -


Friday 17.1.2020, valostudio

9–10 ASSIGNMENT  2 

10 -12 LECTURE VIII: Jari Kauppinen: ”Lend me your ears and I’ll play you a tone…” – embodied perception in virtual environments. 

13 -14 ASSIGNAMENT 2

14–17 ASSIGNMENT PRESENTATIONS with discussion. Closing discussion. 


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