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METHODOLOGIES FOR THE STUDY OF CONTEMPORARY ART

CODE 65058
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 6 credits during the 1st year of 8467 Art History and artistic heritage management (LM-89) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 9918 MODERN LITERATURES AND PERFORMING ART (LM-14) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-ART/03
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Art History and artistic heritage management)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course tackles issues of methods for the study of contemporary art with particular attention to research from recent decades and specifically performance practices and intermediality. Critics, artists and scholars of the sector will be involved in the course. Theoretical reflection will be integrated by the workshop Corpi e parole. Storie e metodologie delle pratiche performative nell'arte contemporanea which enables gaining 1 cfu. Other activities. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By dealing with general issues and specific themes in relation to 20th century and present day art , the course aims to give students the necessary methodological tools to conduct specialised studies in the sector of contemporary art.

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures with multimedia materials to facilitate debate on themes tackled. External study trips and meetings with artists and experts are envisaged. 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Programme for students taking the course for 6 cfu

Issues of contemporary art study methods with particular attention to research from recent decades and specifically performance practices and intermediality.

Programme for students taking the course for 9 cfu

Issues of contemporary art study methods with particular attention to research from recent decades and specifically performance practices and intermediality.

The centrality of the theme of memory in contemporary visual and performance art.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

PAOLA VALENTI (President)

MATTEO VALENTINI

LEO LECCI (Substitute)

LESSONS

EXAMS

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The exam will be oral; students must present an analysis in the form of a dissertation with images, notes and specific bibliographical references on a topic tackled in the course (editorial guidelines for drafting this document will be made available on Aulaweb).

Materials for lectures will be made available to registered students at the end of the course and on Aulaweb.

To pass the exam students must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of methodological issues that orient a mindful study of contemporary art, with reference to the indicated bibliography and materials shown during lectures; to attain a higher evaluation students must demonstrate precise, personal and motivated understanding of the contents learned and use of reference bibliography in English; to attain excellence students must demonstrate marked critical ability.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
14/12/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
25/01/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
08/02/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
10/05/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale per laureandi appello riservato ai laureandi della sessione estiva
14/06/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
28/06/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
12/07/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
13/09/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale