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Art and Culture

Code 13222
Year 1
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 15
Workload S(60H)
Scientific area Artes
Entry requirements There are none.
Learning outcomes Selecting a set of issues which are considered of interest for the intended profoundness and permanent follow-up of students in 3rd Cycle in Arts training, keeping in mind the domains which matters for this Unit, its envisioned that, at the end of the semester, students will achieve the following capabilities:
1. Problematize both the concepts of Art and Culture, defining bridging and detachment areas;
2. To reconstruct Art’s aesthetical-political problems in the context of contemporary thought;
3. To be aware of action/reaction mechanisms in the institutional incorporation of plastic languages which make multiple readings possible;
4. Critically consider the role of design regarding the configuration of contemporary societies;
5. Criticaly scrutinize the media-Art capability to enrich and socialize public spaces.
Syllabus The defined learning outcomes takes the form of the following syllabus:
1. Art, Culture, Art and Culture: possibilities of dialogic intersection;
2. Philosophic theories regarding the aesthetical-political thought of Art.
Main Bibliography Sidoncha, U. & Moura, C. (Org.), Culturas em Movimento – Livro de Atas do I Congresso Internaciona., ARS, LabCom.IFP, Covilhã, 2016
Régis Debray, Vie et mort de l’image, Éditions Gallimard, Paris, 1992
Adorno T. (1991). The Culture Industry: Selected essays on mass culture, London, Routledge.
William ADCOCK, Xamanismo: rituais para as viagens do espírito e a criação de espaços sagrados, Estampa, Lisboa, 2001
Deleuze, G. & Guattari, F., L’Anti-OEdipe: Capitalisme et schizophrénie, Les Éditions de Minui, Paris, 1972
Dufrenne. M., Art et politique, Union Générale d’Éditions, Paris, 1974
UNESCO, Creative Industries - UNESCO Culture, UNESCO, retrieved 2009-11-24
Nead, Lynda, The female Nude: Art, Obscenity, and Sexuality, Routledge, London, 1992
Fry, Tony, Becoming Human by Design, Berg Publishers, Oxford; New York, 2012
Turner, P., & Davenport, E. (Eds.), Spaces, spatiality and technology, Springer, London, 2005
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The assessment will be based on the production of a written text, with an essayistic nature and with a desirable relationship with the ongoing pre-research project, which should reflect the relevance of the main notions, concepts and other skills acquired in contact with this Unit.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-07-19

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