This module is an introduction to relevant art, media art, and aesthetic theories from a variety of research disciplines and research traditions (i.e. history of art and literature, rhetoric, philosophy, sociology, technology) and an introduction to the analytical methodologies of these disciplines and their position within theories of science related to the study‟s subject field. Together with Art in Context II, the module introduces the students to the academic and theoretical contexts of the mixed field of art and technology. Through different teaching formats such as lectures, workshops, study-trips, and seminars, the students will get acquainted with the methodologies of analyzing media art and digital design artifacts.
Courses: In connection with the module, courses may be offered within the following area:
During this module, students should acquire basic knowledge about
During this module, students should acquire skills in
During this module, students should acquire competencies in
Method of working: Individual work in relation to course activities
|Name of exam||Art in Context I – Art Theory|
|Type of exam|
Written examThe examination is a 7-day assignment on a set subject, which is evaluated by one examiner and awarded a pass/fail grade.
Number of pages: the written work must not exceed 12 pages.
In case of a Fail grade, an additional examiner will also evaluate the assignment.
The examination may be substituted by satisfactory and active participation in
courses, i.e. 80% presence and submission of all assignments set during the course.
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The examination should demonstrate that the student has fulfilled the objectives outlined above.|
|Danish title||Kunst i kontekst I – kunstteori|
2nd or 4th semester
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Art & Technology|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Humanities|