The course introduces students to the most fundamental developments, changes and challenges in the aesthetics resulting from the introduction and evolution of digital tools of artistic creation. The course leads them to reflect on the transformation of the principles of traditional aesthetics caused by the 21
evolution of new forms of artistic practice in the field of digital media. It provides them with the overview of the most important aesthetic categories and concepts created to describe and analyse artistic phenomena in the area of new media arts. During the course, students also acquire knowledge of main trends and research positions in the field of new media aesthetics. The course will enable the students to develop theoretical, critical discourses concerning aesthetic theory as well as practice of new media arts.
|Prøvens navn||New Media Aesthetics|
Aktiv deltagelse og/eller skriftlig opgaveDuring the semester the students will read and analyse numerous texts. Their activity during classes will be a part of the final evaluation. At the end of the semester the students write a critical essay on a subject that each of them choose for themselves. The subject of the essay should be discussed with the
coordinator of the course in advance. The essay should be 3000 – 3500 words long and should be written according to the editorial rules of academic papers.
The final grade is based on the evaluation of the quality of the essay (70%) and active participation (30%).
|Engelsk titel||New Media Aesthetics|
This module is offered only as a part of the ERASMUS MUNDUS Master of Excellence: Media Arts Cultures at University of Lodz, Poland
|Studienævn||Studienævnet for Kommunikation og Digitale Medier|
|Fakultet||Det Humanistiske Fakultet|