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|Cultural Institutions B
Dr V Simoniti
|Level 7 FHEQ
To facilitate student participation in discussions on contemporary art with artists, curators, and other museum professionals. To enable students to consider art from the perspective of the institutions in which modern and contemporary art is shown across a range of museological perspectives. To equip students with the conceptual framework to consider the theoretical implications of the practical uses of museum and curatorial space. To introduce students to the theoretical implications of specific exhibition case-studies, both current and forthcoming. To develop student consideration of the role of cultural institutions in wider cultural and social patterns. In these ways to secure the integration of the theoretical and practical aspects of studying art and culture and help prepare students for future research and or a career within a cultural institution.
(LO1) Students will be able to explain the theoretical, procedural and practical issues behind exhibitions of art within cultural institutions.
(LO2) Students will be able to explain the wider functions of the cultural institution.
(LO3) Students will be able to explain the place of cultural institutions in broader cultural and social structures.
(S1) Students will enhance their abilities in comprehending theory and its relation to concrete practical and institutional situations.
(S2) Students will develop their skills in thinking critically about and analysing problems arising from the practice of cultural institutions.
(S3) Students will enhance their ability to identify and reflect critically upon the issues that underlie debates.
(S4) Students will develop confidence in considering previously unfamiliar ideas and approaches.
Sessions will be guided by the particular projects and staff involved. Some themes that might well be developed at the site visits include:
1. Curating Spaces
2. Placing Audiences
3. Disseminating Culture
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Teaching Method 1- Workshop
Teaching Method 2 – Seminar
Teaching Method 3 – Student Support
Notes: Description of how self-directed learning hours may be used: Reading, researching, listening to podcasts, watching videos, discussing, writing.
|Timetable (if known)
|Penalty for late
|Penalty for late
|Essay. There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is an anonymous assessment.
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