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FS40PC: PERFORMANCE ART (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

This course will examine the development of the genre of performance art in the 1960s and 1970s, through to the present day. The focus will be on performance art in Eastern Europe, where experimental art practices offered a zone of freedom for artists to develop. We will examine a range of issues, including the materiality of the body, gender, institutional critique, political art, as well as issues surrounding documentation, liveness, and re-performance.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Amy Bryzgel

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Programme Level 4
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either Film And Visual Culture (FS) or Literature In A World Context (LW)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will examine the development of the genre of performance art in the 1960s and 1970s, through to the present day. The focus will be on performance art in Eastern Europe, where experimental art practices offered a zone of freedom for artists to develop. We will examine a range of issues, including the materiality of the body, gender, institutional critique, political art, as well as issues surrounding documentation, liveness, and re-performance.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 30 August 2024 for 1st half-session courses and 20 December 2024 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 45
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Feedback

Written and oral feedback provided

Word Count 3000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Performance art project and reflective essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 45
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Seminar assessment mark

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

One 3,000 word essay submission

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Feedback Written
Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

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