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FS5029: PERFORMANCE HISTORIES (2020-2021)

Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:40


Course Overview

This course will examine the history and development of live art genres, including happenings, performance art and socially engaged art. Students will be introduced to the various theoretical lenses for looking at and analyzing performance art, including debates regarding documentation and re-performance.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
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?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will examine the history and development of live art genres, including happenings, performance art and socially engaged art. Students will be introduced to the various theoretical lenses for looking at and analyzing performance art, including debates regarding documentation and re-performance.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 8 - 18

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 80
Assessment Weeks 17 Feedback Weeks 20

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Feedback

Feedback will be provided in the form of written or verbal comments and a CGS grade

Word Count
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionCreateStudents will create their own theory and approach to the genre of performance art through a research assessment

Oral Presentation: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks 14 Feedback Weeks 17

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Feedback

Feedback will be provided in the form of written or verbal comments and a CGS grade

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionCreateStudents will create their own theory and approach to the genre of performance art through a research assessment

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback Word Count 5000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualEvaluateStudents will evaluate the contributions of performance artists to the genre in a research project
ReflectionCreateStudents will create their own theory and approach to the genre of performance art through a research assessment
FactualRememberStudents will learn the history and development of performance art globally
ConceptualUnderstandStudents will understand the development of the genre of performance art
ProceduralApplyStudents will apply their knowledge of performance art through a research assessment
ProceduralAnalyseStudents will analyse an aspect of performance art in a research essay

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