MUAC Board of Trustees teaches
Duration: 10 sessions of 2 hours / 2 sessions per week
Tuesday and Thursday from 17:00 to 19:00 hrs / 5 weeks from April 13 to May 13
Description: In this course we will investigate the Installation as an expressive possibility based on its spatial conditions such as the specific site, the political context and its social implications of various kinds both within the Visual Arts and outside them. Its evolution, its paradigms and its historical conditions will be investigated. This course will focus on activating the installation as an expressive medium within the current situation of distance learning and confinement imposed by the pandemic in 2020.
General objectives: At the end of the course the student will be able to use the installation as a means of expression taking into account its spatial, social and contextual parameters in general. You will understand its history and become for the understanding of its contemporary application with the restrictions involved in developing artistic pieces in an environment of confinement and distance communication.
Methodology: The course will be developed from previous readings on topics relevant to the course. The student will develop exercises where the understanding of the topics read and developed in class will be evaluated. Likewise, films, videos will be screened and we will review the work of artists who provide examples to analyze the topics discussed. At the end of the course the student will make an installation that will help him understand the topics seen in class. The student is expected to be involved in the discussion and exchange of views, therefore, their attendance and participation is indispensable.