Summer Study Abroad - Art History, Criticism and Communication

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocation
03/07/2017 - 21/07/2017Monday - Friday10.00 - 16.003 Weeks£1795AvailableGranary Sq. - N1C

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Summer Study Abroad - Art History, Criticism and Communication

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This course is for students who are looking to enhance their engagement with and understanding of contemporary visual practice and theory. The course assists you in contextualising and developing your ideas about art through an array of visual and critical lenses, from modernist art history to contemporary cultural theory and conceptual practice...

Taught by: Claire Nichols, with others.

Description

This course is for students who are looking to enhance their engagement with and understanding of contemporary visual practice and theory. The course assists you in contextualising and developing your ideas about art through an array of visual and critical lenses, from modernist art history to contemporary cultural theory and conceptual practice.

Topics covered

The group will engage with a stimulating array of activities to trigger creative links with London's rich contemporary visual and material culture. There will be gallery and museum visits as well as sessions working alongside professional artists, curators, writers and publishers.

Students will participate in modernism and postmodernism Art History seminars and Art Criticism workshops, to develop their own research and art writing.

Students will also undertake a ‘residency’ within a London-based gallery, responding through visual and textual responses in the form of a group publication.

Who should take this course?

The course is open to students with varying experience and will help those looking to study Art History, Criticism and Communications in the Arts. Students will build a deeper understanding and working knowledge of contemporary artistic practice, with confidence as well as a key network of cultural resources and connections.

Entry requirements: Non-native English speaking students need a minimum English score of IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) in order to join the course


Tutor information

Claire Nichols is an artist and a curator. Exhibitions include the David Roberts Art Foundation, MoMA PS1, Whitechapel Gallery, the ICA and Art on the Underground. She leads the Studio Art FESP at Central Saint Martins and teaches across BA Part-Time Programmes at the London College of Fashion.



Materials

Please bring to the first session:

  • a notepad
  • a pen
  • a travel card for visiting galleries around London

Details for booking

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