HYB Pool 2: Art & Philosophy

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Nummer und TypMFA-MFA-Po00.20H.002 / Modul
VeranstalterDepartement Fine Arts
LeitungNils Röller
Anzahl Teilnehmendemaximal 15
ECTS3 Credits
VoraussetzungenCourse language: English
LehrformSeminar, guest lectures
ZielgruppenMA Fine Arts students

Open for exchange students
Lernziele / Kompetenzen
  • Introduction to text-image relations
  • Understanding of linguistic and iconic turn
  • Experience and critique of contempory art works and their titles
  • Guide to research methods in this field
InhalteVisual philosophy starts with the insight that pictures and graphics are forms of thinking. The course introduces into seminal readings to understand this insight with the following steps:

Day I: Writing and thinking
Day II: Diagrammatical turn
Day III: Titles as tools - Reading art Journals (Frieze, e-flux, Parkett)
Day IV: Visual Forms of Knowledge Production
Day V: Asemic Writing - Art, Philosophy, and Contemporary Poetry

The course will include additional guests.

About the teacher:

Dr. Nils Röller is Professor for Media and Cultural Theory. In his practice he explores contemporary poetic strategies (romanform.ch). Currently he prepares a Research Project on Visual Philosophy (www.iconographyofphilosophy). 2019 NR curated the exhibition "Zellenleben" and the symposion "Abständiges" at the Kunstraum Kreuzlingen as part of this Research.
Leistungsnachweis / TestatanforderungMandatory attendance (80%), active participation
TermineTime: 10:00 - 18:00 o'clock

CW 02: 11 / 12 / 13 / 14 / 15 January 2021
BemerkungA reader will be provided before the course begins.
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