Technology: Casting / Plastics 

Nummer und TypBFA-BFA-Te.23F.005 / Moduldurchführung
VeranstalterDepartement Fine Arts
LeitungFlorian Germann
Anzahl Teilnehmendemaximal 14
ECTS3 Credits
VoraussetzungenCourse language: English
Inputs will be in English; mentoring will be in either English or German.
ZielgruppenBA Fine Arts students
Open for exchange-students

No registrations through our lecturers will be accepted.
Lernziele / Kompetenzen
  • Working with contemporary synthetic materials
  • Assessing the specific properties of materials with regard to the expert execution of sculpture and plastics
  • Gaining an understanding of historical and modern production processes in art and cultural the sector
InhalteThe module addresses the use of modern materials in the context of film, theatre and fashion design, casting with silicone to duplicate and reproduce forms, while taking into account ecological and economic aspects, as well as the theory of contemporary synthetic materials in the context of transdisciplinary media. Emphasis will be placed on the practical elaboration of individual methods for sculptural and plastic bodies. Materials discussed in the course are: Silicone, Polyurethane, Super-Sap Clear Bio-Resin, Polyester, plaster and wax.

Florian Germann (*1978) is an artist working in sculpture and performance. With his often large-scale installations, the artist opens up a field of historical events, mythological references, semi-fictions, fantastic fairy tales and scientific facts.
Bibliographie / LiteraturWill be handed out during the course
Leistungsnachweis / TestatanforderungMandatory attendance (minimum 80%); active participation
TermineTime: 09:15 - 17:00 o'clock

CW 19: 08 / 09 / 10 / 11 / 12 May
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