AR-416 / 4 crédits

Enseignant: Schaerer Philipp Christian

Langue: Anglais

Remark: Inscription faite par la section


Summary

This course focuses on the production of utopian scenarios using experimental composition techniques. By means of digital montage, the fictitious scenes are meaningfully conveyed in a series of images.

Content

Keywords

Image-based representation, digital image technologies, montage, experimental and visual composition techniques, the real and the imaginary, utopia

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

  • basic knowledge of English
  • basic knowledge of digital image processing
  • (laptop to work with during course days)
  • (Adobe Photoshop software installed on computer)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Test visual faculties of perception and expression
  • Investigate and reinterpret our visual reality
  • Identify and apply conceptual visual approaches and various composition strategies
  • Develop an image-based scenario using imagination
  • Translate a utopia into meaningful images
  • Create professional digital images via retouching and montage
  • Produce a multi-part visual work

Transversal skills

  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking
  • Assess one's own level of skill acquisition, and plan their on-going learning goals.
  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.
  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.

Teaching methods

  • lectures and workshops
  • practical work (individual): exercises and reviews of selected work

Expected student activities

  • interest in (digital) image technologies
  • personal commitment and active participation

Assessment methods

  • based on practical work (intermediate exercises and final work)

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants No
Forum No

Resources

Bibliography

  • Bibliography provided during the course

Websites

Videos

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: UE N : Constructing the view
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: UE N : Constructing the view
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: UE N : Constructing the view
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
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