Art and new media

lhart2360  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Art and new media
5.00 credits
30.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2022-2023 !

Streitberger Alexander;
Main themes
The course discusses specific interpretation problems concerning the impact of new media in art related to aspects of creation, distribution, documentation and perception of art.
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Application of analytical methods concerning pictures produced by new media like photography, film, video and digital images.
The course gives a critical introduction in the relationship between still and moving image within modern and contemporary art and visual culture. 
The class will adapt a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, in order to analyze how the encounter of photography and film takes place across different media such as photography, cinema, the photographic novel, and video.
Theoretical approaches from different disciplines (art history, film studies, photography theory, visual studies) will be used to understand aesthetic practices and concepts such as montage, panorama, tableau vivant and sequentiality.
Teaching methods
Lectures by the course tacher and by guest speakers, personal reading by students.
Evaluation methods
Written examination.
Other information
Online resources
David Campany (ed.), The Cinematic, New York (MIT Press), 2007.
David Green, Joanna Lowry (eds.), Stillness and Time. Photography and the Moving Image, Photoworks (Brighton), 2006.
Victor Burgin, The Remembered Film, London (Reaktion Books), 2004.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology

Advanced Master in Visual Cultures

Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Master [60] in History of Art and Archaeology : General