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Module Code: COM102TC
Module Title: Form, Innovation and Culture
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: School of Culture and Technology, Taicang
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module aims to explore the more varied applications and new uses of art and entertainment technologies. With reference to the historical context of art and its contemporary developments --performance, expanded moving image, installation art, interactive narratives, new forms of delivery platforms. The module hopes to encourage active research, creative and technical experimentation in a particular chosen area. This is project-based focusing on culture as an industry, with equal emphasis on process and product. Students will be required to work in teams to produce an artefact or live event in one of the above areas – in consultation and with agreement of the tutor – this must be supported by a substantial research and production portfolio. Students will work towards the production of a cultural artefact.
Learning outcomes 
A Evidence knowledge of the historical context of art and its contemporary developments

B Demonstrate an ability to use and explore the available technology, to plan and produce a cultural artifact.

C demonstrate the aesthetic, conceptual and technical skills necessary to articulate their ideas within the context of art, performance or entertainment;

D demonstrate an ability to critically evaluate their project
Method of teaching and learning 
Lectures, workshops, and hands-on individual and group project work.
The syllabus will typically cover:

• Arts, technologies and experiments: 1930s-70s;

• Installation art into the 80s and 90s

• Expanded moving image

• Contemporary practices and future developments;

• Ideas and proposal pitches
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26      26    23  75 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Practical Project 70.00
2 Research File And Critical Analysis 30.00

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