Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Contemporary Art and Interpretation GİT 447 7 2 + 0 2 5
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
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Course Objective To provide an intellectual experience that can evaluate contemporary artistic notion considering the historical, sociological, aesthetical, psychological, philosophical and political aspects.
Course Content The artistic movements evaluated during the process of modernism-postmodernism and analyzing, discussing them comparatively considering philosophical, sociological and political factors.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Information about the course contents and the aim.
2 Designate the line of commentary: looking, seeing, understanding etc
3 Methods for understanding of contemporary art: some theoreticians
4 Theodor Adorno
5 Walter Benjamin
6 Art galleries and museums
7 Guy Debord
8 Jean Baudrillard
9 Art market
10 Nicolas Bourriaud
11 1990s art
12 Midterm exam
13 Project Presentations
14 Project Presentations
Course Notes
Course Resources 14. İstanbul Bienali Kataloğu
Kültür Endüstrisi Kültür Yönetimi, Theodor W. Adorno, İletişim Yayınevi
Gösteri Toplumu, Guy Debord, Ayrıntı Yayınları
İlişkisel Estetik, Nicolas Bourriaud, Bağlam Yayınları
Sanatın Sonundan Sonra, Arthur C. Danto, Ayrıntı Yayınları
Avangard Kuramı, Peter Bürger, İletişim Yayınları
Sanatın Sonu, Donald Kuspit, Metis Yayınları
Gerçeğin Geri Dönüşü, Hal Foster, Ayrıntı Yayınları
Sanat Komplosu, Jean Baudrillard, İletişim Yayınevi
Sanatta Anlamın Görüntüsü, Richard Leppert, Ayrıntı Yayınları
Sanat ve Kuram (1900-2000 Değişen Fikirler Antolojisi), Charles Harrison, Paul Wood,
Küre Yayınları
Küreselleşen İstanbul´da Bienal Kentsel Değişim ve Festivalizm, Sibel Yardımcı, İletişim Yayınevi
Tasarım ve Suç, Hal Foster, İletişim Yayınevi
Çağdaş Sanatın Örgütlenmesi, Ali Artun, İletişim Yayınevi
Simülakrlar ve Simülasyon, Jean Baudrillard, Doğu Batı Yayınları
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have advanced knowledge and equipment in the field of Visual Communication (Multimedia, Photography, Cinema, Graphic Design), to be able to use the theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in this field; To be able to discuss, to interpret scientifically and to be able to evaluate.
2 To know and understand basic art principles and to be able to adapt them to the field of Visual Communication Design.
3 To have knowledge of computer aided design; To have knowledge about design techniques and methods in different fields and to be able to apply them.
4 To be able to critically evaluate the knowledge and skills acquired in the field of visual communication design, to identify learning needs and to direct their learning throughout life.
5 To be able to define problems related to visual communication design, to develop solutions based on evidence and research.
6 To be able to inform people and institutions about visual communication design issues; To be able to convey their thoughts and solutions to problems in written and verbal form, to support them with quantitative and qualitative data and share them with experts and non-experts.
7 To be able to benefit from other disciplines that form the basis of visual communication design by paying attention to interdisciplinary interaction, to have basic knowledge about these disciplines and to create a basis for mutual interaction in different fields.
8 To be able to take responsibility individually and as a group member to solve unforeseen and complex problems encountered in practice; To have effective communication skills.
9 To have the capacity to perceive, think, design, apply, analyze and interpret multidimensionally.
10 To have knowledge about the legal regulations and procedures in the relevant field of art.
11 To be able to follow information about visual communication design using a foreign language.
12 To have competence in the production standards of the field and to be able to use the information and communication technologies required by the field.
13 To have social, scientific and ethical values ??in the stages of collection, interpretation, announcement and application of data related to visual communication.
14 To be able to transform abstract and concrete concepts into creative thinking, innovative and original works, based on the versatile and open-minded thinking model.
15 To have aesthetic awareness.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 20
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 30
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 16 16
Quiz 1 4 4
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 114
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.56
dersAKTSKredisi 5