Journey through Style ~ Summer Term 2014

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Tutor:Chris LewisJones
Venue: Nottingham Contemporary, Weekday Cross, Nottingham, NG1 2GB
Date: Friday 25th April – 6th June 2014
Time:9.30am -12.30pm
Duration:7 Sessions
Fee: £73.50(£66.15 Concessions) Fee Waived for those on income related benefits or low income

Course Outline
The aims of the course

  • Enhance learners’ understanding and appreciation of the ways in which we navigate our ways around the genres, categories and tendencies within contemporary fine art and associated discourses
  • Enhance learners’ understanding and appreciation of the ways in which we read art objects as texts
  • Enhance learners’ ability to engage in and appreciate/enjoy contextual analysis
  • Enhance learners’ ability to engage with the exhibitions programme at Nottingham Contemporary in particular and with contemporary art in general

Topics to be covered

Topics and content will be dictated by evolving vocational and educational aspirations and needs of the learning group, as a whole, and of each individual learner. However, they will certainly include:

The history/ies of art, semiotics, feminism, post-colonial studies, hermeneutics, collaborative design, visual literacy and presentation values

Learning outcomes

As a result of attending this course it may be possible for you to:

  • Define the terms: semiotics, feminism, post-colonial studies, hermeneutics, visual literacy, discourse, post modernism, modernism, structuralism, aletrmodernism, neo modernism, presentation values…and feel comfortable using them in appropriate contexts
  • Design and produce an interpretive  text
  • Design and display a cross media display

 

Financial help

If you need help with paying for fees or childcare, you may be entitled to financial support. Ask your tutor or programme organiser for more information. We will treat all requests confidentially and with respect in accordance with our Learner Support Policy (see Services for Learners leaflet).

Help with learning

If you have a disability or learning difficulty, let us know as early as possible so that we can make arrangements to provide you with support. We will treat requests for help confidentially and with respect. Ask your tutor for more information. If you prefer, contact your Regional Office and ask to speak to someone about learning support (see Services for Learners leaflet).

Help with English, Maths or Study Skills

You are also entitled to extra help and support with English, Maths or Study Skills. Ask your tutor for more information. If you prefer, contact your Regional Office and ask to speak to someone about help with English, Maths or Study Skills.

Sound interesting?
Please contact Caroline on 0115 985 8203 or email
ckeep@wea.org.uk

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