Studio III - Body Design - summer
FaVU-B3TD-LAcad. year: 2020/2021
The course has two main tasks - common project and individual project.
The theme of the common project will be defined at the beginning of the semester.
Task for the 6th semester as part of the common project: leading a common project, a brainstream form of finding ideas
Task for the 6th semester of the individual project:
Recommended topic: Sensual perception - fenomenology
Recommended technique: performance
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Student is able to find a link between his / her own work and the expert text on the selected circuit.
Student learns about the philosophical direction of phenomenology and its relation to body design.
Student will be introduced to the phenomenon of performance.
Student will learn about the pitfalls and strategies for recording temporary art forms.
Through the lead role in the creation and organization of common projects, the student acquires the experience of grasping ideas in team brain streaming.
In this role, she will also begin to address the organizational and production aspect of artwork and exhibiting.
Familiarity with the principles and course of the studio.
Ability to create independent work.
The ability of verbal and visual communication.
Basics of working with computer programs for editing photos and videos.
An overview of the basic possibilities of documenting a time-determined action.
The basic ability to produce an art project.
- compulsory prerequisite
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Pallasmaa, Juhani, Oči kůže (CS)
Urban Petr, ed. Fenomenologie tělesnosti (CS)
Soukup Martin ed., Tělo: čichat, česat, hmatat (CS)
Soukup Martin ed., Tělo 2.0 (CS)
Morganová Pavlína, Akční umění (CS)
Michel Foucault, Dějiny sexuality (CS)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The basic method is consultation.
The supplementary methods are:
- workshop - focused on the practical components of creation - at least 1 per semester - eg physical exercise suitable for performance, clothing editing workshop, workshop with different materials
- guest consultations - consultation of individual projects with an invited specialist - usually before the end of the semester
- excursions - mostly in the context of a common project
- presentations of professionals - in connection with a common project
- outdoor sympozium
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
By completing an active participation in at least one joint project, submitting a photographic documentation and with at least 70% attendance at the consultations, the student will receive a credit.
If one of these components is not met, the student has the chance to correct the situation by fulfilling the individual task.
The individual project will culminate as final project of semester and will be commissioned by the commission.
Language of instruction
1st - 2nd week - presentation of the work and experience made between the semesters, setting up a common task, determining the process of its solution, providing theoretical background and literature and accompanying events.
3rd - 5th week - usually work on a common project
6th week - completion of a common project and feedback
7th - 13th week - work on individual projects
11th week - excursion, outdoor sympozion
13th week - consultation with guest
The timetable may vary according to the terms of the common project.
Understanding the meaning of contextualizing your own creation.
Work with text in the context of creation.
Recommendations for making the first exhibitions outside the school.
Moving to the head of teamwork in the studio.
Undertaking the basics of technical and organizational aspects of the production of artworks.
Attempting to work with the immediacy of your own body within the performance.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Obligatory attendance at 70%.
Mandatory participation in at least one joint project per semester.
Photographic documentation of a common project and individual work.