Media Technology MSc

Essentials in Art & Music

Objective Extend student knowledge about art and to create a foundation to approach their work from an artistic perspective
Teacher(s) Edwin van der Heide, Taco Stolk
Course Level 500
ECTS Credits 2
Number of Classes 5
Examination To be announced in class
Course Webpage http://www.wlfr.nl/t/mt/essentials/
E-studyguide https://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/courses/show/57149/

This course focusses on a number of important developments through the history of all art disciplines. This ranges from realized and unrealized artworks to concepts and artistic approaches. These developments will be studied in order to get a better understanding of creative thought in past and present, and to be able to connect those to personal points of view.

The aim of the course is to extend your knowledge about art, to build a foundation to approach your work from an artistic perspective, and to develop your creative research capabilities regarding various cultural contexts.