United Kingdom, Coventry

Design and Visual Arts - You have to see it!

when 16 July 2017 - 30 July 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee GBP 1495

You will be introduced to dramatic ambient visual displays and public projections that are supported by productive, applicable research. You will create a display which will be projected onto a prominent city building. This work will be accompanied by a rationale and a research folder.

Located in the University's Coventry campus, at the School of Art and Design, the course's emphasis is on producing solutions which are arresting and provocative, integrating time-based sound, movement and imagery. You will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and will be guided by experienced and dedicated members of staff who will take you through this journey. Sessions will be a mix of lecture-style presentations, discussions and practical workshops.

Course content will include:

Current affairs debate: what are problems, what are crises, what can be done?
Turning research into action: what's the point of research, what does it really do?
The ambient, dramatic moment: how does this work, what does it achieve?
Articulating and developing an approach
Images, sound and words
Software techniques

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Target group

You must have spent a minimum of one year on a university course (or equivalent) studying an art and design course (such as fine art, illustration, advertising, media or graphic design).

As the programme is delivered in English, you will require a good level of English speaking, reading and writing skills. This must be to an IELTS (or equivalent) score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. You must also be aged 18 or above.

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Fee info

GBP 1495: £1,495 includes accommodation, course fee, course materials, set breakfast (Monday–Friday), set lunch (Monday–Friday), welcome and farewell events
GBP 1195: £1,195 includes course fee, course materials, set breakfast (Monday–Friday), set lunch (Monday–Friday), welcome and farewell events