Milano, Italy

The Evidence of the Senses. Drama between the real and the virtual

when 17 July 2017 - 28 July 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 1350

Participants will attend a series of lectures on aesthetics and the philosophy of the senses, and take advantage of guided visits to historical sites and contemporary venues, museums and theaters in Milan. These activities will provide participants with the theoretical tools and the creative inputs enabling them to reflect on the role of the five senses in real as well as virtual artistic and dramatic experience. On this theme, they will work in groups to the final aim of producing a short drama.

Course leader

Maddalena Mazzocut-Mis, Associate Professor of Aesthetics

Target group

students enrolled in any arts, humanities or scientific undergraduate program

Course aim

The course aims to provide an introduction to dramatic writing. Stimulated by the contributions of scholars in aesthetics and theatre, as well as of experts of sensory analysis, participants will be asked to use dramatic writing to address the dissolution between the real and the virtual, and the possibility for the senses to generate evidence.

Fee info

EUR 1350: Subscription Payment: € 1000 by June 15, 2017
Balance Payment: € 350 by July 15, 2017