Sound, Space & Material
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Admitted to the fourth year of the Bachelor's or to the Master's program.
Explore cooperation between architects, musicians and artists from other art forms.
For music it is common knowledge that it affects the emotions. Less widely known is that architecture is also considered to consist of (sequences of) atmospherical spaces that affect us. For some years the masterprogram in Architecture is doing workshops on the theme of sensing and designing atmospheres. After two years of collaboration with students in dance we would like to explore the relations between music and architecture. It is an open question with lots of posibilities for the input from the participating students: where do music, architecture and other art meet in sensing and designing atmospheres?
Relation to other modules
Related to the practical modules and the interdisciplinary project.
The project will be a workshop. This means that some themes and subthemes are laid out by the tutors and experts, and that the students are invited to contibute in a process of artistic research. The collaborative work of the students forms the core of the workshop. In the collaborative work the (sub)themes are analysed, ideas are formulated and new concepts are tested. It is a lot of hands-on activities with both parties starting with their own fields of knowledge and exploring the cross-over to the the other field. The worhshop will be four days. Before there is one day of introductions and getting to know each other. After the workhsop there is a final day with presentation of the results.
For the academic year 2019-2020 the provisional dates are 16, 17, 18 and 19 January 2020.
Mode(s) of instruction
After the general introduction of the workshop on the starting day, each group of students (a mix of music and architecture) will explore their subtheme. Each group will be coached be a pair of tutors (experts). The groups are not instructed to execute an pre-established program; the groups are invited to find their own most suitable ways of working and explore new areas by collaborating.
Material & Tools
Students produce their own material as a group.
See also Modes of instruction. The self-efficacy of the students is the core of this project. The students will spent the days of the workhsops together. They will be working, trying and testing together to find common ground in the field of sounds and spaces.
Examination and assessment
Mode(s) of assessment
Active participation during workshops and final presentation.
Students are required to make an active contribution to the project. Minimum class attendance of 80% is compulsory and an explicit pass criterion.
The student has completed this module if he is graded "satisfactory".
The two tutors make individual assessments after the workshop and the final presentsation. This is written down on an assessment form. Preferably the completion of the assessment form is supervised by an examinator. The results of the assessment are fed back to the students after the final presentation
In this module students explore cooperation between musicians, architects and other artists.