Austria, Vienna

Art and the city

when 8 July 2013 - 26 July 2013
duration 3 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 650

In this course we will be exploring the intersection between art and architecture in the city. The course will combine lectures, In this course we are exploring the intersection between art and architecture in the city. The course will combine lectures, excursions, slideshows and discussions on topics related to urban space and public art. This process is accompanied by showing information about the symbiosis of art and architecture in the cities like Berlin, Graz and Auckland. Theme of the roll of monuments in public space is addressed as well.
Students will be asked to develop and produce a small-scale art/architecture public intervention/solution/transformation in Vienna. For each student, the selection of themes, location and media is open-ended. For this project a wide range of media techniques will be encouraged including drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, or text. Students will work individually. The result of the studio will be presented at the final exhibition.

Course leader

Dr.techn. Biljana Arandjelovic

Target group

Students of architecture, art and design

Course aim

We will discuss the work of Christo & Jeanne Claude, Richard Serra, Maya Lin, Dani Karavan, Vito Acconci, Gordon Matta Clark, Anarchitecture group, Ant Farm, Robert Smithson, Erwin Wurm, Archigram, Haus-Rucker-Co, Superstudio, Archizoom, Dan Graham, Donald Judd, Yves Klein, Dan Flavin, Walter De Maria, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Jenny Holzer, Krzysztof Wodiczko, Rachel Whiteread, Claes Oldenburg, Hundertwasser, Googie architecture, Jonathan Borofsky, Eduardo Chillada, Santiago Cirugeda, Peter Kogler, Felix Gonzalez-Torres and more.

Fee info

EUR 650: course fee (housing and social program can be booked separately during the application process)

Scholarships

early registration bonus until the end of January 2013 of EUR 50