Study Programmes 2015-2016
WARNING : 2014-2015 version of the course specifications
Issues relating to aesthetics of the image
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Master in History of Art and Archeology : General5
Master in History of Art and Archeology : General5
Master in Performing Arts4
Master in Performing Arts4
Lecturer :
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Course contents :
This theoretical course aims at laying out the foundations of the aesthetic approach to cinema eand more largely to images. It relies on a collection of historical texts (some twenty texts from various times and various countries) and discusses key issues such as art/magic, device/imagination, time/space, figure/motif, etc.
Learning outcomes of the course :
Provide students with a solid theoretical framework on isses of aesthetics.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Students must hand in a written file by the end of the year.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
See :
Recommended or required readings :
A collection of texts (in 3 volumes) consisting of all reference texts discussed over the year.
Assessment methods and criteria :
Oral examination bearing on the student's essay.
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Contacts :
Enseignant titulaire
Philippe DUBOIS
Cinéma et arts audiovisuels
2e étage, place du 20-Août, 7
Tél. 04 366 32 89
Tél. 04 366 32 79