UAL: Chelsea | BA Graphic Design Communication | Contextual Studies

Ways of Thinking_ Ways of Doing_

Term 2 | Spring term | Monday 7 January 2013 – Friday 15 March 2013 

Ways of Thinking? Ways of Doing? Graphic Design Communication AND

01. 09.01.13 The Uncanny: Freud to RINGU

Texts: The “Uncanny” (1919) SIGMUND FREUD

http://web.mit.edu/allanmc/www/freud1.pdf

Films: Ringu: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x38nTGcSLr4

Sounds: Psycho: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VP5jEAP3K4

Relationships to Graphics?  The Uncanny Valley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNdAIPoh8a4

Graphics and the uncanny: http://www.eyemagazine.com/blog/post/graphics-and-the-uncanny

Uncanny Surrealism and Graphic Design: http://www.kunsthal.nl/en-22-689-pers-Uncanny.html

Jan Svankmajer and the Graphic Uncanny: http://observatory.designobserver.com/feature/jan-svankmajer-and-the-graphic-uncanny/30398/

The Uncanny and the Fantastic: http://graduate.engl.virginia.edu/enec981/Group/chris.uncanny.html

What is the Fantastic? http://www.unc.edu/~bardsley/ghosts/todorov.html

Alice by Jan Švankmajer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bosvfUoO0DU

The Shining by Stanley Kubrick: http://kubrickfilms.tripod.com/id80.html

tricycle scene https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cy7ztJ3NUMI

Videodrome – TV Scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IxeroqZSuo

Videodrome: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-X4mCr4Vmdo

 

02. 14.01.13 Behind Bars: Mondrian to Bataille, by way of Rosalind Krauss

Texts: Grids by Rosalind Krauss

http://uncopy.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/krauss-grids.pdf

Films: Tron/Matrix

Sounds:

03. 21.01.13 In Excess? Benjamin to Electronic Reproduction

Texts: The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

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04. 28.01.13 LOVE: Why Milton Glaser is Wrong.

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Blogs: Love, Not Actually

http://juliangillpeterson.wordpress.com/2012/12/12/love-not-actually/

 

05. 04.02.13 The Other: Are You Ethical?

Texts: Frantz Fanon:  Black Skin, White Masks

Films: Isaac Julien: Frantz Fanon, Black Skin White Mask (1996)

Sounds: Linton Kwesi Johnson: Dread Beat an’ Blood

Blogs: Deleuze and the Encounter with the Other: http://www.academia.edu/2203174/Deleuze_and_the_Encounter_with_the_Other

 

06. 11.02.13: Bernays to Mad Men, avoiding cod psychology.

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07. 18.02.13 Philosophy: There is More to Believing than Seeing.

Texts: Nicolas Bourriaud: Postproduction Culture as Screenplay: How Art Reprograms the World

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08. 25.02.13 The Spectactular: Drifting, Grifting & Graphting

Texts: Guy Debord: Society of the Spectacle and Theory of the Dérive http://www.bopsecrets.org/SI/2.derive.htm

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09. 04.03.13 Dirt: Beyond Taboo

Texts: Mary Douglas: Purity and Danger + Loos: ‘Ornament and Crime’

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10. 11.03.13 In Praise of Copying: Simulacra, Simulacrum and Rhizomes

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