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MEDIATION IN CONTEMPORARY ART (2022-2023)

General information

Qualification awarded: Expert (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
Management:
  • Prat Armadans, Ester
  • Badia , Montse
Number of credits: 15,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Distance
Centre responsible : Institute for LifeLong Learning IL3-UB
In-company placement(s): No
Enrolment fee:
  • 1.965,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 2/1/2023

This postgraduate course forms part of the master's degree or postgraduate degree
CONTEMPORARY ART: CONTEXT, MEDIATION AND MANAGEMENT (2022-2023)

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
- To find out about the main schools of art criticism and their recent history.
- To learn how to analyse the current situation in art criticism.
- To learn the main contexts in which art criticism is used.
- To learn the functions of art criticism.
- To know how to distinguish between art criticism and information.
- To become familiar with specialized publications on contemporary art.
- To become familiar with critical tools for analysing art.
- To know how to analyse the characteristics required for a work of art to obtain intellectual property rights.
- To understand the main differences in moral rights between jurisdictions, and know how to discern between different economic rights and the right to remuneration.
- To know the limits of copyright.
- To learn some of the tools available to authors to protect their rights, such as entities that manage and register copyright, and to learn about alternative systems such as Creative Commons.
- To become familiar with documents to transmit copyright.
- To gain an introduction to curation and collection of contemporary art.
- To understand the complexity of current art production and its impact on the definition of the art system.
- To know how to analyse the discursive role of curation and the construction of collections.
- To know how to analyse the construction of the collection and the aspects that influence it: discourse, context, exposition and relationship between works and artists.
- To learn theoretical aspects that determine the practice of curation and the creation of a contemporary art collection.
- To deepen knowledge of practical aspects such as the selection of artists, the relations with institutions, the definition of projects, the art market, cataloguing of works, etc.
- To learn how to analyse some of the case studies that could be relevant in the international arena.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
- Collectors, gallery owners, managers of art and heritage collections, teachers, investment consultants, museum curators, specialists in restoration and conservation, journalists, historians, critics and cultural managers.
- Professionals interested in learning about contemporary art and developing a professional career in this field.

Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:
The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.

Further information

FACULTY OR SCHOOL WHERE THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

Name of individual or institution: Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
Address: C/ Ciutat de Granada 131 08018 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: info@il3.ub.edu
Webpage: http://www.il3.ub.edu
Telephone: 93 403 96 96
Fax: 93 403 96 97
Observations: Online.


FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES

Name of individual or institution: Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
Address: C/ Ciutat de Granada 131 08018 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: info@il3.ub.edu
Webpage: http://www.il3.ub.edu/ca/master/master-art-actual.html
Telephone: 93 309 36 54
Fax: 93 403 96 97
Observations: Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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