The seminar studies the meanings and the functions of pictures within ancient and modern societies. Complementary to the courses of the filière « Iconologie et études des cultures visuelles », the seminar addresses each year a different topic in relation with the production of images within the arts and visual culture in general.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
It is the aim of the seminar that the student develops a critical sense and analytical methods as well as the ability to accomplish a cross-epochal investigation.
The seminar proposes to study art within a broader context of visual studies. According to the chosen topic, the aim is to understand how visual practices and images inscribe themselves, on a synchronic level, into a specific socio-cultural context and, on a diachronic level, into a historical and epistemological evolution.
Teaching methods: active.
Oral presentation and written paper.
Ppt and texts on iCampus
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