080040 UE Übung: Art and Cultural Heritage as "Ambassadors". Topics, Understanding, Interpretation (2020S)
- Anmeldung von Mi 05.02.2020 10:00 bis Mi 12.02.2020 10:00
- Anmeldung von Fr 14.02.2020 10:00 bis Fr 21.02.2020 10:00
- Abmeldung bis Mi 11.03.2020 10:00
Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert
The Übung operates on a block schedule and includes a first Introductory meeting of 60 minutes. The duration of the four blocks will be five hours each, with two breaks of 15 minutes. The dates are Tuesday, 10 March; Tuesday, 21 April; Thursday, 14 May and Tuesday, 09 June 2020. Participation is mandatory and lessons will start on time. Thus, we kindly ask you to arrive some minutes before we start.The Übung will be conducted by Dr. Terézia Anna Bardi with contributions from Eva Schubert, founder and chairperson of Museum With No Frontiers. It will mainly be held in English but participants are free to speak in German.
Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung
Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel
Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab
All participants should be familiar with the MWNF platform (www.museumwnf.org) and, in particular, with the structure and content of the http://islamicart.museumwnf.org/ website before the Introductory meeting on 6 March.
Basic knowledge of the following topics is highly recommended: geography and history of the Islamic world and about the Islamic dynasties namely those having ruled in the countries surrounding the Mediterranean.
Interest in museums, curatorial work, academic research and in activities aiming at raising awareness about art and cultural heritage will increase the benefits of participating in the exercise.
Basic knowledge about the literature of the subject.
The use of mobile phones for phone calls, messages or personal social media follow up is not allowed during the Übung.Assessment criteria
Quality of participation in all activities, namely also in the exercises related to the elaboration of the exhibition. In the assignment of tasks and in the composition of teams for activities to be carried out as teamwork, the specific interest and focus of each participant will be taken into consideration as much as possible. The final assessment will be the sum of four interim assessments that will take place at the end of each block.
Participants will have to prove that they have acquired the methodology that has been taught during the Übung and that they are able to apply it and to convey it. This will include the following abilities:
Interpretation of artefacts through sources that provide information about the context of origin of the artefact;
Identification of sources that suit those purposes;
Elaboration of a curatorial exhibition concept that facilitates international cooperation on all levels, curatorial, institutional, educational, etc.;
Selection of artefacts based on an exhibition concept and justification of the selection;
Distinction between the description of an artefact for its display in a permanent collection and for its use in an exhibition context;
Writing of exhibition texts that are enjoyable and accessible for a general audience, including people with different cultural background;
Art historical analysis:
Identification of relations between artworks from different museums and description of the relations;
Use of research tools, libraries, archives and the Internet.
Selection of appropriate literature for the elaboration of an exhibition subject.Participants are allowed to use their own notes made during the Übung or at home.
Discover Carpet Art. In: MWNF. URL: http://carpets.museumwnf.org
Explore Islamic Art Collection. In: MWNF. URL: http://islamicart.museumwnf.org/pm_partner_list_eiac.php?type=museumMuseum With No Frontiers publications
EGYPT: Mamluk Art. Splendour and Magic of the Sultans (Islamic Art in the Mediterranean) MWNF, Wien, 2001,
URL: http://books.museumwnf.net/books_detail.php?booklngid=7;en&SPAIN: Mudejar Art. Islamic Aesthetics in Christian Art (Islamic Art in the Mediterranean) MWNF, Wien, et al, 2019
URL: http://books.museumwnf.net/books_detail.php?booklngid=2;en&SYRIA: The Ayyubid Era. Art and Architecture in Medieval Syria (Islamic Art in the Mediterranean), MWNF, Wien, 2015
URL:http://books.museumwnf.net/books_detail.php?booklngid=41;en&More about MWNF publications here: http://books.museumwnf.net/search.php?begin=0&category=&isbn=ISBN&title=Title&author=Author%2FEditor&blang=none&country=none&specialProjets=isamOther publications
Ritter, Markus, ed.: Islamische Kunst in Wien: Shifting Context, Shifting Meaning. Exh. Cat., Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Uni Wien Campus, Wien. 2018Flood, F. B. -- Gülru Necipoğlu, G., eds.: A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture. Vols. I—II. Blackwell Companions to Art History, Book 12., Wiley-Blackwell, 2017Encyclopaedia of Islam. Houtsma, M. T. et al, eds., Vols I—IV., Suppl., Leiden, Brill,1913—1938 [2nd ed.: Bianquis, Th. et al, eds., Brill, 1954—2007; 3rd ed.: Brill, 2007--]A detailed list of suggested literature will be available during the Übung and can be handed out on request.