DIS Copenhagen - Art & Visual Culture

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DIS Copenhagen - Art & Visual Culture

Art & Visual Culture 
From the great auteurs in European filmmaking to the provocateurs of the contemporary art scene, capture the ideas of intellectual and aesthetic movements. In this program, discover visual culture and artistic expression in Nordic and European settings. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS 
  • Meet with Danish and European directors and artists to critically discuss the roles of art and cinema in Europe 
  • Travel with classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours to identify subversive artistic expression in contemporary Europe 
  • Strengthen your ability to analyze specific works and evaluate how artists are expanding the traditional use of media 

STUDENT PROFILE 
This program is right for you if you study art history, fine arts, film studies, or media studies. 

CORE COURSE 

Modern Frames: European Art and Cinema 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
This course examines artistic expressions in European film and visual arts. What role do independent film and art movements play in 20th and 21st century Europe? How are aesthetics influenced by the changing political landscape? We will do a case study of subversive art in Europe and meet with Danish directors to discuss film. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Prague-Vienna 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

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Subjects

  • Film Studies

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