Impartation of a project idea in the form of folders, plans, models, drafts, multimedia presentations, trailers, etc. and of basic knowledge of typography, layout and prepress.
Modultitel Englisch | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190375103Cultural and Social Frameworks 2 SWS2 ECTS
Discussion of relevant sociological and cultural-historical explanatory models dealing with the event society, fun industry, pop culture, lifestyle, media environments, globalisation, the construction of identity and the like.
Networking with regional and international stakeholders.
Content of the course: drawing plans of buildings (groundplan, elevation and wall layout) as well as a basic introduction to CAD programmes. Existing plans are being changed and redrawn.
Modultitel Englisch | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190375101Exhibition and Museum Scenography 2 SWS2 ECTS
Historic development of the museum and exhibition sector. Introduction to and overview of the three possible forms of transmission ("integrative", "media-based" and "personal"). Teaching the students to critically reflect on given topics and to get used to the international discourse. Demonstration of basic developments and recent tendencies in the international exhibition and museum scene.
Planning of exhibition furniture such as showcases, partitions, pedestals, etc .; Requirements of submission plans, fire safety requirements, safety requirements, building permit and approval procedures as well as restrictions in terms of accessibility
Introduction to the occupational field (presentations, exhibitions, museums, experience worlds, science parks) and responsibilities (design, management, planning). Presentation and analysis of national and international exhibitions and museums. Analyses of national and international designers' works. Discussion of the ongoing internationally-relevant exhibition and museum discourse. Analysis of postmodern immersive strategies, experience zones and exhibition strategies.
Visualization of exhibition concepts using scale modelling; Impartation of the most important principles of the presentation of an object according to various criteria such as aesthetics, didactics or illustration.
Modultitel Englisch | Project thesis (PT) | Coursecode: 190375109Project Work 1: Conception of a large-scale Exhibition 8 SWS12 ECTS
Group work: Free design of a concept and creation of a presentation folder - focus on team work (small groups) with broad solutions in mind; preparation of an exhibition concept of a topic of the students' own choice; groundplan and wall layout, budgeting, maybe fabrication of a presentation model
Dramaturgical composition of an exhibition, contextualization of objects, object-text-relation and implementation, realisation of content specifications and concepts, didactics, targetgroup-oriented exhibition management.
Methods of immersion, creation of immersive experiences with the help of fragrance, sound, color and responsive media; Planning and design of visitor interactions
Modultitel Englisch | Project thesis (PT) | Coursecode: 190375209Project Work 2: Presentations in Public Places 8 SWS12 ECTS
Group Work: Realisation of a public exhibition/presentation in or outside Graz respectively in public places. Focus lies on team work with workable solutions within the limits of a certain financial framework in mind. Content: concepts, exhibition graphics, use of media, possible lending policies, setup of the exhibition, designing of posters and invitations, dismantling of the exhibition.
Basic conservatorial knowledge, international guidelines concerning indoor temperature, lighting and indoor pollution, technological and material basics of artistic respectively cultural-historical exhibits, differences between exhibitions and museums.
Modultitel Englisch | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190375208User Interaction and Evaluation of Exhibitions 2 SWS2 ECTS
Investigation of the visitors' behaviour in exhibitions according to usability criteria; critical reviews of exhibitions, output/input relation in the context of financial resources, non-material and material sustainability, accessibility.
Personnel management, labour law, contracts for services/work and employment contracts , project calculation and budgeting, accounting, controlling, liability, tenders, partial legal capacity, fund raising, public funding, research funding
Modultitel Englisch | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 190375307Catalogue and other Forms of Media 1 SWS1 ECTS
Creation of own drafts after having analysed existing catalogues and accompanying publications as well as investigated the state-of-the-art. Development of calculations bases; Interconnection of aesthetical criteria and substantive requirements.
Technical terminology, written and spoken communication
Modultitel Englisch | Project thesis (PT) | Coursecode: 190375310Project Work 3: Concept & Implementation of an Exhibition 8 SWS12 ECTS
Individual student work in cooperation with one of our existing project partners, companies and institutions. Focus lies on individual work in the framework of already existing structures and working contexts; realisation of an own exhibition or showroom design in or outside Graz (publicly accessible)
Analysis and critical reflection on internationally relevant examples of exhibitions, museums, trade fairs, science parks and event parks. Visits of design agencies and similar institutions relevant to the professional field.