This module looks at spatiality in art, different cultural theories on space, spatial metaphor and the semantics of psychospace. We consider positive and negative space; closed and open space; shallow and deep space; spatial duality; Self and Other in space; real and imagined space; space as home; urban space; and non-place.
Cost: Individual Modules each R400-00 (done individually, there are no assignments and no crit involved). The Art Practice Basic Short Course includes FIVE modules and TWO assignments. Assignments are not compulsory, but if you want to receive the Certificate of Completion for this Short Course you have to complete it.
Recognition: Certificate of Completion on completion of all 5 modules in this Short Course plus the assignments.
Course Category: Level 01
Target Audience: For art lovers or artists who want to understand how perspective works in art. Artists who want to create a stronger sense of space and depth in their work . How to break the rules of perspective.
Course Duration: There is a one-month limit to do the courses after registration. It is difficult to determine how long it will take you to complete the course. The average time to read through the tutorial material is about 4 hours, but it can be longer, depending on how much time you spend on the links. There is quite a lot of reading to do on this module, so it can take you long to read through everything. Part of the study material is a pdf of a whole book on space.
1.5 CAP Module in Space
What you will learn:
The formal aspects of space rendering in an artwork, including positive and negative space, closed and open space
How to create a more meaningful spatial component in your work
How to understand space and place in art in general
The difference between space and place, and space as an imagined place
The meaning of psychospace and how it is created and functions in art
There is no Assignment for this module.