Sound-Word-Image: Intermedia and experimental artistic research

Course Information
TitleΉχος-Λέξη-Εικόνα: Διαμεσικές τέχνες και πειραματική καλλιτεχνική έρευνα / Sound-Word-Image: Intermedia and experimental artistic research
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600013906

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Mousikṓn Spoudṓn (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 9
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationElective Courses846
Music CompositionElective Courses846

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completing the course, students will be able to -Analyze & evaluate contemporary intermedia artforms -Familiarize themselves in depth with post-1950 graphic & verbal score repertoire -Realize their own original intermedia & open form compositions, as well as original performance projects -Develop critical listening skills
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to intermedia and open form. Historic & stylistic overview of post-1950 repertoire. Extended notation & extended techniques. Αctive Listening. Constructing events & performance situations. Verbal, graphic and intermedia scores. Methods for analysing & interpreting intermedia. Realizing & composing original intermedia works using still & moving images, various types of text, bodily movement & sound.
contemporary music, experimental music, improvisation, intermedia, mixed media, verbal scores, graphic scores
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Τhe course is largely reliant on e-learning and on audiovisual material as well as text, image & intermedia scores that are uploaded & discussed on the platform as well as in class, on a weekly basis.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment301
Artistic Workshop260.9
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities80.3
Artistic creation501.7
Devising & Coordinating of Original Compositional or Performance-Based Project401.3
Student Assessment
During the course students construct an individual portfolio of analyses & style exercises (70%), which they submit in its final form alongside a 2000-word essay (30%) at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Μ. Nyman. 2011. Πειραματική Μουσική. Aθήνα: Εκδόσεις Οκτώ. Allen S. Weiss. 2015. Ακουστική Μίμηση: Παραλλαγές πάνω στη μουσική ανάκληση του τοπίου. Αθήνα: Νησίδες.
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις και παρτιτούρες αναρτώνται στο e-learning του μαθήματος
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