|Código y Nombre de la Asignatura: ECA 0015 - ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF COLOMBIAN CARIBBEAN|
Escuela Arquitectura Urb y Dis
Departamento Académico: Dpto. Arquitectura y Urbanismo
Número de créditos:
Intensidad horaria (semanal para nivel pregrado y total para nivel postgrado):
3.000 Horas de Teoría
0.000 Horas de Laboratorio
Niveles: Educación Continua, Educación Superior Pregrado
Tipos de Horario: Teoría
Art and Architecture of Colombian Caribbean is programmed to encourage the student to get in contact with the roots, ramifications and current issues of architecture, art and culture in our Caribbean region.
Architecture, sculpture, painting, writing, photography, film making, music, dance, gastronomy and of course where all of them meet; the Carnival, are to culture as branches, twigs and leaves are to a tree.
The student will be guided to explore and understand the cultural web as a whole and how they nourish from the environment and our roots to make of us Caribbean.
4. Knowledge areas to develop
Institutional basic skills:
Social framework and individuality comprehension.
Social, ethnic and ethic thinking.
Criteria to relate to Caribbean culture.
Understanding of region cultural expressions.
Appreciation of cultural weaknesses and strengths.
5. General objective of the subject.
The subject will be directed to:
Explore from a cultural point of view the social environment in school and the region.
Analytical thinking on climate and geography in the formation of culture.
Comprehension of migratory influences feeding the cultural melting pot.
Architectural styles from prehistory to our days under a historic perspective.
People and art of the Caribbean trough history.
Field trips to the ¿Museo del Caribe¿ and two season important cultural events.
Understanding of how architecture and art reflect the above mentioned components.
Foster discussion, personal point of view, dialog and compromised negotiation.
Creativity and social reality.
Emphasis on verbal and written communication skills.
Use of on campus bibliographic and Internet resources.
6. Learning Results
At the end of the class the student must be capable of:
Skill dimension End Result
(To Know) Recognize the subcultural components of the Caribbean region
Environment, human being, environment
Understand Caribbean¿s, relation to life
(How to do) Effective approach to social and cultural environment
Familiarity with signs and symbols
How to fit in the system
(How to be) Interaction without loosing personal perspective
Understand how Caribbean Culture will influence you.
Proactivity to daily life.
7. Class Brief Program
MODULE No. 1
Introduction Class expectations
Duties and rights
Theory Resources detection
MODULE No. 2
Ethnic groups origin and distribution
North, Central and South America 4
Theory Photographic safari of morphologic and dress
Power point presentation
MODULE No. 3
Lost of spiritual and cultural values
Architecture and art
Museo del Caribe
Class support Class representation
MODULE No. 4
Barranquilla down town Architectural photographic safari
support Class exposition images and personification
MODULE No. 5
Fast City Grout
Art Architecture Urbanization
From the mule
to the plane.
Master architects, painters, sculpture
Art and architecture
Theory Cartagena Field Trip
Art and Architecture
MODULE No. 6
End and Beginning of centuries
Reflection about our future based on our past
Computer generated and
Immediacy Vs. Bucolic life
Thinking art and architecture
Climate changes equal change of mentalities
Critical analysis of us as a region and historic influences
Six centuries in two
How now they see us
8. Methodology Options Learning Activities
Theoretical class Introduction to the subjects an themes. Examples and experiences analysis
Class discussions In depth comprehension and digestion of lectures Trough discussion and essays
Architecture, art, and anthropology Field trips and analysis Physical contact with the expressions o the cultural environment field Trips
One hour weekly devoted to photographic exposition of work, theatrical representation of research and experiences
And final conclusion happening
Architecture, art, music and carnival Expressions of the cultural mixing pot. International influences in and out, our treasured good will cultural diplomats
Evaluation Description of understanding of the subject and involvement with the class and activities Scale Evaluation
Period Percentage Module
1 and 2
Studied tribes characteristics
Clear understanding of
Prehistory components influential on our culture Punctuality
Activities Resourcefulness Compromise
Leadership Exam 60% Group 40% 8 hours 20%
FIRST EVALUATION 20%
3 and 4
Political economic factors
French revolution influence in colonies
Symbols in art and architecture
The meaning of self determination essay
Exam 60% Group 40% 8 hours
SECOND EVALUATION 20% (CUMULATIVE 40%)
Republic From the mule to airplane.
On the search for personality.
Politics, corruption, religion
Past five centuries balance Objectivity
Group representation of a trial
Exam 60% Group 40% 8 hours
THIRD EVALUATION 20% (Cumulative 60%)
End and beginning of two centuries Expectations for the beginning century.
base on projecting the region future
to a more egalitarian and participative future.
Evaluation on criteria obtained from this
subject participation and
Exam 60% Group 40% 8 hours
Week 17 FINAL EVALUATION
TRABAJO FINAL 40% (Cumulative 100%)
10. Reference literature
Author Book name Editorial
German Tellez Monumentos Nacionales de Colombia Epoca Colonial Imprenta Nacional
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