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Media Aesthetics: Course Outline

Media Aesthetics is a research group whose aim is to explore the medium's importance for the mediated expression. We work on film, photography, medical imaging and other visual media as we consider mediation and the technology and materiality of mediation

Course Outline

Course Objectives

  1. It will help students to develop an understanding about the integration of both theory and practice of basic aesthetic concepts and issues.
  2. It will enhance students’ comprehension in arts and cultural studies which they not only require in specific theoretical and cultural studies but also gain familiarity with cultural contexts and become sensitive to cultural differences.
  3. Further, it will help students to produce media content (print or electronic) that would be in line with the concepts given in the course outline.

Course Contents

  1. Aesthetics: Definition
  2. Aesthetics: Art, Culture and Beauty
  3. Western Philosophies
  4. Beginning of Renaissance: Beginning of Aestheticism
  5. Postmodernism and Digital Aesthetics
  6. Aesthetics: Application and Theory
  7. Aesthetics in Islamic Perspective
  8. Concept of Beauty in Islam
  9. Development of the Islamic Aesthetic Period and its importance
  10. Applied Media Aesthetic: Definition
  11. Applied Aesthetic and Art
  12. Applied Aesthetic and Contextual Perception
  13. Course Objectives

  14. It will help students to develop an understanding about the integration of both theory and practice of basic aesthetic concepts and issues.
  15. It will enhance students’ comprehension in arts and cultural studies which they not only require in specific theoretical and cultural studies but also gain familiarity with cultural contexts and become sensitive to cultural differences.
  16. Further, it will help students to produce media content (print or electronic) that would be in line with the concepts given in the course outline.
  17. Course Contents

  18. Aesthetics: Definition
  19. Aesthetics: Art, Culture and Beauty
  20. Western Philosophies
  21. Beginning of Renaissance: Beginning of Aestheticism
  22. Postmodernism and Digital Aesthetics
  23. Aesthetics: Application and Theory
  24. Aesthetics in Islamic Perspective
  25. Concept of Beauty in Islam
  26. Development of the Islamic Aesthetic Period and its importance
  27. Applied Media Aesthetic: Definition
  28. Applied Aesthetic and Art
  29. Applied Aesthetic and Contextual Perception
  30. Element
  31. (Elements and Principles of Visual Arts/Design)
  32. Elements
  33. Color

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