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Temporality in Art, Culture and Technology

Everyday life could be defined as an ongoing negotiation between different times and forms of temporality. This has perhaps never been more true than in our current historical situation, which is characterised by the 24/7 logic of contemporary capitalism (Crary 2013; Rosa 2010) and the increasing interconnection of social, cultural and technological times across the scale of the globe. Questions concerning temporality are thus pertinent in our contemporary culture.

In this course we wish to explore time and temporality in art and culture from a variety of perspectives. Whereas questions concerning space in art have been discussed for many years, temporality in art has received less attention.

A recurring theme will be how technological mediation (from clocks and photography to computers and smartphones) affect our experience of time and how this is explored in works of art.  

Exam info and full course description

Exam info and full course description can be found in the course catalogue.

Admission Requirements

Course specific:

To apply for the course you must either be enrolled in a bachelor's degree, have a bachelor's degree or have passed a qualifying entry examination.


Exchange students: nomination from your home university

Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency

You can read more about admission here.