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Interpretations of Period Style (DPSS20007)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 6.25On Campus (Southbank)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeDPSS20007
Semester 2
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This subject investigates how historic styles of Interior Architecture, Dress, Ornament, Light and Sound can be interpreted in design for live performance and film. Students will look at films and live performances that have taken varied approaches to how they have evoked a given period style to develop a deeper understand not only of historic detail, but also how this can be interpreted to theatrical and cinematic effect.

Intended learning outcomes

 On successful completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • Identify design details relevant to specific historical periods
  • Analyse the theatrical or cinematic effect of design choices relating to period style
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of how design choices impact on a theatrical of filmic production

Last updated: 19 July 2019