Medieproduktion: visuellt berättande, 15 högskolepoäng

Giltig fr.o.m.: HT2021
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Beslutsdatum: 2021-05-28
Beslutad av: Ämnesråd Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

Module 1: Production, Tools and Genres,

Compulsory literature: 239p  


Compulsory literature:  

Berger, John (1972). Ways of Seeing. London: Penguin Books. pp. 7-35 (28 p)  

Bergström, Bo (2015). "Fundamental Elements of Storytelling”, Essentials of Visual Communication. p.14–27 (13p) 

hooks, bell (1992). "The Oppositional Gaze: Black Female Spectators," Black Looks: Race and Representation. Boston: South End Press. pp. 115-131. (16 p) 

Eisenstein, Sergei (1977). Film Form: Essays in Film Theory, (ed. transl. Jay Leyda). New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. "Methods of Montage" and "The Structure of the Film", pp. 72-83; pp. 150-178 (37 p)  

Lothe, Jakob (2000). Narrative in Fiction and Film: An Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (11–49) (38p) 

Manovich, Lev (2017) Instagram and Contemporary Image. Pp. 9–21 (12p) 

Mirzoeff, Nicholas (2016). How to See the World: An Introduction to Images, from Self-Portraits to Selfies, Maps to Movies, and More. New York: Basic Books. Pp.1-27(27p) , pp 295-321 (27 p)  

Monaco, James (1977/2000). How to Read a Film: The World of Movies, Media, and Multimedia - Language, History, Theory, New York: Oxford University Press, 3rd ed. pp. 28-38, pp. 152-156, pp. 428-430 (18 p)  

Rose, Gillian (2001). Visual Methodologies: An introduction to the Interpretation of Visual Materials. Sage: London. P. 6-32; p. 54–68 (37p) 

Sontag, Susan (1973/2005). On Photography. Rosetta Books: New York. “The Image-World” (119-141) (22p) 

Tokarczuk, Olga (2017). Flights. Fitzcarraldo Editions: London, p. 6–16 (10p) 


Johansen, Mike (1928), trans. Roman Horbyk. “How to Build a Short Story”. (5p)  

Mulvey, L.aura (1975). "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema" Screen 16.3 Autumn 1975, pp. 6-18. (12 p) 

Neves Marques, Pedro (2017). “Mimetic Traps: Forests, Images, Worlds”, in intercalations 4: The Word for World is Still Forest. Berlin: K. Verlag & Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Pp. 21–38 (17p) 


Module 2: Narratives for Media Contexts  

Compulsory literature: app. 260pp  

Compulsory literature:  

Demos, T.J. (2018). Decolonizing Nature: Contemporary Art and the Politics of Ecology. Cambridge: MIT Press. pp. 7-13, 31-42, 199-210 (28 p)  

Dubois, W.E.B. (1920). "The Comet," Darkwater: Voices within the Veil. (18p) Online at: 

Dunne, Anthony and Raby, Fiona (2013). Speculative Everything: Design, Fiction, and Social Dreaming. MIT Press. Chapter "A Methodological Playground: Fictional Worlds and Thought Experiments" pp. 69-88 (18 p)  

Marchessault, Janine (2015). Ecstatic Worlds: Medias, Utopias, Ecologies. Cambridge: MIT Press. pp. 285-310 (25 p)  

Povinelli, Elizabeth A. (2018). "Mother Earth: Public Sphere, Biosphere, Colonial Sphere", e-flux Journal no. 92, Jun 2018. Online at: 


Recommended literature:  

Hecht, Gabrielle (2018). "Interscalar Vehicles for an African Anthropocene: on Waste, temporality, and Violence," Cultural Anthropolgy 33, no. 1: pp. 109–141.  

Yaszek, Lisa (2006). "Afrofuturism, science fiction, and the history of the future". Socialism and Democracy 20:3. pp. 41–60 (19 p) 


Reference literature:  

Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book, print and digital.  

Adobe Premiere CC Classroom in a Book, print and digital.