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BK1151 - Introduction to Fine Art Studies

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100

Course content

This course focus on building basic skills and knowledge to begin to work independently in studios and workshops aswell as collaborative skills to develop collective projects.

Experimentation, process and reflection are core element of the Bachelor in fine art studies and artistic work. the beginning of the course. In the first semester the students will aquire.

The student will begin to develop a personal artistic practice in dialogue with first and second supervisor. Artistic practice and presentation of works through exhibitions is a central component for learning.

Learning outcome

When finishing the course the student will: 

  • Have become familiar with the contemporary art discourse that is ongoing at The Trondheim Academy of Fine Art.
  • Know about key concepts of Art history
  • Have acquired skills to participate in group work, and reflect in a collective artistic work frame.
  • Be able to initiate the development of an individual art practice by testing out different media and methods.

Learning methods and activities

Introduction to NTNU and to the academy. Start-up workshop with an external course leader (guest artist, curator, etc). Students work in small groups both inside and outside the academy.Key words: collaboration, group discussion, experimentation, process.

Parallel, intensive introduction courses in the use of the workshops and facilities. Participation in these courses is mandatory in order to gain access to the facilities in future.

Tutorials with main supervisor and second supervisor, and development of an individual art project. Groupcritique in the shape of meetings with fellow students and supervisors.

Participation in common Pavillions Project with MA1. 

Preparation procedure for the 1st year show including shared coordination, individual tutorial and art theoretical perspectives in relation to key concepts and movements in contemporary art.

Excursions can be arranged as part of the teaching of the course. The course leader will inform the students if the excursion is obligatory or optional at the start of the semester. Obligatory excursions will be free of cost for all students. Students who participate in optional excursions must expect to pay a small share of the expenses. For students who do not participate in optional excursions, an alternative will be offered.

Formal evaluation (Progress Review): consist of delivery of documentation and self-evaluation delivered in Inspera followed by an oral presentation at the end of term.

Further on evaluation

  • Progress Review: Assessment of overall artistic development according to learning outcome in the shape of an interview. 
  • Documentation: Sufficient visual, audiovisual or other documentation of activities, process and results in order to represent development in practice. The material must be submitted in Inspera.
  • Written Summary: A text in 500 words, that sums up activities of the term, and evaluate the the development with a focus on the specifics of practice. The text must be submitted in Inspera.
  • Oral presentation of submitted materials.
  • Postponed or new exam will take place in the next exam period.
  • participation in learning activities such as supervision, group critiques and course specific seminars and projects is mandatory. 

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Bachelor of Fine Art (BBK)

Required previous knowledge

To be admitted to the Academy of Fine Art through the application process: evaluation of submitted portfolios, evaluation of earlier studies in art at pre-school or similar: interview and/or practical entrance exam.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
BK1160 15.0 AUTUMN 2019
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Fine Art

Examination

Examination arrangement: Work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Work 100/100

Release
2021-11-30

Submission
2021-12-01


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INSPERA
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  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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