BK2452 - Artistic Work and Development


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Work 100/100

Course content

Concentrated work on defining and developing an individual artistic practice, and exercises in communication, both orally, and through documentation, exhibition and other forms of presentation.

Learning outcome

When finishing the course the student will be able to: 

  • Conclude experiments in artistic practice and is able to discuss one's own project in a common professional language.
  • Convey the main ideas behind the project in plenary and place it in the relevant context.
  • Formulate a text that summarizes artistic study and describes a planned project development.
  • Explain relevant artistic and theoretical concepts.
  • Participate in, co-arrange and coordinate the 2nd year exhibition.

Learning methods and activities

Participation in workshops  in various techniques / media / workshops, as well as thematic seminars and projects.

Supervision meetings with main supervisor and second supervisor.

Further development of artistic practice and projects and a more thorough presentation and review of the project on group meeting or joint review during the semester.

Group critic in the form of meetings with fellow students and supervisors.

Preparation for the 2nd year exhibition including joint coordination. Art theoretical perspective in relation to key concepts in contemporary art. Implementation of the 2nd year exhibition including works, joint coordination, individual supervision meeting and group review.

Comprehensive text, 2000 words, Submitted to Inspera before. The document should summarize and contextualize the practice so far and should define and account for the main theme or artistic area that forms the basis for the 3rd year's practice and the BFA exam project.

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.

Optional exchange via KUNO or Erasmus

Further on evaluation

  • Progress Review: Assessment of overall artistic development according to learning outcome. 
  • Documentation: Sufficient visual, audiovisual or other documentation of activities, proces and results in order to represent development in practice. The material must be submitted in Inspera.
  • Written Reflection: A comprehensive text in 2000 words, that should summarize and contextualize the practice so far and should define and account for the main theme or artistic area that forms the basis for the 3rd year's practice and the BFA exam project. 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

Approved completion of BK2301 or another accredited Fine Art study program at another art education institution.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Architecture
  • Fine Art


Examination arrangement: Work

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





Room Building Number of candidates
  • * 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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