Course - Exploring Artistic Entrepreneurship - BK3201
BK3201 - Exploring Artistic Entrepreneurship
Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed / Not Passed
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The embedded nature of the knowledge produced through artistic research becomes most evident in knowledge transfer. However when discussing the practical aspects of artistic practice, the professional will meet an apparatus which creates exclusivities, often surpassed by innovative strategies which reorganize the way art is produced and mediated.
Due to widely accessible ubiquitous technologies of dissemination, there are new emerging platforms for participation, contribution and impact for artists in different professional contexts.
Artistic Entrepreneurship argues for an agency that involves and engages new combinations and new forms of cooperation among researchers, concepts and ideas, technologies, resources, and machines. It paves the way for a different kind of entrepreneurship in the truest sense of the word: Rather than just a business model, it is the undertaking or new beginning of acting together across sectors, across actors and across disciplines, to inspire people to tackle the challenges society faces.
The course introduces students to a professional framework within a social, cultural, political and / or environmental context that affects both the development of an artistic position and its public reception.
The learning objective focuses on work on a group project. Students working around a common theme collectively develop strategic artistic agency and techniques of documentation.
Possible collaboration with external partners from the professional field will be an integral part of working with and reflecting upon the artist's various roles and tasks in society at large.
This course combines artistic practice and critical discourse through collective dissemination projects which relate to one or more key areas from the MFA course portfolio. Dissemination, in this sense, relates to formats of publishing and exhibiting as forms of learning. The course will provide insight into the relationship between practices in fine arts and their thematic integration and dissemination in various contexts and frameworks found within and outside the academy environment. The course introduces students to the social, cultural, political and / or environmental context that affect both the development of an artistic position and its public reception. A Students individual artistic practice and potential collaborations with peers will be an integral part of working with and reflecting upon the artist ' s various roles and tasks in the community in general. The learning objective focuses on work on a group project. Students working around a common theme collectively develop research methods, artistic formats and techniques of documentation.
On completion of this course, students can:
- participate in a group project and establish an understanding of professional engagement within a cultural, professional or scientific context.
- contribute to a collective presentation format
- reflect upon the use of their own artistic practice and that of others in a professional context
- use new and different arenas for the professional integration of artistic projects
Learning methods and activities
The course is organized in cooperation with external partners in Norway and/or abroad. Each course project has a project leader who supervises students throughout the group project. The course stresses both theoretical and practical work: lectures, screenings, guest presentations, field trips, group discussions and readings may be employed. If feasible the course will conclude with a public presentation of the thematic collaboration. Additional information will be provided at the start of the semester.
Each course project has a project leader who supervises students at each stage of the group project. Each course is organised in cooperation with external partners at NTNU, in the city or elsewhere. The course stresses both theoretical and practical work: lectures, screenings, guest presentations, field trips, group discussions, readings will be employed. Each project concludes with a public presentation of the research and artistic results. Additional information will be provided at the start of the semester.
The course will be cancelled in case of not enough students have signed up.
Further on evaluation
- Participation and production will be evaluated through presentation of projects or work.
- Postponed exams /new exam will be held in the next exam period.
- participation in learning activities such as seminars and projects is mandatory.
Admission to a programme of study is required:
Fine Art (MFA)
Industrial Design Engineering (MTDESIG)
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: SPRING 2023
Language of instruction: English
- Fine Art
Department with academic responsibility
Trondheim Academy of 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.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"