Course - Advanced Artistic Work 2 - BK3205
BK3205 - Advanced Artistic Work 2
Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Passed / Not Passed
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The course concentrates on the development of individual artistic practice and the contextualisation of the studio work. It covers the intermediate phases of research and concept development of an MFA artistic research project. The course introduces presentation and distribution formats: formats of exhibiting, publishing and other forms of presentation. This course prepares MFA candidates for practice-based research in contemporary art. It aims to help MFA candidates to steep themselves in the theory of their own research area, and to develop relevant methods and techniques of inquiry in contemporary art, in which they will apply to their projects.
The objective is to focus and develop an MFA artistic research project which is to be presented and defended in the MFA exhibition and final exam at the end of the two-year term. On completion of this course, students will be able to: - develop a working plan for their artistic research project - develop relevant approaches and methods for the intermediate phase with their artistic research - identify and contextualize currently dynamic issues in oneʼs field of research, in the sense of open questions, new topics and trends - critically assess their own progress and others artistic production - identify current exhibition strategies and positions on curating, publishing and dissemination - communicate their project orally within group discussions and in written form
Learning methods and activities
The course covers a range of pedagogical formats and activities:
- Master Class
- Group critique sessions of individual artistic research project
- Individual tutorials with main and second supervisors
- Supervision is documented and documentation is exchanged between supervisors and students to support the student progression.
- Mandatory Activities - participation in all learning activities
- Submission of progress review text
Further on evaluation
The individual progression is examined in a progress review at the end of the term.
- Progress Review: Assessment of overall artistic development according to learning outcome in the shape of an interview.
- Written Reflection: a text of 6000-8000 characters including spaces, summing up activities of the term, presenting a working plan for an artistic research project.
- Documentation: Sufficient visual, audiovisual or other documentation of activities, process and results.
- The text and documentation should be delivered as compatible file formats, or as a personal page in the Research Catalogue. All materials must be submitted in Inspera.
- Postponed or new exams will be held in the next exam period.
- participation in learning activities such as supervision, group critiques and course specific seminars and projects is mandatory.
Admission to a programme of study is required:
Fine Art (MFA)
Required previous knowledge
Successful completion of the course BK3105 Advanced Artistic Work 1
Credits: 15.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: SPRING 2023
Language of instruction: English
- Fine Art
Examination arrangement: Work
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- Spring ORD Work 100/100 INSPERA
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"