autumn 2023
SAK-3007 Group exhibition practice - 30 ECTS

Type of course

Cannot be selected as a single course. Requires admission to Master in Fine Art.

Course content

  • Lectures on relevant art history, theory and professional ethics
  • Specialization in artistic methods and techniques
  • Participation in group exhibition and group crit in connection to the exhibition
  • Documentation of one's own artistic work
  • Study trip

Objectives of the course

After completing the course, the student has the following learning outcomes:


  • A good knowledge of the prerequisites for artistic practice
  • A good knowledge of artistic methods and techniques
  • A basic knowledge of relevant art history, theory and professional ethics


  • Ability to present, document, contextualize and reflect on one's own work
  • Ability to plan and conduct a group exhibition

General competence

  • Ability to contextualize and reflect on own artistic work, as well as that of others
  • Ability to apply relevant artistic methods and techniques

Language of instruction and examination


Teaching methods

Lectures, seminars, workshops, artist talk, group crits, supervision



Examination: Date: Duration: Grade scale:
Oral exam 11.12.2023–15.12.2023 30 Minutes Passed / Not Passed
Own artwork 11.12.2023–15.12.2023 10 Minutes Passed / Not Passed

Coursework requirements:

To take an examination, the student must have passed the following coursework requirements:

Artist talk/presentation Approved – not approved
Group Exhibition Approved – not approved
Portfolio Approved – not approved
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More info about the coursework requirements

The following coursework requirements must be approved before exam

  • Hold one artist talk/presentation
  • Participation in a group exhibition and a group crit in connection to the exhibition
  • A submitted portfolio including:
    • Descriptions and reflections on participation in lectures, seminars, and workshops
    • Documentation of works made in connection with workshops
    • A brief description of the content of the workshops
    • Reflection on one’s own learning outcome
    • Description and reflections on attended artist talks and studio visits
    • Documentation of other artistic practice or relevant studies during the semester

More info about the oral exam

The exam consists of the following two parts:

  • The first part of the exam will be a verbal presentation of a physical project/work/artwork brought along by the student. The object must be the students own work/artwork.
  • The second part is an examination based on the above mentioned verbal presentation, the contribution to a group exhibition, as well as the submitted portfolio.

The presentation will last for 10 minutes. The examination and feedback from the examiners lasts 30 minutes. The exam lasts for a total of 40 minutes.

Re-sit examination

Re-sit exam the following semester.

Info about the weighting of parts of the examination

Overall discretionary assessment
  • About the course
  • Campus: Tromsø |
  • ECTS: 30
  • Course code: SAK-3007
  • Tidligere år og semester for dette emnet