autumn 2019

SAK-3007 Group exhibition practice, methods, theory and professional ethics - 30 stp

Sist endret: 09.04.2019

The course is administrated by

The Arctic University Museum of Norway and Academy of Fine Arts

Studiested

Tromsø |

Type of course

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

Course contents

  • Lectures on relevant art history, theory and professional ethics
  • Specialization in artistic methods and techniques
  • Participation in group exhibition and a seminar evaluating works shown
  • A seminar for the presentation, contextualization and reflection on one's own artistic work
  • Documentation of one's own artistic work
  • Study trip

Objective of the course

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

Knowledge

  • 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

Skills

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

Generalcompetence

  • 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

English

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminars, workshops, studio discussions, supervision, independent artistic work and study trip.

Assessment

The following coursework requirements must be approved before the exam:

  • Participation in a group exhibition with an individual art piece followed by an oral presentation of the exhibited work
  • Active participation in the review and evaluation of the group exhibition
  • Conduct one Artist Talk
  • Attendance of the study trip

The exam consists of a submitted portfolio and an oral presentation and examination. The oral presentation and the examination will be based on the submitted portfolio.

The portfolio must include:

  • Descriptions and reflections on participation in courses and workshops
    • Visual documentation of works made in connection with the course or workshop
    • A short description of the content of the course or workshop
    • Reflection on own learning outcome
  • Description and reflections on given and offered Artist talks and studio conversations.
  • Submitted text
    • Documentation of works presented in group exhibition
    • Presentation and documentation of other artistic practice or relevant studies / work during the semester

Exams are assessed with an overall grade according to the grading Passed/Not passed.

Re-sit exam the following semester

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