autumn 2021
SAK-3007 Group exhibition practice - 30 ECTS

Last changed 13.04.2021

Type of course

Cannot be selected as a single course. Requires admission to Fine Art - master

Course content

  • 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

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 own artistic 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


Teaching methods

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


The following coursework requirements must be approved before exam.   

  • Hold one artist talk
  • 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 own learning outcome
  • Description and reflections on attended artist talks and studio visits
  • Documentation of other artistic practice or relevant studies during the semester
  • Submitted text 

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

The  exam is assessed  with  an  overall  grade  according  to  the  grading framework of Pass/Fail. 

Re-sit  exam  the  following  semester. 


  • About the course
  • Campus: Tromsø |
  • ECTS: 30
  • Course code: SAK-3007