Department of Fine Art

Fine Art BA

2019 - 2020

Curriculum

1st yr Fall 
Methods and Process
LÚR1010Ms1 / 10 ECTS
S
MC
Seminar
SAM1232Ms / 2 ECTS
S
MC
Technical Course
TKN1016MS / 6 ECTS
S
MC
Modernism in Fine Art
MOD1018MFS / 8 ECTS
TH
MC
Academic Writing
ASK0002MFS / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Geggjaðasta listgreinin
/ 2 ECTS
TH
E
Review
RYN0204Mv / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Artists´ Writings
SKL1002MFV / 2 ECTS
TH
E
The History of
Electronic Music

/ 2 ECTS
TH
E
Feminism-Manifesto
and Actions

/ 2 ECTS
TH
E
1st yr Spring 
Moulding -
Technical Course

MÓT1132Mv / 2 ECTS
ME
S
Video - Preparation
and Sketch

VID1132Mv / 2 ECTS
ME
S
Darkroom
MYR1002MV / 2 ECTS
ME
S
Sampling
SAM2006MV / 6 ECTS
ME
S
The Anthropocene
MAN2007MV / 7 ECTS
ME
S
The Extended
Context of Drawing

MÁT2007MV / 7 ECTS
ME
S
Læti
/ ECTS
S
ME
Sculpture and Drawing
STE1107Mv / 7 ECTS
ME
S
Painting Drawing
and Interpretation

MTT2007MV / 7 ECTS
ME
S
Conclusion Year 1
UPP1134Ms / 4 ECTS
MC
S
Seminar
SAM1232Ms / 2 ECTS
S
MC
Contemporary Fine Art
LIS2134Ms / 4 ECTS
MC
TH
Icelandic Contemporary
Fine Arts

LIS1314Mv / 4 ECTS
E
TH
Artist’ Books
BOK1134Mv / 4 ECTS
E
TH
Review
RYN0204Mv / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Eros - Metaphors of Love
ERO1134Mv / 4 ECTS
E
TH
Spatiality and Contextuality
RSS1134Mv / 4 ECTS
E
TH
Heimar
/ 2 ECTS
E
TH
2nd yr Fall 
Area Studio
FLÖ9018Mv2 / 18 ECTS
TH
ME
Space Studio
RÝM9018Mv / 18 ECTS
S
ME
Time Studio
TÍM9018Mv2 / 18 ECTS
S
ME
Seminar
SAM1232Ms / 2 ECTS
S
MC
Area Hypothesis
TFF1002Mv2 / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Space Hypothesis
TRR1002Mv2 / 2 ECTS
TH
ME
Time Hypothesis
TTT1002Mv2 / 2 ECTS
TH
ME
Modern Art in Iceland
ISL2004FS / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Geggjaðasta listgreinin
/ 2 ECTS
TH
E
Review
RYN0204Mv / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Creative Writing
SSK0004Mv / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Context and Space
MM-F1005MS / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Artists´ Writings
SKL1002MFV / 2 ECTS
TH
E
Art and Identity
AAI1134M / 2 ECTS
E
TH
Icelandic for Beginners I
4 ECTS
E
TH
2nd yr Spring 
Performance with and
without objects

SAM204-02V / 2 ECTS
S
ME
Prentvinnustofa á
Seyðisfirði

/ 2 ECTS
S
ME
The Extended
Context of Drawing

MÁT2007MV / 7 ECTS
ME
S
Læti
/ ECTS
S
ME
Seminar
SAM1232Ms / 2 ECTS
MC
S
The Studio - 2nd Year
VST2011MV / 11 ECTS
TH
MC
Icelandic Contemporary
Fine Arts

LIS1314Mv / 4 ECTS
E
TH
Artist’ Books
BOK1134Mv / 4 ECTS
E
TH
Creating and Curating
Exhibitions

SGS2004MFV / 4 ECTS
E
TH
Review
RYN0204Mv / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Eros - Metaphors of Love
ERO1134Mv / 4 ECTS
E>
TH
Spatiality and Contextuality
RSS1134Mv / 4 ECTS
E
TH
Heimar
/ 2 ECTS
E
TH
Art and Identity
AAI1134M / 4 ECTS
E
TH
Icelandic for Beginners
I and II

4 ECTS
E
TH
3rd yr Fall 
Professors’ Studios - Text
VPR-T16MV / 6 ECTS
S
MC
Professors’ Studios -
Work Process

VPR-V16MV / 6 ECTS
S
MC
Professors’ Studios -
Exhibition

VPR-SO16MV / 6 ECTS
S
MC
Seminar
SAM1232Ms / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
BA Thesis - Seminar
BAM2202Ms3 / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Geggjaðasta listgreinin
/ 2 ECTS
TH
E
Review
RYN0204Mv / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Mischief failure and idiocy
/ 4 ECTS
TH
E
Context and space
social- and relational art

MM-F1005MS / 4 ECTS
E
TH
Creative Writing
SSK0004Mv / 4 ECTS
TH
E
The History of
Electronic Music

/ 2 ECTS
TH
E
Feminism-
Manifesto and Actions

/ 2 ECTS
TH
E
3rd yr Spring 
BA Project -
Thesis and Statement

BAM1136MS3 / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
BA Project
BAM1016MS3 / 16 ECTS
S
MC
Studio Outside of Reykjavik
VST3002Mv / 2 ECTS
S
MC
Studio in Reykjavik
SYN0302Mv / 2 ECTS
S
MC
The Professional
Environment of
Contemporary Art

STM0204MS / 4 ECTS
S
MC
Seminar
 SAM1232Ms / 2 ECTS
S
MC
Review
RYN0204Mv / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Creating and Curating
Exhibitions

SGS2004MV / 4 ECTS
E
TH
Eros - Metaphors of Love
ERO1134Mv / 4 ECTS
E
TH
Spatiality and Contextuality
RSS1134Mv / 4 ECTS
E
TH
Writing Workshop -
Visual Language

MM-F0004MV / 4 ECTS
E
TH
Post Digital Aesthetics
POD1134Mv / 4 ECTS
E
TH
Heimar
/ 2 ECTS
E
TH

 

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

The student has knowledge within the field of art. This implies that the student: 

  • Has acquired a general understanding of the major theories and concepts of visual art.
  • Has solid knowledge of contemporary art.
  • Understands the relationship between art creation and theoretical knowledge.
  • Knows the diverse methods of art research.
  • Knows elements within fine art that relate to the professional field, the role of the artist and the impact of original creative work in society. 
  • Understands where visual art overlaps with other forms of art and professional fields.

Skills

The student can apply the methods and approaches of the field of art. This implies that the student:

  • Can apply appropriate methods, equipment and software in the resolution of projects in the field of fine art.
  • Can take advantage of information technology in an appropriate manner. 
  • Can equally apply insight and critical methods in the analysis of subjects in visual art. 
  • Can independently assess and support his/her decisions on the professional grounds of visual art. 
  • Has acquired a broad mindset, originality, and daring in artistic thinking and creativity. 
  • Demonstrates a critical approach towards his/her own creative process and that of others. 

Competences

The student can apply his/her knowledge and skills to work and/or further study. This implies that the student: 

  • Has developed the ability and responsible working methods needed for further study and/or work within the professional field.
  • Can work independently, set objectives, make and pursue a plan of action to the production of completed work.
  • Can take active part in collaborative work and lead project teams. 
  • Is able to clearly communicate his/her own work, subjects and research results.
  • Is able to discuss his/her own work and that of others in a clear manner, both orally and in written form. 
  • Understands the effects of presentational forms on the content and meaning of visual art.
  • Is able to assess the contribution and value of original creative work to society.
TH Theory
S Studio Practices
ME Mandatory-Elective Course
MC Mandatory Course
E Elective Course

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