Department of Fine Art

Fine Art MA

2020 - 2021

Curriculum

Study Structure

1. yrFall
Studio I
MM-V1016MS / 16 ECTS
S
MC
Fine Art and Curatorial
Practice Seminar I

MM-VF104S / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Artistic Research, Practice
and Theory

MM-F1004S / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Human Animal Relations
/ 4 ECTS
TH
ME
Art and Consumer Society
ÓLG1004Mv / 4 ECTS
TH
ME
The Archive in
contemporary art

MM-CP104V / 4 ECTS
TH
ME
Contemporary art and
society

MM-F1005V / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Discourse and Participation
MM-DI2002F / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Gender-bending and
Feminist Stages

KFE1004MSv / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Icelandic for Beginners I
ISL1004FV / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Icelandic for Beginners II
ISL2004FV / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Intersections
/ 2 ECTS
TH
E
Research Project I
MM-F1002MV / 2 ECTS
TH
E
Research Project II
MM-F2002MV / 2 ECTS
TH
E
1. yrSpring
Studio II
MM-VF430MS / 18 ECTS
S
MC
Fine Art and Curatorial
Practice Seminar II

MM-VF104S / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Writing in the Context
of Art Practice

MM-F2004S / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Teaching Assistant at
BA level

MM-V002MV / 2 ECTS
TH
E
Discourse and Participation
MM-DI2002F / 2 ECTS
TH
E
Independent Research
Project

MM-F1002MV / 2 ECTS
TH
E
Vision
SÝN1232Mv / 2 ECTS
TH
E
Creating and Curating
Exhibitions

SGS2004MFV / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Fiction, narration and
the experimental

SAM1232Ms / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Writing Workshop -
Visual Language

MM-F0004MV / 4 ECTS
TH
E
The olfactory and
the gustatory

LOB1004Mv / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Cinematic Media in
Contemporary Art

LMS1232MFV / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Experiencing Art:
Breaking Tradition

LHH1004V / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Icelandic for Beginners I
ISL1004FV / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Icelandic for Beginners II
ISL2004FV / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Research Project I
MM-F1002MV / 2 ECTS
TH
E
Research Project I
MM-F2002MV / 2 ECTS
TH
E
2. yrFall
Studio III
MM-V3014MS / 14 ECTS
S
MC
Fine Art Seminar III
MM-VF304MS / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
MA Project Seminar
MM-F3028MS / 8 ECTS
TH
MC
Teaching Assistant
MM-V002MV / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Research Project I
MM-F1002MV / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Research Project II
MM-F2002MV / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Discourse and Participation
MM-DI1002F / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Human Animal Relations
/ 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Art and Consumer Society
ÓLG1004Mv / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
The Archive in
contemporary art

MM-CP104V / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Contemporary art and
society

LSS1004Mv / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Icelandic for Beginners I
ISL1004FV / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Icelandic for Beginners II
ISL2004FV / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
2. yrSpring
MA Project
MM-VF430S / 30 ECTS
S
MC
Creating and
Curating Exhibitions

SGS2004MFV / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Vision
SÝN1232Mv / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Fiction, narration and
the experimental

SAM1232Ms / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Writing Workshop -
Visual Language

MM-F0004MV / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Teaching Assistant at
BA level

MM-V002MV / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Discourse and Participation
MM-DI2002F / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Research Project I
MM-F1002MV / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Research Project II
MM-F2002MV / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Icelandic for Beginners I
ISL1004FV / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Icelandic for Beginners II
ISL2004FV / 4 ECTS
TH
MC

 

 

 

 

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

The student has knowledge in the field of fine art. This includes that the student:

  • knows professional subject matters in the field of fine art and related issues of debate,
  • has acquired knowledge through research and the creative art process,
  • knows the main currents, theories, methods and works of contemporary art,
  • can bring his/her knowledge to support arguments that justify his/her resolutions,
  • knows research methods within the professional field of visual art,
  • understands the ethics of research and art creation.

Skills

The student is able to apply the methods and approaches of the field of fine art. This includes that the student:

  • has developed responsible and independent working methods in the creative art process,
  • has the ability to synthesize knowledge, tackle challenging tasks and present his/her viewpoint in his/her work,
  • is able to apply his/her knowledge and comprehension to the professional work and working environment of the fine arts,
  • has mastered appropriate methods and techniques in the implementation of work and tasks,
  • is able to collect, analyse and assess resources during the research and creative processes,
  • shows originality and insight in the development and execution of work,
  • can use his/her knowledge, comprehension and problem solving skills in novel and unknown situations, and in a cross disciplinary context within the fine arts,
  • is able to develop projects and place these in the context of the professional field´s theoretical framework,
  • is able to develop and use research methods during the creative process,
  • is able to read his/her own work and those of others from a professional perspective.

Competences

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

  • has developed the necessary study skills and independence in art creation to undertake further study and/or work,
  • can initiate visual art projects, direct them and shoulder responsibility for individual and group work,
  • can present a detailed action plan and implement it in a responsible manner,
  • can present complicated subjects in art creation and communicate this on professional grounds, individually, or in cooperation with others, in the presence of specialists and the public,
  • has the skill to present and describe the professional subjects of visual art, in oral and written English,
  • can make independent, professional decisions and rationalize these,
  • can independently assess when and where different analytical methods apply in the process of research and art creation,
  • has developed a critical consciousness and can make use of critical discussion for creative work,
  • has acquired the ability to function within the international context of fine art.
TH Theory
S Studio Practices
ME Mandatory-Elective Course
MC Mandatory Course
E Elective Course

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