Artistic Research 3
Brief course description
The course focuses on artistic research as incorporated into artistic practice. In order to develop an understanding of different research methods and genres, the course offers teaching which can relate to diverse academic disciplines, examples being anthropology, ethnography, sociology, journalism, the liberal arts and empirical science. In the field of art and public space, the research relates specifically to understanding space-related practices and the relation to contexts, places and situations. The course emphasizes that the starting point for this research is the student’s own practice, and that it can and should be applied in the student’s own master project.
The course’s learning outcomes
On completion of the course, the student will:
- be able to identify, analyse and evaluate artistic, aesthetic and ethical issues related to practices in public space
- be able to apply research methods his/her own artistic practice within the frame of public space
- have professional competence sufficient for being able to develop his/her own methods for artistic practice
Teaching and learning methods
Lectures, presentations, discussions, excursions, group work, independent work, workshops and practical assignments.
The student must actively participate in discussions and complete and submit all written and practical assignments and/or presentations. There is an 80 percent attendance requirement for all organized teaching.
The tutor/part-time teachers will give the student feedback at regular intervals throughout the course. Coursework requirements must be met. Final assessment is based on the student’s presentation of his/her own work in a plenary session.
The course is graded as pass/fail.