Course detail

Studio Follow-up I - Photography - winter

FaVU-M1FO-ZAcad. year: 2019/2020

Semestrial work - work with the Archive and Appropriation
Major work - exhibition series for the semester exam.
+ Spontaneous exercises (tasks will be given during the learning process, intended for all students except those who are fully dedicated to their own work)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Expansion of knowledge in the field of photography and contemporary art. Developed critical thinking.
An overview of new approaches to the concept of media. Experience from the realization students own artistic project.


Open communication. Creativity and greater experience with the medium of photography in the context of contemporary art. Conceptual thinking. Ability to realize the personal MA program.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Experimenting and making connections between the concrete and the abstract. Experimenting requires that students investigate, test, explore, manipulate, solve problems, make decisions, and organize information in hands-on ways. Individual consultations and discussions.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes


Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Students will develop the ability to reflect on their own work in a broader context. Apart from the mandatory studio meetings, consultations, analysis of students' major projects and semestrial work (archive and appropriation), students should try the work as a curator and explore opportunities to present their art works. Students must find the consultants for the master thesis.
Topic of semestrial work might change during the process.


Analysis, presentation and contextualization of students' own work or found material.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUM Master's

    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 18 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


195 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer