Basic information of the minor
Extent: 15-25 ECTS
Organizing department: Department of Art
Teacher in charge: Pia Euro
Target group: All master level students in Aalto University
Application time: 15.-31.5.2018
The general application procedure for minors at Aalto University, see application periods and instructions.
The applicant is expected to
a) write a motivation letter (max 1 A4 sheet) which includes a description of his / her former experience, interests and also motivations for joining ViCCA minor studies and
b) to present a portfolio with a minimum of 4 work examples.
The motivation letter and portfolio should be attached to the application in the eAge system.
Quotas and restrictions: 2-4 students.
Prerequisites: Please see application procedure and quotas and restrictions.
Content and structure of the minor
ViCCA minor is aimed for students who want to extend their professional understanding through methods of contemporary art, or apply practices of visual cultures, curating and contemporary art in their professional agency. The ViCCA minor gives tools to understand the role and possibilities of art in contemporary society.
ViCCA minor consists of three courses and of personal tutoring. The minor students will make a personal study plan with the lecturer in charge of the minor selecting the courses from the list below. The studies will be done alongside with the students of the ViCCA major and the minor students bring their personal knowledge and viewpoint to the multidisciplinary ViCCA community.
See also: www.vicca.fi
The minor can be started every year. Students are expected to start their minor studies in the autumn term.
Structure of the minor
|TAI-E3xxx||Introduction to Visual Cultures, Curating and Contemporary Art||5|
Philosophy and Theory of Art
|TAI-E3130||Grounds of Culture||5|
|TAI-E3113||Authorship and Agency||5|
|TAI-E3114||Images, Tropes and Narratives||5|
|TAI-E3132||Modes of Writing||5|
|TAI-E3118||Artistic Research Practices||5|
|TAI-E3115||Experimental Theory Workshop||5|
|TAI-E3103||Mediums and Dimensions||5|
|TAI-E3101||Context, Site and Situation||5|
|TAI-E3134||Extending Artistic Practice||5|
|TAI-E3135||Living and Non-living||5|
|TAI-E3117||Film as Culture, Film as Contemporary Art||5|
|TAI-E3138||Histories in the Present||5|
|TAI-E3139||Critical Perspectives and Practices in Curating||5|
|TAI-E3140||Local Agencies in the Field of Art||5|
|TAI-E3xxx||Publics and Mediating Art||5|
|TAI-E3142||Exhibition as Learning Environment||5|