autumn 2019
SAK-3007 Group exhibition practice, methods, theory and professional ethics - 30 ECTS

Last changed 18.12.2019

Type of course

Cannot be selected as a single course. Requires admission to Master in Fine Art

Course content

  • Lectures on relevant art history, theory and professional ethics
  • Specialization in artistic methods and techniques
  • Participation in group exhibition and a seminar evaluating works shown
  • A seminar for the presentation, contextualization and reflection on one's own artistic work
  • Documentation of one's own artistic work
  • Study trip

Objectives of the course

After completing the course, the student has the following learning outcomes:


  • A good knowledge of the prerequisites for artistic practice
  • A good knowledge of artistic methods and techniques
  • A basic knowledge of relevant art history, theory and professional ethics


  • Ability to present, document, contextualize and reflect on own artistic work
  • Ability to plan and conduct a group exhibition


  • Ability to contextualize and reflect on own artistic work, as well as that of others
  • Ability to apply relevant artistic methods and techniques

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

Lectures, seminars, workshops, studio discussions, supervision, independent artistic work and study trip.


The following coursework requirements must be approved before the exam:

  • Participation in a group exhibition with an individual art piece followed by an oral presentation of the exhibited work
  • Active participation in the review and evaluation of the group exhibition
  • Conduct one Artist Talk
  • Attendance of the study trip

The exam consists of a submitted portfolio and an oral presentation and examination. The oral presentation and the examination will be based on the submitted portfolio.

The portfolio must include:

  • Descriptions and reflections on participation in courses and workshops
    • Visual documentation of works made in connection with the course or workshop
    • A short description of the content of the course or workshop
    • Reflection on own learning outcome
  • Description and reflections on given and offered Artist talks and studio conversations.
  • Submitted text
    • Documentation of works presented in group exhibition
    • Presentation and documentation of other artistic practice or relevant studies / work during the semester

Exams are assessed with an overall grade according to the grading Passed/Not passed.

Re-sit exam the following semester

  • About the course
  • Campus: Tromsø |
  • ECTS: 30
  • Course code: SAK-3007