Valand School of Fine Arts: Call for Applications

Valand School of Fine Arts: Call for Applications

University of Gothenburg

Valand Gallery Rotor I
Photo: Göran Boardy
December 2, 2010
Valand School of Fine Arts: Call for Applications

Application deadline:
January 15, 2011

Valand School of Fine Arts
Vasagatan 50
Göteborg, Sweden
[email protected]

[email protected]Valand School of Fine Arts
Application deadline: January 15, 2011

Masters in Fine Art 120 ECTS

The two-year program is process-based and individually flexible in the framework of the program. Students develop criticality in relation to their practices, choice of materials, method and interpretation; and a focus on the contexts of their art practice in contemporary, historical, political and cultural terms. A multi-disciplinary staff, together with courses and international projects gives the students the basis for careers in Sweden and abroad.
Education takes place both in Swedish and English.


C:Art Master´s Programme, 120 ECTS

C : Art is an international two-year masters program aimed at students committed to a contemporary, cross-disciplinary art practice challenging conventional assumptions of process and production.
Ideally situated within the University of Gothenburg our students study and practice across fields and disciplines, working directly with scientists and engineers, architects and designers, artists in performance and literature, and with the world-class industry located in Gothenburg.
Education takes place in English.


Independent Study Course, 60 ECTS

The Valand Independent Study Course (ISC) is geared towards recent graduates who want to develop their practise as well as gain experience through assistant teaching. As in other programs participants have the opportunity to join seminar and lectures on different levels from BA to Doctoral as well as
access to studios and workshops.
Education takes place both in Swedish and English.


Please join us Spring 2011 for research seminars!


Seminar II: Thursday 20 January, 2011, 13 -17.00 Showing showing: Archival practices and immaterial work. Lecture by Beatrice von Bismarck (Leipzig/Berlin), art historian, curator and director of the new Masters Programme, Cultures of the Curatorial, at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig.
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Symposium: Saturday 5 March – Sunday 6 March, 2011. History, immateriality and mediation: How can we practice “the curatorial” today? Lecturers: Boris Buden (Zagreb/Berlin), philosopher and writer; Clementine Deliss (Frankfurt am Main), curator and director of the Weltkulturen Museum in Frankfurt; Helmut Draxler (Berlin), curator and Professor of Art Theory at the Merz-Akademie College of Design in Stuttgart; Eungie Joo (New York), Keith Haring Director and Curator of Education and Public Programs at the New Museum in New York; Marion von Osten (Berlin), artist, curator and writer.
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