Last Call for Applications, MaHKU, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Last Call for Applications, MaHKU, Utrecht, The Netherlands

MaHKU, Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design

March 4, 2009
Last Call for Applications, MaHKU, Utrecht, The Netherlands


MA in Fine Art

MA in Design
(Pathways: Editorial Design, Fashion Communication Design,
Interior Design, Public Space Design)

MaHKUzine #6 Winter 2009: Spatial Practices.
MaHKUzine #7 Summer 2009: Nameless Science.

Utrecht Consortium: Utrecht Research Lectures

MaHKU programs

MaHKU, the Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design in The Netherlands offers a one-year Master program in visual art or design. The Master programs offer seminars, workshops, and tutorials where artists, architects, communication design professionals, curators, editorial designers, interior designers, philosophers, public space designers, and visual culture theorists share their knowledge, creativity, and professional and topical insights with MaHKU students.

MaHKU’s Master programs focus on
– professional depth
– development of discipline-specific theoretical discourses
– interdisciplinarity
– individual research trajectories
– expansion of knowledge in visual and theoretical work
– novel fields of artistic research

MaHKU students

MaHKU students come from all over the world and from all continents. Their professional backgrounds are similarly diverse including fields such as architecture, editorial design, fashion communication, graphic design, interior design, landscape architecture, product design, public space design, visual art, and urban design. During the year, interdisciplinary seminars and workshops offer ample opportunity for students to meet all students enrolled in the Master programs.

MaHKU Lecturers

Henk Slager (Dean, Professor of Artistic Research), Tiong Ang (Fine Art), Annette W. Balkema (Critical Studies/Spatial Design), Ginette Blom (Spatial Design), Hein Eberson (Communication Design), Yuri Engelhardt (Editorial Design), Pascale Gatzen (Fine Art/Fashion Commmunication), Jessica Gysel (Critical Studies/Fashion Communication), Mika Hannula (Fine Art Research), Frank Havermans (Spatial Design), Annet Heinen (Fashion Communication), Jeanne van Heeswijk (Fine Art/Public Space Design), Klaas Hoek (Fine Art), Ronald Janssen (Spatial Design), Maria Jobse (Fashion Design), Dennis Kaspori (Public Space Design), Irene Kopelman (PhD Researcher Fine Art), Wim Marseille (Interior Design), Arjen Mulder (Critical Studies/Editorial Design), Arjan Oosterman (Spatial Design Analysis), Liza May Post (Fine Art), Gert Staal (Communication Design Analysis), Jaap van Triest (Editorial Design), Chris Vermaas (Editorial Design). External Examiners: Bruce McLean (Fine Art), Doina Petrescu (Design), Willem de Rooij (Fine Art), Mick Wilson (Design).

MaHKUzine. Journal of Artistic Research

The internationally published MaHKUzine presents articles, symposium reports, and research essays by guest lecturers, MaHKU staff, and outstanding MaHKU students.

MaHKUzine # 6, Winter 2009: Spatial Practices. Reports on DARE (Dutch Artistic Research Event) # 3 and Translocalmotion: Mapping Public Space (7th Shanghai Biennale). Download MaHKUzine:

MaHKUzine #7, Summer 2009: Nameless Science with Sarat Maharaj, Grant Kester, George Smith, Mick Wilson, Henk Slager, Morten Torsgerud, Jan Kaila, Matts Leiderstam, Ronan McCrea, Ricardo Basbaum, Irene Kopelman, and Sarah Pierce.

Utrecht Research Lectures

April 8: Charles Esche – museum director/international curator
May 6: Lars Spuybroek – blob architect/architecture professor
May 13: James Elkins – art historian/author of “Why Art Cannot Be Taught”

MaHKU Master Degrees

MaHKU Master degrees are internationally acknowledged and accredited by the Open University Validation Services in London (OUVS).

Information and Application

Application and admission during the year. Ultimate deadline April 30

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