Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulun opinto-opas 2014–15

Art in Context

Basic information of the minor

Extent of the minor in ECTS credits: 15 or 25(-27) ECTS

Teacher in charge of the minor: Pia Euro

Language of instruction: English

Target group: All students in Aalto University

Level of the minor: Master level

Content of the minor

Learning outcomes of the minor

Art in Context minor is aimed for students who want to extend their professional understanding through methods of contemporary art, or apply practices of visual culture and contemporary art in their professional agency. The Art in Context minor gives tools to understand the role and possibilities of art in contemporary society.

Content of the minor

Art in Context minor consists of ViCCA courses that are listed below. The students will make a personal study plan including a minimum of three courses and their studies will be done alongside with the students of the ViCCA major, bringing their personal knowledge and viewpoint to the multidisciplinary ViCCA community.

Structure of the minor 

Code

Name

ECTS Credits

Site, Senses and Situation

 

TAI-E3100

Immersion. Experiments in spatiality and multisensority

5

TAI-E3101

Context, site and situation

5

TAI-E3105

Invisible environments

5

Beings and Things

 

TAI-E3122

Biophilia ABC

1–2

TAI-E3111

Microbes, resonance, and space

5

TAI-E3110

Senses and communication

5

TAI-E3109

Interspecies dialogue

5

Words and Spaces

 

TAI-E3115

Experimental theory workshop

5

TAI-E3116

Literary spaces in art

5

TAI-E3117

Film as culture, film as contemporary art

5

Timing of the minor

The minor can be started every year.

Applying to a minor

Number of available places

Maximum 7 students.

Application process and selection criteria

The applicant will apply through eAge system https://eage.aalto.fi/ 1.-15.5.2014, and in addition he/she 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 Art in Context 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.

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