Malmö Art Academy

Organisational unit: Department

Description

Malmö Art Academy offers well adapted premises in a school building from the turn of the century situated in the centre of Malmö. Every student has access to a studio of her/his own, right from the first year of studies. The school has workshops in all relevant techniques. Malmö Art Academy has no separate departments. Students organise their own curriculum, choosing from a wide range of technique, art projects and art theory, much of which is taught by international artists, who are also individual tutors for the students. The international profile, which is an important feature of the Academy, is accentuated by our proximity to Denmark and the Continent. Exchanges with students and teachers from other academies are crucial for Malmö Art Academy. The fine arts education given also benefits from the rich artistic activity in this region with its art galleries, museums and other institutions. Guest lectures by visiting artists and critics and various forms of collaborative projects are a natural part of t

Research

The four-year postgraduate programme in Fine Art is the first of its kind in Sweden. The programme is directed towards the visual arts, music and theatre. This postgraduate programme builds on artistic knowledge and work. The main emphasis of the study is on independent artistic development. The artistic work is the object as well as the method. The studies with a reflective or theoretical content are not an end in themselves but rather a means to artistic development. The purpose of the programme is to give the postgraduate student the opportunity to - develop knowledge of specific artistic issues and also gain the capacity to communicate them, - achieve a deepened artistic maturity, - achieve a deepened awareness in his or her personal artistic activities and a deepened capacity to speak and write about them, - achieve a deepened capacity to be active in the cultural life in a national and international perspective. A qualified applicant to the artistic postgraduate programme is a pers

Recent research outputs

Joachim Koester 2017

Research output: Non-textual formArtistic work

Emily Wardill 2017

Research output: Non-textual formArtistic work

Joachim Koester, Grønstand, A., Gustafsson, . H. & Vågnes, Ø. 2017 Gestures of Seeing in Film, Video and Drawing. Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

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