Materialized Knowledge

Postgraduate course

Course description

Objectives and Content

This is a project-based module with a focus on material processes, embodied knowledge, and the relationships between matter, making, reason, and the unknown.

Students develop an individual or group project within the module and are introduced to relevant techniques and approaches through lectures, readings, presentations, tutorials, and/or workshops.

IMPORTANT: Semester-specific details can be found at the bottom of this page under `Other Information¿.

Learning Outcomes


  • Gain insight into the relevant subject area(s)


  • Gain experience with relevant formats and processes

General Competance:

  • Translate own ideas and working methods into formats that draw upon the content of the module


Full time

Semester of Instruction


Place of Instruction

University of Bergen
Required Previous Knowledge
Teaching and learning methods

Methods may include:

  • Project development
  • Individual research
  • Group work
  • Lectures
  • Presentations
  • Group discussions
  • Assigned readings
  • Workshop-based instruction
Forms of Assessment

Individual or group submission of artistic work.

Assessment criteria:

  • Individual or collaborative artwork demonstrating:
  • Application of relevant approaches, materials and methods
  • Translation of artistic practice into a relevant thematic format
  • Resolution of formal and conceptual decisions
Grading Scale
Pass / Fail
Assessment Semester
Course Evaluation
The module is evaluated every third year in accordance with UiB's Quality System
Programme Committee
The program board is responsible for the academic content and structure of the study and for the quality of the study program and all subjects therein
Course Administrator
The Art Academy at the Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design holds the administrative responsibility for the module and study programme.