Research Module: Site and Context

Postgraduate course

Course description

Supplementary semester information

Illusion of Form is an artistic and cultural exchange between two Art Academies Bergen and Poznan.

The course/module is based on cross medial and conceptual approach and focus on the exchange of knowledge between cultures. Learning from collaborations, discussions and by spending time together.
Teaching will consist of lectures, tutorials, excursions in local surroundings and workshops in new media, sculpture, and performance.
Calculate around 12 days including travel days and weekends for each module.

Illusion of Form starts in Bergen in weeks 37 and 38 and continues in Poznan in weeks 41 and 42. The last week in Poznan ends with a group exhibition with the participating students, including works of the students from the previous Fall 2022 module. Finally, a conference hosted by Magdalena Abakanowicz University of the Arts will be held October 23rd until 25th 2023 for the professors and externals guests.

In total 30 students can take part, equally 15 students from each Art Academy.
The primary professors leading the workshop are Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen and Frans Jacobi from KMD, Bergen and
Other professors and teachers will be invited to participate in the workshop for a shorter period.

Possible Workshops
Media lab: Green Screen KMD (Week 38)
Modelling: 3D modelling with Frederik M. Sallhus (Week 38 )
Hologram, VR and AI workshop in Poznan

Travels, accommodation, meals and material (partially) expenses is provided.

The "Illusion of Form" project is implemented under the Education Program co-financed by the governments of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway under the European Economic Area (EEA) Financial Mechanism.

Module responsible and teacher: Lilibeth Rasmussen and Frans Jacobi & Tomasz Drewicz and Marta Bosowska from Magdalena Abakanowicz University of the Arts in Poznan.

Objectives and Content

This is a project-based module with a focus on the relationship between site, context, and artistic expression.

Students develop an individual or group project within the module and will be 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


  • Få innsikt i aktuelle fagområde(r)


  • Få erfaring med relevante formater og prosesser

Generell kompetanse

  • Oversett dine egne ideer og arbeidsmetoder til formater som trekker på innholdet i modulen



Level of Study


Semester of Instruction


Place of Instruction

Universitetet i Bergen
Access to the Course
Dette emnet har krav til studierett i¿Bachelorprogrammet i kunst
Teaching and learning methods

Prosjekt arbeid,


individuell research,






gruppe diskusjoner,



Forms of Assessment
Individuell- eller gruppeinnlevering av kunstnerisk verk.
Grading Scale
Bestått / ikkje bestått
Assessment Semester
Course Evaluation
Emnet evalueres hvert tredje år ihht. til UiBs kvalitetssystem
Programme Committee
Programstyret har ansvar for fagleg innhald og oppbygging av studiet og for kvaliteten på studieprogrammet og alle emna der
Course Administrator
Fakultet for kunst, musikk og design ved Kunstakademiet - Institutt for samtidskunst har det administrative ansvaret for emnet og studieprogrammet
Supplementary course information

Site & Context: Interweaving Structures is an exchange project between Bergen and Poland, focus on textile with:

Tim Parry-Williams, professor in textile

Anne Szefer Karlsen, professor in curatorial practice

Participating students is already signed up.