Postgraduate course

Course description

Supplementary semester information

In STUDIO (STUDIO), students from Art and Design at KMD will explore studios as physical, social, private and public spaces. The course will involve working in groups and planning a real life public art commission. At least one of the final proposals will be turned into an artwork through a real competition in collaboration with other institutions in the city.

The emne will involve professional practice presentations related to public commissions. The course series is led by the artists Eamon O'Kane and Thomas Pihl from KMD there will be input from artist Sveinung Unneland and architect Espen Folgerø from BAS among others.

Teachers: Eamon O¿Kane (emneansvarlig), Thomas Phil, Sveinung Unneland, Espen Folgerø

Objectives and Content

This is a project-based module with a focus on artistic production as a fluid operation that can take shape in a multitude of spaces, be they physical, conceptual, social, private, public, and so on. Students develop an individual or group project within the module. Relevant techniques, approaches, themes, and histories are introduced through lectures, readings, presentations, tutorials, and/or workshops.

Learning Outcomes


  • Gain insight into the relevant subject area(s)


  • Gain experience with relevant formats and processes

General Competence:

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



Full time.

ECTS Credits

10 studiepoeng.

Level of Study


Semester of Instruction

Vår / spring.

Place of Instruction

Campus Møllendal / UiB.
Required Previous Knowledge
Access to the Course
Opptak til Masterprogrammet i kunst.
Teaching and learning methods

Methods may include:

  • Project development
  • Individual research
  • Group work
  • Lectures
  • Presentations
  • Group discussions
  • Tutorials
  • Assigned readings
  • Writing exercises
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
Minst 80% tilstedeværelse er forventet.
Forms of Assessment
Individuel- eller gruppe-innlevering av kunstnerisk projekt.
Course Evaluation
The module is evaluated every third year in accordance with UiB's Quality System.
Programme Committee
Programstyret har ansvar for fagleg innhald og oppbygging av studiet og for kvaliteten på studieprogrammet med emner.
Course Administrator
Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design holds the administrative responsibility for the module and studyprogram.