Course detail

Studio III - Photography - summer

FaVU-B3FO-LAcad. year: 2019/2020

Semestrial work - “School magazine”
Major work - exhibition series for the semester exam.
+ Spontaneous exercises (tasks will be given during the learning process, intended for all students except those who are fully dedicated to their own work)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Experience from the realization of students own artistic project. Developed critical thinking. A sense of beauty and banality in the photo. Familiarity with cultural events.


Basic knowledge of the studied subject. Interest in new technology and further education. Openness to critique, discussion and experiment.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Improving the skills with the contextualization of the subject. Visiting art institutions. Consultations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes


Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Semestrial work - “School magazine”
Students must attend cultural activities and to make reports (to take photos, to write articles and reviews). The aim of the magazine is not only objective information or pure reflection, but also to work with the manipulation, fiction or propaganda aspects. In learning process students will also work with graphic design and postproduction.
Each week will be held mandatory studio meetings, individual consultations and discussions about students' major work. Students must define the theme for a bachelor thesis. The studio visits by authorities from the art scene.
Assignments and topic of semestrial work might change during the study process.


Students will be introduced to the specifics of a magazine format. Engage in cultural and artistic events at the faculty and beyond it.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUB Bachelor's

    branch VU-IDT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 15 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


156 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer