Master in Digital Art Curatorship

ESDi - Design School

Program Description

Master in Digital Art Curatorship

ESDi - Design School

The Master in Digital Art Curatorship serves the needs of professional and academic training in curating exhibitions, art theory and design, criticism or cultural management, with the particularity of being specialized in the creation and use of new technologies.

The commissioner in digital art can be considered one of the most successful activities at the same time, one of the most innovative, for their particular purpose to act in the present context. His role is shared by a number of cultural practices related to new technologies, including:

  • The organization of artistic, recreational, educational or disseminating activities.
  • The development of multimedia presentations and forms of exposure at conferences, lectures, etc..
  • The development of original projects of confluence of art and new media.
  • Organizing events, festivals, shows, etc..
  • The new media critics.
  • Theoretical research on latest trends in art and design.

These studies are part of Arts and Humanities branch of knowledge. This master offers 20 places.

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Objectives

Master’s degree main objectives are the following:

  • To train in exhibitions commission and cultural events field, cultural management, art theory and criticism, especially in creation areas using new media (electronic or media art, multimedia creation, Internet, et).
  • To provide very latest knowledge about conceptual, formal, technical and specialized instruments for creation, planning, management, design and productions development, research, critical thought formation and aesthetic sensibility for the most contemporary trends in art.
  • To contribute to the access to contemporary art circuit aimed at new media, through knowledge of its most important institutions and circulation spaces, emphasizing regular events that constitute nowadays the meeting and interaction points of public, artists and theorist interested in the confluence of arts and new technologies.
  • To instruct in the techniques and methodologies to develop complex projects with professional solutions, strengthening inter-human relationships and group work.
  • For students who want to keep on studying a PhD, to provide the necessary research methodology competences in humanities, specifying art and design.

Target

An applicant must hold a bachelor degree in the areas of art history, fine arts or visual arts, art criticism, design, science communication, journalism, cultural management or related disciplines, interested in acquiring a strong background in the fields of academic research and curatorship exhibition, theory and art criticism and cultural practices and activities related to media art or electronic art.

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Admission and Enrolment

To apply for a vacancy in Master’s Degree in Digital Art Curatorhsip, students interested must follow the admission process detailed below, according to whether they have studied higher studies in Spain or in other country.

Vacancies for master’s degree programmes are limited and are covered strictly by the order of reservation fee, that is why is advisable to start the admission process in advance.

Spanish students

To apply for master’s degree admission, applicants must submit the following documentation:

  • Master’s degree specific pre-enrolment form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • Transcript of records
  • Academic/professional cover letter
  • Certificate of last finished studies

Documentation must be sent to the attention of Admissions Department to info.cip@esdi.edu.es.

European Union and non EU students

To apply for master’s degree admission, applicants must submit the following documentation:

  • Master’s degree specific pre-enrolment form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • Transcript of records
  • Academic/professional cover letter
  • Certificate of last finished studies
  • Certification by their university (without the need to approve the degree) stating that their training level is equivalent to the corresponding Spanish official undergraduate degrees which in the issuing country give the degree to gain admittance to postgraduate studies. Admittance through this channel will not involve, in any case, approving the previous degree owned by the applicant, nor its recognition to other effects besides to study master’s degree.

Documentation must be sent to the attention of Admissions Department to info.cip@esdi.edu.es .

This school offers programs in:
  • Spanish


Last updated September 28, 2017
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1 year
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