The Official University Master's Degree in Commissariat of Digital Art meets the needs of professional and academic training in curating exhibitions, art and design theory, criticism or cultural management, with the particularity of being specialized in the creation and use of digital technologies.
Key factsQualification: Master's Degree in Curating of Digital Art. Official title (Ramon Llull University).
Duration: 1 academic year
Credits: 60 ECTS
Face-to-face modality. EATM by ESDi headquarters (Passeig de Gràcia 114 ppal, 08008 Barcelona)
Price: € 6,500 (25% discount for students, alumni and ESDi teachers)
Call: April 2021
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Internships: Compulsory curricular internships (on the professional side) and the possibility of carrying out extracurricular internships in institutions, galleries and artistic production centers related to digital art.PresentationDigitization cuts through everything that surrounds us, and art is a good place for experimentation and reflection on the paradigms it opens up. The figure of the curator contributes to ordering and understanding the various transformations that occur in this digital age.
The activity of the digital art curator includes a series of cultural practices such as the organization of artistic or informative activities, criticism specialized in digital art, the elaboration of projects of confluence of art and digital media, the development of multimedia presentations and forms of exhibition, and research on artistic trends.Study planThe number of credits of the University Master's Degree in Digital Art Commissioning is 60 ECTS, to be taken in one academic year. There are 46 compulsory ECTS and 28 elective ECTS, of which 14 ECTS must be taken from the chosen area: research or professionalism.
Compulsory subjects:Critical Theories and Aesthetics: Historical Perspective
Cultural spaces and practices
Contexts and procedures
Final work of masterOptional subjects professionalizing side:Development of curatorial projects
Internships in cultural institutions / centers (5 ECTS).Optional subjects research side:Scientific work methodology
Communication and dissemination of scientific worksProfessional outingsExhibition curator
Organization of artistic events
Research in artistic theory and practice
Conception and execution of festivalsAddressed toAs it is an official title, applicants to take the Master in Curation of Digital Art must be in possession of a university graduate or bachelor's degree in the areas of art history, fine arts or visual arts, art criticism, design, science of communication, journalism, cultural management or other related disciplines. Interested in acquiring a solid training in the fields of academic research and curating (curating) exhibitions, art theory and criticism, as well as cultural practices and activities related to media art or electronic art.Why study this Postgraduate?You will learn to create a critical discourse, organizing exhibitions, from its theoretical conception to its realization in a space.
You will meet the experts in the sector, you will create a network of professional contacts and you will have access to the institutions and centers that are making the most reputable contributions in the field of artistic reflection and practice.
You will keep up to date with regard to digital resources and support for the conception of exhibitions.
You will learn about the history, theory and practice of curating.
You will have the opportunity to meet and learn from some of the great curators who work in institutions and / or cultural and artistic initiatives in Catalonia.
You will attend exhibitions and festivals of digital art or related to the issue of digitization.
You will combine teaching methodologies such as master classes , collective thinking sessions , case studies , personal contributions , individual and collective tutoring, and a permanent self-critical review .Scholarships and grantsNo person with a vocation and capacity for design should miss the opportunity to train for financial reasons. For this reason, at ESDi we seek to facilitate the insertion of future students, promote academic excellence and enhance the academic and professional trajectories of students through our scholarship and aid program.
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