Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


- Students will be able to identify makers´ theories as well as the fundaments of artistic research.

- Students will be able to debate critical readings related to film representation and practice. 

- Students will be able to formulate some of their artistic interests and concerns in the form of a critical practice (writing or otherwise)

Credits: 2

Schedule: 09.01.2023 - 13.01.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Arturo Delgado Pereira, Susanna Helke

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Theory, Art and Artistic Practices 1 provides students with a basic understanding of practice-led research, research through artistic practices and makers’ theories. Students will familiarize with critical perspectives related to the film medium and some of its conventions. Students will be encouraged to critically reflect upon their own practice and start identifying areas of interest for their MA thesis work.


Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Completion of the course requires active participation in class activities and completion of an essay assignment.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course will be delivered through lecture by faculty and visitors, film screenings, independent study and discussions.

    Lectures (1:1 ratio) = 27,5 hours (max)

    Independent study (1:2) = 26,5 hours (max)

    Total: 54 hours.


Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    3 Good Health and Well-being

    4 Quality Education

    5 Gender Equality

    10 Reduced Inequality


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring III
    2023-2024 Spring III

    Enrollment :

    Registration for courses: Sisu. Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture, 

    Maximum number of students: 45

    Students must attend the first session of the course to secure their place of study.