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maHKU Master of Arts in Fine Art

The Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design (maHKU) in The Netherlands calls for applications to its Master of Arts in Fine Art and the Master of Arts in Design, pathways: Editorial Design, Fashion Communication Design, Interior Design, Public Space Design. Application deadline is 30 April 2010.

maHKU offers a one-year Master programme in visual art or design. The Master programmes offer seminars, workshops, and tutorials where artists, architects, communication design professionals, curators, editorial designers, interior designers, philosophers, public space designers, and visual culture theorists share their knowledge, creativity, and professional and topical insights with maHKU students.

maHKU's Master programs focus on:

  • professional depth
  • development of discipline-specific discourses
  • interdisciplinarity
  • individual research trajectories
  • expansion of knowledge in visual and theoretical work
  • novel fields of artistic research

maHKU Master degrees are internationally acknowledged and accredited by the Open University Validation Services in London (OUVS). Students come from all over the world. Their professional backgrounds are similarly diverse including fields such as architecture, editorial design, fashion communication, graphic design, interior design, landscape architecture, product design, public space design, fine art, and urban design.

maHKU also develops a series of (public) activities focusing on the expansion of the topical debate in the field of artistic research. The activities include the publication of maHKUzine, Journal of Artistic Research; and the organization of DARE (Dutch Artistic Research Event) as well as the Utrecht Research Lectures. maHKU collaborates with both local partners (Utrecht Consortium) and international partners (EARN - European Artistic Research Network).

Application and admission during the year. Ultimate deadline 30 April 2010.

For details see www.mahku.nl or contact info@mahku.nl