Subject: Project in Visual Arts II

Scientific Area:



96 Hours

Number of ECTS:




Overall objectives:

1 - The subject prepares the student to produce an artistic project contextualized in local space reality, bringing it to the community with contributions that question the current days by a thorough investigation.
2 - The work program shall convene and articulate knowledge of conceptual, technological and methodological acquired throughout the course organizing the phases of a project, from conception, feasibility and reception, rethinking the creative process, from concept to technical resources and constraints to implementation and materialization, selecting the appropriate and exploring relationships between art, sociology, philosophy, science and technology resources, guiding the practice of management, planning and feasibility, fostering dialogue, interpretation and individual and collective expression in the process, gradually reaching an artistic personal and independent discourse, considering options and testing into the complexity of the artistic object.


1 - Individual or collective Art Project: portfolio, theoretical framework, exhibition, intervention, demonstration.
2 - Methodology of an art project: links between personal experiences and knowledge of the surrounding reality, creativity and creation processes.
3 - visualisation of ideas: Preparatory studies, argumentation, debating, presentation.
4 - Use of technology: adapting specific solutions to individual projects, operating different devices in the materialization of artistic ideas.
5 - Art, resources and spaces of production (art and context).
6 - Artistic languages and mediums: confluence and hybridizations. Installation art as an hybrid.
7 - Art fruition and society.
8 - Individual/collective authorship: dilution, anonymity, the author as a producer.


Benjamin, Walter , 1992 , Sobre Arte, Técnica, Linguagem e Política , Relógio d?água
Cook, Sarah; Graham, Beryl; Dietz, Steve , 2010 , Rethinking Curating Art after New Media , MIT Press
Leavy, Patricia , 2009 , Method meets Art: Arts-based Research Practice , The Guilfodf Press
López Pérez, Ricardo , 1995 , Desarrollos conceptuales y operacionales acerca de la creatividad , Universidad Central, Escuela de Ciencias de la Educación
Nollert, Angelika; Rogoff, Irit Rogoff, et Al , 2006 , A.C.A.D.E.M.Y: Visual essays , Revolver Verlag
Satori, Giovanni , 2002 , Homo Videns, La Sociedad Teledirigida , Santillana Ediciones Generales
Taylor, Fig , 2013 , Cómo crear un portfolio y adentrarse en el mundo profesional, Guía de orientación para creativos , Gustavo Gili

Assesssment methods and criteria:

Classification Type: Quantitativa (0-20)

Evaluation Methodology:
An expository method (deductive and inductive), in conjunction with mark, dialogue, and fostering research in art is used. Throughout the semester, follow the tutorial will be based on methods of argumentation and debate to consolidate content, encouraging critical thinking and logical reasoning. A demonstrative method will be used in adaptation to specific practices (personal project). The evaluation will be regular and ongoing basis in the presentation of portfolio, synopsis, studies, testing, specification, reports and theoretical framework for the project. Assessment is continuous and requires attendance, punctuality and participation in class. Session of pre assessment (qualitative) studio diary (records, notes, articles, videos, photos, discoveries); Research paper / theoretical framework; Artistic and file project; implementation of the selected project report. Assessment: Continuous Assessment: 10%. Periodic Evaluation: Essays:20%; Artistic Proposal: 30%; Final project: 40%.