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Contract Between Artists and Society
A Document for Times of Interregnum
Join us in building a "contract between art and society" an initiative of  Ika Putranto (MaHKU), Alejandro Vasquez Salinas (MaHKU), Yumemi Kobayashi (MaHKU), Sissel Marie Tonn (KABK). On September 4, 2014 an event will... Read more

Final Presentation Unnoticed Art Festival - August 31
On August 31 the Unnoticed Art Festival will finish with a final presentation at Pictura Dordrecht. There will be lectures by artist/ researcher/lecturer Andrew McNiven (Zeppelin Universitšt Friedrichshafen), Klaas Hoek artist and lecturer (MAHKU, Utrecht... Read more

Please bring your own lamp to the MaHKU Graduation Show
Artist Heekyung Ryu invites you to bring your own lamp or anything that can make light to the MA Fine Art Graduation Show -  Today, too. I experienced something I hope to understand in a few days. ... Read more

MaHKU MA Fine Art Graduation Show 2014
Today, too, I experienced something I hope to understand in a few days. Exhibition Dates: June 20 to July 5, 2014 Location: Academiegalerie, Minreborederstraat 16, 3512 GT Utrecht Opening: Friday June 20,... Read more
Graphic: Dongyoung Lee

Unnoticed Art Festival 2014
It might be that during the weekend of May 17 & 18,  while you are doing your shopping or are having a drink at a terrace, you  see things that you cannot get out of your head. In that case chances are that the Unnoticed Art Festival h... Read more

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  • MA FINE ART GRADUATION SHOW June 20 - July 5

  • Research-based process of contextualized creation

  • Critical studies and topical research discourse

  • Interdisciplinary debates and international seminars

  • maHKU Platform: exhibitions and conferences

  • New MA FINE ART pathway: Spatial Practice

MaHKU is the Master programme of the Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design (part of HKU University of the Arts Utrecht).

MaHKU offers a one-year, English language Master of Arts program in Fine Art. The program consists of seminars, workshops, studios, and tutorials where artists, architects, curators, designers, and various theorists share their knowledge, creativity, and professional insights with MaHKU students.

STUDY PROGRAM 
The MaHKU MA Fine Art program departs from the studentís individual project proposal that is part of the application procedure for the Master program. Through various components of the program such as critical studies, research studies, studio practice, spatial practice, media theory, and curatorial studies, students are incited further to realize and contextualize their own projects. The year is concluded by a curated exhibition and a research report. 

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For the current course programme check:
Fine Art Agenda

Artistic research

Pedro Kok
The Room of Architectural Representation

It may be redundant to say that a certain field of production is at crossroads in contemporary life, particularly those related to artistic output. All fields are subject to ongoing transformations, their relevance and pertinence questioned constantly. I went into the 2010 Venice Biennale with a certain question: with widespread access to architectural imagery, is architect ural photography still relevant today within the exhibition space?  Read more

Spatial Practice -
New MA FINE ART pathway

Alejandro Vasquez, Anna Ioannidi, Gayane Yerkanyan and Yumemi Kobayashi, Amsterdam Zuidas Project, MaHKU 2014   Public spaces and urban cultures need novel impulses for our contemporary life. Those impulses ask for research-driven strategies based on both creative and analytic methodologies in mapping and analysis. The objective of MaHKU's Spatial Practice is to work with intervention and research units where professionals and students from the domain of art, architecture, and public space design are able to develop novel solutions and creations through interdisciplinary dialogues and agonistic negotiations. Interventions could vary from radical architectural fiction, artistic intervention, to experimental practices in public inside and outside spaces. Read more