Call for applicationsUtrecht School of the Arts (HKU)
Master of Arts in Fine Art
Master of Arts in Design (Pathways: Editorial Design, Fashion Communication Design, Interior Design,
Public Space Design)
Application deadline: April 30, 2013
MaHKU offers one-year Master of Arts programs in visual art and design. The programs consist of seminars, workshops, studios, and tutorials where artists, architects, communication design professionals, curators, editorial designers, fashion designers, interior designers, public space designers, and various theorists share their knowledge, creativity, and professional insights with MaHKU students.
MaHKU programs focus on:
- research-based art and design
- individual research trajectories
- expansion of professional and theoretical insights
- novel fields of research
MaHKU students come from all over the world and from all continents. 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. During the year, interdisciplinary seminars and workshops offer ample opportunity for meeting fellow students in the MaHKU master programs.
MaHKU Lecturers include
Tiong Ang (Fine Art), Annette W. Balkema (Critical Studies/Spatial Design), Stefan Bendiks (Spatial Design), Elsbeth Brouwer (Communication Design), Lonnie van Brummelen & Siebren de Haan (Fine Art), Otto von Busch (Fashion Communication), Casanova+Hernandez (Spatial Design), Mariana Castillo Deball (Fine Art), Jeremiah Day (PhD Researcher Fine Art), Saskia van Drimmelen (Fashion Design), Hein Eberson (Communication Design), Yuri Engelhardt (Editorial Design), Corline van Es (Communication Design), Joost Grootens (Cross Disciplinary Studies), Bart Guldemond (Cross Disciplinary Studies), Mika Hannula (Fine Art), Annette Heinen (Fashion Communication), Klaas Hoek (Fine Art), Jan Kaila (Fine Art), Bart-Jan Kazemier (Communication Design), Rogier Klomp (Communication Design), Irene Kopelman (Fine Art), Annette Krauss (Fine Art), Mareike Krautheim (Spatial Design), Arjen Mulder (Critical Studies), Arjen Oosterman (Spatial Design), Ralf Pasel (Spatial Design), Liza May Post (Fine Art), Joke Robaard (Fashion Design), Domeniek Ruyters (Critical Studies), Manon Schaap (Fashion Design), Henk Slager (Dean), Space&Matter (Spatial Design), Stealth.Unlimited (Spatial Design), Jaap van Triest (Editorial Design), James Veenhof (Communication Design), XML Architects (Spatial Design), Sylvie Zijlmans (Fashion Design), Edwin Zwakman (Spatial Design/Fine Art). External Examiners: Edwin Janssen (Fine Art), Aglaia Konrad (Fine Art), Geert Lovink (Design), Marquard Smith (Design).
Each year, MaHKU develops a series of (public) activities focused on research and debate. These activities include DARE (Dutch Artistic Research Event) and MaHKUzine.
MaHKU Master Degrees
MaHKU Master of Arts (MA) degrees are internationally acknowledged and accredited by the Open University Validation Services in London (OUVS).