December 1, 2009

maHKU, Utrecht, The Netherlands: Call for Applications

MaHKU, Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design
maHKU Programsone-year

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 Students

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 students to meet all students enrolled in the Master programs.

maHKU Lecturers include

Henk Slager (Dean, Professor of Artistic Research), Tiong Ang (Fine Art), Annette W. Balkema (Critical Studies), Ginette Blom (Spatial Design), Brillenbourg & Klumpner (Spatial Design), Lonnie van Brummelen & Siebren de Haan (Fine Art), Otto von Busch (Communication Design), Jeremiah Day (Researcher Fine Art), Hein Eberson (Communication Design), Yuri Engelhardt (Editorial Design), Jessica Gysel (Fashion Communication), Joost Grootens (Cross Disciplinary Studies), Lisa Hassanzadeh (Spatial Design), Mika Hannula (Fine Art Research), Frank Havermans (Spatial Design), Annette Heinen (Fashion Communication), Jeanne van Heeswijk (Fine Art), Klaas Hoek (Fine Art), Ronald Hooft (Spatial Design), Rogier Klomp (Editorial Design), Irene Kopelman (Researcher Fine Art), Peter Leferink (Fashion Design), Wim Marseille (Interior Design), Arjen Mulder (Critical Studies), Arjen Oosterman (Spatial Design), Liza May Post (Fine Art), Ronald Rietveld (Spatial Design), Gert Staal (Communication Design), Jaap van Triest (Editorial Design), Anouk Vogel (Spatial Design).

External Examiners: Edwin Jansen (Fine Art), Doina Petrescu (Design), Willem de Rooij (Fine Art), Mick Wilson (Design).

maHKU Platform

maHKU 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).

maHKU Master Degrees

maHKU Master degrees are internationally acknowledged and accredited by the Open University Validation Services in London (OUVS).

Information and Application

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

For more information and application see or [email protected]

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