Practice II: Chetwynd / Altmann 

Nummer und TypBFA-BFA-Pr.22F.007 / Moduldurchführung
VeranstalterDepartement Fine Arts
LeitungMonster Chetwynd, Mathis Altmann, Jasmine Gregory
ECTS18 Credits
VoraussetzungenCourse language: English
ZielgruppenBA Fine Arts students - 4th semester
Open for exchange students
InhalteIn the module the students' own artistic practice takes place. Studio work and discussions about the students' individual or collaborative work are at the forefront. The practical module is led over 6 semesters by at least two lecturers, who also provide student counselling for the students in the practical module. Teaching formats include joint work discourses, excursions, studio visits to artists, group discussions and close supervision of the students through individual mentoring. All students in a practical module share workstations in a studio, which also promotes the exchange of ideas and experiences.

Monster Chetwynd (*1973) lives and works in Glasgow, is a British artist known for reworkings of iconic moments from cultural history in improvised performances. In 2012, she was nominated for the Turner Prize. Monster Chetwynd graduated from the Royal College of Art with an MA in painting (2004), following a BA in Fine Art at the Slade School of Art (2000) and a BA in Social Anthropology and History at UCL (1995) (all London). Selected Solo Exhibitions: Villa Arson, Nice (2019), Galerie Gregor Staiger, Zürich (2019), Winter Commissions, Tate Britain, London (2018), Il Gufo con gli Occhi Laser, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin (2018).

Mathis Altmann (*1987) is an artist, living and working between Zurich and Los Angeles. Known for his assemblage sculptures and light-based installations, Altmann's practice investigates the social dramas of our hyper-networked urban milieu. He graduated from ZHdK with a BA in 2011. Solo exhibitions: Kunstmuseum Winterthur (2021); Art Basel: Parcours, Basel (2019), Istituto Svizzero, Milan (2018), Art Basel: Statements, Basel (2018); Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles (2017); Swiss Institute, New York (2016); Truth & Consequences, Geneva (2016); Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg (2015).

Jasmine Gregory (*1987) is an artist working mostly in painting. She lives and works in Zurich and is since Fall 2020 teaching assistant at the BFA. She studied photography at School of Visual Arts in New York and completed her MFA at the Zurich University of the Arts.
Bibliographie / LiteraturWill be handed out during the course
Leistungsnachweis / TestatanforderungMandatory attendance (minimum 80%); active participation
TermineTime: 09:15 - 17:00 o'clock

CW 10: 09 / 10 / 11 March
CW 13: 30 / 31 March
CW 15: 11 / 12 / 13 April
CW 18: 02 / 03 / 04 May

CW 12: 21 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 25 March
CW 25: 20 / 21 / 22 June

Time: 09:15 - 17:00 o'clock

CW 10: 07 / 08 March
CW 15: 14 April
CW 18: 05 / 06 May
Bewertungsformbestanden / nicht bestanden
BemerkungStudents will receive detailed information about the organisation and financing of study trips at the beginning of the semester.

If a study trip includes overnight stays, the Bachelor Fine Arts normally arranges and pays the accommodation while students have to organise their own journey and cover their travel expenses. In case of one-day study trips, the Bachelor Fine Arts generally reimburses 50% of the train or bus ticket costs (2nd class) if the full ticket price per trip exceeds CHF 40.-. The original tickets are necessary for any reimbursement.
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