Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie van Antwerpen
Documentation and research 134161/2803/2223/1/84
Study guide

Documentation and research 1

Academic year 2022-23
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 1
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Sculpture within Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Sculpture within Fine Arts
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Co-ordinator: Van Dijck Bart
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Semester 1 + Semester 2
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2022 ()
Re-sit exam: not possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 180,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Passed the sculpture exam and has an open and motivated attitude.

Learning outcomes (list)

BA4 - The student develops and sharpens his/her critical and investigative attitude towards designs and/or realizations that arise from visual experiments and research, emotion and intuition.
The student can process information sources (books, magazines, websites, newspapers, photos, experiences, exhibitions, films and all sorts of artistic matters) in a meaningful and personal way in drawings and disorganization drawings.
The student can consult and interpret different sources (books, magazines, newspapers, photos, experiences, exhibitions, films and all sorts of artistic matters) that are necessary for the artistic work.
The student can support his/her three-dimensional work with two-dimensional research-oriented and artistic notes.

Course content

Researching and archiving relevant references and sources of inspiration to frame one's own artistic work.
Critical reflection on the content of one's own artistic work and that of fellow students.
Putting together a documentation folder in which the own source material, design sketches, relevant references and the research process are clearly represented.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis52,00 hours
  • Remark: The student is individually supervised, assessed and evaluated in the studio. This means that participation in the lessons and in the studio are necessary.
Work time outside of contact hours128,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Academic yearArtistic practical assessment100,00

Evaluation (text)

Continuous evaluation of the research folder on various presentation and control moments during the academic year, concluded with an end evaluation at the end of the academic year.