Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie van Antwerpen
Artistic Practice Fashion29731/3080/2324/1/49
Study guide

Artistic Practice Fashion

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Master of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 1
    • Fashion
  • Master of Arts in Visual Arts
    • Fashion
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 15 credits
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Pille Heidi
Other teaching staff: Gillis Chris, Kurris Anne, Van Saene Dirk, Wen Brandon
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2023 ()
Re-sit exam: not possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 450,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Educational organisation (text)

The student is individually supervised, assessed and evaluated in the studio.
This means that participation in the classes and involvement in the studio is essential. In the event of legitimate absence, bring an attestation of absence to the student secretariat as soon as possible. Illegitimate absenteeism may compromise your study progress.

Learning outcomes (list)

MA1 - The student has an artistic and autonomous attitude and continues to develop his/herown art practice.
De student has an artistic and autonomous attitude to develop his (own) artistic practice.
De student takes a critical position and motivates this with regard to relevant social, interdisciplinary, cultural, artistic and international developments.
De student has insight and beginner experience in the (inter)national work-field of his own discipline and the art world in a broad sense of the word.
MA3 - The student understands the essence of his/her personal artistic development and communicates in a clear and thoughtful way to colleagues and an external audience.
De student comprehends the essence of his personal artistic development and communicates and presents this in a lucid and thoughtful way to a critical audience.

Course content

The student acquires the skills for a professional life as an artist/designer by means of a programme offered by the teacher and/or by a programme developed, proposed and motivated by the student and approved by the teacher. A programme proposal by the student, if allowed by the teacher, has to be submitted before 15 October.

The program may contain following aspects:

Presentation/communication/portfolio: drawing up a portfolio, participation in exhibitions, participation in workshops, etc.

Professionalisation: contacts with other artists, galleries, critics, cultural institutions, collaborations with third parties, participation in fairs, workshops, lectures.

Various workshops and lectures specific to the fashion industry; makeup, styling and photography; press policy and communication; management in the fashion industry; design/distribution.

Study material (text): Mandatory

See the arrangements stipulated in the program approved by the teacher.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis104,00 hours
Artistic praxis320,00 hours
Lectures and / or tutorials26,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic practical assessment100,00

Evaluation (text)

The student presents his work process in the context of Artistic Practice in one of the following forms: presentation, written report/reflection, or 2D/3D work result or a combination of the aforementioned.
The presentation form is recorded in the individual program approved by the teacher, which was submitted before 15 October. In the program, the teacher also describes the weights of the various aspects to be evaluated.

The dates for submitting the assignments / tutorials / final presentation will be notified to the student by e-mail in advance, depending on the type of activity to be evaluated.

The assessment at the end of semester 2 is based on an interim presentation with oral feedback during the academic year and a final evaluation at the end of semester 2.

During the final evaluation, both the process (20%) and the final presentation (80%) are evaluated.

General comments:
• Mandatory participation in the education and study activities.
• Assignments must be submitted or presented on specified dates