DASL02 – SECOND LEVEL ACADEMIC DEGREE IN SCULPTURE 

TRAINING OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE

The objectives of the two-year second-level course in Sculpture include the training of professionals who are able to work in the fields of Sculpture and related disciplines.

The educational offer encompasses disciplines aimed at enhancing the various expressions of contemporary art as well as disciplines aimed at enhancing and enhancing knowledge related to the phenomenology of contemporary arts and art criticism, as well as to the most recent and modern technologies and performing techniques of visual arts. It also provides for the acquisition of skills related to new digital and three-dimensional modeling techniques.

The course includes courses that are a natural evolution of the teaching implemented in the corresponding and preparatory three-year course.

The teaching activities in the strict sense include, in addition to the laboratories and theoretical lessons, seminars, exercises, internships with artists, art galleries, museums, institutions or research institutes.

Graduates of the second-level diploma course of the Sculpture School must have acquired:

  • advanced knowledge and skills in autonomous expressive research linked to contemporary artistic production, with particular attention to experimentation;
  • advanced knowledge of traditional and experimental techniques used in contemporary visual arts;
  • advanced knowledge of history, aesthetics, criticism and phenomenology of contemporary arts;
  • remarkable ability to think, imagine and design new expressive tools, both technical and conceptual;
  • adequate skills and tools for communication and information management, with reference also to the ethical and social aspects of artistic experimentation;
  • methodological tools that allow to understand and adopt the most expressive languages, techniques and technologies.

EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS

Second-level graduates of the Sculpture school will be able to carry out the autonomous professional activities, in the different fields of the visual arts, which are spread from the artistic production to the consultancy for the preparation and realization of exhibitions in the contemporary art sector.

For this purpose, the educational path includes the promotion of internship or training experiences, to be carried out in companies, ateliers, highly qualified professional studios or study centers, which introduce students in the workplace and which favor the subsequent inclusion of the same in the professions market. The internships are in fact realized in formative experiences of integration of the student in the world of artistic production and allow the further refinement and application of the acquired skills.

The promotion of international educational experiences, which also falls within the objectives of the course, will favor inclusion in the extra-national context.

Among the employment opportunities there is also teaching, when the conditions foreseen by the current legislation are in place.

ACCESS REQUIREMENTS

To be enrolled in the II level academic diploma course of the Sculpture School, it is necessary to hold a first-level academic diploma from the same School or a recognized equivalent level, so a first-level diploma, academic or university, for which the recognition of an adequate number of Educational Credits is possible.

For foreign qualifications, international agreements and current regulations establish the terms for the definition of equivalences.

FINAL TEST

The final test is composed of:

  • Presentation of papers realized during the studies, selected in agreement with a teacher of the disciplines of address, apt to make evident the maturity and the originality achieved by the student during the training course;
  • A thesis of a historical-theoretical methodological or technical-artistic nature, in the form of an essay, in one of the disciplines included in the academic curriculum or in the personal study plan.

STUDY PLAN – SECOND LEVEL ACADEMIC DIPLOMA DASL02 – SCULPTURE

AREA CODE DISCIPLINARY ARTISTIC SECTOR DISCIPLINARY FIELDS CFA HOURS
FIRST YEAR
B ABAV1 Artistic Anatomy Artistic Anatomy 6 75 TP
B ABST46 Aesthetics Aesthetics 6 45 T
B ABST47 Style and History of Art and Costume History of Contemporary Art 6 45 T
C ABAV7 Sculpture Sculpture 1 12 150 TP
C ABST52 History and Methodology of Art Criticism History and Methodology of Art Criticism 6 45 T
C ABST51 Phenomenology of Contemporary Art Phenomenology of Contemporary Art 6 45 T
U ABPR36 Performing Techniques for Visual Art Performing Techniques for Visual Art 8 100 TP
U ABLIN71 Languages English (idoneity) 4 30 T
AI ABTEC38 Digital Applications for Visual Art Digital Applications for Art 6 75 TP
SECOND YEAR
C ABAV7 Sculpture Sculpture 2 12 150 TP
C ABAV8 Sculpture Techniques Sculpture Techniques 12 150 TP
C ABTEC41 Digital Modeling Techniques 3D Rendering 8 100 TP
U ABST59 Pedagogy and Didactics of Art Pedagogy and Didactics of Art 6 45 T
U ABAV6 Painting Techniques Visual Art Techniques and Technologies 6 75 TP
S   Students’ Choice Activities   6  
    Final Exam   10  
CFA TOTAL   120  

Activities: B= basic;  C=characterizing;  U=further basic and characterizing;  AI= Analogous-Integrative;

 S= student choice

 

 Type of Teaching  activities: T = theoretical – TP = theoretical-practical