In this module, students work with basic theories and practical methods in regard to the creation of sculptures and sculptural installations and the design of physical artefacts as an aesthetic manifestation. Using materiality as a point of departure, students work with basic principles of form, tactility, structure, composition and artistic expression. Students experiment with a variety of materials and basic technologies in connection with the design and creation of physical artefacts. Students work theoretically and experimentally with a variety of formal, static and dynamic principles, and contexts of use.
In connection with the module, courses may be offered within the following areas:
The objective of Module 1: “Sculpture and Technology” is to introduce the students to basic problem subjects and solutions in relation to the creation and construction of artefacts, products and installations of sculptural and aesthetic quality.
Basic knowledge about
Project work in groups
|Name of exam||Sculpture and Technology|
|Type of exam|
Written and oral examThe examination will take the form of a conversation between the students, the examiner and another examiner on the basis of the project report or portfolio prepared by the student(s) as well as the product created by the students. The project exam will also address other content from the module courses.
Form of examination: b)
Number of pages: the written work must not exceed 10 pages per student (15 pages in the case of individual reports).
Duration of examination: 20 minutes per student and 10 minutes for assessment and
communication of grades per group, however, the duration of the examination is maximum 2 hours.
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||An aggregate grade is awarded for the artefact, the written and
The written report, the product and the oral examination should demonstrate that the student has fulfilled the objectives outlined above.
|Danish title||Skulptur og teknologi|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Art & Technology|
|Department||Department of Communication and Psychology|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Humanities|