Upon completion of the course, students are expected to:
• Articulate a clear artistic discourse through their understanding of the Language of Printmaking based on the experience/expertise gained during the previous years of training.
• Start conceiving/envisioning/conceptualising an aesthetic outcome that expands beyond the limits of printed image.
• Have comprehended the print Language to such a degree that will feed and enrich their own discipline-practice in a productive and critical way, in subject-matters that concern the whole of contemporary Fine Art Discourse.
• Be able to discuss in depth and make meaningful points as a team or individual.
• Be able to support in public their art practice and research (that has been materialised in the workshop’s framework) by running presentations that take place within and beyond the workshop boundaries.
• Be fully qualified of most analogue Printmaking processes, in view of enjoying future accessibility in other professional printmaking workshops around the globe (through art-residencies).
Course Content (Syllabus)
This semester studies focus on the accumulation of knowledge acquired during the previous years of printmaking practice and the pursuit of an aesthetic result with prominent features of individual research. It consists of essays, presentations, round table discussions in order to a) enhance the research and critical thinking, b) promote professionalism, and c) encourage a more scientific approach.