Diploma Thesis - Preparation (Sculpture 9)

Course Information
TitleΔΙΠΛΩΜΑΤΙΚΗ ΕΡΓΑΣΙΑ-ΠΡΟΕΤΟΙΜΑΣΙΑ (ΓΛΥΠΤΙΚΗ 9) / Diploma Thesis - Preparation (Sculpture 9)
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolVisual and Applied Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAris Katsilakis
Course ID600017120

Programme of Study: New PPS of School of Visual and Applied Arts (2014-today)

Registered students: 11
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
GLYPTIKĪSArtistic Spesialization9530

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will: -lay the foundations for the initial preparation of their dissertation based on theoretical research and artistic practice in the field of contemporary sculpture. -have defined the subject of their final sculptural proposal. -have defined the concept, the mediums, the spatial adaptation, and the methodology of their thesis. -address, through critical discourse, issues that define the form and the content of their research within the spectrum of both contemporary sculpture and contemporary art research.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Preliminary preparation for the dissertation (Degree show) at the end of the 10th semester, based on the artistic research on the theoretical and practical level in the field of contemporary sculpture. It is the production of an original body of work as a solo exhibition that will be publicly presented at the University premises. The selected subject, the concept, the mediums, and the spatial adaptation of students’ sculptural proposals are discussed thoroughly to define their objectives and the methodology of their thesis. The specific proposal is approached within the frame of critical visual discourse concerning issues that address the spectrum of contemporary sculpture and contemporary art research. The students actively participate in all the organized seminars both theoretical and practical.
Art Studio, contemporary sculpture
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Multimedia presentations. Access to image processing and multimedia software. Use of internet for visits to Museums, libraries, artists' and gallery sites. Communication via academic mail.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work1003.3
Artistic Workshop501.7
Artistic creation40013.3
Student Assessment
Continuous assessment (daily, mid-term) Homework Oral presentations. Studio and practical exercises. Final examination and exhibition of the students' artistic work at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιβλίο [77277581]: Η ΑΝΟΔΟΣ ΤΗΣ ΑΣΗΜΑΝΤΟΤΗΤΑΣ, ΚΟΡΝΗΛΙΟΣ ΚΑΣΤΟΡΙΑΔΗΣ Βιβλίο [102070775]: Εκμάγευση και αναπαραγωγή - Β' έκδοση, Σώτας Σ. Δημήτρης
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