Authorial presentation

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
307AP exam 2 24 seminar hours (45 min) of instruction per semester, 32 to 42 hours of self-study English winter

Subject guarantor

Štěpánka ŠIMLOVÁ

Name of lecturer(s)

Hynek ALT, Štěpánka ŠIMLOVÁ


The course is aimed at increasing the student's application and its success in the labor market and cultural space. It summarizes and expands the author's presentation, divides individual presentation tools with respect to the audience's focus, provides listeners with feedback from decission maker specialists - curators, gallery directors, staff of cultural institutions, editors and editors of magazines, etc. This course is taught in English.


1-2 - joint consultation - presentation of the current form of used tools in the field of author presentation, revision of portfolios

3- correction of shortcomings in portfolios - revision of standards - especially clarity, formal correctness, sorting logic, project selection, portfolio division into author and professional - working

4- revision of portfolio repairs - consultations with curator or gallerist who focuses on working with young talented creators

5- open-call response - exhibition or festival - summary of principles - presentation of options - individual choice of institution according to the audience's focus

6-7 - Consultations with periodical editors

7-8 - overview of domestic and European cultural platforms working with recent graduates of art and photography schools

9- Reflection of individual work with portfolio and answer to open call

10- consultation with graphic designer - overview of other authoring presentation tools - web pages, tumbler, instagram, facebook - their revisions - recommendations for their refinement

11- individual consultations

12- completion of the course in the form of joint presentation and evaluation

Learning outcomes

Students learn how to to enter the international cultural space and present his / her work in English with his / her art projects.

Prerequisites and other requirements



Required reading:

Krohn Amorose, Vicki. Art-Write the Writing Guide for Visual Artists: Crafting Effective Artist Statements and Promotional Materials. Eugene, Or: Luminare Press, 2013.

Fletcher, Margaret. Constructing the Persuasive Portfolio: The Only Primer You’ll Ever Need. New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.

Further literature is assigned by guests participating in the course.

Evaluation methods and criteria

The course is evaluated by the graded exam. The joint presentation of the basic completed presentation tools - especially the author's and work portfolio, which is correct in terms of content and adheres to all standards for presentation and communication with institutions and entities for further professional and professional employment of the student.



Schedule for winter semester 2023/2024:

Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Štěpánka ŠIMLOVÁ

Schedule for summer semester 2023/2024:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans