Portfolio 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
307EPOR2 exam 2 2 seminar hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 32 to 42 hours of self-study English

Subject guarantor

Name of lecturer(s)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student has created the required types of portfolios and knows how to use them, including project writing and budgeting. Responds to and is able to create a job offer. Has active experience with the portfolio review format.

Mode of study

in person

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course contents

It is a subject that deepens the student's soft skills and prepares them for future professional success. The learner develops his/her author portfolio into print, works with the open call format, creates his/her professional and topical portfolio, and learns about the portfolio review format

Main topics

1/ review of authoring and self-presentation tools used - joint presentation

2/ review of gap elimination, comparison of electronic vs. print portfolios - methods of use

3/ visits to institutions and meetings with curators working with young artists

4/ project writing, budgeting

5/ Examples of graphic solutions - consultation with graphic designer

6/ Opencall as a tool to apply + practical exercises

7/ Professional portfolio - differences, how to use it

8/ Meeting with editors of selected periodicals

9/ Portfolio review - a tool

10/ Portfolio review - practical exercise

11/ Working with a professional portfolio - responding to a job offer, creating a job offer

12/ How to use websites and social networks in the context of job offers

Recommended or required reading


Bruce Altshuler, Biennials and Beyond: Exhibitions that Made Art History 1962 – 2002, Phaidon 2013

Elena Filipovic (ed.), The Artist as Curator: An Anthology, Walther König, Köln 2018

Mary Anne Staniszewski, The Power of Display: A History of Exhibition Installations at the Museum of Modern Art, MIT Press, 1998





Assessment methods and criteria


Attendance of at least 80%, regular consultations and active participation in accompanying events, completion of the Portfolio 1 course



Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans