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Eat - Food Culture, Materiality and Design

Course
FKGEAT
Bachelor’s level
15 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Mixed time
Location
Location independent
Study form
Distance
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-15035
Tuition
Full education cost: 70 500 SEK
First payment: 70 500 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

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Summary

This course is for those who are interested in the connection between design and eating. Through fundamental design methods, we work with concepts and phenomena in food culture and design to create common knowledge and understanding. We do this through workshops, literature, field trips, supervision and discussions, both individually and collectively in group meetings as well as through individual project work.

About

Eating can involve an infinite number of different things. It can be about survival, pleasure or stress as well as meetings, time and access. Eating has different meanings for everyone.

The course is aimed at you who is interested in the relations between design and eating. Perhaps you involved in the restaurant business, work with design or have an interest for food culture. Through basic design methods the students of the course will work with concepts of design and food culture to create collective knowledge and understanding. Together you will explore the meal as a platform for conversation, reflection, experiences and meetings. The materiality, spatiality and choreography of eating – that is, the things we use, the space we are in and how we move about – is the hub of your exploratory design work.

During the semester you will engage in a design project that has its entry point in one of the three themes of the course: Food – Body (such as the senses and norms), Food – Politics (such as power and resource allocation) and Food – Artefacts (such as function and materials)

At www.eathdk.se you can learn about workshops, student work and course related events from previous semesters.

The course is taught in English

Apply for the course

1. Apply for the course on www.universityadmissions.se

Application period: March 15 - April 15 2021


2. Submit your work sample through SlideRoom: https://applyartsgu.slideroom.eu/#/Login
Period to submit portfolio: March 15 - April 22 


More information about HDK-Valand - Academy of Art and Design here.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

General entrance requirements

Special instructions for application

Provide the following:

1. CV - maximum 4000 characters 

2. Letter of Intent . 
The letter is a written motivation describing why you are applying to the course and how you look at the relationship between food culture and design. 

3. Provide up to 5 pictures representing your practice and your interest in food culture. Your own practice can include design, artistic practice, visual communication, restaurant work, food blogs, events, urban gardening, performance etc. 

Your application must be anonymous. Do not include name or contact details anywhere in this material. 

Selection

After graduation