Artistic Strategies: On making exhibitions

Bouchra Khalili
Arts and Society, Artistic Strategies
2023S, artistic Seminar (SEK), 2.0 ECTS, 2.0 semester hours, course number S04362


On Making Exhibition is a course conceived as two workshops spanning during Winter Semester and the Summer Semester.

The course in Winter Semester concluded with a group exhibtion curated collectively with the members of the group, lecturers at the department of Artistic Strategies, and gathering together 11 artists: Etel Adnan, Yto Barrada, Yael Bartana, Bettina, Rossella Biscotti, Sharon Hayes, Leslie Hewitt, Lamia Joreige, Otobong Nkanga, Laure Prouvost, Wu Tsang. The exhibition in the university gallery at the Heiligenkreuzerhof opens on march 8. 

 The Summer Semester will form a series of restitution workshops focusing on the knowledge and ideas  gathered through the winter, culminating in a collective project at the university gallery at the Heiligenkreuzerhof.

List of guests will be communicated at the beginning of the semester.


Course Goals:

* to support students with the production of artistic strategies
* to develop knowledge on artistic practices
* to foster critical thinking and communication skills
* encourage collective practices

Examination Modalities

30% Attendance
40% Engagement in discussion & collaboration
30% Presentations and fulfilment over the semester


The number of students is limited to 10 - Priority will be given to those who attended the winter term course.


09 March 2023, 10:00–15:00 Seminar Room 4 , "Guest - Rossella Biscotti"
28 March 2023, 11:00–15:00 Seminar Room 27 , "Guest: Lamia Joreige"
17 April 2023, 11:00–15:00 KUG Lecture Room PSK 149
03 May 2023, 11:00–15:00 Conference Room 4 , "First Floor OKP"
17 May 2023, 11:00–16:00

Course Enrolment

From 01 February 2023, 00:00 to 31 March 2023, 23:55
Via online registration

Global Challenges and Sustainable Developments (Master): Applying Artistic Strategies / Radical Interventions: Artistic & Design Strategies I-II 565/002.01

Co-registration: not possible

Attending individual courses: not possible