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1. – 2.2.2021, 10:00 – 15:00 Uhr
Toolbox für Portfolio und Präsenz im Kunstfeld with Birgit Effinger

  • Venue:

  • Online-Workshop via BigBlueButton

What is my artistic work about?
How do I talk about issues without bending?
How can I apply successfully?
With whom do I want to enter into an exchange?
What happens after the art academy?

Texts about my own work, applications, project descriptions, scholarship applications: Speaking and writing also play an important role in the fine arts. What does it mean to write a text? What strategies should be adopted in order to write about one's own concerns confidently and away from the usual conventions? How can I convey my artistic practice in a portfolio that fits perfectly? The two-day workshop opens up ways and methods to convey your own artistic practice in a natural, precise and appropriate way.


Based on the current projects and works of the participants* we will try out different forms of presentation and writing with

  • Short presentations of different designs,
  • discussing your own portfolio and explaining different jury situations and viewing conditions,
  • the writing of short texts on artistic practice.

The aim is to refine the presentation of one's own practice through self-reflection, information and practice and to develop text modules that can be used for applications, proposals, publications and websites.

Please bring relevant documents (portfolio, photos, short texts, illustrations etc.) with you!

Registration (for max. 15 participants*) at swaantje.benson@hfbk.hamburg.de

Workshop places will be allocated according to the order of registration.

This workshop is aimed at students in their final year and graduates up to 5 years after graduation.

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