Methods and forms of writing in relation to artistic practices, 7.5 credits - Summer course - Still a few places available!

This course is aimed for people who have worked as dance and/or performing artists but who haven’t yet developed an independent writing practice. The aim of the course is to problematise, investigate and experiment with the immanent relation between contemporary art – focusing on dance and performance – and different forms and methods of writing.

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The main format of teaching will be workshops in which the students are being presented different forms and methods of writing, are given time to experiment with these as well to feedback on each others’ writings in smaller and larger groups. There will also be guest lectures by international and local artists, writers and theoreticians as well as individual mentoring sessions. The course overlaps with some lectures and mentors within the course DOCH's Summer School Residence and students are encouraged to take both courses as a way to develop an artistic work alongside the development of their writing practice. The course Methods and forms of writing in relation to artistic practices can also be taken independently.

Course Outline and Schedule
The course runs over the three summer months June, July and August, and is divided into three parts.

  1. 15th to 18th of June: Four intensive three-hour morning-sessions of practical writing workshops. Each day there is also a lecture in the evening given by international and local artists, writers and theoreticians related to the content of the course.
  2. 19th of June to 24th of August: Independent work and individual mentoring sessions.
  3. 24th – 27th of August: Presentation, feedback and examination of the written assignment.

Study Guide
Studie guide - Methods and Forms of Writing

Entry Requirements
General entry requirement for studies at the first cycle with exemption for Swedish 1, 2, 3 and English 6.

Specific entry requirement

  • 60 credits in dance or the performing arts or corresponding professional experience in those subjects and
  • professional experience in the field of dance or the performing arts on an artistically advanced level

Admission to the course is based on an overall assessment of the submitted application documents. A presentation of an artistic idea that could be the starting point for the writing project during the course is to be included in the application. During the assessment process, previous education and knowledge, professional experience and other experiences that could be of value to the course will be considered. Special consideration is given to artistic experience/activity with a focus on and/or related to the course content.

Language of instruction

You apply through our web system. You will be asked to upload documents that show that you meet the general and the specific entry requirements of the course, your CV, and a plan for an idea or a project that you would like to work with in this course.

For more information about the course, please contact:
Josefine Wikström

For questions regarding your application, please contact:
Education Administration Offices
T: +46 (0)8 49400850 


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Methods and forms of writing in relation to artistic practices, 7.5 credits - Summer course - Still a few places available!

Free standing course,
Week 24 - week 31, Half time studies

Starts: June 15th.

Application: At the latest April 15th. Still a few places available, please contact:

Educational Cycle: First cycle non beginners

Course Code: D1015G

Course Director: Josefine Wikström

Application fee for third country applicant is 900 SEK. Tuition fee for a third country student is 43 500 SEK.

Please read more here about application and tuition fees here.