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  • Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Program Terms: Fall
  • Restrictions: Otis applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Faculty Led, Field Study Open To: MFA Graphic Design
Minimum Class Standing: MFA Graduate Student Credit Type: Studio
Course Name/ CRN: Field Internship/ 10597 # of Units Offered: 3
Non-Refundable Fee $150.00:
*Is charged only when one "Commits" to a travel program
Program Description:
FIELD_INTERNSHIP
MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN FIELD INTERNSHIP: HOLLAND, BELGIUM
Field Internship GRDS 683 — 3 credits
CRN: 28116
November 6-17, 2017
 
DESCRIPTION
Over the course of this class, students will convene in a number of cities outside of Los Angeles and follow an assigned agenda that includes: studio visits, museum visits, conferences, and workshops. Otis faculty will be in attendance to oversea the Field Internship and lead discussions and critiques while students reflect on learning and share outcomes via presentations in a seminar setting.
 
Units fall under the summer session's MFA "internship" course. The final grade will be entered once the student has met with their internship faculty. Until that meeting, the summer grade will remain "I" for incomplete.
 
LEARNING OUTCOMES
 Demonstrate the ability to frame questions, devise appropriate methodologies for answering them, and evidence an ongoing perspective of critical inquiry.
·Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of design pedagogy to the practice of contemporary graphic design.
·Explore in writing aspects of graphic design that are important to the field and visual arts in general
 
DATES
Working dates: November 6-17, 2017
Early arrival and weekend breaks are included in agenda.
 
COST
Travel Account
Insurance
 
INCLUDED
Course Credit, 3 cr. Field Internship
 
NOT INCLUDED
Airfare
Lodging
Food
In-Country Transportation
Airport Transfers
 
AGENDA
Preliminary Itinerary:
*= required participation
 
November 4th - Arrive in Amsterdam
 Recover Jetlag/explore Amsterdam + Cultural Activity
Suggested Hotels: Hotel V or Volkshotel
 
November 6 – 8 - *Studio Visits
(Amsterdam, The Hague and/or Rotterdam, Holland)
 
November 09 – 10  - *Workshop at the Sandberg Institute
http://sandberg.nl
 
November 11 - Travel to Antwerp
 
November 12 - FREE DAY + Suggest Cultural Activity www.museumplantinmoretus.be/en
 
November 13 - *Studio Visits    
 
November 14 – 15 - *Integrated Conference, Antwerp, Belgium
http://www.integratedconf.org
 
MOVE TO GHENT or Stay in Antwerp and train to Ghent for workshop days
 
November 16 – 17 - Ghent, Belgium.
*Workshop with Jan en Randoald
www.janenrandoald.be/ and We Became Aware http://webecameaware.com/
 
closing party Friday night after workshop crit.
 
 

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2017 10/02/2017 10/06/2017 11/13/2017 11/24/2017