The programme is addressed to students interested in the socio-cultural and political framework of contemporary artistic production and in gradually developing their own approach to visual arts. With the help of established artists, practitioners and theoreticians, students can pave the way to new and original forms of creation.
Over the 3-year programme, they are free to research and test out different artistic disciplines according to the orientation of their choice, while following a theoretical training on the fundamentals of art history.
Transdisciplinary and critical approaches are strongly encouraged.
The regular presence of guest lecturers gives a national and international dimension to the research of the students. The school’s slightly decentered position creates a lab-like context, and its size ensures flexibility and personalised tutoring.
The school’s numerous international partners promotes students exchange programmes.
This course of study is part of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-S0) Bachelor’s degrees in visual arts.
The language of instruction is French
Admission to the Bachelor’s programme in visual arts requires proof of a secondary school leaving certificate or of a degree issued by a recognized higher education institution (professional or academic baccalaureate) with a specialisation in visual arts. Other degrees or courses of study may be taken into consideration.