The Arts academic discipline consists of the Dramatic Space Creation Department, Photographic Art Department, the Fine Art Department, and the Intermedia Art Department.
Its programs include photography, moving images, computer studies, media, sound performance, humanities, painting, and sculpture, as well as traditional genres like painting and architecture, and dramatic space creation dealing with life and culture. Each department enables students to increase their comprehensive knowledge of the traditional plastic arts through professional training while offering an organic interdisciplinary approach common to the contemporary art scene. This is done by means of training and networking among the departments.
Dramatic Space Creation
"Space makes people happy."
Department of Dramatic Space Creation aims to foster the “space creators with
creative sensibility and communication ability” who create various kinds of spaces
where modern art, design, and technology are fused.
Students are to experiment and explore how to express not only limited fictional
spaces for performance, film and video but also extended fictional spaces for
events, media, exhibitions, fairs, VR’s, and theme parks.
The aesthetic realm of art photography is ceaselessly expanding its influence in contemporary fine arts. And the rapid development of digital imaging process and web-based media ecosystem is accelerating the evolution of photographic expression and technicalities. In this critical period of transition, Department of Photographic Arts focuses on expanding the scope of photography through the amalgamation of other artistic mediums and fostering visual artist well equipped with creativity and professionalism to meet the evolving demands of the industry.
Fine Art Department, as the only 3-years-long Fine Arts curriculum in the country, aims to give students understanding and experience about various methods of artistic expression. This department emphasizes an active embracement of experimental tendencies of the technological field and reinterpretation of the tradition of art media formalities through basic practice skills based on foundation plans. Also, it deepens the understanding of post-industrial cross-cultural trend sensibilities. In-depth studies at the Bachelor’s level programs are also available. They are designed to foster the development of promising young artists and specialists in South Korea’s creative culture industry.
The goal of the Intermedia Art Department is to be a platform for future-oriented art education, in which various media outlets and genres can cooperate, collaborate, and coexist. The curriculum provides students with a broad level of education through the convergence of many different areas, including the humanities, physical and social sciences, and digital software, in addition to paintings, installations, videos, performance art, sound art, literature, and fashion. It produces creative young people with the strengths needed to expand the arts by breaking down the boundaries between art and non-art.