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Workshops

IN MODERN WORKSHOPS THE STUDENTS ARE GIVEN GUIDANCE AND ADVICE FROM STAFF WITH SPECIALIZED EXPERTISE IN VARIOUS DISCIPLINES

Our workshops are located in Båghallarna, Föraregatan 4 and at Dimman, Bergsgatan 20. Our technicians work at Båghallarna week days 8 pm-4 am and at Dimman aso 8 pm – 4 pm.

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Malmö Art Academy offers well-equipped workshops for wood, metal, plaster, plastic, clay, concrete, lens based media; film, video digital and analog photography, digital image processing, 3D printing and animation. The workshops are located in Båghallarna, Föraregatan 4 and at Dimman, Bergsgatan 20 and they are usually staffed week days 8 pm-4 am.

Båghallarna houses fully equipped workshops for work with wood, metal, advanced molding, plastics, silicone, analog photography and 3D printing while Dimman offers possibilities to work with lens based media; film, video digital, digital image processing and animation. In addition to own modern workshops the academy also has a well developed collaboration with workshops in Malmö city. In addition to this the students can, for example, work with bronze and aluminium casting at Monumentalverkstaden (LÄNK), with silk screen at KKV Grafik (LÄNK) and with 3D printing at Digitala Bildverkstaden (LÄNK). The collaboration gives the future artists, already during training, a possibility to establish contact with the professional resources available outside of the academy.

3D print (Båghallarna)
Using the 3D printers, Makerbot Z18 and Creality CR-S5, students can print objects at sizes up to 305 x 305 x 457 mm with a biodegradable PLA material. Tutoring and guidance in 3D scanning and printing is provided by Junior Lecturer Margot Edström, and by technician Youngjae Lih.

Computer Room (Dimman) 
Technician in charge is Joakim Sima. In addition to a number of  workstations with up to date softwares for work with digital media and photography here is also one Imacon scanner, two Epson flatbed scanners and a Epson large format printer. 

Equipment Room (Båghallarna)
 The equipment room contains technical equipment which students, teachers and staff can borrow. For individual work at school, courses and exhibitions.
About 1600 items in the categories Photo, Video, Film, Sound, Light, Textile and various tools.
The equipment room is located at Båghallarna, and it is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00-10:30. It is possible to make equipment-reservations on the booking list outside the equipment room. The loaning periods are Monday to Thursday, Wednesday to Monday or Thursday to Wednesday, or by appointment.
Students pay a deposition fee of 600 SEK in order to open an account for making loans.

Photo Lab (Båghallarna)
Technician in charge is Kristian Nordström Kimbré. The two labs are equipped for developing and printing of black and white photography. For printing of color copies there is a professional Epson printer.

Photo/Video Studio (Båghallarna)
Responsible technician is Kristian Nordström Kimbré. The studio is fully equipped with various backdrops, greenscreens, studio lights, bouncers, studio flash units and more.

Printer/Copy Machine
There is a printer/copy machine at Dimman, Mazetti and Båghallarna where students and staff can print, copy or scan material. Information about using the machines can be found at http://www.print.lu.se/papercut/.
Read more about copying and sharing protected material within higher education institutions.

Project Studios
In order for the students to test out their projects in large-scale Malmö Art Academy have three project studios located in Båghallarna. It is possible for the students to apply for a project studio twice a year. The students will have to write a detailed project description, and senior lecturer Per Olof Persson is the responsible teacher who distributes the studios after evaluation of the applications. 

Screen Workshop (KKV)
Students at KHM have the opportunity to work at KKV Grafik which is a fully equipped workshop for graphic printing methods. Work is done during the day or by appointment. Booking are made in advance.

Sound Equipment (Dimman)
Technician in charge is Joakim Sima. Videoediting room 1 is expanded with digital and analog equipment and sound editing software; Logic Pro, ProTools, Ableton, Reaper64, Native Instruments software synthesizers and MAX/MSP.

Video Editing (Dimman)
Technician in charge is Sophie Ljungblom. We have four studios with 5 fully equipped MacPro computers for work with video editing. The workstations are installed with up-to-date software for editing, color grading and other postproduction of video. Da Vinci Resolve Studio, the full Adobe CC package including Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Media Encoder, Photoshop and many more. Also  Autodesk Creation Suite with software such as Maya and Mudbox. Facilities for digitizing DV, DVCAM and HDV, VHS, SVHS. Also DVD, BluRay burners.

Workshop for metal, mouldmaking and plastic (Båghallarna)
Technicians in charge are Ariel Alaniz and Håkan Nyqvist. The workshop is fully equipped for work with ceramics, plaster, plastic and metal. There is also a plastics workshop for polyester casting and fiberglass laminating and workshop for mould making in clay, plaster, alginate, wax, silicone. The metal and plastic workshop are open week days 8 pm-4 am

Wood Workshop and Wood Mounting (Båghallarna)
Technicians in charge are Ariel Alaniz and Håkan Nyqvist. The workshop is fully equipped with stationary machinery and equipment for working with wood. Additional handheld machines and special tools can be borrowed at the Equipment Room. Students can also provide basic material such as MDF 6 and 12 mm at cost price. The wood workshop is open week days 8 pm-4 am
 

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NOTE!

Students are admitted to the workshops only after training in how to use the machines and equipment. During the first weeks of fall semester, all first year students will be taught how to use the computers and software in the computer room and the video editing tools in the video editing room. All new students are also trained to use the machines in the wood workshop. Admission to the workshops is granted after the student has completed a course in a specific technique.

The general policy is that working alone must be limited as much as possible. Working alone in connection with hazardous work is not allowed at Malmö Art Academy. It is of greatest importance that you are attentive to the risk of working alone by the machines in the wood workshop and in all workshops in Båghallarna. Always inform the responsible technician if you intend to work in the wood workshop or if you intend to use machines classified as risky in Båghallarna. Do not hesitate to contact the technician if you have any questions or concerns.