ARQUETOPIA Summer 2016
Special International Summer Academic Program
With Self-Directed Art Production
Puebla, Southern Mexico
Deadline: March 6, 2016
Arquetopia’s Flagship Residency Program
Apply Now through Sunday, March 6, 2016. Space Is Limited.
Early applications receive immediate processing.
ARQUETOPIASummer 2016 will focus on the relationship between the individual art practice and transnational mobility. How do global patterns affect local realities? How is the process of art making affected and influenced by encounters with foreign contexts? How is the artist-in-residence experience critical to understand intention and representation?
ARQUETOPIASummer 2016 Special International Summer Academic Program (with self-directed Art Production) is a prestigious, 6-week critical program, June 6 to July 18, 2016, that offers competitive professional opportunities for local, national, and international students, emerging artists, curators, and art historians age 23 and over.
This unique program offers critical methodologies to diverse art practices, exploring how artists construct meaning through objects, relations, and actions. The goal is to provide tools to understand methodologies, visualities, and gestures in art while identifying institutional trivialization of intention, and representation in visual expression. Through the program, participants will conceptualize their art by engaging and their art practice in critical discussions with a complex perspective on visual language. The program will also put into context the relevance of Latin America in global art practices as a region that historically has influenced art production and its circulation worldwide. Participants will also have a chance to place their art practice in a historical context, having the opportunity to consult with a conservation museum expert on the technical improvement of their artistic practice and potential relevant conservation challenges.