Transart Berlin Summer Academy Call
Deadline: June 15
Photos: Aleks Slota, 2014
3 weeks: July 25 - August 14, 2015
Deadline to apply: June 15
Tuition: $5000, no fees.
Transart Summer Residency Certificate Program 2015
Get a creative surge, revitalize your practice, show in Berlin, make international connections, and optionally get support and input for a year long independent project.
Transart Summer Academy 2015 will take place in the spacious, beautiful, fully equipped, dance and performance spaces and excellent cafe at Ufer Studios in Berlin with exhibitions, performance and time-based events occuring on the weekends at Somos Art Space.
First weekend is devoted to a public pop-up exhibition, performance, and screening events, and openings. Last weekend packed with cultural excursions including studio, museum and gallery visits.
Choose up to four elective workshops, either studio or theory. Optionally present your work to the school body for feedback as well as in small groups followed . Choose one Berlin curator for a full afternoon critique in small groups followed by intros and reception with five other curators to make connections.
Optionally propose a year long independent project, get one on one feedback with faculty and guests and continue with your critique group throughout they year ahead to sustain your practice (by invitation).
Weekday morning yoga, weekday evening talks from artists, theorists, curators, and guests throughout.
Week 1 choices:
Wolfgang Sützl: Skin
Angeliki Avgitidou: Line Beyond Drawing
Elena Marchevska: Encountering the Subjectivity
Herman Mendolicchio: Mobility, Networks and the Politics of Exchange
Merete Rostad: The Artist as Curator – Breaking the rules
Simon Pope: Art After the Antropocene
Jean-Ulrick Desert: Art and the Echo-chamber(s): Your art-practice in critical times
Week 2 choices:
Ece Pazarbasi: Berlin Art Grant Clinic 3RS
Jean Marie Casbarian: Naming the Invisible
Caroline Koebel: Alienation
Linda Montano: Letting Go
Week 3 choices:
Laura Gonzalez: Obsessions and Possessions
Lynn Book: Intensities – Extending Body and Voice
Michael Bowdidge: Art Vs. Life
Full program and course descriptions: http://www.transart.org/events-2015/
Transart people (faculty, guests, students): http://www.transart.org/people/
Travel info: http://www.transart.org/travel-accommodations/
Transart Institute is a utopian institution established in 2004, founded and run entirely by artists. Transart additionally offers fully accredited Creative MFA/PhD programs. A non-degree certificate is awarded for the Summer Academy Berlin Residency.
We’re excited to hear from you!
Susie Quillinan, MFA
phone: +1 (347) 410 9905
Additionally chat with faculty by phone or skype upon applying.
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