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Summer Seminars for Art Curators in Yerevan
The Institutional and Ideological Operation of Transnational Art Event
(For the conceptual framework, please refer to the pdf attached)
The program invites international and local curators, theorists,
artists and cultural operators including those directly involved in
the development of cultural policy to participate in the following
a. Lectures will be conducted by local and international theorists,
who will present various aspects of economic, political, ideological
and aesthetic analysis of transnational art events.
b. Seminar discussions intend to propose and discuss topics related to
the general conceptual framework proposed by the organizers. By
developing a clear framework of issues these discussions will touch
upon both local and international institutional policies that are
being developed in response to transnational art events. The
participants are local artists, curators, critics, the participants of
the graduate program of Art Criticism and Curatorial Studies as
international participants of the Summer Seminars’ Program.
c. Reading sessions are dedicated to active reading and discussion of
specific subject-related texts that will be conducted by Angela
Harutyunyan. These sessions will be held in various public places in
Yerevan and are to establish a direct link between the text and the
natural-architectural environment. Readings will be literally
localized. The participants include the students of the graduate
program of Art Criticism and Curatorial Studies as international
participants of the Summer Seminars’ Program.
To apply, please, send a CV, a Statement of Interest (approximately
1000 words) and a writing sample (a review, a curatorial statement or
an art critical piece, approximately 1500-2000 words) to Angela
Harutyunyan (angela.harutyunyan at gmail.com) and Taguhi Torosyan
(tag.torosyan at gmail.com) by April 1st, 2011. AICA-Armenia does not
provide grants to cover travel expenses.
However, limited grants to cover accommodation can be obtained on the
basis of the merit of the application. We encourage you to apply for
external funding sources. Participation is free of charge.
The program is supported by:
Th Open Society Institure
Prince Claus Foundation
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