[artinfo] FW: Call for applications for the HISK programme 2014+2015

Szacsva y Pál szacsvay at freemail.hu
Wed Jun 5 17:45:37 CEST 2013


From: office <office at hisk.edu>

Subject: Call for applications for the HISK programme 2014+2015

Date: 4 juni 2013 17:07:07 CEST

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Call for applications for the HISK programme 2014+2015

Deadline submission: June 15, 2013.

Information and conditions: www.hisk.edu <http://www.hisk.edu/>  /

The HISK offers a postacademic course in visual and audiovisual art of two

Artists who have already obtained a Masters degree in Fine Art or an
equivalent qualification are eligible to apply to the HISK. Exceptions can
be made for applicants who do not have a Master degree but display a high
level of development, motivation and artistic affinity.

The admission committee is composed of international visiting lecturers from
a variety of backgrounds. They make a pre-selection from the submitted
portfolios, and the candidates who make it through are invited for an
interview regarding their motivations and expectations. After a period of
evaluation and careful consideration, the committee then makes a decision as
to whether the applicant is suitable.

The conceptual and visual qualities in the works submitted by applicants are
considered to be more important than style, material or technique.
Participants are expected to have a strong commitment to conducting critical
research within their respective fields of interest. At the same time, they
should aim towards locating their practice within a broader perspective of
social and cultural environments. Candidates are also expected to make a
contribution to the activities of the HISK as a whole. This interaction is
seen to be an important forum of exchange and development.

13 artists will be admitted.

The postgraduate educational programme of the HISK is a full-time programme
and lasts two years, starting on January 1, 2014 and ending on December 31,

The registration fee amounts to 2000 euro / year (+ a single deposit of 300
euro). Health insurance is not included in the registration fee. The
registration fee (and the deposit) are payable before the start of the
working year. The Higher Institute of Fine Arts offers a private workspace
and pedagogical guidance. There are no scholarships or residencies
available. Living costs are the participants' own responsibility. Foreign
candidate-laureates have to arrange all the necessary administration
themselves in order to obtain a visa for study purposes and an official
residence permit.

Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten
Higher Institute for Fine Arts
Charles de Kerchovelaan 187a
9000 Gent
info at hisk.edu
www.hisk.edu <http://www.hisk.edu/> 


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