[artinfo] Apply now to UNIDEE Fall Term Programme in Cittadellarte

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UNIDEE - University of Ideas - Call for applications - Fall Term 2016

Cittadellarte - Fondazione Pistoletto


UNIDEE - University of Ideas is an educational 
programme investigating the relationship between 
art and the public sphere and combining theory 
with practice. Through a new programme based on a 
weekly research and project laboratory under the 
guidance of a mentor and the active participation 
of a guest, the residency modules developed for 
2016 focus on three new macro topics wich are: 
research, gift and alteration. Kicking off in 
April, over the first 7 modules, the programme 
saw the participation of 50 residents, including 
established professionals and exceptionally 
gifted individuals currently completing their BA, 
MA or PhD degrees, representing 18 nationalities 
worldwide. They are visual and performance 
artists, curators, architects, critics, PhD 
candidates, anthropologists, museum 
professionals, etc.


19/ 23 September, 2016
Luigi Coppola with Daniel Blanga-Gubbay
Which language will I speak to you? Collective 
voice after the end of protest - 
The module is a shared moment of research and 
practices on strategies of taking and giving 
voice in the public and political sphere, 
starting from some urgent questions in the 
construction (as linguistic agent) of a 
collective consciousness.
Deadline: 02.09.2016

26/ 30 September, 2016
Antoni Muntadas with Alessandra Messali
Personal Imaginary Museum - 
The workshop explores the notion of 'Personal 
Imaginary Museum' in art, architecture, history, 
literature and cinema. It investigates the 
distinctions between collection, archive and 
museum. It raises questions such as: could a flea 
market be perceived as a museum?
Deadline: 02.09.2016

3/ 7 October, 2016
Daria Filardo with Fatma Bucak
Practicing the Object. Give me an (art)object so 
I can find my position and continue to move - 
In practicing the diverse possibilities of the 
art object (through case studies, experiments, 
analyses and production) mentor and participants 
will be working the open definition of singular 
and collective identities that are shaped in a 
continuous collision of borders between art and 
Deadline: 09.09.2016

10/ 21 October, 2016 (bi-weekly module) Cittadellarte (IT), Art House (AL)
Adrian Paci with Edi Muka and Tea Çuni
The Encounter. Reclaiming the potentiality of 
affection - 
The module is based on this: to reclaim the 
artist's role as a narrator of a place, a story 
or an experience recognizing the potential of it 
and exploring it with affection and astonishment; 
to renew the artist's gesture in relation to a 
new exchange with the field of investigation and 
Deadline: 09.09.2016

7/ 11 November, 2016
Aria Spinelli with Núria Güell
Elapsing Time in Expanded Artwork. Practices of 
the unconscious through means of activism - 
Focusing on the relationship between emotion and 
activism, the module looks at how practices of 
listening and wellbeing enhance collective 
sensibility within groups. It aims at widening 
the horizon of on-going debates around the 
relationship between artistic practices and 
social movements by embodying emotionality in a 
communal environment.
Deadline: 18.10.2016

14/ 18 November, 2016 (bi-weekly module) - 
Cittadellarte (IT), City in the Making (NL)
STEALTH.unlimited (Ana DÏokiç and Marc Neelen) 
with Erik Jutten and Piet Vollaard
Carving out the spaces for our commoned life: a 
training ground - 
The module takes different economic principles 
and workings at its core. In the two weeks we 
will explore whether artists, designers or 
cultural practitioners can envision a novel 
mutually supportive economic 'space' for their 
lives and work.
Deadline: 14.10.2016

For informations and applications: 
<mailto:unidee at cittadellarte.it>unidee at cittadellarte.it

<mailto:unidee at cittadellarte.it>unidee at cittadellarte.it

Cittadellarte - Fondazione Pistoletto
Via Serralunga 27
13900 - Biella

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