The NIDA/SHARE Summer School for Artistic Research
On Visual Thinking & On Writing as Artistic Research
NIDA Art Colony, Lithuania, 15-24 July 2012
Deadline for applications: 26 March
Vilnius Academy of Arts and SHARE are pleased to announce the NIDA Summer School for Artistic Research at NIDA art colony. This is a 9 day intensive summer school in July 2012 that will address issues of visual thinking, thinking-through-practice and the role of creative and experimental writing practices in doctoral level studies in visual art forms.
NIDA art colony is located on the Curonian Spit, a 98 km long peninsula separating the Curonian Lagoon and the Baltic Sea included in the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of the most beautiful and unique cultural landscapes of Europe.
The Summer School will feature a joint international curriculum hosted and devised by different partners in the SHARE network. The School will have teaching inputs form a broad range of artists and educators including: Aušra Trakšelyte (Vilnius Academy of Arts); Giedre MickunaiteÂÂÂÂÂ (Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania); David Bate (University of Westminster, England); Mick Wilson (Graduate School of Creative Arts & Media, Ireland); Jan Kaila (Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Finland).
The NIDA/SHARE Summer School is funded by EU structural assistance to Lithuania. This has enabled the School to offer 8 scholarships whereby all accommodation costs, and a subsidy for travel costs, will be provided to successful applicants.