Lectures, Slovenia, 27 June 2011 - 27 June 2011
For the Art Stays 2011 edition we are planning the 2nd Summer Academy, which will be held in Ptuj at the time of the festival and between July, 22nd and August 4th, 2011.
We are currently preparing a new calendar of specific and multidisciplinary lectures and workshops about To connect, focus of the festival, the fields of fresco, graphic and engraving, sound art, performative arts, site-specific projects, aesthetics, history of arts and new media, curatorial and critic, sculpture.
The themes of the 2nd edition of the Summer Academy in 2011 will be based around connections, colour, form, light, architecture, sound and as well the connections between them.
The artist and curator talk and round tables will be dedicated to art dialogues, new ideas and projects which are open to everything connected to contemporary culture, especially to the relations and differences between contemporary forms of art, spaces and cultures.
We are currently arranging for lectures and workshops with the following artists and art world professional for the 2011 edition:
Eike Berg (artist, curator and director of Videospace, Budapest, Hungary),
Lynn Book (artist and professor at Wake Forest University, NY and Transart Institute, Berlin)
Giancarlo Busato (director of Stamperia d'arte Busato, Vicenza, Italy),
Giuliana Cardi (Director of Trieste Contemporanea, Italy),
Jeongmoon Choi (artist, South Korea),
Shawn Decker (composer, artist, and teacher at School of the Art Institute of Chicago),
Dusan Fiser (artist, professor and curator of Tovarna Umetnosti, Majsperk, SLO),
Jernej Forbici (artist, Galerija FO.VI, Art Stays Director, Ptuj-Kidricevo-Vicenza),
Johannes Knesl (Chief of the Office of Urban Design for New York City, USA),
Zulkifle Mahmod (sound artist, Singapur),
Igor Molin (painter, professor at Gymnassium Riva, Trento, IT),
Ksenija Orelj (curator of the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rijeka,
Eva Petric (trandisciplinary artist and writer, Maribor, Slovenia),
Zoran Poposki (artist, Skopje, Macedonia),
Massimo Premuda (artist and collaborator of Trieste Contemporanea, Italy),
Laszlo Laszlo Revesz (artist, curator and professor at the Budapest Academy of Fine Arts, Hungary),
Robin Starbuck (artist and professor of experimental film and video at Sarah Lawrence College, New York, USA),
Olga Schigal (artist, Russia),
Marika Vicari (artist, collaborator of Art Stays, director of Summer Academy and independent art curator, Vicenza, Italy),
Christian Zillner (writer, Austria)
A special photography round table will be organized under the leadership of three established and well recognized Slovenian photographers, Stojan Kerbler (Ptujska Gora), Tanja Verlak (Ptuj), Matej Sitar (Maribor) and the new photography association Fotoklub Ptuj.
For 14 full days slovenian students and international artists, curators, art enthusiast, photographers, art historians and of course also some habitants of the city are invited to take part at the 2nd Summer Academy appointments creating the opportunities to know deepen and discuss about visual art, video art, music, performance, fresco, graphic public art, site-specific projects, aesthetics, history of east European art, Italian and American arts and New media including the relations between
14 lectures, 7 workshops on the practices and theories of arts will taugh by more than 24 international professors, curators and artists
Added 27 June 2011