• Summer School as School 2018
Summer School as School 2018


Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina is pleased to announce the fourth annual program of Summer School as School 2018.

Program dates: July 16 – August 2, 2018.

Registration deadline: May 20, 2018.

Summer School as School is an interdisciplinary education platform, based in Prishtina, Kosovo.

With Summer School as School, Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina and partner institutions have created a unique collaborative international educational platform based in Prishtina. The program offers an interdisciplinary curriculum and engages practitioners to share knowledge and expertise with international students and the public.

Inspired by the case of Kosovo, where the education system was structured in the mid-1970s, Summer School as School is designed to unite and disseminate critical knowledge from diverse viewpoints and address relevant challenges of today, implementing new models and possibilities in arts education and artistic collaboration.

The program for 2018 includes eleven courses, combining theory-based and production classes; public lectures and presentations; exhibitions; performances; a film program; and guided tours.

The faculty of Summer School as School 2018 includes: Julieta Aranda, Zdenka Badovinac, Ari Benjamin Meyers, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Sezgin Boynik, Boris Buden, Sandhya Daemgen, Mladen Dolar, Linda Gusia, Jakup Ferri, Kate Fowle, Felix Gmelin, Laura J Kurgan, Thomas Keenan, Sami Khatib, Vjollca Krasniqi, Nita Luci, Meriton Maloku, Miran Mohar, Andrej Nikolaidis, Renaud Proch, Bernhard Rüdiger, Anri Sala, Jelena Vesić, Branimir Stojanović, Milica Tomić, Alenka Zupančič, Dardan Zhegrova, among others.

Summer School as School 2018 course leaders, lecturers, and collaborators have compiled a challenging and inspiring program for participants and the public.

Course 1: Meeting the Universe Halfway, by Julieta Aranda
July 16 – 20, 2018

Course 2: Political Posters? What Do Contemporary Art and Graphic Design Have in Common?, by Miran Mohar
July 16 – 20, 2018

Course 3: Protest, Imagery, and Art: Feminist Politics and Practice in Post-Socialist and Post-War Kosovo, by Nita Luci, Linda Gusia, and Vjollca Krasniqi
July 16 – 25, 2018

Course 4: Violence and Vision: Towards a Critical Theory of Seeing, by Sami Khatib
July 19 – 27, 2018

Course 5: Experience of the Unknown and Politics in Art, by Bernhard Rüdiger
July 23 – August 31, 2018

Course 6: This Is a Painting Class, by Felix Gmelin
July 23 – August 1, 2018

Course 7: Discussion about an Artwork, by Milica Tomić and Branimir Stojanović
July 16 – 21, 2018

Course 8: Spatial Research: Rights, Data, Maps, by Laura Kurgan and Thomas Keenan
July 29 – August 2, 2018

Course 9: Dumb Languages: Ignorant Knowledges, by Boris Buden
July 30 – August 2, 2018

Course 10: Serious Immobilities (Workshop Version), by Ari Benjamin Meyers with Sandhya Daemgen
July 30 – August 2, 2018

Course 11: Thinking Contemporary, by Zdenka Badovinac
July 30 – August 2, 2018

The Public Program of Summer School as School 2018 will be announced in May 2018.