Following the successful collaboration project initiated in 2015, Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina is pleased to announce Summer School as School 2019.

The program is held August 5 – 21, 2019.

Summer School as School is an interdisciplinary art and 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 art and education platform based in Prishtina, as a progressing model; developing an interdisciplinary curriculum and engaging practitioners in sharing knowledge and expertise with international students and the public.

Originally 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 and address relevant challenges of today, implementing new models and possibilities in art education and artistic collaboration.

The 2018 program of ‘Summer School as a School’ included seminars, workshops, lectures, performances, study tours, school film program and exhibitions by artists, writers, and scholars, including: Julieta Aranda, Brigita Antoni, Zdenka Badovinac, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Sezgin Boynik, Boris Buden, Mladen Dolar, Linda Gusia, Jakup Ferri, Kate Fowle, Felix Gmelin, Laura J Kurgan, Thomas Keenan, Sami Khatib, Nita Luci, Meriton Maloku, Ari Benjamin Meyers, Sandhya Daemgen, Miran Mohar, Remijon Pronja, Danilo Prnjat, Bernhard Rüdiger, Anri Sala, Branimir Stojanović, Milica Tomić, Zorica Zafirovska, Alenka Zupančič and Dardan Zhegrova.

Selected 91 participants for ‘Summer School as a School’ 2018, came from 26 states, including Albania, Australia, Austria, China, Croatia, Denmark, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Iraq, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

110 applicants will be selected to participate in the Summer School as School 2019.

Main partner institutions of Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina for Summer School as School 2018 were IRWIN group, Cultural Center Rex / Fund b92, Belgrade, Pres to Exit Project Space, Skopje, Art House, Shkodër, Institute for Contemporary Art, Podgorica, Sonemus Association, Sarajevo, Independent Curators International – ICI, New York, R.I.T. Kosovo and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Office in Prishtina.

The faculty and the program of Summer School as School 2019 will be announced in January 2019.