Summer School as School 2017

Following the successful collaboration project initiated in 2015, Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina is pleased to announce the Open Call for Summer School as a School 2017.

The application deadline is April 30, 2017.
The results will be announced no later than 5 May, 2017.

The program is held 10–24 July, 2017.

Summer School as School is an art and schooling platform, stationed in Prishtina (Kosovo), with collaborating partners in Ljubljana, New York, Belgrade, Vienna, Oslo, Skopje, and Sarajevo.

The programme for 2017 is structured as a hub with nine courses, combining theory-based and production classes, public lectures and presentations, guided tours, exhibitions and performances, producing a unique experience, and a model.

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.

Summer School as School 2017 courses are:
Course 1: In the Museum of History by Boris Buden, Course 2: Performativity and its Institutional Ethics by Keti Chukhrov, Course 3: Curating and Global Feminisms by Jovana Stokić, Course 4: Exhibiting: (En)Countering Temporalities by Rike Frank, Course 5: The Rearview Mirror by Felix Gmelin, Course 6: Painting (Re)Framed by Adrian Deva, Course 7: Publication as Medium by Triple Canopy, Course 8: Evanescent Institutions: Architecture Exhibitions and the Politics of the Temporal by Marina Otero, Course 9: Memory and Typography by Toledo i Dertschei.

Summer School as School as a platform is further developed through exhibitions, public lectures, presentations and performances. The Public Program is designed as an intervention into courses held during Summer School as School and a platform for collaborations with the public.

Summer School as School was originally inspired by the case of Kosovo, where the education system was articulated in mid 1970s. The project’s larger context responds to the art education systems of Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Slovenia.

Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina and partner institutions with Summer School as School have created a unique international educational platform, based in Prishtina, as a progressing model; developing an interdisciplinary curriculum and engaging practitioners from the region and beyond in sharing knowledge and expertise with international students and the public.

The faculty of Summer School as School 2017 includes Boris Buden, Triple Canopy, Yane Calovski, Beatriz Colomina, Keti Chukhrov, Adrian Deva, Patricia Falguieres, Rike Frank, Felix Gmelin, Vjollca Krasniqi, Christian Rattemeyer,
Bernard Rudiger, Jovana Stokić, Nebojsa Milikić, Miran Mohar, Marina Otero, Renaud Proch, Igor Stiks, Branimir Stojanović, among others.

Summer School as School 2017 is organized in cooperation with Allianz Culture Foundation and supported by The Trust for Mutual Understanding. Complete list of donors and cooperation partners will be announced in due time.