• Summer School as School 2022
Public Program

Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina is pleased to announce the seventh annual session of Summer School as School.

The program is held August 8 – 20, 2022

Summer School as a School 2022 for the first time features two-week courses, increasing the engagement of content, participants and leaders of the academic program. Summer School as School 2022 is designed as a hybrid edition, with a face-to-face program of courses and one virtual course, a face-to-face and virtual public program.

The program will revolve around internal courses, in addition to the public program with lectures, conferences, performances, a film school program, DJ sessions, and exhibitions by artists, writers, and scholars including: Julieta Aranda, Yann Annicchiarico, Uresa Ahmeti, Sezgink Boynik, Course 12, Ty Carry, Daniel Cosentino, Miljana Dunđerin, Goran Djordjević, Martin Fritz, Albert Heta, Katja Kobolt, Sami Khatib, Victoria Owns, Laura Raicovich, Rebiswan, Bernhard Rüdiger, Boris Buden, Florina Jerliu, Michala Julinyova, Marianne Plano, Esther Leslie, Erlira Latifi, Barbie Lo, Besa Luzha, Nebojša Milikić, Suzana Milevska, Jelena Vesić, Vanessa Sins.

The Public Program organized during Summer School as School 2022 serves as a common platform for faculty, participants, and the public.

The Schedule of the Public Program of Summer School as School 2022:

Week 1

Monday, August 8, 2022
20:00 Ho-me is where the breath is / (Be)longing, Performance by Uresa Ahmeti (Boxing Club - BC)
20:30 Opening Reception (BC)
21:00 Queer & Drag School Evening, DJ set and performance by Rebiswan, Victoria Owns, Barbie Lo dhe Vanessa Sins

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
20:00 Tears, Gas, Turbulent Times Gas, Lecture by Esther Leslie (BC), Discussant: Ty Carry

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
20:00 Living with Contradictions: Contemporary Art and Nationalism, Lecture by Sezgin Boynik (BC)

Thursday, August 11, 2022
20:00 Why Theory?, Lecture by Sami Khatib (BC)

Friday, August 12, 2022
20:00 Dans une vallée profonde, Performance by Michala Julinyova in collaboration with Erlira Latifi (BC)

Saturday, August 13, 2022
12:00 The occasion for a question:Who is not cutting off the hedgehog's quills in '69? Lecture by Nebojsa Milikić (BC)
13:00 Undead Time, Presentation by Julieta Aranda (BC)
15:00 Culture Strike: Art and Museums in an Age of Protest, Presentation by Laura Raicovich (BC)
16:00 The Emerging of Neo-vernacular Worlds out of the Collapse of existing World Order, Lecture by Boris Buden (BC)
18:00 Summer School as School 2022 Conference 1: Radical Pedagogy and Autonomous Research Led by Artists, with lectures and presentations by Bernhard Rüdiger, Esther Leslie, Besa Luzha, Daniel Consentino, moderated by Albert Heta (BC)

Week 2

Monday, August 15, 2022
20:00 Institutional Critique and Institutional Practice, Lecture by Martin Fritz (BC), Discussant: Daniel Cosentino

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
20:00 Is "Sorry" Enough? - Art of Apology, Apology as Art, Lecture by Suzana Milevska (BC), Discussant: Uresa Ahmeti

Wednesday, August 17, 2022
20:00 What is feminist in art (and research)?, Lecture by Katja Kobolt (BC), Discussant: Jelena Vesić

Thursday, August 18, 2022
20:00 The Designer, the Developer, and the Control: Computer Graphics and When to let it go, Presentation by Marianne Plano (BC), Discussant: Albert Heta

Friday, August 19, 2022
20:00 End Performance of Course 12: The Archaeology of Former Art and Coming Apocalypse (Museum of American Art in Prishtina), direced by Jelena Vesić

Saturday, August 20, 2022
20:00 Summer School as School 2022 Conference 2: Public Hearing on Remembering What, For Whom and Why Manifesta with Albert Heta, Suzana Milevska, Miljana Dunđerin, Daniel Cosentino, moderated by Albert Heta. (BC)

22:30 Closing Reception (BC)

EXHIBITION
MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART IN PRISHTINA

PERFORMANCES
Uresa Ahmeti, Rebiswan, Victoria Owns, Barbie Lo, Vanessa Sins, Michala Julinyova, Erlira Latifi, End Performance of Course 12: The Archaeology of Former Art and Coming Apocalypse (Museum of American Art in Prishtina), direced by Jelena Vesić

VENUES
Stacion - Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina, Rr/st. Henrik Bariç 23, 10000 Prishtinë, Republika e Kosovës
The Boxing Club, Rr/st. Mark Isaku 8, 10000 Prishtinë, Republika e Kosovës
The Faculty of Architecture of the University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”, Rr/st. Arkitekt Karl Gega, nr./no. 1, 10000 Prishtinë, Republika e Kosovës

The main partner institutions of the Station - Contemporary Art Center Prishtina for Summer School as School 2022 are the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Lyon, IRWIN group, Ljubljana, Cultural Center Rex / Fund b92, Belgrade, Skopje, Center for Contemporary Art ZETA, Tirana, Institute for Contemporary Art, Podgorica, Sonemus Association, Sarajevo, International Curators International - ICI, New York.

Summer School as School 2022 has been supported by: The Trust for Mutual Understanding - TMU, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports of the Republic of Kosovo, Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation of the Republic of Kosovo, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Diaspora of the Republic of Kosovo, Municipality of Prishtina, Austrian Federal Ministry for Art, Culture, Civil Service and Sport (BMKOES), Faculty of Architecture of University of Prishtina Hasan Prishtina, Network of Independent Art and Culture Institutions - RRIPAK, X-Print and DZG.

Summer School as School 2023 is organized August 7  - 20, 2023.