• Summer School as School 2023
The Public Program

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

The public program is held August 7 – 19, 2023.
Venue: The Boxing Club
Mark Isaku 8, 10000 Prishtina

The public program organized during Summer School as School 2023 serves as a common platform for faculty, participants, and the public.

The public program of Summer School as School 2023 will revolve around exhibitions, artist presentations, lectures and presentations, performances, the film school program, DJ sessions by Yann Annicchiarico, Sanja Anđelković, Bekim Baliqi, Rozafa Basha, Visar Berisha, Wu Chi Yu, Hsu Chia Wei, Chang En Man, Florina Jerliu, Posak Jodian, Yao Jui Chung, Vjosa Beqaj-Krasniqi, Sami Khatib, Li Kuei-Pi, Bernhard Rüdiger, Boris Buden, Esther Leslie, Driton Selmani, Lin Shu-Kai, Au Sow Yee, Ciwas Tahos, Nobuo Takamori, Hou I Ting, Agrina Vllasaliu, Anton Vukpalaj, Liu Yu, Zhang Xu Zhan.

The Schedule of the Public Program of Summer School as School 2023:

Monday, 7 August 2023

Opening of the exhibition Video, the Island, and the Difficulties of Re-Identity: Taiwan
Artists: Yao Jui-Chung, Li Kuei-Pi, Wu Chi-Yu, Au Sow Yee, Lin Shu-Kai, Ciwas Tahos
Curator: Nobuo Takamori

Opening Reception

Tuesday, 8 August 2023

Politics of Identity and Ethnic Relations in Kosovo
Presentation by Bekim Baliqi

Wednesday, 9 August 2023

Film School Program
The Difficulties of Re-Identity: Video Art and Experimental Moving Images from Taiwan, with works by Chang En Man, Posak Jodian, Ciwas Tahos, Hou I Ting, Hsu Chia Wei,
Yao Jui Chung, Li Kuei Pi, Wu Chi Yu, Liu Yu, Au Sow Yee, Zhang Xu Zhan
Presentation by Nobuo Takamori

Thursday, 10 August 2023

Fire, Animation and the Sun: Thermal Dialectics and the Flux of Social Worlds   
Presentation by Esther Leslie

Friday, 11 August 2023

Politics of Translation
Presentation by Boris Buden

Saturday, 12 August 2023

Undead Labour: Marx, Benjamin and the Drive of Capital
Presentation by Sami Khatib
DJ Set by Sami Khatib

Monday, 14 August 2023

Restoring society from below after mass atrocity? Inclusive commemorations and artistic activism versus competitive victimhood in the former Yugoslavia​
Presentation by Ana Dević

Tuesday, 15 August 2023

Dealing with the past in Kosovo and Western Balkans: Assessing the Successes and Failures of Local and International Mechanisms of Transitional Justice
Presentation by Anton Vukpalaj

Wednesday, 16 August 2023

Everything We Do Is Really, Really Brilliant
Presentation by Driton Selmani
Climate Change and the Arts
Presentation by Vjosa Beqaj-Krasniqi and Visar Berisha

Thursday, 17 August 2023

Of Moths and Muybridge's Scale
Presentation by Yann Annicchiarico

Friday 18 August 2023

Artist Presentations by Agrina Vllasaliu and Sanja Anđelkovic, winners of the Artists of Tomorrow and Mangelos awards

Saturday 19 August 2023

End Presentations of Courses 4, 5, 7, 10, 11 and 12
DJ Set by Arrita Katona
Closing Reception


Summer School as School is organized by Stacion - Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina.

The main partner institutions of the Station - Contemporary Art Center Prishtina for Summer School as School 2023 are The École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Lyon and International Curators International - ICI, New York.

Summer School as School 2023 was generously supported by Trust for Mutual Understating - TMU, New York.
Summer School as School 2023 was supported by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports of the Republic of Kosovo, Municipality of Prishtina, Chew’s Culture Foundation, Hong Gah Museum, Solid Art, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Kosovo, Student’s Center of the Universtity of Prishtina Hasan Prishtina, Faculty of Architecture of the University of Prishtina Hasan Prishtina, Network of Independent Art and Cultural Institutions - RRIPAK, Hej Taxi, Syrrush, Vidasus, X-Print and DZG.