Participants have the opportunity to gain experience in practical artistic and creative collaboration with colleagues from different arts disciplines and cultural backgrounds. An international team of lecturers will accompany the participants in their explorations.
13 March 2023
28 February 2023 - 2nd Summer School Information event
11:00 – 12:30 GMT (London/Lisbon)
12:00 – 13:30 GMT+1 (Amsterdam ⁄ Paris ⁄Siegen ⁄Trondheim/ Zurich)
19:00 – 20:30 GMT+8 (Hong Kong ⁄ Singapore/Taipei)
20:00 – 21:30 GMT+9 (Tokyo ⁄ Kyoto)
22:00 – 23:30 GMT+11 (Melbourne)
21 June – 08 July 2023
This Summer School asks: How can we care for and about the environment of our tired planet and its inhabitants? How can we use the vehicle of craft to counter the misguided imperial, colonial and capitalist promises that continue threatening the commons and rights of all bodies to livable lives?
03 July – 15 July 2023
Extractivism describes an economy that has an enormous impact on environmental and social systems and rarely delivers the benefits it promises. This summer school will place students in two sites of extractivism across the globe over the course of two weeks to investigate and map processes occurring simultaneously in the past, present, and future.
28 July – 10 August 2023
Taking Tokyo as an example to learn about the vibrant and restless 1960s in a larger context, this summer school aims to bring historical consciousness to artistic practice, which inspires our reflections on contemporary societies today. Through talks and lectures, site visits and studio practice, participants will actively explore their creative work with reference to history and memory.
07 August – 18 August 2023
Participants will explore, engage with and generate new knowledge about their own and other creative practices by creating an activity/workshop/class/curriculum of unlearning through socially engaged art practices in Hong Kong.
07 August – 27 August 2023
This practice-based summer school will explore the relationship between global pop cultures and local identities through examining the political, social, technological and historical dimensions of (mass) production and reception. By means of transdisciplinary co-creation the influence of a chosen pop icon will be deconstructed, remixed and expanded. The overarching theme for 2023 is "The Natures of Pop”.
21 August – 30 August 2023
Zurich, Trondheim, Singapore
An interdisciplinary course where students collaborate from various disciplinary backgrounds across dislocated stages in the remote hub locations (Zurich, Singapore, Trondheim). Students will explore the aesthetical, narrative, and political dimensions of telematic immersive performance-making through learning techniques in staging, scoring, improvisation, and performance art.