06 Jun 2023 - 01 Sep 2023
06 Jun 2023 - 01 Sep 2023
18 Mar 2023 - 09 Apr 2023
In partnership with the School for Curatorial Studies in Venice, Misk Art Institute is giving two early career curators the opportunity to participate in the Summer Course in Curatorial Practice, a course that is truly in a class of its own.
This three-month full-time course at The School for Curatorial Studies is the only one of its kind in Italy and has as its objective the diffusion of knowledge of visual arts and the introduction of professionals into the field of contemporary art and the valorization of artistic heritage. Taking place in Venice, Italy, the program addresses the specifications and requirements for curators in an international city known for the Venice Biennale of contemporary art and the Venice Biennale of architecture.
The intensive course is divided in three modules, held by different professional figures as well as a trip tp an art city. It also uses site visits and case studies to unpack the artistic discourse that surrounds the International Biennales and the cultural organization across the city of Venice. The course gives participants the opportunity to:
Visit artist studios and specific art venues, while imparting the skills required to monitor the development of contemporary arts
Track the trends of presenting art
Engage in theoretical discourse
Unpack the continuous development of art practices
Participants will develop themes as well as develop concepts and acquire knowledge about organization, acquisition, communication, and the concrete implementation of their skills together with the course director and international guests (artists, curators, architects, critics, fine arts scientists and publishers of art journals). There is the possibility to put into practice knowledge acquired through the organization of a final exhibit with the logistic and organizational support of the School.
At the end of the course the participants receive a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Curatorial Practices.
Who’s it for?
The School’s activities are intended for all those interested in and passionate about art, graduate students or professionals who want to deepen their knowledge and improve their practical curatorial skills.
Preferably those with a study background in any of the following areas of contemporary art: curatorial studies, theory and philosophy of art, art history, art management and art production, visual arts, fine arts, arts and new media, architecture, interior architecture, photography, interior decoration, installation, design, theater, scenic design and music, as well as university graduates in the cultural studies field and literary studies. The program is also suitable for candidates who have acquired certain curatorial skills through practical experience.
What We Provide
Roundtrip flight to Venice
Visas for Italy
Accommodation (as set by residency partner)