How can we help you to envision our master of fine arts, besides listing its formal traits? See it as a wave, a wave of cooperation that makes you feel part of a milieu in which the substance of the political becomes present through not only questions about nature, gender, and ethnicity, but also the care we take in making art, in understanding the conditions that determine the present and the future of the many different artistic communities of today.
WE ARE / KUNST
How to introduce an institute of art? This is probably the most difficult task for a place that is many things: an institution, with norms and rules, and a community with idiosyncrasies and moods. It still seems like a luxury today to be able to encompass these two elements, as well as the courses, the teaching, the learning, the discovery of one’s self, one’s practice through the encounter of others, artists, friends, individuals, and practitioners who try things out in ways that are not «innovative» or «experimental», but just investigative, insistent, curious, empathic, humble, and yet stubborn, personal, and full of hope for a work, a process, a performance, a gesture that will help to connect.
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Art Talks: Francisco Sierra
Wed. 20 March 2019, 17:30
Tower Building, Aula
Promise No Promises: The Podcast!
A podcasts series produced jointly by the Art Institute and Instituto Susch / Art Stations Foundation CH
Promise No Promises is a podcasts series produced by the Women’s Center for Excellency, a research project between the Art Institute and the Instituto Susch—a joint venture with Grażyna Kulczyk and Art Stations Foundation CH.
The Women’s Factor
The Women’s Center for Excellency is a think tank tasked to asses, develop, and propose new social languages and methods to understand the role of women in the arts, culture, science and technology, as well as in all knowledge areas that are entangled with the field of culture today.
Art Is Ocean
Following our program Art Is Science, in the spring of 2017 we started a new series of seminars, public lectures, and symposiums dedicated to the oceans. This series continues with an expanding interest in research, experience, and the way artists inquire into nature and the disciplines that traditionally study it. It also initiates our collaboration with TBA21–Academy, a foundation committed to creating opportunities for artists and scientists to develop a new way of thinking about the seas, as well as a space inside education and art to address crucial questions on the future of life.