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SAAR 2013: International Summer Academy for Artist-Researchers - Announcements - Art & Education
February 2, 2013

SAAR 2013: International Summer Academy for Artist-Researchers

The Summer Academy for Artist-Researchers is a joint project of the University of the Arts Helsinki (Theatre Academy Helsinki, the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, and the Sibelius Academy) and the Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture.

The third International Summer Academy for Artist-researchers will take place in Finland on August 2–9, 2013. The aim of the Summer Academy is to discuss in depth the participants’ doctoral projects within the developing discourses of art practice and research. The Lammi research station by Lake Pääjärvi near Helsinki offers an enjoyable and peaceful environment for constructive debates.

All doctoral students (or graduate students in North America) in an academic institution pursuing practice-based research on art are invited to submit applications and proposals to the Summer Academy. The deadline for applications is March 23rd, 2013. Information about the application procedure is available on Summer Academy website.

The Summer Academy provides a supportive setting where artist-researchers from all fields collaborate, present their ongoing artistic work and research, and receive feedback from experienced tutors and peers from leading academic institutions. It reflects the international diversity of artistic research and provides a stimulating intellectual atmosphere, where the participants can discuss, clarify, and develop further the emerging themes of their individual doctoral projects.

The versatile activities include individual presentations of the participants’ projects, discussions and feedback in plenary sessions and working groups, individual tutoring and collective work. The maximum number of participants will be 20. The working language is English. The teachers of the Summer Academy 2013 to be announced.

If you would like further information, please contact [email protected]

Apply here.
Deadline: March 23, 2013

Organizing institutions
Theatre Academy Helsinki
Finnish Academy of Fine Arts
Sibelius Academy
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture
University of Arts Helsinki



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