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Call for applications: Master Institute of Visual Cultures
St. Joost School of Fine Art & Design
Above: © Sarah Podestani (2nd year student).
Above: © Sarah Podestani (2nd year student).

Application deadline: May 31, 2019, 9am

St. Joost School of Fine Art & Design
Master Institute of Visual Cultures
Parallelweg 21-23
5233 AL 's-Hertogenbosch
Netherlands

T +31 88 525 7500
[email protected]

www.akvstjoostmasters.nl
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New MA pathways in: Visual Arts and Post Contemporary Practice, Situated Design, Ecology Futures

How can we create a future that is something else, another kind of world that we would like to live in?

This question lies at the heart of our new interdisciplinary MA pathways in Art & Design. Our highly ambitious and versatile institution is currently in a stage of development and growth. The expanded pedagogical scope of the MIVC programmes has created new opportunities for interdisciplinarity and co-research within our existing course. Our distinct programmes of study, Visual Arts and Post-Contemporary Practice, Situated Design and Ecology Futures, investigate questions of contemporary culture, politics, media and climate change. Students work together to address urgent global challenges of the 21st century: Migrant Aesthetics, heterodox Identities, economics of production, emerging technologies, ecology and the creative industries.

We support students by providing a learning environment for a transformative education, empowering students to become the new generation of artists and designers who will contribute in unconventional ways to transforming the complex and interconnected world we live in. By creating a unique educational environment, where the tradition of studio practices sit at ease with practices driven by ideas and context, and where artists, designers, and scientists together, through an interchange of ideas, create new knowledge to tackle some of the most pressing and challenging societal issues of our time.

About the Master Institute of Visual Cultures
The Master Institute of Visual Cultures is a locally grounded international community of learning and research. We provide students 24-hour studio access, seven days per week. The MIVC is committed to adopting new technical advancements in interactive and creative technologies. Our outstanding workshop and technical facilities provide courses in Data visualisation, VR/AR, web design related coding, non-linear immersive and iterative storytelling, spatial & location design, and interactive media—as well as access to workshops across film & photography, print, wood, ceramics and metal, which allow students to immerse themselves in innovative artistic development projects, and are supported by a team of experienced staff on hand.

The Master Institute of Visual Cultures (MIVC) is part of St. Joost School of Fine Art & Design, which is part of the Avans University of Applied Sciences. All Master programmes of the MIVC are housed within a single campus location, close to the heart of the City of 's-Hertogenbosch.

Mor information about the programmes and current teaching staff.

How to apply
Applications for the next academic year (start August 19, 2019) are now open to candidates from a wide range of backgrounds: artists, designers, coders, scientists, engineers, collectives, activists. Candidates wishing to pursue one of the specialist MA streams should express their interest in their personal statement when applying. For general enquiries about our admissions visit click here.

For more information contact Dr. Úna Henry, Head of the Master Institute of Visual Cultures.

May 15, 2019

location

St. Joost School of Fine Art & Design, 's-Hertogenbosch