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April 30, 2021

New scholarship application deadline

Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts

Photos: Art Review Asia, Alexander Coggin, Rebecca Crawford, Christina Dimitriadis, Simone Gänsheimer, Aj Ghani, Rhett Hammerton, Dominik Hruza, Hugo Lautissier, Mischa Leinkauf, Kathrin Leisch, Martijn van Nieuwenhuyzen, Mohebullah Nouri, Christian Nyampeta, Georgia Palmisano, Jin Panji, Juraj Starovecky, Claus Torp. All images courtesy of Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts.

The Summer Academy welcomes applications to its different scholarship schemes for its exciting 2021 course programme.

Most of the scholarships cover the participation fee, while some also include travel and accommodation expenses. A jury, together with the artistic instructors, will award the scholarships. Every year more than 100 scholarships are given to international students.

Courses will be held at the Hohensalzburg Fortress (hybrid classrooms), the Fuerstenbrunn Quarry (onsite) or as webinars (online). Each year, the Academy invites international artists, curators, collectives, educators, scholars and writers to serve as instructors for its course programme. In 2021, we are pleased to offer courses under the instructorship of: Rossella Biscotti (Italy/Belgium), Cäcilia Brown (France/Austria) / Anna Hofbauer (Austria) / Mikkel Holm Torp (Denmark/Italy), Cosmin Costinaş (Romania/Hong Kong) / Inti Guerrero (Colombia/Hong Kong), Anna Daučiková (Slovakia/Czech Republic), Shezad Dawood (UK), Christina Dimitriadis (Greece/Germany), Louisa Elderton (UK/Germany) / Klaus Speidel (Germany/Austria), Léuli Eshrãghi (Australia/Canada), Flaka Haliti (Kosovo/Germany), Ho Tzu Nyen (Singapore) with Jan Gerber/Sebastian Lütgert (Germany), Nadira Husain (France/Germany) / Flora Klein (Switzerland/Germany), Leon Kahane (Germany), Wasif Munem (Bangladesh), Christian Nyampeta (Rwanda/US), Shubigi Rao (Singapore), ruangrupa (Indonesia/Germany), Francis Ruyter(US/Austria).

Information on artistic courses and instructors here.

Online scholarship application here, including current travel information.

Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts
Founded in 1953 by renowned Austrian artist Oskar Kokoschka (1886–1980) as the “Schule des Sehens” (school of seeing), the Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts at Hohensalzburg Fortress is the oldest of its kind in Europe. Approximately 20 courses are offered each summer and attended by more than 300 participants from over 50 countries, making the Academy a vibrant venue for international artistic and creative exchange. The Academy offers an open application process to anyone interested, no degrees required; unique opportunity to study with outstanding international artists, curators, collectives, educators, scholars and writers; devoted time exclusively for making art or developing ideas while also learning about and reflecting on art and its discourses; classes based on one-on-one supervision as well as group discussion; stunning historic course environments surrounded by an alpine landscape; public programmes with cultural partners in Salzburg and elsewhere; access to art literature and magazines.

Press contact: Simone Rudolph, presse [​at​] summeracademy.at or T +43 (0)662 842113.

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