This program brings together artists, art theorists/critics, historians, curators, art educators, together with young enthusiastic individuals to close themselves at an intensive art camp where they can think, discuss, write, produce together. The variety of the backgrounds of our program facilitators and participants, we aim at creating a space for abstract and critical thinking without falling into the hierarchies between the teacher and the student. The productive process is completed with a small exhibition, however the classes are not product oriented but focus on the process.
There are widely accepted, universal norms in relation to the act of seeing, we perceive something rather easier than the others, or see a point better. Sometimes the eye completes the images, connects the dots, establishes
The difficulties in which the artists face during their production processes are not only limited by their artistic production: The pain continues with applications to exhibitions, competitions, artist residency or educational programs, art fairs and similar
It is a theoretical intensive course that is planned for one week. It analyses the relationship between art and politics through an analysis of history of art. The studio requires pre-readings to trigger the basis of the discursive aspect of the workshop.
During this one-week workshop, historical background of ceramics, areas of its use, and its form and function relationship will be presented together with a few contemporary examples. Applied training will focus on preparation of mortar, getting to know
The workshop aims to focus on the acts of writing and drawing, those two means of expression will be experienced simultaneously. The main goal of the workshop is to focus on what one can draw beyond what one sees and the knowledge
This course deals with performance as a contemporary art language. Students will be given information on performance art and art historical examples of the discipline. Methods and the ways will be the main focus of an intensive two-week workshop. By
Engraving, which means the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface by making grooves, is considered as one of the oldest art making techniques. Humans are inclined to incising patterns on hard surfaces since Paleolithic ages
The Fauna and Flora workshop deals with the metaphorical meanings of these concepts. During the course, the works of artists related to this thematic framework are examined. Students are encouraged to replicate / expand / reproduce the meaning of these concepts by practically applying the understanding developed by studying these examples.