Application deadline: 16 June, 5pm.
With a special focus on migration and citizenship laws that regulate settlement and movement, artists Emily Jacir, Duncan Campbell and Michael Rakowitz will form a school for artists, filmmakers, curators, writers, musicians, dancers and academics over four days in July 2019. The school will examine contemporary arts practices in regard to the mechanics of the state, and will critically address perceptions of territories, borders, citizenship and systems of governance in relation to land and communities. The school will look at social justice, resistance, theories of emplacement and the potential creative acts have to effect social, political, local and international change. At the heart of this school, we will look at contemporary Ireland which is possibly the only bastion of free-speech left in “Europe”.
This programme is open to artists, curators, filmmakers, writers, activists, landscape artists, musicians, dancers, and academics and other cultural producers. To apply for a place please submit:
• a short statement or cover letter specifying what you wish to gain from the Summer School
• a current CV / short biography
• up to five images of your work (if relevant)
• Applicants must also include a suggested text, reading or film related to the Summer School theme this year.
Materials can be sent in a single email or online transfer by deadline to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note this four-day course has a limit on places and is competitive.