Masters in Fine Art Social Practice and the Creative Environment (MA SPACE) at LSAD

Applications are now open for the Masters in Fine Art Social Practice and the Creative Environment (MA SPACE) at Limerick School of Art & Design, for the academic year 2019-20.

This is a one-year full-time (two-year part-time) taught MA programme, multidisciplinary in nature, which focuses on the growing area of social practice.

The course offers you a strong theoretical and critical grounding in the area of social practice, equips you with appropriate research skills, educates you in the roles you will play within communities/ situations/spaces, and ultimately, offers you a deep level of authentic experience and situated learning through the delivery and documentation of your self-chosen social practice project. The programme is delivered by both LSAD staff and a varied range of visiting lecturer specialists through an exciting mix of active learning, field research and engagement in the wider world.

Social Practice is located in the overlap of art, society and politics. It has been described as art activism, critical art, socially engaged art, social practice art, activism, political art, participatory, dialogical or collaborative art. MA SPACE invites candidates from Art, Design and other related fields who are interested in creating art that addresses topics such as; Space and Place, Food Politics, Gender Politics, Ecology, Climate Change, environmental politics, Science and Art, Civil Rights, Globalization and Economics, Health, Trans-Global Movement, Labour and Land Politics.

Entry Requirements
To apply for the MA SPACE please fill out the postgraduate application form available from the Admissions page, and email it to together with an application letter that clearly sets out your rationale for applying for this programme, any special interest or experience that may be relevant.

Applications accepted from: May 2019
Closing date for applications: August 2019
Location: Limerick School of Art & Design

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