Final selection for
Summer Seminars for Art Curators:
Post-Socialism and Media Transformations Strategies of Representation
July 21-August 1, 2008, Yerevan, Armenia
Final round of the selection is closed and National Association of Art Critics (NAAC) selection board selected folowing applicants:
- Rana Ozturk (TR)
- Milena Placentile (CA)
- Robyn Pickens (NZ)
- Yulia Usova (UA)
- Haizea Barcenilla (ES)
- Julia Fomina (LT)
- Elodie Royer (FR)
- Anna Maria Smolak (PL)
- Luis Miquel De Silvia (PT)
- Claire Louise Staunton (UK)
- Yulia Vaganova (UA)
- Yavuz Parlar (TR)
The intensive two-weeks program will comprise of a theory and method courses, as well as a curatorial workshop. The courses will be combined with presentations by local and international artists, curators, art historians and cultural workers. Maja Lozić, coordinator of World of Art, School of Contemporary Art (SCCA-Ljubljana), will participate in a discussion on education in contemporary art field.
As NAAC's partner institution, SCCA-Ljubljana launched open call for tenders for residents of European Union, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia. Until the deadline on 15th of April 2008 SCCA-Ljubljana received 30 extremely interesting and good applications. The SCCA-Ljubljana selection board (Barbara Borčić, Saša Nabergoj and Petja Grafenauer Krnc) was confronted with very demanding task.
Finalists of the first round selection were: Zsuzsa Laszlo (HU), Margarita Dorovska (BG), Luis Miguel Da Silva (PT), Haizea Barcenilla (ES), Maja Skerbot (SLO), Anna Maria Smolak (PL), Elodie Royer (FR), Claire Louise Staunton (UK/CA), Maarin Eektermann (EE), Julia Fomina (LT).
The Summer Seminars for Art Curators program 2008 is organized by NAAC in collaboration with SCCA-Ljubljana, Soros Center for Contemporary Art - Almaty and BM Center for contemporary art, Istanbul.