Deadline: 30/06/2019

SOS paradise calling!

SOS paradise calling! MASTERCLASS led by Victoria Vesna & Haytham Nawar

SOS paradise calling!
MASTERCLASS

led by Victoria Vesna & Haytham Nawar 

Who can go to vacation in paradise and ignore all the suffering going on above and below the earth, the water and the skies?

Meet a group of renowned artists and scientists to explore, learn think about the planet and come up with creative ways to address the urgent calls from people, animals and the invisible world. 

Experience the gorgeous, mythical environment through field trips, lectures, workshops through hands on collaborative projects considering the myriad points of view. 

Explore the mountains, gullies, lakes and the Ionian Sea.

SEE from a different perspective the planktons and micro-plastics.
HEAR the sounds of birds, the winds of change and the underwater noise pollution.
FEEL the air and get closer to your intuitive sensing.
TASTE the sea and the food that we will cook together and eat in community.

THE INSTRUCTORS:
VICTORIA VESNA, Ph.D.
Artist, Professor, Design Media Arts, founder and Director of UCLA Art Sci center, Visiting Professor at Empowerment Informatics Program, University of Tsukuba, Japan and Interface Cultures, University of Linz, Austria. Active since the early 1980s, she created early Internet art works and developed many projects in long term collaborations with scientists.

HAYTHAM NAWAR, Ph.D.
Artist, designer, researcher, Assistant Professor and Director of the Graphic Design program, Department of the Arts at the American University in Cairo. Founder and Director of the Cairotronica, Cairo Electronic, and New Media Arts Festival.

Dates               July 14-28, 2019
Location          Kefalonia Island, Greece
Venue             Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture
Capacity          15 participants

ELIGIBILITY
Artists from all disciplines, scientists, researchers, philosophers, environmentalists, Minds seeking deeper meaning and connection between Creative Practice, Life and the World.

HOW TO APPLY?
If interested to know more details on general info, terms, conditions, fees, documentation, personal support, kindly email: 

ionionartscenter@gmail.com
info@ionionartscenter.gr

Deadline for applications
June 30, 2019

The Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture operates in a Global environment in the fields of Higher Education, Arts and Research. The International Strategy of the Institution in accordance to its Establishment Act, is embracing the Globalization needs of the Academic and Art’s World. Knowledge, Academic Research and Innovation in across borders model constitutes the core program of the Institution. 

Come to Create, Present, Perform
Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture
Metaxata 28100
Island of Kefalonia, Greece
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Short description of the International residency program connected to the GRANTS 2019-2020 of the Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture
Program operating in the fields of Education, Arts, Sciences, Research.

The Ionion Center residency program has Global and  innovative  network and vision , which attracts and attends the  higher  standard creative and academic requirements of prestigious  Artists, Scientists, Researchers, Higher Education Institutions & Activists  from all over the World.

Duration of residency
two weeks to three months

Disciplines
Education, Academic programs /Multi Media/Media Arts/New Technologies/ Digital Arts/Visual Arts/ Performing Arts/Dance/ Music/ Literary Arts/ Applied Arts/ Curatorial projects.

Acceptable are projects on all disciplines, included Visual Arts,  Performing  Arts and Music, Literary Arts, New Technologies, advanced Academic Study and Research, Archaeology, Anthropology, History, Art History, Classic Studies, Poetry, Literature and  Philosophy, Art Preservation – Restoration, Protection of the Natural  Environment and the Cultural Heritage.

Activities  supported listed as follow: Exhibitions,  Conferences,      Workshops,   Master Classes, Semester  and  year  abroad  academic programs,   Summer  courses,  Faculty  led  programs, Field  studies,   Seminars, Academic Research, Social involvement programs , Exhibitions, Arts and Sciences Forums.

Assistance
The space is attended 24hours a day by professional personnel.

Administrative, academic, secretarial, promotional, practical and  technical  support is available for personal, educational or advanced  projects.

Accommodation

  1.   Accommodation: residential area of the Ionion  Center, personal room + bathroom, fully equipped, daily room service,24 hours internet,  use of laundry , kitchen (personal or shared depend on the space preference) ,garden access or balcony, studio for art creation and personal support. Every day is included as a standard offer full breakfast. During the day and night there are always free and available in the kitchen snacks, sweets, tea, coffee, milk, juices, fruits, pies, pizzas, pastas, basic goods.

   2.   Accommodation at  the  Ionion Center department in Athens City. A fully equipped, with basic goods offered in a week basis and attended by friendly and supportive personnel,  100 sq.m. 3 persons apartment – in  the Central area of the Athens City is available to the enrolled in the Center’s  program artists/ scientists . It is located near the Archaeological Museum and Acropolis, near the ancient monuments. Buses, trams, taxis, train and metro stations are next to the location of the apartment. It is offering to the residents the change of visiting the monuments and experiencing the Athens City art’s life.(Exhibition or presentation of works  for the above residents takes place at the Ionion Center Headquarters at the Island Kefalonia)

Studio/ Workspace/ Work equipment
Studio  for visual arts, personal or shared, according the case and availability (subject to early enrolment).

Teaching rooms fully equipped for 10 - 70 students/or/artists

Amphitheater  100  seats fully equipped for  educational and performing activities (professional projection-lighting- sound systems & actors areas).

 Exhibition halls

Technical Information : Building complex 850 sq.m.  fully equipped for educational needs and art creation-exposition, exhibitions, presentations, performances, conferences, social events, ceremonies etc. Technical support (technician(s) available upon request with extra cost)  according the needs of the case.

 All the areas are accessible and safe for people with special needs.

The space is fully insured,  the visitors are obligated to have their life, travel, art works  insurance.

 Detailed  info: www.ionionartscenter.gr/residenceareas/english

Fees and support
Fees  info: www.ionionartscenter.gr/residenceareas/english

All the applications/projects realized into the residency/ international program of the Ionion Center are eligible for the year grants.

Grants starting from 1000 euro to 30.000 euros are available  for the participants of the residency program.

Terms &Conditions info: info@ ionionartscenter.gr

All applicants after their formal enrolment in the programs are provided(upon request) supporting documentation for funding applications in their regions /institutions/artists supporting organizations.

Expectations towards the artist

  1.             Exhibition(s) , presentation(s ), lecture(s),open studio  or  event(s) provided by the  program.
  2.             Opportunity for publicity, advertising – media  interviews ( optional )
  3.             Opportunity for expansion of the   work of the participant in academic level (optional)
  4.            Social communication and involvement in community and art activities(optional)
  5.            Donation of a work (optional)

Application information
Email Application :  1.    ionionartscenter@gmail.com

                                    2.   info@ionionartscenter.gr

In the basic criteria for the selection in the residency program and also for the grants ,beyond the professional skills- is the formality of the process and the  responsibility of the applicant.

Evaluation and Selection Committee -depend on the specific program- is the Curatorial Team  and Members of the Academic and Administrative Team of the Ionion Center . 

SOS paradise calling!

SOS paradise calling!

Location
Greece

Application deadline
30/06/2019

Residency starts
14/07/2019

Residency ends
28/07/2019

More information
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