Category Archives: Related Events

Onderbroken Stad, Antwerp BE

On march 4, 5 and 6 Helga Jakobson, Marta Masiero, Adriano LaLicata, Thom Brand and Nina Orteu (all current MFA AKV|St.Joost participants) and alumnus Maud Oonk (2015) participate with artistic interventions in Onderbroken Stad.

With the event ‘Onderbroken Stad’ the new Antwerp Research Institute for the Arts (ARIA) will be launched. ARIA is a collaborative undertaking by Universiteit Antwerpen, Sint Lucas Antwerpen, Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen en het Koninklijk Conservatorium Antwerpen. The event takes place in the Koninklijke Stadsfeestzaal and beyond in an empty shopping mall, in Antwerp.

For the full program, please check:

http://www.onderbrokenstad.be/index.html

 

 

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Finding the Unexpected – Lecture Sebastian Olma

Sebastian Olma, AKV|St.Joost’s newly appointed researcher in the field of Autonomy in Art and Design, gave his first public lecture at AKV|St.Joost at the start of the academic year.

Also, the second newly appointed researcher, Michel van Dartel, introduced himself briefly. He will start in November as a researcher Human Oriented Creation in Art and Design.

In his lecture Serendipity in art: an explorationOlma provided an insight and introduction into his current topic of research

To exist as an artist, is to dare to throw oneself into the adventure of serendipity*

*The radical exploration of the present conditions of feeling and sensing 

Also, he spoke about exhibitions he saw over the summer; Black Mountain College at the Hamburger Bahnhof, and Zero, let us explore the stars – at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.

Everything arranges itself around it: solo exhibition Pim Kersten at Arti Capelli

MFA graduate Pim Kersten (2012) has a solo exhibition coming up at Arti Capelli, Den Bosch. Opening may 31st, 16.00 h. The exhibition runs until July 25th.

Pim Kersten

www.articapelli.nl

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: MAY 25TH, 2015

Considering to apply for an MFA at AKV|St.Joost? Upcoming deadline for the next round of applications is may 25th.

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Elsbeth Ciesluk installing her work, Hengelo 2012

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The two-year Master of Fine Art is practice-oriented with a strong, stimulating theoretical component.

What does it mean to be an artist today? The focus of the Master course lies on the development of your work and to strengthen your position in the (art)world. Based on the strengths, demands and positions of artists within the current socio-economical reality, you are interested in researching alternatives, durable methods and models within a contemporary art practice.

We’re looking forward to your applications!

http://www.akvstjoost.nl/en

Book launch: MFA AKV | St.Joost presents Functions of Myth

During Super Book Saturday april 18th at Onomatopee in Eindhoven we presented the publication Functions of Myth, made with last years MFA graduates Paulina Mellado, Dimitris Rentoumis, Alexandros Kaklamanos, Yukari Matsumoto and Laleh Firoozi.

The publication was made to partner a group show with the same name, held last year at Club Solo in Breda. Texts are by Thomas I’Anson and the graduates, Graphic design by Stefano Faoro.

Through short presentations, a performative lecture, a poem and the screenings of works, participants explored the works within the pages and beyond.

The publication is available in the bookshop of Onomatopee in Eindhoven, Club Solo in Breda and the academy’s bookstores at both locations of AKV| St.Joost in Breda and Den Bosch.

AKV|St.Joost presents: Functions of Myth

Coming up: Functions of Myth, the publication made to accompany the group show with the same name by recent MFA graduates, will be presented during Super Book Saturday at Onomatopee, saturday april 18th, 16.00 – 21.00 h  functions

The publication will be presented through a o.a. performance, screening and a talk in conjunction with the publication. Dimitris Rentoumis, Paulina Mellado, Yukari Matsumoto, Laleh Firoozi and Alexandros Kaklamanos will all be exploring the works documented within the pages.

Super Book Saturday is an event combining book presentations, art, music and poetry. Besides the presentation of our publication there will be presentations by Griet Menschaert, Zeepblind Collective, and Movement and Centres, a new book by Joan van Barneveld. Find the full program here

You are cordially invited / hope to see you there! Super Book Saturday, saturday april 18th, 16.00 h Onomatopee, Hallenweg 1C, Eindhoven NL

Functions of Myth, with contributions by Yukari Matsumoto (JP), Alexandros Kaklamanos (GR), Dimitris Rentoumis (GR), Paulina Mellado (CL) and Laleh Firoozi. Text by the artists and Thomas I’Anson (UK), who curated the exhibition. Graphic design by Stefano Faoro (IT).

Keep the fire burning: inhale/exhale trip New York blog

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After a great trip in New York, we are back in the Netherlands. Read back on our experiences in New York at the blog of our trip:

https://mfanewyorktripinhaleexhale.wordpress.com