Visiting Artist Studio

Visiting Artist Studio of AAAD in Prague

 

The Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague started its Visiting Artist Studio in the spring semester of 2018. Each semester AAAD will invite an aknowledged artist from abroad to work with its students.
The artistic profiles of the guests will differ from each other to make the AAAD Arts studies offer as broad as possible.
The programme is part of the Fine Arts Department of AAAD and is primarily reserved to its students but offers limited access to the students of other departments of AAAD. Students of the bachelor, master and PhD programmes can enroll.

Profile of the Visiting Artist Sam Lewitt

Sam Lewitt is a conceptual artist based in New York and Berlin. His work investigates systems of meaning, production, mediation and exchange as they are manifested materially.
Recent solo exhibitions dedicated to Lewitt’s work have been held at Miguel Abreu Gallery (2020, 2018), Galerie Buchholz, Berlin and Cologne (2017, 2013), Leopold-Hoesch-Museum, Düren (2014), and Galleria Franco Soffiantino, Turin (2009, 2007). His work has also appeared in exhibitions at the 57th Venice Biennial (2017), Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, the Museum of Modern Art, Bergen Kunsthall, Secession, La Panacée and others.

 

The structure of the program in the fall semester 2021

The Visiting Artist will give a theoretical and practical course focusing on painting and its crossovers to other media.
The schedule will be structured in several few-days blocks with the presence of both the Visiting Artist and the Czech pedagogue Sláva Sobotovičová and in regular working sessions once a week with the Czech pedagogue only.

 

Applications 

The program is part of the Fine Arts Department of UMPRUM and is primarily reserved to its students but offers limited numbers of places to the students of other departments of UMPRUM. Students of the bachelor, master and PhD programs can apply.

All students apart from the students of the first year of Bachelor Program and the students currently graduating from Bachelor and Master Program are encouraged to enroll. The Visiting Artist Studio is open to students of Fine Arts Department and all other UMPRUM departments in limited numbers.

To apply, students must have completed their previous semester and enrolled in the next semester duly. The deadline for applications is at the end of September 2021. For applications please contact the UMPRUM Study department.

For more information please contact the Program’s Czech pedagogue Sláva Sobotovičová, ssobot@vsup.cz, 737 620 381