Video ‘As The Academy Turns’

As the Academy Turns is a multilayered project exploring the potentials and the tensions in the growth of artistic research and the current academization of art education. During a three-day symposium on 2,3 and 4 December 2010 exemplary research projects from prominent European art academies where presented and discussed at Manifesta 8 in Murcia.

The academies involved include: maHKU, Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design, Malmö Art Academy, Escola de Artes Visuais (Lisboa), Finnish Academy of Fine Arts (Helsinki), Slade School of Art (London), Leeds University, GradCAM, Graduate School of Creative Arts and Media Research (Dublin), Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Universita IUAV di Venezia, Universidad de Granada, Academy of Fine Arts (Vienna), Gothenburg University and the University of Westminster (London).

(ES/EN)
Opening:
Enrique Ujaldón
Hedwig Fijen
Javier Fuentes Feo
Jan Kaila
Henk Slager

Presentation:
Matts Leiderstam
Supervisor:
Sarat Maharaj
Critical opponent:
Jürgen Bock

(EN)
Presentation:
Irene Kopelman
Critical opponent:
Jan Svenungsson
(ES)
Presentation:
Dolores Piqueras
Critical opponent:
Gertrud Sandqvist
Chair:
Silja Rantanen
(EN/ES)
Presentation:
Giulio Squillacciotti
Critical opponent:
Isidro Lopez-Aparicio
Chair:
Alvaro de los Angeles
(EN)
Presentation:
Maija Timonen
Critical opponent:
Hito Steyerl
Chair:
Renate Lorenz
(EN)
Presentation:
Katja Tukiainen
Critical opponent:
Klaas Hoek on behalf of
Marquard Smith
Chair:
Michael Baers
(EN)
Presentation:
Janis Rafailidou
Chair:
Mika Elo

Closing:
Jan Kaila
Henk Slager

The project As the Academy Turns is developed by EARN (European Artistic Research Network)in collaboration with Manifesta Education, Murcia University and Cendeac.

More information on the project can be found: here

The upcoming edition of MaHKUzine: Journal of Artistic Research published by the Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design will feature an extensive report and review of the symposium and of the contributions. MaHKUzine is available as hardcopy and as (free) download on the above website.

As the Academy Turns has been made possible by the generous financial support of Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam.

* The registrations posted above are limited to those of which the lecturers featured in the registration have agreed to make them available online.