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26 Jan 2012

Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts 2012

Foto: Ruth Ehrmann

Numerous Grants for the 2012 Program
Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts


More than 70 grants available for all courses e.g. with Tania Bruguera, Manfred Pernice, Katharina Sieverding, Arno Brandlhuber, Katrin Plavcak, Peter Friedl, Olav Westphalen, Leya Mira Brandner, Shaina Anand & Ashok Sukumaran, WHW etc.
Deadline grant applications
April 15, 2012

Gabriele Winter
+43 662 842113
+43 662 849 638

Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts
Franziskanergasse 5a
5020 Salzburg

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NUMEROUS GRANTS at the Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts
16 July – 25 August 2012

Applications by 15 April 2012

The Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts is awarding some 70 grants, which cover either the course fees together with travel and living costs, or the course fees only.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2012 COURSE PROGRAMME include the classes directed by Tania Bruguera (Cuba, USA) with performance, sculpture and video, and Manfred Pernice (Berlin), who is concerned with expanded sculpture. After a three-year break, Katharina Sieverding (Düsseldorf, Berlin), will once again give a photography course, and Arno Brandlhuber (Berlin) will be directing an architecture class. Peter Friedl (Berlin) and Christoph Schäfer (Hamburg) are also teaching in Salzburg this year, as is the documenta participant Shaina Anand together with Ashok Sukumaran (Mumbai), who will deal with video and participatory projects. A first-time visitor here is Olav Westphalen (Hamburg, Stockholm), well known for his cartoon as co-author of Rattelschneck.

The Graphic Arts classes will be directed by Krystyna Piotrowska (Warsaw) and Leya Mira Brandner (São Paulo). Milena Dragicevic (London), Hanspeter Hofmann (Basel), Matts Leiderstam (Stockholm), Mara Mattuschka (Vienna) and Katrin Plavcak (Berlin) will be concerned with painting and related topics. Lin Cheung (London) is teaching the class in jewellery design. Again, Maria Lind (Stockholm) – this time in collaboration with Juan A. Gaitan (Rotterdam) – is holding a one-week course on curatorial practice, which is also the subject of the curatorial collective WHW/What, How & for Whom, based in Zagreb (Croatia), which was responsible for the 2009 Biennial in Istanbul. Martin Schmidl (Aachen) will concentrate on the fundamentals of drawing practice. Using collage, Christoph Draeger (Vienna, New York) will explore construction, deconstruction and reconstruction in image production.

The course fees are between € 450,- and € 1070.- depending on the length of the course.

Grants normally cover the course fees. KulturKontakt Austria, the American Austrian Foundation (AAF), the ERSTE Foundation, Free State of Bavaria and The Münster Academy of Fine Arts also subsidise travel and living costs.

APPLICATION will be accepted online only and the closing date is 15 April 2012.
Detailed information at
Course Programme 2012 at

Further information:
Franziskanergasse 5a, POB 18, 5010 Salzburg, Austria
T+43 662 842113 F +43 662 849638