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05 Aug 2015

Call for Applications - Iheap New York: Session XI, 2015-2016

Call for Applications: Session XI, 2015-2016


Deadline for application submission: 15th of August 2015

Virginia Cimino, Program Director

115 East 23rd Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10010

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The Institut des hautes études en arts plastiques (Iheap) is the educational branch of the Biennale de Paris and a post-graduate institute for research and experimentation in art. Iheap offers to the participants - 'sessionists' - a course of study that aims to liberate them from the inherited ideas of 20th century art history, and proposes an inquiry into the crucial issues of 21st century art, whose history is now unfolding and in which they might eventually participate.

The Program
The course of study is completed in one academic year and is composed of work sessions mixing practice and theory, as well as an individual activity reports and the presentation of a specific project, with the purpose of demonstrating the maturation of each participant's research. During the program students have the possibility to engage in exchanges, or 'residencies abroad', in Paris. Upon completion, Iheap confers a post-graduate diploma that is research based.

Session XI
From September 10th, 2015 to May 10th, 2016

Opening session: 10th of September 2015

Closing session: 10th of May 2016
Structure of the academic year of the Session XI, 2015-2016:
- 10th of September - 7th of December 2015
- 15th of January - 12th of February 2016 (Recommended for an exchange in Paris)
- 12th of February - 10th of May 2016

The working sessions will take place two days a week, Thursdays and Fridays, from 10 am to 1 pm and from 3 to 6 pm. Additional lectures will take place outside the above schedule. The sessions will take place in different locations in New York City, such as art organizations, schools, galleries, museums, institutions, cafés, art collector's apartments, parks, and so on.

Level: Post-graduate degree
Diploma: DREA (Diploma for Research and Experimentation in Art)

Online application process:
Selection criteria: Motivation letter included in the online application
Deadline for application submission: 15th of August 2015
Eligibility: Candidates are not required to hold a prior degree. No age limit

Fees and tuition
Application fee: $50
Tuition: $9,000 for the session

Further Information
115 East 23rd Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10010
Virginia Cimino
Program Director