Friday, September 4, 2009

Courses for Cultural Operators

The National Association of Art Critics (AICA Armenia) relaunches courses related to the curatorial practice, history and theory of Western European and North American as well as Armenian contemporary art from October 2009. To participate in the 9-months long program, the applicants are required to have a bachelor degree as a minimum. People of various professions interested in art and culture, artists and others can also apply.

The courses provide an opportunity to intrude into a sphere in which art, culture and politics are intertwined, where the artist, art critic, curator and historian could have common ambitions. Separate subjects will be presented by the president of the association, art critic Nazareth Karoyan, by the leading professor of the Academy of Fine Arts, art historian and philosophy translator Vardan Azatyan, cultural experts Vardan Jaloyan and Harch Bayadyan, independent curator Eva Khachatryan, Angela Harutyunyan, Misak Xostikyan, artists Arman Grigoryan and Vahram Aghasyan and others.

The course are unique and come to fill in the gap of educational initiatives for contemporary cultural operators in former Soviet countries.

To obtain more information about the process of application and terms for participation, please, contact Nazareth Karoyan:

The courses will be held in Armenian

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