CAMP IN ART & SCIENCE (BIO+ART) 2019
Place of Study: ITMO University
Duration: 2 weeks (5-18 August 2019)
Outcome: Practical skills and experience in art-directions, Art & Science, Experience in Bioinformatics and Experimental Biology, ITMO official certificate, 3 ECTS credits
Deadline: May 14, 2019
Fees: € 450
The BIO+Art Summer Camp Program creates a context for the comprehension of knowledge through discussion and critical thinking. The camp is designed to encourage its participants to analyze and develop global human practice in a stimulating, informal environment. How does an art practice respond to the current state of high technology and globalized methods of cultural production?
The main purposes of the program are:
Underline the issues of hi-tech development in the context of the need for humanization of modern society;
Develop new communication strategies between science and art;
Theoretical and practical parts are conducted in English and involve researchers, artists, curators and members of the public;
The Camp’s structure uses the approach “learning through doing”.
The Program runs for two weeks and is open to a maximum of 25 participants with Art, Art & Humanities, and STEM backgrounds (Visual art, Digital design, Media art, Science art, IT, Bio).
The camp’s program consists of parts:
- Lectures conducted by highly-skilled specialists in the Art & Science fields (AI+Art, Posthumanism, Bioethics, Biology, Computer Science, Bioinformatics)
- Creating BioArt group projects
- Visiting to leading biotechnology companies, art-residencies in St. Petersburg, contemporary art Department of the State Hermitage Museum
- Excursions and tours around St. Petersburg
Bachelor’s students (3rd year and above), Master’s and PhD students
CG, motion design, 3D, generative graphics and art-direction skills (appreciated skills)
STEM major (Biology or CS is preferred)
Upper-intermediate level of English
Bonuses for Camp Graduates
Preference in admission to the Master’s degree program in Art & Science and Bioinformatics conducted in English.
International Admission Office