Tweezers and Squeezers: Methodological Approaches and Research Methods in Art, Design and Architecture
Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania
21-26 August 2017
Application deadline: 31 March 2017
Third Nida Doctoral School intensive course for DA and PhD students in art, design, architecture, humanities and the social sciences
The third Nida Doctoral School (NDS) will bring together a multidisciplinary group of practice and theory-based doctoral candidates researching different topics in the context of the visual and performing arts, design and architecture, sharing the common goal of completing a doctoral degree, to discuss and develop the methodological framework of their research projects. NDS will provide a platform for dialogue and the exchange of ideas, as well as a space for sharing feedback and peer support. The aim of NDS 2017 is to focus on research methods and on the development of methodological skills and approaches, and to provide critical feedback from distinguished international tutors.
In 2017, NDS has the pleasure to welcome three INVITED SPEAKERS:
– Dr Joanne Morra, Reader in Art History and Theory, curator of the Doctoral Platform at Central Saintt Martins, University of the Arts London, founding principal editor of Journal of Visual Culture;
– Dr Marquard Smith, academic, curator, commissioner, programmer, and Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Visual Culture, currently Programme Leader for the MA Museums & Galleries in Education at UCL Institute of Education;
– Prof Juha Suoranta, social scientist and public intellectual, professor at the University of Tampere, author of ‘Artistic Research Methodology. Narrative, Power and the Public’ (with Mika Hannula and Tere Vadén, 2014), ‘Rebellious Research’ (in Finnish with Sanna, Rynnänen, 2014).
Three TUTORS will guide the students through the course:
– Dr Sofia Pantouvaki, scenographer and Professor of Costume Design at Aalto University;
– Dr Mika Elo, Professor of Artistic Research, Head of Doctoral Programme, Vice-Dean for Research at the University of the Arts Helsinki, Academy of Fine Arts;
– Konstantinas Bogdanas, artist and Associate Professor of Visual Art at Vilnius Academy of Arts.
All application documents should be submitted by 31 March 2017.
Up to 16 students will be invited to take part on the NDS course.
Call for participation
Dr Rasa Antanavičiūtė, manager of NDS and executive director of Nida Art Colony, at rasa.antanaviciute(at)vda.lt