This program is directed at visual artists and its primary aim is to develop a wide-ranging and systematic understanding about the field of contemporary art which will be valuable for developing a career as an artist.
The main aims of the course are to develop in emerging artists the professional skills necessary to create contemporary art projects today and enable alongside this the development of clear professional goals, attitudes and knowledge.
The program is structured over two years. The program includes lecture and seminar-based courses in history and theory of contemporary art, workshops, group research projects, discussions and consultations with teachers. Within the educational program, students have the opportunity to get basic knowledge in history and theory of contemporary art, skills of orientation in the professional sphere and perception of their practices in the context of contemporary artistic process; acquire professional contacts with leading representatives of Russian and international art community.