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Collage in Practice 


Collage in Practice Workshop

A three-week, virtual/online workshop with Kolaj Institute in July & August 2022

Deadline to apply: Sunday, July 17, 2022

Participants will explore critical concepts and collage taxonomies as a way to develop and refine the language they use to talk about their own practice and to develop a broad view of the creative landscape in which they operate. How does choice of material inform how the artwork is exhibited? How does one speak about their process so that it is understood by other art professionals and the general public? How can one use art history to create a critical context for one’s artwork?

Participants will finish the workshop with a deeper understanding of their practice, a strong statement of practice that can be used to communicate with curators, editors, and art professionals; a portfolio of consistent artwork (or a plan to make one); and tools for growing or developing their practice.

IMPORTANT: Read the full Call to Artists HERE. 

Learn more about Kolaj Institute on the organization's WEBSITE.

WHO IS THIS FOR?

Collage Artist Workshops are intended for self-motivated artists, at any stage in their career, who want to develop their practice. This workshop is particularly oriented to those who wish to make a change in their current practice. Residencies are open to any artist over the age of 21 from anywhere in the world.

COST

The cost of the residency is $500 per artist; however, no artist will be turned away for lack of funds and the organizers will work with artists to build a financial aid package.

WORKSHOP LOGISTICS

Dates: July 25 – August  14, 2022

SESSION DATES
Tuesday, July 26, 4-5PM EDT
Wednesday, July 27, 4-6PM EDT
Tuesday, August 2, 4-6PM EDT
Wednesday, August 3, 4-6PM EDT
Wednesday, August 10, 4-6PM EDT

The workshop will begin with an invitation to join the Slack workspace on Monday, July 25th, followed by a one hour, online Meet & Greet on Tuesday, July 26th, 4-5PM EDT.

The Introduction and Orientation session will take place on Wednesday, July 27th, 4-6PM EDT.

The remaining sessions will take place on August 2nd, 3rd, and 10th, from 4-6PM EDT.

The Slack workspace will be turned off on August 14th and any future communication will be through email.

Artists are expected to attend all scheduled sessions and complete assignments. The group will finish the workshop with a strong statement of practice that can be used to communicate with curators, editors, and art professionals and a portfolio of consistent artwork (or a plan to make one). By participation in the workshop, artists grant Kolaj Institute, Kolaj Magazine, and Maison Kasini permission to publish images and text generated during the workshop in book form and in the promotion of future projects and books. Any original work made during the workshop remains the property of the individual artists with all rights retained.

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