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Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts

Salzburg, Austria, 20 July - 29 August 2015

The Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, founded in 1953 by Oskar Kokoschka as the School of Vision, in the Hohensalzburg Fortress, is the oldest of its kind in Europe. Every year, around 300 participants from more than 40 countries attend some 20 courses.

The Production of Meaning is the motto of this year's International Summer Academy course programme, which asks about the sense of our (individual or social) conduct, and how meaning can be produced with artistic (critical and curatorial) resources. Many artists are working on this and related themes in very different ways, attempting - to put it simplistically - to understand and represent the world we live in, producing a multiplicity of meanings and opening the way for different interpretations.

Why study at Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts?

  • Open for application to anyone interested;
  • Unique opportunity to study with outstanding artists/curators/writers who mostly don't hold a professorship elsewhere;
  • During one–four weeks, you can devote yourselves exclusively to reflecting on and producing art;
  • Individual attention, one-on-one critiques as well as group discussions;
  • Some 90 grants, usually covering participation fee only, are available.

The Summer Academy welcomes your application to participate in one of its 21 courses. All prospective participants must apply for acceptance. The Summer Academy offers numerous grants, mostly covering participation fee only. Scholarship application deadline: 8 April 2015.

Application deadline for the courses is 15 May 2015.

For more information please contact: Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Hohensalzburg Fortress, Arbeitshaus, Mönchsberg 34, 5020 Salzburg, Austria; tel.: +43 662 842113; e-mail: office@summeracademy.at; www.summeracademy.at