Summer 2016 residencies

Summer 2016 residencies

Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts (IDSVA)

View from Spannocchia Castle, 2014. Photo: Rowynn Dumont, IDSVA student.
March 18, 2016
Summer 2016 residencies

Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts
795 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04102

T +1 800 240 7357
[email protected]

Simonetta Moro, Rome, Italy
Italian-born artist and director of IDSVA, Simonetta Moro will give a walking-tour history of Classical Roman architecture and aesthetics.

Franco (Bifo) Berardi, Spannocchia Castle, Italy
Leading contemporary Italian philosopher and author of The Uprising: On Poetry and Finance and After the Future, Bifo Berardi will lecture on current European art and politics.

Howard Caygill, Berlin, Germany
Considered one of the most important European philosophers of our time, Howard Caygill will give a seminar on the aesthetics of Kant, Hegel, and Heidegger.

Bro Adams, Aix-en-Provence, France
Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Bro Adams will lecture on Cézanne and Merleau-Ponty.

Sylvère Lotringer, Athens, Greece
Founder of Semiotext(e) and author of Mad Like Artaud and The Conspiracy of Art (with Jean Baudrillard), eminent French philosopher Sylvère Lotringer will lecture on Nietzsche, Socrates, and the pre-Socratics.

Paul Armstrong, Colby College, Maine
Former dean of Brown University and author of How Literature Plays with the Brain: The Neuroscience of Literature and Art, Paul Armstrong will lecture on how the artist sees.

David Driskell, Colby College, Maine
The David Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture and the African Diaspora is located at University of Maryland, College Park. Artist-philosopher, curator, and art historian David Driskell will lecture on how to look at a work of art.

Nancy Princenthal, Colby College, Maine
Former Senior Editor of Art in America and author of the acclaimed Agnes Martin: Her Life and Art, major American critic Nancy Princenthal will lecture on writing about art.

Please note: Two seats remain available for May 2016 admission, which begins in residency at Spannocchia Castle, Tuscany, and includes fieldwork in Siena and Florence and a residency intensive in Aix-en-Provence. Contact Molly Davis [email protected] or visit ouradmissions page for more information.

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