YARAT ACADEMY 2016: JOIN OUR UNIVERSE!

15 Sep > 31 Dec 16

YARAT Contemporary Art Space lunch – YARAT Academy 2016 project.

YARAT Academy is a course taught by local and international experts that aims to explore the arts for serious college-bound students as well as those with a simple curiosity about the creative process.


YARAT Contemporary Art Space offers art classes to teenagers and adults throughout the Fall season.

Each block runs for FIVE weeks, according to the following schedule:

October – November 2016                

*Registration is open to everyone interested in an intensive art experience.

*Portfolios are not required. 


YARAT is the ideal place for your art studies.  

Now in it’s fist year,  our Art Academy simulates the college experience by utilizing the knowledge and the networking possibilities available to YARAT – one of the most innovative institutions in the region that supports the creative minds.


First 5-week course meets from 19:00 a.m. to 21:00 p.m., Monday and Wednesday though October  –  November 2016. 


This theoretical course will explore artistic practice in XX century and the birth of contemporary art around us after the collapse of USSR through general art historical discussions, case studies and specific art movements .

We see museum visits,  special events and meetings with the artists as fundamental part of the program and will organize them for you.


WHY SHOULD I APPLY?

LEARING ABOUT CONTEMPORARY ART

You’ll gain important knowledge about contemporary art and will learn from the world famous curators and art experts.


LOCATION

YARAT Art Academy is located  on the seaside boulevard  in one of the ancient repurposed industrial building. The space is welcoming with it’s inspiring art created by some of the world’s most famous artists.


FRIENDSHIPS & NETWORKING

You’ll be able to meet and spend time with some outstanding people from the art world.


GENERAL FUN

Although the program offers an intensive art experience, there is still time to unwind and relax. You will enjoy our live music events and will want to attend our Film club and Reading club which serve as informal platform for discussions.

With an exclusive extra curriculum program we will organise talks with the artists Oscar Maurillo and Faig Ahmad, studio visits with the residents who work at YARAT Studios and a seminar on how to analyse a specific work of art. 

Those of you who like film will have a chance to take part in the discussion of “The Artist is Present” by Marina Abramovich


LECTURER'S PROGRAM

Lecturers details and program details coming soon


REGISTRATION

  • Registration is ongoing until classes are full. 
  • Registration is open to anyone who wishes to take a class.
  • A portfolio is not required.

Registration forms available from HERE.


*All lecturer will be translated to Azeri / Russian.


Tuition fee: 150 AZN


SCHOLARSHIPS

3 full scholarships based on need and merit are available for qualified applicants. Applicants who seek scholarship should submit their application until September 15, 2016.


Deadline for applications is October 25, 2016*

*The Academy will be launched if and when we enroll 20 students.


For more information, please contact:

Ulvia Akhundova (Program Manager) and Sayyara Huseynli (Program Coordinator) or send a filled application form to info@yarat.az 

Email: info@yarat.az

Phone: +99412 505 1414

YARAT CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE