Yarat! Contemporary Art Space to organize course

Baku, April 28 (AZERTAC). Yarat! Contemporary Art Space will arrange a course to be conducted by Teymur Daimi from June 1-30.

Daimi is a multimedia artist, filmmaker, philosopher (PH.D), art & film critic, theorist of culture, art-consultant, art teacher, publicist and poet. His professional interest lies in interdisciplinary activity comprehending visual arts, filmmaking, experimental cinema, theory of perception, art writing, pedagogical practice, neurophysiology, psycho-technologies, anthropological practices.

The course is meant to introduce students to various analytical techniques, help them develop further heir writing skills and as a result to prepare them to professional work with critical and analytic text dealing with contemporary art and culture.

The course consists of two basic parts: Theoretical part – a) introduces students to the art history, particularly with history of contemporary art, b) helps student to learn to apply some of the core principles of creative writing and critical analysis; Practical part, including constant work of students on their own writings.

By the end of the course each student should be able to write independent analytic text.

Also, during the workshop students will attend different art related locations– museums, galleries, artist’s studios etc.

The target group includes students or young professionals in humanitarian field with keen interest interested in magic of WORD, philosophy of ART and culture and dream to learn profession of cultural annalist, art publicist or to make their intellectual activity more efficient.

The first three weeks of the course will be dedicated to theoretical-practical work to learn the profession of the analyst, and the last week will be fully dedicated to independent work: students will focus on writing ultimate analytic text while being in daily communication with course leader.

The best and successful writings of students will be suggested for publication in most prestigious magazines.

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