Posted by Selina on Monday August 10th 2015 at 09:03

We have extended the deadline for the application to the TRADERS international Autumn School to the 17th of August.

In this Autumn School we will assume the issues of work and labour as a public debate and field of practice that artists, designers and researchers can work, analyze, critique and / or reflect on. The program offers general perspectives on participatory art and design and on labour and work in post-Fordism, good practices related to such topics, local expertise and non-work-related activities.The confirmed speakers are Pelle EhnCarl DiSalvo Pascal GielenJeanne van HeeswijkRianne MakkinkWim Embrechts (Art2Work)Hilde HeynenFrank Moulaert, and David Hamers.

For application, send expression of interest before the 17th of August 2015 to Evi Donné (evi.donne@luca-arts.be) with CV (including list of relevant work and/or publications) + a letter (max. 500 words) describing the motivation to participate in the Autumn School and how the Autumn School fits your past, current or future research interests (files should not exceed 5MB). We will inform you about your acceptance by the 1st of September 2015.


TRADERS Autumn School 2015 – on the role of Participatory Art and Design in the reconfiguration of work (in Genk)

10th – 14th of November 2015. Genk, Belgium.

We would like to invite you to participate in the Autumn School of the TRADERS project (European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme, www.tr-aders.eu), which will take place from Tuesday the 10th to Saturday the 14th of November in Genk (BE). It will be organized by the research groups of LUCA School of Arts (Campus C-mine), KU Leuven/Planning and Development and the Architecture and Culture Theory research units in collaboration with the TRADERS partners (Design Academy Eindhoven/Readership City and Countryside, Chalmers/Department of Architecture, RCA/School of Architecture and University of Gothenburg/HDK).

For further information about the TRADERS Autumn School, see the invitation in attachment: TRADERS_AUTUMNSCHOOL2015


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