Within the space of just four months, students in Greece will take a dive deep into the world of contemporary art and create contemporary music inspired by a work of art.
Initiated by the Center Pompidou and IRCAM, this artistic educational project Ateliers de la creation (Studios of Creation) has a simple but demanding ambition: to offer students of professional lycées, far from the world of art and its institutions, a dive at the heart of the most contemporary creation.
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In association with Athens' National Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki’s State Museum of Contemporary Art, museum educators, artists, musicians and composers, the Onassis Cultural Centre-Athens invites the students to join this interdisciplinary programme in order to gain hands-on experience of the visual and audio arts and create something of their own along with the group.
After museum visits and talks with the artists and the educational curators, the students got inspired by a work of contemporary art and created their own musical compositions using self-made musical instruments and sound editing software.
1. 2nd Vocational School of Sivitanidios Public Arts and Crafts, Department of Computer Science specializing in Computer and Network Applications
Project Coordinator: Yannis Kotsonis (musician)
Inspired by the artwork of Nikos Podias Inside Out.
2. 2nd Vocational High School of Nea Smyrni, Department of Applied Arts, specializing in Graphic Arts and Silversmithing
Project Coordinators: Stefanos Konstantinidis, Iakovos Steinhauer and Nassos Sopylis.
Inspired by the artwork of Nikos Papadopoulos Ocean Rock Garden.
1. 1st Vocational High School of Ampelokipoi, Thessaloniki
Project Coordinator: Anastasia Peki
Inspired by the artwork of Mikhail Matyushin Musical/Visual Construction (1918) , part of the Costaki Collection “Russian Avant-Garde”
2. 1st Vocational High School of Neapoli, Thessaloniki
Project Coordinator: Savvas Metaxas
Inspired by the artwork of Alexander Rodchenko Expressive Rhythm (1943), part of the Costaki Collection “Russian Avant-Garde”
The final presentation of the students' works of art in Athens is set for 11 May 2018, 11:00 am at the National Museum of Contemporary Art
The final presentation of the students' works of art in Thessaloniki is set for 18 May 2018, 11:00 am at the State Museum of Contemporary Art
Vocational Senior High Schools Students
Reservation and more info:
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Application and selection procedure:
Applications should be submitted to email@example.com by 31 October 2017. The responses will be sent out by 20 November 2017.