Art for impact sessions at Studio Margret Wibmer in Amsterdam. icw Institute for Cultural Activism International.

200.00

Focussing on socially engaged and performance art. These sessions developed for small groups of max 8 participants, intend to inspire and nurture curiosity and are for anyone open to dialogue and eager to learn more about art as a powerful tool for change. Margret Wibmer is an internationally exhibited artist, participatory art producer and art educator, with a broad knowledge in contemporary arts and breaking developments in the field.

Description

HOW DOES ART CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIAL EQUALITY AND CARE FOR OUR PLANET? 

This new course at Studio Margret Wibmer in Amsterdam, focusses on socially engaged and performance art. Developed for a small group of max 8 participants, it intends to inspire and nurture curiosity and is for anyone open to dialogue and eager to learn more about art as a powerful tool for change. The course is developed in close collaboration with the Institute for Cultural Activism International, a US based non for profit.  Dates pre-spring course 2024:

Dates for pre-spring course 2024: 27 February 19, 26 march, 2, 9 April. 

Tuesdays from 19:00 – 21:00 hours

Max.  8 participants

Language: English (if all participants are Dutch speaking, conversations in Dutch, online interviews with artists in English)

Price: 5 sessions: Euro 200,—

Individual session Euro 50,–, on request if spots available.

Location: Studio Margret Wibmer, KNSM laan 153, Amsterdam. (Loods 6)

Contact Margret Wibmer for any questions: info@margretwibmer.eu

About:

You will be introduced to artistic practices by renown artists around the globe. Together, we will explore how these artists translate personal observations, intrinsic knowledge, experiences and concerns into impactful works of art. We will discuss the media, tools, methodologies and strategies they use to create awareness of pressing issues and how they engage and empower audiences. Course content will include works by a.o. Carolina Caycedo, Latifah Echakhch, Dawoud Bey, Theaster Gates and in collaboration with the US based Institute for Cultural Activism International, up-close interviews with internationally recognised artists and filmmakers from ‘The Tuning Fork’.

Margret Wibmer is an internationally exhibited artist, participatory art producer and art educator, with a broad knowledge in contemporary arts and breaking developments in the field. Many years of teaching experience in The Netherlands and beyond. Since 2020 adjunct lecturer at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore. In 2022 she joined the Institute for Cultural Activism International (USA) as collaborator and board member. More info on the about page.