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. 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. The course is developed in close collaboration with the Institute for Cultural Activism International, a US based non for profit.
New ART FOR IMPACT sessions! 16 January – 19.3. 2024
Tuesdays from 19:00 – 21:00 hours[If Tuesday course if full, a second course will run in parallell on Thursdays, starting 18.1. 2024 ]
Max. 8 participants
Language: English (if all participants are Dutch speaking, conversations in Dutch, online interviews with artists in English)
Price: 10 sessions: Euro 390,—
Individual session Euro 50,–, on request if spots available. Please sende an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Studio Margret Wibmer KNSM laan 153, Amsterdam.
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, Dawoud Bey, Latifah Echakhch, 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.