18 August 2020
Camp in Art & Science
The BIO+Art Summer Camp Program creates a context for the comprehension of knowledge through discussion and critical thinking. The camp is designed to encourage its participants to analyze and develop global human practice in a stimulating, informal environment. How does an art practice respond to the current state of high technology and globalized methods of cultural production?
The camp’s program consists of three parts:
Lectures conducted by highly-skilled specialists in the field of Art & Science (AI+Art, Posthumanism, Bioethics, Biology, Computer Science, Bioinformatics)
Creating BioArt group projects
Visiting the leading biotechnology companies, art-residencies in St. Petersburg, Contemporary Art Department of the State Hermitage Museum
Excursions and tours around St. Petersburg
Ms. Anastasia Yarmosh
Bachelor’s students (3rd year and above), Master’s and PhD students
CG, motion design, 3D, generative graphics and art-direction skills
STEM major (Biology or CS is preferred)
Upper-intermediate level of English
The main purposes of the program are:
Underline the issues of hi-tech development in the context of the need for humanization of modern society;
Develop new communication strategies between science and art;
Theoretical and practical parts are conducted in English and involve researchers, artists, and curators;
The Camp’s uses the ‘learning through doing’ approach.
The Program lasts for two weeks and is open to a maximum of 25 participants majoring in Art, Art & Humanities, and STEM fields (Visual art, Digital design, Media art, Science art, IT, Bio).
EUR 450: What is included in the Fees?
Sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg
Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum
Certificate awarded by ITMO University (ECTS)
Visa invitation letter
Orientation tour on Campus
Bonuses for Camp Graduates
Preference in admission to the Master’s degree program in Art & Science and Bioinformatics conducted in English.