Nevers, France

NØ SCHOOL NEVERS 2020

when 24 August 2020 - 5 September 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 1400

NØ SCHOOL NEVERS is a unique international summer school, held in Nevers, in Burgundy, aimed at students, artists, designers, makers, hackers, activists and educators who wish to further their skills and engage in critical research around the social and environmental impacts of information and communication technologies.

Course leader

LOUISE ASHCROFT (UK), TED DAVIS (US), TERESA DILLON (IE), JEFF DONALDSON (US), MALCOM FERDINAND (FR), BENJAMIN GAULON (FR), ELISA GIARDINA PAPA (IT) , GIJS GIESKES (NL), DASHA ILINA (RU), MINA KIM (KR), KARL KLOMP (NL), NICOLAS MAIGRET (FR).

Target group

This summer school is targeted toward students and independent artists looking for an intensive opportunity to improve their technical skills and learn about recent developments in the field of technology and culture. Are you a graduate student working in the field of art and technology and wanting to iterate some ideas for your thesis project? Are you a doctoral student in science and technology studies and interested in learning technical skills related to your research? The program includes intensive technical workshops, critical making studios, evening conferences and concludes with an exhibition and closing events.

Course aim

Participants will be able to engage in workshops and conferences, led by artists, academics, critical makers, hackers, designers from all over the world. Workshops will include:

Hack Obsolete Hardware, Design and Solder Circuits for AV Performance, Circuit Bending, Use Raspberry Pi and Unix Scripting, Cooperatively Design Methods, Live coding, Technology Self Defense, and more... Theoretical lectures and discussions will be held around Decolonial Ecology, Retail Poisoning, Media Archaeology, Surveillance Capitalism, Post-Growth Strategies, Feminist Datasets, Glitch Art, Algorithmic Bias, Technologies Of Care, the Life Cycle Assessment of Technology, Algorithm and Oppression, Hacktivism, and more...

Working in close collaboration with our team of guest teachers NØ SCHOOL aims at creating a safe, open and inclusive working + learning environment for our guests and participants and the local members of the public.

Participants will work individually and/or collectively on projects that will be documented and presented at NØ RETURN during the closing weekend in Nevers.

Fee info

EUR 1400: All meals included (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner).
Affordable housing available on request.

Scholarships

N/A