Bernau close to Berlin, Germany

Everything you ever wanted to know about writing but were too afraid to ask

when 14 August 2017 - 19 August 2017
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 490

Writing is never easy. Yet artists face a deeper challenge because they tend to think in visual, spatial, concrete terms – not in terms of words. This workshop will show how artists can make writing easier by treating words – and texts – as visual, spatial, concrete elements. Text here will be treated like an artistic medium – yet with the goal of producing conventional texts: CVs, artist statements, project proposals, grant applications, academic theses. At the same time, I will show how text can be used to gain a deeper understanding of one’s own artistic practice and its future development.

Course leader

Jennifer Allen published her first art critique twenty years ago in the canadian magazine Parachute. In 1995 a DAAD scholarship took her to Berlin, where she wrote her dissertation and began to pursue the city’s emerging arts scene, which she finally docu

Target group

Students and young professionals in Architecture, Art and Design

Fee info

EUR 490: The 160.00 EUR enrollment fee is due with the registration. Restpayment until July 15, 2017.
EUR 290: optional fee for accomodation