Wednesday, June 24, 2009

[Yasmin_announcements] S U P E R H U M A N Masterclass call for Applications

Super Human: Revolution of the Species
5 November - 5 December 2009, Melbourne

Curating Masterclass
25 - 26 November 2009

Call for Applications - Deadline 31 July 2009.

Inspired by the 150th publication anniversary of The Origin of Species, Darwin's evolutionary treatise, Super Human: Revolution of the Species turns the spotlight on collaborations between artists and scientists and the impact these investigations have on what it means to be human, now and into the future.

This unsurpassed opportunity to engage with the world's leading curators bringing emerging artforms to broad-based audiences is now calling for applications. The masterclass - a two-day intensive workshop limited to 40 participants - provides the essential skills and knowledge necessary for curators and writers to introduce audiences to these exciting new practices.

Presenters include: Christiane Paul, Whitney, USA; Jens Hauser Independent Curator, Paris; Sarah Cook, Curatorial Fellow, Eyebeam, USA and Co-founder CRUMB, UK; Erich Berger, Independent Curator (ex Laboral, Spain & Ars Electronica, Austria); Amanda McDonald Crowley, Eyebeam, USA; Doug Kahn, Sound Theorist, USA; Angela Main, Artist, NZ; and, from Australia: Oron Catts, Kathy Cleland, Tina Gonsalves, George Poonkhin Khut, Kim Machan, Lizzie Muller, Helen Stuckey and Paul Thomas.

For further information and to apply, please visit

Applicants will be notified by 31 August 2009 if their application has been successful. Late applications will only be considered in the event of spaces still being available and on a case-by-case basis.

Presented by ANAT in association with the Australian Centre for Moving Image (ACMI).

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ANAT <> is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council <> its arts funding and advisory body, by the South Australian Government through Arts SA <> and the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments.

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