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Valand Academy announces the availability of two doctoral positions in doctoral education

News: Jun 30, 2017

Valand Academy announces the availability of two doctoral positions at the doctoral education (third cycle) in the subject Artistic Practice commencing January 2018. The studies comprise 240 Credits, corresponding to four years of full-time study. The programme consists of a course component of 60 credits and a dissertation component (the presentation of the inquiry) of 180 credits.

Applicants should apply to conduct artistic research (practice-based, practice-led etc.) in one or more of the following research themes:
- Intersectional Practices – includes work on queer, feminist and decolonial politics and culture, questions of care and social justice;
- Political imaginaries and structures - includes work on artist-led culture, pedagogical transformations, curating, the curatorial, publishing and publicness, forms of activism, critical intervention and archival practice;
- Experimental Materialisms – includes work on matter, language, rhetoric, histories, narrativity and storytelling practices.
- The environmental – includes connections with natural and social science, the humanities, sustainable development, debates on the anthropocene and post-humanism.

The research themes operate within and across artistic practices (Film, Fine Art, Photography, and Literary Composition, Poetry and Prose). The research environment at Valand Academy actively promotes and facilitates the cross-fertilisation of disciplines.

Online presentation about how to apply

In addition there will be an open public (and online) presentation (in English) on preparing the application for these positions on Thursday July 13th at 15.00 – at Valand Academy and online – streamed live at this link: https://connect.sunet.se/valand_doctoral_info_session/

To attend online you will need
- a good strong internet connection:
- an up to date web browser:
- audio speakers or head phones on your computer
To attend in person you will need to go to Akademin Valand, Vasagatan 50, Gothenburg, front entrance at 14.45 on Thursday 13th of July, the session starts at 15.00, but access to the Academy is limited during summer time, so please come at 14.45.

More information and application details here.

Image: 'Martin's Eye'. Eva la Cour, Artistic Practice, Valand Academy.


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