INDEPENDENT STUDY PROGRAMME

Call 2023

Applications are invited for the 2023 Maumaus Independent Study Programme, which will run from 12 January until 27 July 2023.

The intense Programme runs for 27 weeks (312 contact hours) and is devised and organised by the art theorist and curator Jürgen Bock (director of the Maumaus School and Residency Programme and its associated exhibition space Lumiar Cité).

The Programme is open to a maximum of twenty two participants (artists or art-related researchers or other professionals). The Programme is designed to encourage the participants to analyse and develop their art practice in a stimulating, intellectually rigorous, yet informal environment.The Programme creates a context for the internalisation of comprehension and knowledge through discussion and critical thinking. Besides regular classes of critical studies and group discussions, seminars, workshops and lectures will offer insights and multiple perspectives on current thinking inside and outside — but always in relation to — the field of art and are devised by a range of internationally renowned artists/film-makers such as Ed Atkins, Gerry Bibby, Manthia Diawara, Loretta Fahrenholz, Renée Green, Florian Hecker, Judith Hopf, Erica Love/João Enxuto, Uriel Orlow, Christodoulos Panayiotou, João Penalva, Simon Thompson and Fredrik Værslev; art historians Sabeth Buchmann, Helmut Draxler, Toni Hildebrandt, Ilse Lafer, Gertrud Sandqvist and Kerstin Stakemeier; philosophers Stefanie Baumann, Bojana Cvejić, Alexander García Düttmann, Michael Marder, Alberto Toscano, Sjoerd van Tuinen and Giovanbattista Tusa; sociologists Avery F. Gordon and Marcel Stoetzler; anthropologist Filip De Boeck; writer Alan Read; and social theorists Brenna Bhandar, Ruth Wilson Gilmore and Manuela Ribeiro Sanches. Studio visits will allow the practitioners to develop their work through discussions with Gerry Bibby, Jürgen Bock, Judith Hopf, Uriel Orlow, Christodoulos Panayiotou, João Penalva, Simon Thompson and Fredrik Værslev.

Applicants should take into consideration:
• Applications should be sent via email to maumaus@maumaus.org (submissions accepted until 4 September 2022).
• Applications should include a motivation letter, a CV and a portfolio documenting examples of work the applicants consider most relevant to their current practice. An interview at the Maumaus office in Lisbon (online for international applicants) will follow and will determine the final selection for acceptance on the Programme.
• The language of the ISP Maumaus is English.
• The administration of the ISP Maumaus provides foreign participants support for finding accommodation and studios in Lisbon, as well as support for obtaining a study visa, if necessary.
• The next edition of the ISP Maumaus starts on 12 January, running until 27 July 2023, with a one-week break at Carnival and a two-week spring break.
• Changes may occur during the course of the Programme.

For further information about the Programme and tuition fees, please contact the ISP office at maumaus@maumaus.org

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Maumaus

Avenida António Augusto de Aguiar, 148 - 3º C
1050-021 Lisboa, Portugal
Monday to Friday, 10h00 to 13h00,
14h30 to 19h00

Tel: + 351 21 352 11 55
maumaus@maumaus.org

Current:

Independent Study Programme
Call 2025
Until 31.08.2024

Upcoming:

Manthia Diawara
Angela Davis: A World of Greater Freedom
Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon
30.09.2023, 19h00

Commissioned by Serpentine, MUBI and PCAI Polygreen Culture & Art Initiative, as part of Serpentine's Back to Earth project.

Upcoming:

Maumaus

Avenida António Augusto de Aguiar, 148 - 3º C
1050-021 Lisboa, Portugal

The discussion will be in English.
Entry is free and limited to the number
of seats available.

Upcoming:

PROBLEMATISING REALITY
Encounters between art and philosophy

Seminar 4
Turbid Media

with Esther Leslie

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Sala 3, Zona de Congressos
19.–21.06.2024, 11h–13h,14h–17h

Programme 5
True or false

Salam Cinema (1995)
by Mohsen Makhmalbaf
with Esther Leslie and Jihan El Tahri

with Esther Leslie and Jihan El Tahri

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Auditorium 2
09.05.2024, 18h30

Upcoming:

Programme 4

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
16.02.2024

Programme 2:
(de)framing the frame

Meeting the Man:
James Baldwin in Paris (1970)
by Terence Dixon

with Sarah Lewis-Cappellari
and Kerstin Stakemeier

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Auditorium 2
23.11.2023, 18h30

Programme 1:
space, place and memory

with Billy Woodberry
and Ruth Wilson Gilmore

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Auditorium 3
13.10.2023, 18h30

Manthia Diawara
Angela Davis: A World of Greater Freedom
Sharjah Biennial 15
07.02. – 11.06.2023

Manthia Diawara
A Letter from Yene
Batalha Centro de Cinema, Porto
14.03.2023

Current:

Seminar
Amanda Boetzkes
Realism Without Authority
01.04, 04.04.2022
10h–13h, 14h–17h

Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

Registration is free but limited to the number of seats available. Please send an email with a short CV to admin@maumaus.org by 24.03.2022. Confirmation of registration will be sent by email. The seminar will be in English.


Lumiar Cité

Rua Tomás del Negro, 8A
1750-105 Lisboa, Portugal
Wednesday to Sunday, 15h00 to 19h00
or by appointment.
Tel: + 351 21 755 15 70
lumiar.cite@maumaus.org

Loretta Fahrenholz
Circle Navel Nil
24.04. – 27.06.2021

24.06 | 18h00 Online conversation with Sabeth

Buchmann, Loretta Fahrenholz and Jürgen Bock


Current:

Dozie Kanu
PREENCHENDO VAZIOS
20.01. – 14.04.2024

20.01 | 16h00 Opening of the exhibition

16.03 | 17h00 Talk between Dozie Kanu

and Simon Thompson


Current:

ONCE IN A HUNDRED YEARS
Sid Iandovka & Anya Tsyrlina with Leslie Thornton & Thomas Zummer

A combined exhibition between
Lumiar Cité and Kunsthalle Friart Fribourg.

A combined exhibition between
Lumiar Cité and Kunsthalle Friart Fribourg.

Lumiar Cité
27.04. – 28.07.2024

Kunsthalle Friart Fribourg
18.05. – 28.07.2024

27.04. – 28.07.2024 | Lumiar Cité

18.05. – 28.07.2024 | Kunsthalle Friart Fribourg

A co-production by Lumiar Cité
and Artium Museum

14.10 | 17h00 Book launch with talk between

Alejandro Cesarco and
Miguel Wandschneider

| 18h00 Opening of the exhibition

Current:

Artium Museum, Vitoria-Gasteiz
24.03. – 24.09.2023

Upcoming:

Lumiar Cité
14.10.2023 – 14.01.2024


Collaboration:

The Educational Web
Kunstverein in Hamburg
01.04. – 06.08.2023

Closed 24, 25, 31 December and 1 January

Arne Kaiser and Jürgen Bock


In cooperation with Lumiar Cité:

Tiffany Chung
Thu Thiêm: an archaeological
project for future remembrance
08.06. - 08.09.2019

Johann Jacobs Museum

In co-production with Lumiar Cité:

Alejandro Cesarco
Other Recent Examples
24.03. - 24.09.2023

Artium Museum

The Educational Web
31.03. - 06.08.2023

Kunstverein in Hamburg



Maumaus/Lumiar Cité is funded by República Portuguesa – Cultura/Direção-Geral das Artes. With the support of Câmara Municipal de Lisboa and Junta de Freguesia do Lumiar.

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