Dean — Olga Shishko, an art historian and curator.
Freedom of thought, understanding of the social problems, knowledge the new forms of strategies and media, futurism and reflection are the sections of education in the modern art.
We live on the one hand next to artists of cinema, video, stage performance art, and on the other hand on the territory of fine art which is expanding its boarders more and more. The main goal of the media-art is to resist to the pressure of the authoritarian machine of amusement.
Our purpose is to show how the need of Artist finds the implementation. Aren’t you an artist? You are mistaken, my friend, you don’t know it… The man who wants to shape properly his modern sense is an Artist.
Art today — it is a total scope. Our task is to open as many doors as possible. To create art, to breathe — these are about us!
What is Media art?
Media art is like octopus: its feelers are everywhere, but its heart is in the modern art. The criterion of the quality here has always been the innovation from point of view of the artistic idea.
Media-artist is the first who realizes how tools of media can unite creative work and technologies independently of the sphere of his activity.
Where is contained the power of the course of Media art?
The course teachers’ task is to create with the students interesting works on the joint of the modern art and social practices, digital art, performance and programming, animation and media architecture.
For two years the students educate in studios of famous modern Russian and Eastern artists and practitioners of the new forms of communication which are actual for nowadays. The young audience will be able to communicate freely with the most authoritative professionals, to look for the ways of the realization of own creative projects and initiatives.
The program includes lectures, studios, master-classes, seminars and practical activities in mastering the technologies.
Video-art, performance, public-art, tactical media, digital-art, science-art, sound-art, photography.
History of art of the XX century and today, History of the development of cinematic language and new media, The new consciousness of music, Philosophy for non-philosophers, New languages and new environments, The birth of a conception, From visual media to social practices, The new channels of social and technological communications, Strategies and tactics of the modern art today, History of tactical media, New forms of curatorial projects, The shapes of hybrid-art, Interactive forms of filmmaking and so on.
What is a kind of the diploma?
On the ground of biennial education the graduating student gets a diploma of a supplementary higher education of the state pattern on specialty curator / artist of new media.