ART FUTURE/ FUTURE SIGNS
The future of contemporary fine art research and education
The Paradox European Fine Art forum biennial conference 2019 Riga:
- 11 September 2019: Biennial conference launch
- 12-14 September 2019: Conference
- 7-14 September 2019: Student projects, short courses and workshops
The 2019 Paradox European Fine Art forum biennial conference “Art Future/ Future Signs” will be hosted by the Art Academy of Latvia in Riga. This iteration will acknowledge, interrogate and respond to the ever-increasing importance of the development of contemporary Fine Art teaching, study, research and practice across the diverse landscape of Fine Art education. It will take account of the exceptional contribution of art and art education to civic life and education; to critical thinking and creative action and to democracy of future societies, whilst considering the interrelated impacts and potentials of fine art, technologies and cultural and creative industries to contour those futures.
The 2019 Paradox European Fine Art forum biennial conference in Riga will advance the approaches and achievements elaborated in previous Paradox European Fine Art forum biennial conferences: London (2017), Poznan (2015), Granada (2013), Cork (2011), Palermo (2009), London (2007) and Utrecht (2006).
More info on calls: paradoxfineartforum.com
Summary of your contribution should be sent to artfuture(abols)lma.lv
The Paradox European Fine Art forum biennial conference 2019 Riga is a part of the Centenary Celebration of the Art Academy of Latvia and supported by the Latvian state.
The Paradox European Fine Art forum biennial conference 2019 Riga is also continuing with the Centenary Art Future project of the Art Academy of Latvia, the First New Art Mini-Biennale Riga “Art Future / Future Signs” (2015), the First Art, Design and Future Studies Conference “Art Future & Future State” (2016), its follow–up at the exhibition “Art Future / Documento Future” (2017) and the Art Academy of Latvia Second New Art Mini-Biennale Riga “Art Future / Future Revolution”.