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ACADEMIC GRANT’S 2020-2021/ARTS–SCIENCES-RESEARCH-TECHNOLOGY-EDUCATION

IONION CENTER ACADEMIC GRANT’S 2020-2021/ARTS–SCIENCES-RESEARCH-TECHNOLOGY-EDUCATION

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image credits to Prf.Craig Dongoski(granted project 2017,Georgia State University, working on public murals).

OPEN   CALL /  INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM /ACADEMIC  GRANT’S   2020-2021/ ARTS–SCIENCES-RESEARCH-TECHNOLOGY-EDUCATION

GLOBAL ANNOUNCEMENT OPEN FROM :   01-01-2020

DEADLINE FOR 2020 ACADEMIC GRANT’S SUBMISSIONS:   APRIL 5th  2020     due to pandemic the submissions for the year 2020 academic programs will be open until September 30th 2020, dates for realisation of the programs will be extended to December 20th 2020 

DEADLINE FOR 2021 ACADEMIC GRANT’S SUBMISSIONS: OPEN

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE:  10 DAYS AFTER THE FORMAL SUBMISSION

The Ionion Center for the Arts &Culture proudly announces its International ACADEMIC GRANT’S PROGRAM 2020 -2021.

Projects of innovation are encouraged through the paths of Higher Education, Arts, Sciences , Research.

Higher  Education Institutions, Artists, Scientists, Researchers with personal or group projects are encouraged  to participate by submitting proposals: Master classes, thematic workshops, study abroad programs, field studies, summer schools, exhibitions, presentations, festivals, conferences.

Open International Programs 2020      

1.  International Forum SEA(S) 2020, directed by Dr. Haytham Nawar .

2.  SOS- Paradise Calling, directed by Dr. Victoria Vesna and Dr. Haytham Nawar

3.  Timeless Light, International Exhibition directed by the Center  Team

4.  Sustainable  Horizons & Toxic  Environments,  directed by the Center  Team

5. Metamotif directed by Professor Nada Abdalla

6. Helios  the Elemental directed by Enrique Verdugo

7. Living Histories, Education and Social involvement course, directed by Professor Scott Townsend, North Carolina State University  and  American College Thessaloniki

8. Ithaca Rediscovered, History and Nature exploration, directed by ECOTRAVEL KEFALONIA

FIELDS OF INTEREST,CHALLENGES & TOPICS

  • – Economic, geopolitical, social transformations, migration, fast changing multicultural societies, high demands of industry and work rights, arts – design in production and markets, social involvement.

 

  • – Sciences and Arts in conjunction with advanced technologies, social & global consciousness, accross borders connectivity, Past, Present and Future.

 

  • – Climate change, toxic environments, continents, seas, oceans, sustainable planet.
  • Available will be  professional spaces and assistance for education,creation, performance-exhibitions,  academic connectivity, intercultural understanding.
Submissions for  the academic grants 2020 will be  open until September 20th 2020.

INFO:          https://ionionartscenter.gr/

CONTACT : info@ionionartscenter.gr / OR/research117519@ionionartscenter.gr

GRANTS 2020 AVAILBLE UP TO 50.000 EURO (academic groups of 12-18 students+2 professors)

ELIGIBLE FOR  GRANTS: Proposals FORMALLY submitted  from professors or art’s involved team instructors, schools all levels, & all fields, universities, faculties, research centers.

ACCEPTABLE :Projects based on the existing international programs (list above)of the Ionion Center OR new projects submitted by the interested applicants . All the academic fields are eligible.

LOCATION:  ALL PROGRAMS will be advanced in the Greek  Island Kefalonia  at the Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture and  on sites of extreme interest such as archaeological and historical places.

TIME : All the granted  academic projects will take place between April 25th 2020 until November 2020, dates according the time schedule of the applicants/universities/institutions.

SELECTION COMMITTEE : Internationally recognized  academics, members of the Academic Team of the Ionion Center

GRANTS-AWARDS POLICY: The grants-awards policy of the Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture is based on the value, innovation, international focus  and long term impact of the projects.

APPLICATIONS  : http://goo.gl/forms/q2f8aD9uzk

APPLICATIONS BY E-MAIL : info@ionionartscenter.gr /or/  ionionartscenter@gmail.com

GRANT’S INFO, DETAILS,TERMS, CONDITIONS : ionionartscenter@gmail.com  /or/  info@ionionartscenter.gr

INFO: https://ionionartscenter.gr/

CONTACT : info@ionionartscenter.gr /OR/ research117519@ionionartscenter.gr

The programs will be advanced in collaboration with the ECOTRAVEL KEFALONIA :  https://ecotravel-kefalonia.com

 

 

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Helios the Elemental,Photography master class Led by Enrique Verdugo

Helios the Elemental

Photography master class,Led by Enrique Verdugo

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Fundaments of analogue photography • Introduction to the analogue camera • Exposure and taking light readings • Shutter speed settings and movement • Apertures (f-stops) and depth of field • Creative approaches to photographing different subjects • Shoot black-and-white film (ISO. ASA) • Composition and lighting.

Introduction to basic darkroom skills:• Processing film from the previous days, making a contact sheet • Preparing and mixing developers, temperature versus timing • Washing and drying  • Analysing negatives in the light box • The equipment and how it works.

Making prints: • introduction to how enlarger work • Negatives papers and filter grade • Timing • Making first print test and visualizing final print • Dodging and burning.

Exhibiting at the Ionion Center

Venue : Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture & sites in the island of Kefalonia.

Dates  Session 1:      September 7th – 13th 2020

               Session 2:       September 15th – 21st 2020

Location: Greece,   Island Kefalonia.

Opening date for applications: June1st 2020

Deadline for applications:  July15th, 2020

Deadline for completion of submissions/final participations: August 5th  2020

Eligibility : Open to all and to  Photography and film interested

Application by e-mail :  info@ionionartscenter.gr    /or/ ionionartscenter@gmail.com

Academic support : info@ionionartscenter.gr

Information, terms, conditions, fees :   info@ionionartscenter.gr

Side activities: Exploration of  Kefalonia’s lights and surrounds, included natural formations, sites of interest, beaches, museums, traditional dancing nights and events.

www.ionionartscenter.gr                                                         https://www.ionionartscenter.gr/2020 master-classes.

The program will be advanced in collaboration with the ECOTRAVEL KEFALONIA :  https://ecotravel-kefalonia.com

About Enrique Verdugo:

Enrique Verdugo is a photographer and filmmaker who lives and works in London. He was born in Santiago de Chile.

He holds a degree in Photography from Arcos Institute in Santiago de Chile and a Masters degree in Film Making from Kingston University in the UK.

Enrique is a freelancer and works with editorial, and architectural practices. His work includes a variety of commissions as well as creative educational projects. He collaborates with diverse artists, as well as on his own projects.

His work in photography and film is mainly on location. Subjects vary

from abandoned architecture and industrial spaces such as in his series ‘Echoes and Deserts’, to experimentation in portraying ‘time and motion’ using the human body as a canvas in his ‘Body and Flux’ series.

Enrique was shortlisted for the ‘Hariban Award’ in Japan in 2019. He is currently working on two self publishing projects, as well as producing a feature length documentary film about water and politics in his native Chile.

Video & photographic works:   http://enriquever.com/ https://vimeo.com/enriqueverdugo

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SOS paradise calling! Masterclass led by Victoria Vesna & Haytham Nawar

SOS paradise calling!     

  Masterclass led by Victoria Vesna & Haytham Nawar 

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Who can go to vacation in paradise and ignore all the suffering going on above and below the earth, the water and the skies?

Meet a group of renowned artists and scientists to explore, learn think about the planet and come up with creative ways to address the urgent calls from people, animals and the invisible world.

Experience the gorgeous, mythical environment through field trips, lectures, workshops through hands on collaborative projects considering the myriad points of view.

Explore the mountains, gullies, lakes and the Ionian Sea.

SEE from a different perspective the planktons and micro-plastics.

HEAR the sounds of birds, the winds of change and the underwater noise pollution.

FEEL the air and get closer to your intuitive sensing.

TASTE the sea and the food that we will cook together and eat in community.

THE INSTRUCTORS:

VICTORIA VESNA, Ph.D.:Artist, Professor, Design Media Arts, founder and Director of UCLA Art Sci center, Visiting Professor at Empowerment Informatics Program, University of Tsukuba, Japan and Interface Cultures, University of Linz, Austria. Active since the early 1980s, she created early Internet art works and developed many projects in long term collaborations with scientists.

 

HAYTHAM NAWAR, Ph.D:Artist, designer, researcher, Assistant Professor and Director of the Graphic Design program, Department of the Arts at the American University in Cairo. Founder and Director of the Cairotronica, Cairo Electronic, and New Media Arts Festival.

 

Dates              July 14-28, 2020 (due to the pandemic new dates will be determined and announced)

Location         Kefalonia Island, Greece

Venue             Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture

Deadline for applications:

Capacity         16 participants

 SOS!paradise calling!MASTERCLASSSUBMISSION POLICY, TERMS, CONDITIONS, FEES: please contact: ionionartscenter@gmail.com 

ELIGIBILITY 

Artists from all disciplines, scientists, researchers, philosophers, environmentalists, Minds seeking deeper meaning and connection between Creative Practice, Life and the World.

HOW TO APPLY?

If interested to know more details on general info, terms, conditions, fees, documentation, personal support, kindly email: ionionartscenter@gmail.com  OR  info@ionionartscenter.gr

 

The Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture operates in a Global environment in the fields of Higher Education, Arts and Research. The International Strategy of the Institution in accordance to its Establishment Act, is embracing the Globalization needs of the Academic and Art’s World. Knowledge, Academic Research and Innovation in across borders model constitutes the core program of the Institution.

Come to Create, Present, Perform

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MASTER CLASSES 2020

SOS paradise calling!     

  Masterclass led by Victoria Vesna & Haytham Nawar 

SOS platform

Who can go to vacation in paradise and ignore all the suffering going on above and below the earth, the water and the skies?

Meet a group of renowned artists and scientists to explore, learn think about the planet and come up with creative ways to address the urgent calls from people, animals and the invisible world.

Experience the gorgeous, mythical environment through field trips, lectures, workshops through hands on collaborative projects considering the myriad points of view.

Explore the mountains, gullies, lakes and the Ionian Sea.

SEE from a different perspective the planktons and micro-plastics.

HEAR the sounds of birds, the winds of change and the underwater noise pollution.

FEEL the air and get closer to your intuitive sensing.

TASTE the sea and the food that we will cook together and eat in community.

THE INSTRUCTORS:

VICTORIA VESNA, Ph.D.:Artist, Professor, Design Media Arts, founder and Director of UCLA Art Sci center, Visiting Professor at Empowerment Informatics Program, University of Tsukuba, Japan and Interface Cultures, University of Linz, Austria. Active since the early 1980s, she created early Internet art works and developed many projects in long term collaborations with scientists.

 

HAYTHAM NAWAR, Ph.D:Artist, designer, researcher, Assistant Professor and Director of the Graphic Design program, Department of the Arts at the American University in Cairo. Founder and Director of the Cairotronica, Cairo Electronic, and New Media Arts Festival.

 

Dates              July 14-28, 2019

Location         Kefalonia Island, Greece

Venue             Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture

Deadline for applications:  June 30th 2019

Capacity         15 participants

 SOS!paradise calling!MASTERCLASSSUBMISSION POLICY, TERMS, CONDITIONS, FEES: please contact: ionionartscenter@gmail.com 

ELIGIBILITY 

Artists from all disciplines, scientists, researchers, philosophers, environmentalists, Minds seeking deeper meaning and connection between Creative Practice, Life and the World.

HOW TO APPLY?

If interested to know more details on general info, terms, conditions, fees, documentation, personal support, kindly email: ionionartscenter@gmail.com  OR  info@ionionartscenter.gr

 

The Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture operates in a Global environment in the fields of Higher Education, Arts and Research. The International Strategy of the Institution in accordance to its Establishment Act, is embracing the Globalization needs of the Academic and Art’s World. Knowledge, Academic Research and Innovation in across borders model constitutes the core program of the Institution.

Come to Create, Present, Perform


 

Ancient Greek Theatre: The experience and importance of the theatrical performance

Master Class , Instructed by Christos Dimoulas : Archaeologist, Art Historian, Researcher in Social Psychology.

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Contemporary Vision on the Ancient Drama, Creation & Performance. Poetry, Scenography, Acting, Social Impact and Interaction, Aesthetics.

Eligibility: Open to All with focus to Theatre and Performing Art’s Schools, Social Sciences and Humanities, researchers, educators, students, actors, artists all disciplines , directors, costume designers, scenery designers, authors, poets, film makers, philosophers, theatre practitioners – seeking deeper meaning and connection in their creative practice.

The Masterclass will focus on topics such as:  

– What was theatrical performance for at the time of its creation?

–  Understanding the medium of theatre through all participants and procedures involved in creating, putting on and experiencing an ancient play.

– The importance and contribution of the Theatre in the development of Athens as a city-state and hence in World History.

–  Ancient Greek Theater & Global Theatre

–  The experience of tragedy in performance through the eyes of the participants and the audience.

The participants are invited also to a series of individual and group encounters to present or perform works of their own art form, such as:

a. Perform their own theatrical works at the Ionion Center or at the Ancient Sites of the Island Kefalonia

b. Exhibit or present works related to the theme(costumes, masks, paintings, drawings, scenography etc.)

Dates:  August 18th -24th 2019

Location: Greek Island Kefalonia

Venue: Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture and Ancient Sites of the Island Kefalonia

Opening date for applications: March 28th  2019

Deadline for applications: July 15th 2019

Deadline for completion of submissions/final participations: 5 days after the deadline

 Application by e-mail : ionionartscenter@gmail.com   or   info@ionionartscenter.gr

Academic support :ch.dimoulas@ionionartscenter.gr

Information, terms, conditions, fees : ionionartscenter@gmail.com   or   info@ionionartscenter.gr

www.ionionartscenter.gr

 

https://www.ionionartscenter.gr/2019/01/01/master-classes


Modern Projections inspired by the Ancient World.

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The Cathartic Narrative – Art as a Restorative force

Master Class, Exhibition and Performance

 Instructed/Curated by Vicky Yiannoutsos

Dates : June 25th – July 1st , 2019

Location:   Island Kefalonia, Greece

Venue : Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture & Ancient sites in Kefalonia.

Opening date for applications: March 28th, 2019

Deadline for applications: June 5th, 2019

Deadline for completion of submissions/final participations:  5 days after the deadlines

Eligibility : Stimulated by the richness and wisdom of the Ancient Greek World, this master class will appeal to researchers -creative artists – writers, film makers, poets, actors, story tellers, directors, philosophers, theatre practitioners – seeking deeper meaning and connection in their creative practice.

 Application by e-mail :  ionionartscenter@gmail.com /or/ info@ionionartscenter.gr  

Academic support : vicky.y@xtra.co.nz (Vicky Yiannoutsos)

Information, terms, conditions , fees : info@ionionartscenter.gr

www.ionionartscenter.gr

                         https://www.ionionartscenter.gr/2019/01/01/master-classes

ABOUT THE CLASS

What does the ancient world have to teach us?The Cathartic Narrative – Art as a Restorative force.

Catharsis; A purgation, purification, or clarification which comes from encountering and experiencing transformative emotional and personal connections through Art that result in renewal and restoration.

On the island of Kefalonia, participants will be invited on a series of individual and group encounters with the landscape, ancient sites, people, history and stories, to stimulate individual and collective responses and projections from their own artistic field.

Free to create individually or collaborate on collective projects, artists will have the opportunity to exhibit and perform their work at the Ionion Centre for Arts and Culture.

The Master class Instructor Vicky Yiannoutsos

Vicky Yiannoutsos is an award-winning director in theatre and film who has worked for 35 years in the film industry as a producer, director, writer and acting coach. She currently teaches screen acting to actors, writers and directors at the Performing and Screen Arts Screen Acting program at UNITEC in Auckland, New Zealand.

As an NZ born Greek artist, Vicky’s expression of her roots are at the core of many projects, which include writer/director on the internationally screened documentary Visible Passage, writer of the feature film script Kore, and assorted stories and poems. Her multi-media installation exhibition ‘Persephone’s Plight – The Four Seasons of Migration’ was mounted for Moving Image Centre in Auckland, New Zealand in 2010 and in 2012 was invited to the Kefalonia International Arts Festival, in Greece. It’s thematic motif of birth, separation, yearning and return continues to emerge in her work, as an archetypal template.


The Four Seasons of Migration: Birth, Separation, Yearning, Return

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A metaphor for the migrant experience within the myth.

“I carry two cultures, two languages, two worlds

I belong to both, I belong to neither

I am Persephone

Destined forever to journey between them”

Master Class, Exhibition and Performance

Instructed/Curated by Vicky Yiannoutsos.

Dates :  August 25th – 31th 2019

Location:   Island Kefalonia, Greece

Venue : Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture & Ancient sites in Kefalonia.

Opening date for applications: March  28th , 2019

Deadline for applications:         July 25th, 2019

Deadline for completion of submissions/final participations: August 3th, 2019

Eligibility : Stimulated by the richness and wisdom of the Ancient Greek World, this master class will appeal to researchers -creative artists – writers, film makers, poets, actors, story tellers, directors, philosophers, theatre practitioners – seeking deeper meaning and connection in their creative practice.

 Application by e-mail :  ionionartscenter@gmail.com /or/ info@ionionartscenter.gr  

Academic support : vicky.y@xtra.co.nz (Vicky Yiannoutsos)

Information, terms, conditions, fees :   info@ionionartscenter.gr

www.ionionartscenter.gr

                         https://www.ionionartscenter.gr/2019/01/01/master-classes.


Invisible Languages ,Attentiveness of the Scent

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Comprehension of Culture through Olfactory Art.

International Art and Research Workshop instructed by Ellen Petruzzella.

https://ellenpet713.wixsite.com/smellinkefalonia 

Time : May-June  2019

1st Session:  May 2nd- 9th

2nd Session : June 20-27th

Location : Greek Island Kefalonia

Venue : Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture ,  www.ionionartscenter.gr

Applications : ionionartscenter@gmail.com

Deadlines for applications: 1st session,  April 15th 2019

                                                               2nd Session May 30th 2019

Terms/Conditions : ionionartscenter@gmail.com /or/ info@ionionartscenter.gr

Contact &Information: ionionartscenter@gmail.com /or/contact@ionionartscenter.gr

Eligibility : The International Open Call  is addressed to All  with focus to artists & designers all disciplines,  anthropologists, scientists, writers, wellness professionals, filmmakers, writers, photographers.

The Class Explores the possibilities of preserving and sharing cultural memories of place, time, and experience in different creative ways through plant-based ingredients in olfactory-focused artwork, answer to the globalization  influences  using uniformity in manufactured scents.

The Greek Island Kefalonia during  Spring 2019 is ideal and inspiring location to communicate this awareness across boundaries of time, language and geography, and through the intersection of art, archaeology, science and mythology.

 


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from the Mediterranean
Master Class led by Professor Nada Abdalla 
Dates : April 23-30, 2019
Location: island Kefalonia, Greece
Venue : Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture
Opening date for applications : January 01, 2019
Deadline for applications : March 01, 2019
Eligibility :open to researchers, educators, students,
artists, design practitioners, jewelry designers, carpenters,art restorers,blacksmiths, fashion designers, architects, interior designers and animators.
 Application by e-mail : info@ionionartscenter.gr
Academic support : contact@nadaabdalla.info
                                         www.ionionartscenter.gr

Twisted Oyster Film Festival 2019 & New Media Art /Master class

Title: Vital Signs: 34.5531° N, 18.0480° E

Twisted Oyster to Open in Greece

For 2019 Twisted Oyster will continue its focus on the environment and the impact of climate change in Nature, Economy, Health, Migrations and all of Humanity. 

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DATES : May 3th-11th 2019

MASTER CLASS DATES : May 3th -9th 2019

LOCATION :Kefalonia Island, Greece

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all, all disciplines with focus to Film, Photography, Art installation and Media Art

INSTRUCTOR/CURATOR :Pía Cruzalegui

DEADLINES :Open , no deadline

For 2019 Twisted Oyster will continue its focus on the environment and the impact of climate change in Nature, Economy, Health, Migrations and all of Humanity. The festival will be a platform to drive awareness with an impactful exhibition that brings forward short and feature films to be included in the festival’s special edition in Greece. As it did last year, Twisted Oyster will present films and new media productions reflecting on the ongoing environmental crisis, the delicate state of the planet. We seek productions focusing on its magnificent beauty and paralleled decay through documentary, fiction, animation, virtual and augmented realities, installation, performance, sound and video art.

Twisted Oyster Film Festival aims to raise awareness and expand knowledge about the human condition as a whole. The works created by culturally diverse artists and filmmakers from around the world open doors artwork that speaks about global social issues today. The festival presents an annually themed-based film and new media art exhibition that showcases and promotes the works of both aspiring and established professionals. The goal of the festival is to bridge culture, society and technology through powerful content programming, while focusing on engagement, enhancing access, and shedding light on contemporary issues.

 

https://twistedoysterfilmfestival.com/

http://piacruzaleguiart.com

https://www.linkedin.com/in/piacruzalegui

Contact  : info@ionionartscenter.gr

Master class info & applications :info@ionionartscenter.gr


 

MIGRATION SEAS Class led by Salma Zulfiqar

May 12th –May 18th 2018

‘’The Seas are vehicles for building understanding and peace between communities around the World. The Seas are a vehicle for transporting and connecting people and cultures. They allow people to experience and immerse themselves in different cultures so that we can learn from one another and learn to live with one another in peace,’’         Salma Zulfiqar

 https://www.ionionartscenter.gr/2018/03/29/migration-seas/


 

”CHANNELING LANGUAGE”MASTER CLASS LED BY IMAN PERSON
  https://www.imanperson.com/somatic-lexicon-greece-2018
AUGUST 16th– 30th 2018

 

 SOUND AND SPACE RESEARCH:RESOUND KEFALONIA 2018

MASTER CLASS LED BY SANDRA VOLNY &JACOB KIRKEGAART

  www.soundandspaceresearch.com

MAY 4th-MAY 11th 2018

 


MASTER CLASS IN ART &TECHNOLOGY

LED BY CRAIG DONGOSKI

 http://radionion.com/

MAY 13th- JUNE 9th 2018

 


”IN CONVERSATION WITH THE LANDSCAPE”

MASTER CLASS LED BY EMMA PAPADOPOULOS

JULY 25th -31st ,2017

https://emmapapadopoulos.wordpress.com/


 

MIGRATION  & SEAS/SEAWORLD -BUILDING PEACE THROUGH THE OCEANS

LED BY  SALMA ZULFIQAR ,  http://www.salmazulfiqar.com/

  http://seas.ionionartscenter.gr/


 

SEA, EARTH, FIRE

LEADING MASTER CLASS ON CERAMICS

LED BY ALEX P. NORDEN.  Website:  airbgr.com


THE TRIANGULAR PROJECT

EXPERIMENTAL MODELS

EXPLORING SPATIAL AWARENESS

JUNE 26   JULY 2  2017,A 7 days Master Class exploring experimental models enhancing our awareness to space, led by TRIANGULAR PROJECT www.triangularproject.net

Sandra Volny  :              http://sandravolny.com

Florine Leoni :                http://www.florineleoni.net

Macarena Ruiz-Tagle :  http://  www.macarenaruiztagle.com


 

CRAIG DONGOSKI ” 2017 Master Class In Art and Technology – Craig Dongoski” 
Website: http://radionion.com


JOHN HUGHES Quantum Landscapes, Animation Space and Consciousness of the Frame – John Hughes” Master Class

Website:http://www.hobarthughes.com/


SCOTT TOWNSEND Expanded Social Documentary: Strategies, Techniques & Experimental Forms – Scott Townsend” Master  Class
Website: http://www.imaginarycountry.org/www_09/greece.html

 

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