Critical Art Writing Workshop

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Critical Art Writing Workshop: ARAK Collection Invites Aspiring Art Writers and Critics

Doha, Qatar — The ARAK Collection is excited to announce the upcoming Critical Art Writing Workshop, which will take place from February 5thto 9th, 2023, at the Project Room in Windhoek, Namibia. This workshop is a unique opportunity for young, aspiring art writers and critics from Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

About the Workshop:

 The Critical Art Writing Workshop will delve into innovative approaches to art writing, exploring experimental and hybrid forms of expression. Participants will engage in hands-on sessions where contemporary exhibition reviews, art discourse, and art history will be dissected and discussed. Toward the workshop's conclusion, attendees will participate in exercises designed to prompt them to write about a current exhibition of their choice or an artist's practice in Windhoek, empowering them to develop their own distinctive voice and writing style.

Furthermore, this workshop presents a remarkable opportunity for selected participants, as they may be offered the chance to contribute their writing to the ARAK Collection.


Workshop Details:

·      Date: February 5th to 9th, 2023

·      Location: Project Room, Windhoek, Namibia

·      Application Deadline: January 21,2023

·      Maximum Participants: 20


How to Apply:

 Interested individuals should submit their applications to workshop note that participation in the workshop is free, but all applications must be received by the application deadline. Only those who receive a confirmation letter from the ARAK Collection team will be eligible to attend the workshop.

The Critical Art Writing Workshop promises to be an inspiring and enriching experience for the region's emerging art writers and critics. It provides a platform for budding talents to refine their skills, gain valuable insights, and potentially contribute to the vibrant world of art discourse.


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