Open Call

Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art 2020 | Berlin

Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art

No Funding
Berlin, Germany


Applications for SFSIA 2020 | Berlin are open to students, practitioners and scholars from the fields of art (including video, photography, installation and multimedia), design, architecture, critical writing, science and technology studies, critical theory, cultural studies, film and media studies, and beyond. A limited number of partial tuition scholarships are available which are awarded both on need and merit.

Number of Participants

Each program accepts 35 participants.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


July 08, 2020 - July 24, 2020


  • €2,000.00 program fee (one-time)


No meals

Public Programs



Activists, Administrators, Architecture, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Biotech, Blockchain, Cinematography, Collective, Composers, Conceptual Art, Crafts & Trades, Curatorial, Dance, Design, Digital Manufacturing, Digital Media, DJ / Nightlife, Documentary, Drawing, Dreamers, Entrepreneur , Fiction, Film, Immersive Experiences, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Intervention, Journalism, Land Art, Literature, Makers, Mixed Reality, Moving Image, Multimedia, Museum Technology, Music, Nonfiction, Painting, Pedagogy, Performance Art, Photography, Public Art, Research, Robotics, Scholar, Scientists, Sculpture, Social Practice, Sound Art, Start Up, Tech, Theatre, Thinkers, Video Art, Virtual Reality, Visual Arts, Wearable Technology, Web Design, Web Development



Program Description

Care, Caring and Repair in Cognitive Capitalism Building upon our past five year engagement with topics concerning estrangement, individuation, collectivity and art and politics, Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art 2020 will focus on care, caring and repair in cognitive capitalism. Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art (SFSIA) is a nomadic, intensive summer academy with shifting programs in contemporary critical theory that stresses an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the relationship between art and politics. FACULTY Eric Alliez, Marie-Luise Angerer and Anja Breljak, Julieta Aranda, Vittorio Gallese, Paz Guevara, Maurizio Lazzarato, Alex Taek-Gwang Lee, Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, Warren Neidich (founder/director), Clio Nicastro, Benjamin Noys, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Ahmet Ögüt, Ana Teixeira Pinto, Tobias Rees, Suely Rolnik, Barry Schwabsky (co-director), and Marcus Steinweg.

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