Open Call

Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art 2024 NYC: call for applications

Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art

No Funding
New York , United States


Applications for SFSIA 2024 NYC are open to students, practitioners and scholars from the fields of art (including video, photography, installation and multimedia), ecology, science and technology studies, philosophy, design, architecture, critical theory, cultural studies, film and media studies, and beyond. Please see our website for more information.

Number of Participants

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. As such, we prioritize small groups to facilitate conversation and interaction.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


June 17, 2024 - June 26, 2024


  • $1,250.00 program fee (one-time)


No meals



Program Description

This year’s Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art, “Art, Apparatus and Neural-Digital Entanglement in Cognitive Capitalism,” has been organized in collaboration with CTHQ, Creative Time's gathering space for art and politics, and Montez Press Radio, an experimental broadcasting and performance platform, in New York City. This program will map the history of artistic forms of resistance beginning with photography, through cinema, video, and other digital technics, in order to find clues on how to combat the threats that may result from new neural and brain-based technologies at our doorstep. Faculty Defne Ayas, Davide Balula, Suparna Choudhury, Stephanie Dinkins, Thyrza Goodeve, Lyle Ashton Harris, Isaac Julien, Liz Magic Laser, Reza Negarestani, Warren Neidich (founder/director), Alison Nguyen, Diane Severin Nguyen, Barry Schwabsky (co-director), Martha Schwendener, Mindy Seu, Anuradha Vikram, and more to be announced.

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