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TAIPEI DESIGN AWARD 2024 | Open Call

TAIPEI DESIGN AWARD 2024 | Open Call Call for global entries for the 2024 Taipei Design Awards is now open until July 10th!Everyone around the world are welcomed to participate individually or as a group with one member as main correspondent.Entries must be original creations of the contestants completed after January 1, 2022.Categories of the Entries: #IndustrialDesign, #VisualCommunicationDesign, #PublicSpaceDesign, #TaipeiImpactAwardThe 2024 Taipei Design Award seeks the best design works from designers all over the world, and sincerely invites you to apply for the award with your creativity.More details https://www.taipeidaward.taipei/
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OPEN CALL – LE CHARBONNAGE / MAD ART GALLERY

OPEN CALL – LE CHARBONNAGE / MAD ART GALLERY Do you dream of an art residence in the charming town of Genk in Belgium? And after that, an exhibition of the works you created there? If you create visual art, are an artist and want to spend a month-long residency at Le Charbonnage in Genk, Belgium, apply immediately. Go to the website: www.uitstalling.com/registration, fill in your details and provide more information about yourself. You can also send your CV, cover letter or portfolio (files up to 15MB) or alternatively use wetransfer.com to monika@uitstalling.com If you know artists interested in this type of residency, please share this information with them. MAD Art Gallery is waiting for your applications!
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Call for Art Residency at ESAD Orléans | September-December 2024

Call for Art Residency at ESAD Orléans | September-December 2024 The ESAD Orléans, the CBM (Centre de Biophysique Moléculaire) laboratory of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique [CNRS] and LE STUDIUM Loire Valley Institute for Advanced Studies are offering an Arts-Sciences artist residency for the period September-December 2024. Open to candidates who have been living in a country other than France for at least 3 years : artists working across data art and design, parametric 3D modelling, digital fabrication, generative graphics, creation with artificial intelligence and video games ready to engage into a creative project with the Centre for Molecular Biophysics (CBM-CNRS)’s scientific community.  This residency will result in the creation of a work or prototype in connection with theMore
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THE ART FESTIVAL AND CULTURAL EXCHANGE WITH HUANGJIAN 

THE ART FESTIVAL AND CULTURAL EXCHANGE WITH HUANGJIAN  The Opening Ceremony of Huangjian County PeonyInternational Arts Culture and Launching Ceremony,The “World Heritage Site Habitat of Beauty”  took place on the 13th of April 2024. The time spent together in China, in Huangjian County, was fruitful and promising. This is one of the fascinating regions well known for beautiful red-headed cranes, and salt with extraordinary salt sculptures. This is a region, where 9 rivers meet at one bay.  At the Consultation Exhibition while representing Higher Art Education in Poland: University of The Fine Arts in Poznan brought friendship and recognition of art exchange. Being hosted by prominent organizers, such as Chairman Sun Hongyan, Deputy District Chief Quian Chengyin, Director Cao Yang, and SecretaryMore
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Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival | Open Call

Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival | Open Call Dear Students, We are pleased to announce that Ji.hlava IDFF (Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival) offers submission fee waivers to all student films. As a documentary festival, they are particularly interested in films that push the boundaries of documentary and non-fiction filmmaking, as well as experimental, VR and other audiovisual projects, both short and feature-length.  Films may be submitted via this link: www.ji-hlava.com/prihlaseni-filmu. Please use the waiver code 3C3RK9 for free submission.  Please visit the above link for more information, guidelines and conditions. More information about the festival: https://www.ji-hlava.com/about-jihlava
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VINTAGE GRAND PRIX

VINTAGE GRAND PRIXAre you an amateur, enthusiast, professional, freelancer, or just a lover of analogphotography?We have a perfect opportunity for you to showcase your skills and win amazing prizes!Until May 1, we are accepting submissions for the Vintage Grand Prix 2024 contest.�� VINTAGE GRAND PRIX 2024The theme of the competition is “Heritage” understood as cultural, scientific, and artistictreasures left by previous generations. For us, such heritage is the legacy of diversetraditional photography techniques, from daguerreotypes and wet plate collodion toPolaroids. The main theme constitutes an invitation to explore, document, and interpret thislegacy, as well as to manifest its impact on our present. In the photography contest,participants can experiment with various concepts and express their individual perspectiveon the theme. From theMore
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Presence in Absence. Katarzyna Kujawska-Murphy’s exhibition in the Nowa Scena Gallery | Interview by Contemporary Lynx

Presence in Absence. Katarzyna Kujawska-Murphy’s exhibition in the Nowa Scena Gallery | Interview by Contemporary Lynx Katarzyna Kujawska-Murphy is a visual artist, creator of art installations and academic teacher. Her interest lies primarily in the notions of time and space explored through the lens of psychophysiology of perception, social aspects of human existence immersed in the contemporary urban landscape. She draws on the achievements of modernism and pre-war constructivism, processing pre-existing reality with the use of objects that have specific, utilitarian functions in order to define abstract notions, such as decay, entropy, exhaustion, wear and tear. Dominika Górowska: We’re meeting to discuss your exhibition “Obiekty identyfikujące: stal, narzędzie, gwóźdź, robotnik. Tkanka domu” (“Identifying Objects: Steel, Tool, Nail, Worker. Home tissue”) thatMore
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Culture Moves Europe | mobility program for artists and cultural professionals

Culture Moves Europe | mobility program for artists and cultural professionals The program provides financial support for artists and cultural professionals who intend to implement a joint mobility project in cooperation with a foreign partner (organization or individual). These activities are intended to help support artists and cultural representatives in developing their international careers, acquiring competences and expanding cross-border cooperation. Applicants are free to choose the project partner with whom they intend to cooperate and the scope and goals of the project. Culture Moves Europe supports projects from sectors such as: The rolling call for applications is open until May 31 current year. More detailed information is available on the website:
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13th Edition of NEW IMAGE / NEW LOOK Competition | 2024

13th Edition of NEW IMAGE / NEW LOOK Competition | 2024 UAP Faculty of Painting and Drawing invites to take part in the 13th Edition of the New Image / New Look Competition. The competition is addressed to students and graduates of Painting at state universities throughout Poland. The works of those qualified for the final will be presented at a collective exhibition, which will open on May, 10 at the Słodownia +1 Gallery in Stary Browar. The main prize is PLN 10,000. Application deadline: April 10, 2024. The competition rules are available on the website: nowyobraz.uap.edu.pl/regulamin/ AWARDS Grand Prix – 10 000 PLN mBank Award – Purchase of a painting for the ” m jak malarstwo  / m asMore
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Enrollment for Erasmus+ programme for students | organizational meeting

Enrollment for Erasmus+ programme for students | organizational meeting Friday, February, 23 | 12:00–1:00 pmTime zone: Europe/WarsawInformation for meeting participants in Google MeetLink to on-line meeting: https://meet.google.com/mta-irxh-egs(Optional) Join via telephone: ‪(US) +1 609-701-1372‬, PIN: ‪776 952 543‬#
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Opening of Indonesian Government’s funded KNB (Developing Countries Partnership) Scholarship

Kemitraan Negara Berkembang Scholarship, popularly known as KNB Scholarship, is a financial assistance offered by the Indonesian Government to prospective international students coming from developing countries to pursue their degree (Bachelor, Master or Doctorate Degree) at one of the universities in Indonesia. The scholarship was conceived in the 10th Conference of Heads of States of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) countries, 1st–6th September 1992. The Government of Republicof Indonesia began to offer the scholarship to potential students from NAM member countries in the following year. The regional exclusiveness of the scholarship was revoked in 2002 since it had developed global interest. It was then the scholarship was officially renamed as Kemitraan Negara Berkembang Scholarship (KNB) and the recipients were no longer limitedMore
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LPU (India) announces start of application for Student Exchange Programme

We are excited to announce that the Lovely Professional University (LPU), our partner institution in India, starts accepting applications for the Student Exchange Program for the September 2024 intake, in accordance with the bilateral agreement between UAP and LPU . More information about the partner university and the offered programme can be found in the Fact Sheet below, as well as on LPU official web-site https://www.lpu.in/ Application form for those interested can be found here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdzmiLAQBjv3r_1MnKDu255NFxr6LP28xgTusc29yiaQ30eNg/viewform
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Compulsory symbiosis as a benefit of suburban third places: A case study in the Poznań agglomeration | Agnieszka Sikorska-Długa in Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine

Compulsory symbiosis as a benefit of suburban third places: A case study in the Poznań agglomeration by Barbara Konecka-Szydłowska, Agnieszka Sikorska-Długa in the French scientific journal Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine Agnieszka Sikorska-Długaj, Faculty of Architecture and Design of Magdalena Abakanowicz University of the Arts Poznan, became the co-author of the article “Compulsory symbiosis as a benefit of suburban third places: A case study in the Poznań agglomeration“, which was published in the French scientific journal Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine on the platform www.cairn.info *. “Today’s economy is undergoing significant changes: the transition from a traditional material-intensive economy based on economies of scale (industrial economy) to a modern economy based on intangible values ​​and modern technologies (knowledge-based economy). Over the pastMore
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Young European Artist Trieste Contemporanea Award (YEATCA) 2023

Young European Artist Trieste Contemporanea Award (YEATCA) Deadline30 November 202311:59 pm (Italian time) The call is open to young artists under the age of 30 (born after 30 November 1993) and born in one of the following countries: Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine. The 2023 YEATCA call will expire on 30 November 2023 (find below the application form)There is no fee for participation and applications must be submitted online.The winner will be asked to plan a 2024 solo exhibition at Studio Tommaseo in Trieste.Exhibition production budget includes the publication of an exhibition catalogue edited by an artMore
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UAP at European Education Fair Taiwan (EEFT)

UAP at European Education Fair Taiwan (EEFT) On November, 4-5 Magdalena University of the Arts Poznan was represented at the European Education Fair Taiwan* by Agnieszka Meller-Kawa, dr hab., prof UAP, Rector’s Representative for Foreign Cooperation, Head of Department for Architecture and Urban Planning. During EEFT numerous attendants got acquainted with the potential of UAP, fields of study available both for Study in English, and those taught in the Polish language. The visitors also found out general information about the Poznan University of Arts, its infrastructure, calendar of events, biggest exhibitions and competition organized by UAP. Rector’s Representative also provided extensive information to those interested about more than 100 studios offered by the university, as well as showed works by UAP students. *EstablishedMore
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UAP at Polish Photo Brunch

Polish Photo Brunch (Paris Photo 2023) We are pleased to announce that our University will take part in the “Polish Photo Brunch” meeting and book exhibition accompanying Paris Photo 2023 at the Polish Institute in Paris. The event is an opportunity to present the nature and potential of the Poznan photography community and its contribution to the development of the art of photography in Poland. The UAP and PWSFTviT presentations will be accompanied by an exhibition of books from both universities, the Blow Up Press publishing house, the Pix House Foundation and the 19 Rivers and Zintek initiatives. The co-creators of the event are: the Polish Institute in Paris, Magdalena Abakanowicz University of the Arts Poznan, Film School in LodzMore
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OPEN CALL – Exhibition about the Białowieża Forest at UAP Rotunda Gallery

PerspAKTIV project together with the Magdalena Abakanowicz University of the Arts Poznan and Municipal Gallery Arsenał invite students to take part in the exhibition about the Białowieża Forest, curated by a resident from Belarus – Volha Arkhipova. The first meeting for all those interested is on November 8, 2023 at 5 p.m. at Poznań Art Corner (28 Marcinkowskiego Ave., 4th floor). Suggestions of works are welcome. In case of any questions, please, contact: julia.zalozna@uap.edu.pl, olena.petrenko@uap.edu.pl Białowieża Forest The exhibition aims to present the “Białowieża Forest” as a special place that, while retaining its characteristics, belongs to several countries. This is an ecoregion with the conventional name “Sarmatian mixed forest”, through which the border between Poland and Belarus currently runs. AMore
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EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

The Head of the Admissions Committee of the Study in English Programme at the Magdalena Abakanowicz University of the Arts Poznan informs all intending applicants for first and second-cycle studies in the academic year 2023/2024 that the deadline for submitting applications for studies has been extended to Monday 1st August 2023. The fields and levels of studies that still accept applications are: – Intermedia – second-cycle studies – Stage Design – second-cycle studies – Product Design – second-cycle studies – Painting – first and second-cycle studies – Graphic Design – first and second-cycle studies – Interior Design – first and second-cycle studies – Photography – first and second-cycle studies
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Open Call for ESN Buddy Program

Attention! Chance for international friendships! ESN Buddy Program opens the recruitment! What is it though? Schedule: P.S. In the first week of July, we’ll send via e-mail an invitation to a WhatsApp group dedicated for Mentors. Wanna join? Great! All it takes is to fill that form: https://forms.gle/4skdMU47dbxss8546 and wait for the message! In case of questions, contact us: https://www.facebook.com/esn.poznanhttps://www.instagram.com/esn.poznan/president.poznan@esn.pl Albert BartyszakPresident of ESN Poznań
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INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CHILDREN AND STUDENT’S MULTIMEDIA CREATIONS | Open Call

Faculty of Arts and Music, University of Ostrava (Czech Republic) would like to invite students interested in animation and other moving art media, to the International Festival of Children and Student’s Multimedia Production Trikfilm. The festival is going to take place on 26th – 30th September 2023 in Czech Republic in Ostrava. Open call is until 3rd September. You can already sign up and enter your own artwork now here on the link https://www.trikfilm.cz/festival/application-form/. The aim of the festival is to present student and children’s creative works in the areas of: The prize in the main category is 500 euros. By organizing other activities, TrikFilm supports education in the field of multimedia creation for children and young creators in their activities. We wantMore
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SCHAUBAU International Summer School of Design in Dessau, Germany (August 13-18, 2023)

SCHAUBAU International Summer School of Design in Dessau, Germany (August 13-18, 2023)
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ANIMATOR International Animated Film Festival | Volunteering

ANIMATOR International Animated Film Festival | Volunteering The ANIMATOR International Animated Film Festival will be held on June 21-25, 2023 in Poznan, on June, 26-30, 2023 online, and on July 1-2, 2023 in the form of screenings of awarded films at the Muza Cinema. Do you want to be part of this event? Fill in the application form below! During the festival volunteers will work in the following sections: Today is the last day to send your application! We accept applications from persons over 16 y.o. Should you have any questions regarding volunteering during the festival, please, contact:biurofestiwalowe@animator-festival.com Application form: https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=6x_iGD8OB0an5xzrSYDBrbscY5M7pjpGjB28XEOLu7VUMklSV0xNTVFVVklXUFkxSFVZR1dTRTU3Wi4u
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DARMASISWA | Indonesian scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology

DARMASISWA | Indonesian scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology Darmasiswa is a one year non-degree scholarship program offered by the Indonesian government to all non-Indonesian citizens from countries which Indonesia has diplomatic relations to study Indonesian language, arts, music, crafts and other specific subjects at 68 Indonesian Higher Education Institutions selected in various cities in Indonesia. This program is organized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research , and Technology in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The main objective of the DARMASISWA program is to increase and cultivate interest in Indonesian language and Indonesian culture among citizens from other countries. It is also designed to increase mutual understanding and provide stronger cultural bonds betweenMore
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Rector’s announcement on A+ scientific category

Rector’s announcement on A+ scientific category It is my pleasure to inform you that by the decision of the Minister of Education and Science as of February 16, 2023, Magdalena Abakanowicz University of the Arts Poznan was awarded the highest scientific category A+ in the discipline of visual arts and conservation of works of art. I believe this decision is a historical success of artists – employees of our University, appreciation of their competence, artistic quality and creative activity, which has been duly recognized on a national scale. I would like to thank everyone who contributed efforts to this success, especially the employees involved in the long-term and laborious evaluation process, e.g. employees of the Evaluation Office, faculty coordinators asMore
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Student Art Christmas Fair at UAP

On December 10, starting at 10 am, Magdalena Abakanowicz University of the Arts Poznań will host the next edition of the Student Art Christmas Fair. Art Fair is an annual event that gives students and graduates of Magdalena Abakanowicz University of the Arts Poznań, the opportunity to present and sell their works. Once again, you will have an opportunity to get acquainted with unique works of art, design, crafts and hand-made gadgets, which can certainly become perfect Christmas gifts for your loved ones. In addition, the Internet Platform of the Student Art Fair will be launched. It will present a non-commercial catalogue of items, which will be available at the Fair.
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13th Biennale of Graphic Arts / ERROR

13th Biennale of Graphic Arts / ERROR Deadline for submitting entries: 15 February 2023 The Biennale of Graphic Arts, established in 1999, is a cyclical review/competition presenting the works of artists of the young generation, working in the field of graphic arts. Since 2019, the formula of the competition has changed by specifying thematic areas that emphasise alternative values ​​entering into a dialogue with contemporary culture and everyday life. The new formula of the biennale has been adapted to changes in contemporary art related to post-art activities (1: 1 art, ‘utilitarian’ art, material realism) and adapted to transformations conditioned by the role of graphic statements in the context of social activities (activist movements). The theme of the 13th Graphic Biennale,More
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DESIGNING BETTER FUTURES FOR UKRAINE: A YOUNG CREATIVES’ RESIDENCY PROGRAM

How could we support Ukraine and its recovery long term? How could we give agency to young Ukrainians, currently dispersed all over the globe, to create better futures for their homeland? New Space Foundation and Science Now, together with the US Embassy in Warsaw and the United States Department of State are launching a new initiative – SPLOT UA Residency – aimed at delivering prototypes of social innovations that could be implemented in Ukraine in the future, as part of recovery activities. During the program, selected participants will work on three topics inspired by the UA Recovery Plan[1]: Healing the city / Rewilding the night / Revitalizing education https://ua.splot.institute/#thematic We are looking for individuals who identify themselves as creative andMore
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Fulbright scholar at UAP

We are happy to announce that this academic year Magdalena Abakanowicz University of the Arts Poznan is hosting the Fulbright scholar Lydia Bodnar-Balahutrak, an artist from Houston, Texas. Lydia is a visual artist and educator with a successful career in exhibiting her works as well as teaching. Since receiving a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting from George Washington University, Washington, D.C. she has participated in national and international cataloged exhibitions, lectured widely, and taught studio classes at the University of Houston and the Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Lydia’s works can be found in museums and private collections in the U.S.A., Canada and Europe. After being awarded an IREX grant in 1991 to travelMore
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Inauguration of the academic year 2022/2023

Rector and the Senate of the Magdalena Abakanowicz University of the Arts Poznań arehonored to invite you to the inauguration of the academic year 2022/2023 October 13, 2022, at 11.00 in Atrium UAP the ceremony will also be broadcasted live:on the official UAP YouTube channel CELEBRATION PROGRAMME: State Anthem Speech by the Rector of UAP, prof. dr. hab. Wojciech Hora Gaude Mater Polonia Guest speeches Handing out medals and distinctions Speech by the President of the Student Self-Government of UAP First-year students matriculation Inaugural lecture by prof. dr hab. Marta Smolińska Gaudeamus igitur ACCOMPANYING EVENTS:Jerzy Kałucki | Wolność i otwartość / Freedom and openness11–30 X 2022Gallery Rotunda UAP building APeter Valiska-Timečko | Col_lection /action graphics06–19 X 2022Gallery Curators’LAB UAP, Nowowiejskiego str.More
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Youth Art Competition of the Palazzo Albrizzi – Capello

The Italian – German Cultural Association at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello organizes a youth art competition about the theme “The world is in our hands” for talented young artists and art students. The competition aims to draw attention to climate change and the role humanity plays in it. The winners of this competition will receive the “Youth Art Prize”, which will be awarded by the President of the Cultural Association, Prof. Nevia Pizzul-Capello, in a festive setting in Venice. This youth art prize includes an exhibition of the winning works in the historic premises of the Palazzo in the gallery of the Main Floor, in which a number of exhibitions by internationally renowned artists such as the Venice Biennale and Triennale haveMore
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Allegro Prize 2022

For the third time Contemporary Lynx and Allegro are organizing an international competition for visual artists of all disciplines. This year’s prize is PLN 80,000 + numerous awards, including publications of distinguished portfolios in the Lynx magazine. According to the Regulations, there is no competition fee. Please visit the website for further details: https://contemporarylynx.co.uk/allegro-prize You are invited to join the group on FB entirely devoted to the competition where only interesting content for artists is published: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1325453997856622 The applications can be submitted until September 27, 2022! Allegro Prize 2022, the next edition of the international competition for visual artists, is about to start! The aim of the competition is to support and promote visual artists from around the world. InMore
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Deadline to the admission for Study in English

The admissions process for programmes starting in October 2022 has been extended. You should submit your application  by  19 August 2022 to the email address: international@uap.edu.pl
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