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ITMO’s Art & Science Master’s program taught in English was launched in 2018. It welcomes applicants with Bachelor’s degrees in any field, be that liberal arts, technologies, or natural sciences. In this story, we’ll share why programmers, engineers, chemists, physicists, and fashion designers enter the world of modern art and what kind of opportunities the program offers to them.
The finals are in full swing, the sun is making a comeback, and the forecast calls for twenty-something all week – it seems like summer is officially in town. Whether you want to soak up the sun at the city’s beaches, celebrate warm days with authentic live music, or reflect on electric and diverse contemporary art – here are our best picks that will lure you off the couch this weekend.
Starting from March 12, Art.ITMO.Residency presents an exhibition of world-renowned artists, for many of whom it is the first time they present their works in Russia. Visitors will also have the chance to see a new project by Heather Dewey-Hagborg, the famous American bioartist.
In February, ITMO University hosted the Open Day for the Art & Science Master’s program, during which the curators spoke about the program’s new specializations and admission opportunities.
Local grand venues, such as the Hermitage and the Russian Museum, seem like an obvious choice if you feel like enjoying masterpieces of classical art. However, where do you go if you want to check out some works by hip young artists? We have some suggestions.
On October 3, ITMO University hosted the Art & Science Marathon, an event that brought together scientists, artists, and all those interested in learning more about the field of Art & Science, starting an interdisciplinary project, and finding future collaborators.
The event takes place as part of Ars Electronica, one of the foremost festivals of technological art. This year marks the first time that the festival takes place not only in Austria, but also at more than 100 locations around the world.
On September 11, the Faculty of Technological Management and Innovations at Chaikovskogo St. 11/2 will open its doors to guests of the modern art exhibition 2020 → 2070.The event will take place as part of a joint project by the RUSNANO Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs and the Frida Project Foundation. In their works, contributing artists muse on the next 50 years of science and technology.
Over the course of a week, participants from Russia, the USA, China, India, Kazakhstan and the Philippines studied new materials of biological origin and how they can be applied in contemporary art and design. An online exhibition of the participants’ artworks was opened following the school’s results.
The international contemporary art festival EverArt Weekend took place online last weekend. ITMO University hosted a number of events dedicated to the role of science and technology in modern culture and art.