Appel à communication : « Sommerakademie im Zentrum Paul Klee »

The Sommerakademie im Zentrum Paul Klee is an annual event, providing an international platform for contemporary art, and selecting twelve international artists, art critics and curators to attend a ten-day workshop. Every year, a Board of Experts nominates a new Guest Curator, who develops the theme. The Sommerakademie im Zentrum Paul Klee promotes artistic production and reflection, as well as intensive high level networking between Fellows, Speakers and Nominators from the international art world. Members of the public are invited to participate in a selection of events and artistic processes. The Sommerakademie im Zentrum Paul Klee is held at the Zentrum Paul Klee, in cooperation with art institutions in Berne.

The Sommerakademie im Zentrum Paul Klee 2013 will take place in Berne, Switzerland from August 21 – 31, 2013 and will be curated by Sue Williamson.  The theme of the academy 2013 will be You are HERE. Here is wherever I lay my headThe application deadline for participation in the Sommerakademie 2013 is January 31, 2013 (postmark).

Artists, curators and critics under the age of 35 with a degree or an equivalent qualification are eligible to apply.

The Jury will take their decision in February 2013 and will select twelve candidates to take part in the Sommerakademie 2013. The selection criteria will be high artistic quality and a clear ability to connect with this year’s theme. Further information about the theme and the application forms can be found on


Sommerakademie im Zentrum Paul Klee 
Monument im Fruchtland 3
Postfach, CH-3000 Bern 31

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