What is art? What is contemporary?
The transfer of not only knowledge and knowhow, but also as the stimulation
of critical assessment of the ever-changing cultural landscape and the
formation of an individual position therein.
The investigation into what tools are needed and which skills can be
Research, development, critical analysis and constructive instruction.
Supervised trial and error with room for play, experiment, curiosity,
inspiration. Instruction through both individual tutorials and group
discussions. Art projects to encourage the development of group exchange
and support, but also introspection and reflection. Studio space for students
to work in.
Jacob Birken (*1978 in Katowice) studierte Kunstwissenschaft, Philosophie und Medienkunst an der HfG Karlsruhe. Als Ausstellungsmacher arbeitete er für das ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie und das Kulturbüro der mehr…
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1970. Living in Vienna, Austria since 1989.
1998 graduated from University of Vienna (Faculty of Art History).