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ABLETON LIVE: ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION

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What is behind some of the world’s most popular electronic music? This course explores the foundations of electronic music and how the software Ableton Live has revolutionised the sound of popular electronic music. You will gain a deeper understanding on how to use Ableton Live to experiment with electronic music and create your own song from scratch. 

Through a series of workshops and group activities you will cover key topics that will advance your skills of using Ableton Live and gain knowledge on the interface, functionalities and structure of a song. You will learn the electronic music genre that has influenced popular music styles including chill out, house, trance, techno, trip-hop and more.  

By the end of the course you will be confident in using Ableton Live to produce your own songs and experiment with musical ideas, making you one step closer to uncovering the working life of producers and a professional DJ.

Course topic:

  • Ableton Live software
  • Song structure
  • Electronic sub-genres
  • DJing
  • Music making

Course outcomes:

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Understand the format of a song structure 
  • Gain knowledge of electronic sub-genres
  • Become proficient with Ableton Live to make electronic music
  • Confident in using Ableton Live to mix electronic music as a DJ

Who should attend this course: 

This course is ideal for professionals working in the music industry that would like to update their skills and knowledge of Ableton Live; and anyone interested in making electronic music. 

Level: 
 
Beginner

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Duration: 
2 Days
Price: 
Upon Request
Address: 

London College of Communication
Elephant & Castle 
London SE1 6SB

+44 (0)20 7514 6500

Contact: 

Andrew Davidson

a.j.davidson@lcc.arts.ac.uk

AT THE VENICE BIENNALE SUMMER SCHOOL IN CURATORIAL STUDIES VENICE OPEN CALL

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The program: The Summer School in Curatorial Practice will take place during the International Architecture Biennale Venice. With an interdisciplinary approach, the course provides practical training and experience within museums and exhibition settings. Its international faculty includes curators and museum professionals, artists and critics. The course is designed to increase students understanding of the intellectual and technical tasks of the curator figure. English-taught lectures cover both theoretical and practical topics that go from the history of contemporary visual arts and practices of exhibition-making, to Exhibition Management. The students will participate in weekly activities, such as artist studio visits, tours of exhibition spaces, networking events and workshops. The program culminates with the set up of the exhibition and a publication.

The Summer School includes visits of specific art venues all over the city of Venice during the International Architecture Biennale. A series of selected case studies will offer the students an opportunity to observe the development of contemporary art. The School’s goal is to align these specific theoretical lectures with a practical approach. Besides the theoretical lectures, a series of laboratories and workshops aims to introduce the students to the work of critical text writing, press releases and to structure all the different aspects of publishing. The students will be offered the possibility of a gallery training and of setting up together - with one of our tutors, their exhibition in Venice, as a final project of the course.

The first module:June 5th – August 3rd, 2018

The first module involves 350 contact hours:
1. History of Curatorial Practices
2. Exhibition Design
3. Aesthetics and Cultural Theory
4. Contemporary Art History
5. Cultural Events Management and Organization
6. Curating Exhibitions
7. Fine Arts Management.
8. Fundraising and Marketing / Workshop
9. Communication Strategies and Artistic Events Promotion / Workshop
10. New Media and Digital Technologies
11. Workshop on Critical Writing
12. Artist Studio Visits and Visits of the International Art Biennale

Optional: Trip to Berlin: August 6th –11th, 2018

We warmly recommend to take part. The program is very intensive, visit of the 10th Berlin Biennale/ artists studio visits/meeting with the leading art galleries/ visiting the institutional places like the Hamburger Bahnhof.

The second module: August 13th – 24th, 2018

The second module is dedicated to individual researching and finalizing the final project. During this period of time the students will have to face practical duties, such as coordinating the artists, managing transportation and insurance policies, promoting and curating the promotional material.

The third module: August 28th - September 4th, 2018

The last part of the course lies in the production of the event. During this period of time all the work concerning the final event will take place. The students will coordinate the arrival and the display of the works of art and supervise all the different aspects related to the event, such as promotion, organization, last details about the publication, opening. After the presentation to the public, the student will be given the tools to professionally document the event.

Duration and structure

The course has a duration of 450 hours. The participants will develop themes as well as concepts, organization, acquisition, communication and the concrete implementation of their skills together with the course director and international guests (artists, curators, architects, critics, fine arts scientists and publishers of art journals).

Application deadline: March,15th 2018.

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Duration: 
3 months
Price: 
4200,00 euro
Qualification: 
Certificate
Awarded by: 
School for Curatorial Studies Venice
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 School for Curatorial Studies
San Marco, 3073, 30124 Venice
Email: curatorialschool@gmail.com
Tel: +39 0412770466

Contact: 

School for Curatorial Studies
San Marco, 3073, 30124 Venice
Email: curatorialschool@gmail.com
Tel: +39 0412770466

AT THE VENICE BIENNALE SUMMER SCHOOL IN CURATORIAL STUDIES VENICE OPEN CALL

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5th June – 4th September 2018

The School for Curatorial Studies is an ambitious and challenging project promoted since 2004 and conceived as a school committed to experimentation and interdisciplinary thinking. The main goals are to spread the knowledge in the field of visual arts and to introduce the students to the professions related to the art world, focusing on contemporary curatorial theory and practice and contemporary museology. The School’s activities are meant for all those interested and passionate in art, graduated students or professionals who want to deepen their knowledge and improve their practical skills. The School’s teaching staff is formed by Italian and international professionals, scholars, historians and art critics of recognized experience. Among them: Matt Williams (curator), Angela Vettese (art critic), Luca Massimo Barbero (Peggy Guggenheim Collection), Francesca Colasante (Pinault Foundation), Andrea Goffo (Found. Prada), Nicola Lees (Serpentine London).
 

 

The program:

The Summer School in Curatorial Practice will take place during the International Architecture Biennale Venice. With an interdisciplinary approach, the course provides practical training and experience within museums and exhibition settings. Its international faculty includes curators and museum professionals, artists and critics. The course is designed to increase students understanding of the intellectual and technical tasks of the curator figure. English-taught lectures cover both theoretical and practical topics that go from the history of contemporary visual arts and practices of exhibition-making, to Exhibition Management. The students will participate in weekly activities, such as artist studio visits, tours of exhibition spaces, networking events and workshops. The program culminates with the set up of the exhibition and a publication.

The Summer School includes visits of specific art venues all over the city of Venice during the International Architecture Biennale. A series of selected case studies will offer the students an opportunity to observe the development of contemporary art. The School’s goal is to align these specific theoretical lectures with a practical approach. Besides the theoretical lectures, a series of laboratories and workshops aims to introduce the students to the work of critical text writing, press releases and to structure all the different aspects of publishing. The students will be offered the possibility of a gallery training and of setting up together - with one of our tutors, their exhibition in Venice, as a final project of the course.

 

 

The first module:

June 5th – August 3rd, 2018

The first module involves 350 contact hours:

1. History of Curatorial Practices
2. Exhibition Design
3. Aesthetics and Cultural Theory
4. Contemporary Art History
5. Cultural Events Management and Organization
6. Curating Exhibitions
7. Fine Arts Management.
8. Fundraising and Marketing / Workshop
9. Communication Strategies and Artistic Events Promotion / Workshop
10. New Media and Digital Technologies
11. Workshop on Critical Writing
12. Artist Studio Visits and Visits of the International Art Biennale

 

Optional: Trip to Berlin.

August 6th –11th, 2018

We warmly recommend to take part.

The program is very intensive, visit of the 10th Berlin Biennale/ artists studio visits/meeting with the leading art galleries/ visiting the institutional places like the Hamburger Bahnhof.

 

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The second module:

August 13th – 24th, 2018

The second module is dedicated to individual researching and finalizing the final project. During this period of time the students will have to face practical duties, such as coordinating the artists, managing transportation and insurance policies, promoting and curating the promotional material.

The third module:
August 28th - September 4th, 2018

The last part of the course lies in the production of the event. During this period of time all the work concerning the final event will take place. The students will coordinate the arrival and the display of the works of art and supervise all the different aspects related to the event, such as promotion, organization, last details about the publication, opening. After the presentation to the public, the student will be given the tools to professionally document the event.

 

Duration and structure

 

The course has a duration of 450 hours. The participants will develop themes as well as concepts, organization, acquisition, communication and the concrete implementation of their skills together with the course director and international guests (artists, curators, architects, critics, fine arts scientists and publishers of art journals).
 

Application deadline: March,15th 2018.

The application form must be sent by e-mail before the deadline (March 15th 2017) of the Curatorial Program to:

 

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Duration: 
3 months
Price: 
4200,00 euro
Qualification: 
Certificate
Address: 

School for Curatorial Studies
San Marco, 3073, 30124 Venice
Email: curatorialschool@gmail.com
Tel: +39 0412770466

Contact: 

Xac – School for Curatorial Studies
San Marco, 3073, 30124 Venice
Email: curatorialschool@gmail.com
Tel: +39 0412770466

Stage Combat on Training Tuesdays

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Rc-Annie’s Stage Combat Training Tuesday's are back!
Starting on the 19th Sept.

Train with the UK’s Leading Stage Combat Company, with teachers who Fight Direct in the Industry and work towards your recognised British Academy of Dramatic Combat certifications.

You can to sign up for ...
Your 98p Stage Combat TASTER
You BADC Standard (for beginners)
Your BADC Intermediate (after your Standard)
Your BADC ISW (Intermediate Single Weapon)
Your BADC ASW (Advanced Single Weapon)
Your Scuffle and Punch drop in classes (open to all levels)
… and your opportunity to be AWESOME!!!!

WHY GET RC?
Accomplished Fight Directors Rachel Brown-Williams and Ruth Cooper-Brown established Rc-Annie Limited in 2005, now the UK's Stage Combat company. (Recent credits: Boudica, Globe. Lions and Tigers, Sam Wanamaker. Woyzeck, Old Vic; Salome, RSC; Twelfth Night, the Globe; Common, NT; HIR at the Bush). We nurture emerging talent by creating professional credits: we have cast 3 Rc-Annie combat trained actors in Boudica at Shakespeare's Globe and employ 2 emerging Fight Directors. We offer work and mentoring opportunities to up and coming BADC Stage Combat teachers and apprentices.

For more info visit: www.rc-annie.com

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Duration: 
13 weeks
Price: 
Upon Request
Qualification: 
Standard, Intermediate and Advanced
Awarded by: 
British Academy of Dramatic Combat

Host & Provider:

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Caxton House Community Centre, 129 St John's Way, London N19 3RQ. 10 minutes walk from Archway tube station.

Contact: 

Ruth Cooper-Brown

Recycled Creature Features with artist Amy Sterly

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Inspired by the exhibition Twelve Tall Tales, Amy will be leading a workshop using design and creative thinking to transform discarded objects and scraps into unique and surreal creatures with a story to tell.

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Tues 29 August | 10.30am – 1pm
Price: 
£5 per person. Under 8’s must be accompanied by a paying parent or carer.

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Address: 

Oriel Davies, The Park, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2NZ

Life Drawing Extra! Oriel Davies Cabaret Sketching Special

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Make a day of it with our figure drawing session with a twist. After a hugely successful session last year we invite people back to sketch dazzling burlesque performer Satine DiMonté dancing, posing and unveiling in her tassels and feather finery. Fun, music and fabulous costumes are all part of this very alternative event.

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Saturday 23 September | 10.30am – 3.30pm (including 1 hour break for lunch)
Price: 
£28 (includes all materials)

Host & Provider:

Address: 

Oriel Davies, The Park, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2NZ

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