UP Department of Art Studies Summer Writing Workshop

Responding to the need to address art in an informed and rigorous manner, the Art Studies Department of the University of the Philippines-Diliman organizes a visual literacy and art criticism workshop from 2nd to 5th May, 2012. The workshop aims to provide participants with visual literacy skills, pedagogical approaches to visual literacy, and basic skills in writing about art that is both critical and eloquent.

The four-day workshop includes lectures by Professor Emerita Alice Guillermo, art historians and curators Patrick Flores and Eileen Legaspi Ramirez; and exhibition tours at the Vargas Museum and the Ateneo Art Gallery. Writing and criticism workshops will be facilitated by faculty from the Department of Art Studies, University of the Philippines-Diliman.

Expressions of interest may be coursed thru artstudiesnewdirections@gmail.com, with the submission of an
application form and a writing sample of about 500-to 800-word length by 15 March 2012. The workshop will also accept a limited number (first-come, first-serve) observers who will be exempted from turning in a writing sample but who will only e allowed to participate during the plenary sessions. Please use “Workshop application” as your email subject heading.

Queries may be sent to:
Tessa Maria Guazon
Eileen Legaspi-Ramirez
927.05.81 or 981.85.00 local 2115