FEINART is an ambitious Innovative Training Network supported by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions of Horizon 2020 and led by the University of Wolverhampton, providing high quality training for 11 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) to complete PhDs in the area of art and social engagement.

Subject areas:
  • Art and Political Philosophy
  • Curatorial Studies/Arts Administration
  • Art Theory/Cultural Theory

Eligibility:

  • Candidates should hold a Master’s degree in the fields of Art History, Philosophy, Curating, Arts Administration, Social Science, Artistic Research/Practice or Cultural Studies; MA degrees in alternative relevant fields may be considered.
  • Candidates should not have spent more than 12 months in the country of the hosting Beneficiary in the three years immediately before the employment start date.
  • Candidates should be an Early-Stage Researcher and must, at the date of recruitment by the beneficiary, be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and have not been awarded a doctoral degree. Full-Time Equivalent Research Experience is measured from the date when the researcher obtained the first degree entitling him/her to embark on a doctorate (either in the country in which the degree was obtained or in the country in which the researcher is recruited), even if a doctorate was never started or envisaged.
  • Candidates should have good verbal and writing skills in English (IELTS overall score of 7.0, or TOEFL overall score of 100).
  • Candidates should demonstrate an excellent understanding of artistic practice in a social and political context and/or in relation to political philosophy.
  • Candidates should demonstrate experience in studying in one or more of the following fields of research: art and political philosophy, curatorial studies/ arts administration, and art theory and practice.

How to apply:

  • Applications must be submitted online including:
  • A proposal (2500 words) that demonstrates research interests for the planned PhD training programme and how you envisage undertaking the research project (including a time schedule and a bibliography).
  • CV including a description of professional background. CV must specify country/countries of residency over the last three years. Successful candidates will be required to provide a copy of their Master’s Degree in English, prior to employment.
  • The names of two referees (only the referees of successful candidates will be contacted)

Available projects:

UNIVERSITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON

  • ESR Project 1 (art and political philosophy): Changing social identity and economic role of the artist. This PhD project aims to understand the changing economic function of art, and the changing social role of the artist and curator.
  • ESR Project 2 (art theory and practice): The shift of the art studio as a site of production of objects to the studio as research hub or social forum. This PhD project aims to increase awareness of the changing skill set of the artist from ‘maker’ to ‘thinker-as-maker’.
  • ESR Project 3 (art theory and practice): Impact of post-display and participatory art on the future of public art institutions in Europe. This PhD project aims to develop understanding of new modes of reception of art not based on conventional forms of production and display

UNIVERSITY OF ICELAND

  • ESR Project 4 (art theory/cultural theory): Participatory, community and activist art and the future of democracy This PhD project aims to find the role of participatory and communal artistic practice in a wide of range regional and cultural contexts
  • ESR Project 5 (art and political philosophy): Changing notions of value and judgement in relation to participatory, community-based and activist art. This PhD project aims to assess the philosophical implications of the cognitive and affective shift of the spectator from ‘audience’ to ‘participant’.
  • ESR Project 6 (art theory/cultural theory): Art and social practice in decentered national contexts: the case of Iceland. This PhD project aims to survey and assess the socially engaged art programmes and resources of independent art spaces (Art Labs. Hubs, etc) in Iceland

ZEPPELIN UNIVERSITÄT

  • ESR Project 7 (curatorial studies/arts administration): European funding policy and employment for socially engaged art. This PhD project aims to produce a financial analysis and social overview of institutional support and employment data for socially engaged art in the EU.
  • ESR Project 8 (curatorial studies/arts administration): Art and social engaged practice in major national contexts: the case of Germany. This PhD project aims to survey and assess the socially engaged art programmes and resources of independent art spaces (Art Labs/Hubs) in Germany, with particular emphasis on the role of the new curator.
  • ESR Project 9: (art theory and practice) New forms of artistic labour and socially engaged art. This PhD project aims to study and theorize the changing function and role of artistic skills in relation to the collaborative and participatory character of socially engaged practice.
  • ESR Project 10 (art theory and practice): Socially engaged art and digital network culture. This PhD project aims to study assess the impact of the digitalization on artistic labour, audience participation and the transmission of knowledge in socially engaged art.

UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

  • ESR Project 11 (curatorial studies and arts administration): Gender and sexual division of labour in the curating and production of socially-engaged art. This PhD project aims to assess and theorize the impact of women’s labour on the development of socially engaged art and the independent art space.
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant
Country UK, Germany, Iceland,
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Subject areas

Art History, Philosophy, Curating, Arts Administration, Social Science, Artistic Research, Cultural Studies

Fellowship amount As per MSCA norms
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 30 June 2020
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