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Summer school 2022


2nd YEAR OF FAD SUMMER SCHOOL
20.—27. 8. 2022

The FAD Summer School invites all artists and designers to Ústí nad Labem. We offer professional and creative meetings with a number of famous creators, inspiring courses and side events. The Faculty of Art and Design of Jan Evangelista Purkyně University (FAD JEPU) organizes the second year of SUMMER SCHOOL offering the public 10 courses across the FAD studios. These will become a space for meetings with professors, designers and experts in the field, under whose guidance the course participants will be able to gain or deepen their practical experiences in a number of artistic and design techniques. The week-long series of workshops will culminate in an exhibition which will happen at the end of the Summer School in the building of FAD. The second year of FAD Summer School happening between 20 and 27 August 2022 offers courses to students, creators and designers.

The application submission deadline (over e-mail / application form) is on 30 July 2022 or you can buy the course via UJEP e-shop (the link available soon).

PROGRAMME
> Courses from Saturday to Friday from 9.00 AM to 4 PM
> Individual project realization in the studios and workshops
> Final exhibition realization in the studios on Saturday 27 August
> Side events

WHO CAN APPLY
Creators aged from 18 years interested in contemporary art or design.
Our courses are designed for those who want to improve their skills in the chosen field.
We welcome adult high school students, university applicants, as well as the general public. The course participants will receive a certificate of completion.

HOW TO APPLY
Over e-shop or email us your application form and pay the participation fee by 30 July 2022.
We look forward to your applications!

CONTACT
Your application form email us to: duul@ujep.cz
Inquiries: +420 702 217 042
Fakulta umění a designu, Univerzita Jana Evangelisty Purkyně v Ústí nad Labem Pasteurova 9, 400 96 Ústí nad Labem
www.fud.ujep.cz/en

COURSES YOU CAN LOOK FORWARD TO
→ BASICS OF DIGITAL ANIMATION / Barbora Müllerová, Kateřina Javůrková
→ VISUAL PLAYGROUND / Monsters (Michaela Labudová & Pavel Frič)
→ TEXTILE IMAGE / Jan C. Löbl, Hana Coufalová
→ MOTION FIELD / EXPERIMENTAL ENVIRONMENT / Pavel Mrkus, Karim Tarakji, Jan Prošek, Ivana Zochová, Radek Jandera
→ WOOD + / Jiří Bartoš
→ THERE IS NOT A PHOTO LIKE A PHOTO / Silvie Milková, Jiří Dvořák
→ NATURAL CASTING / Robert Vlasák, Jan Krtička
→ DRAWING AND PAINTING / Martin Kuriš, Ilja Bílek
→ POSTER AND FLYER / Martin Raudenský, Jakub Horský
→ SCREEN PRINTING – U PAVOUKA / Studio BFF (Adéla Bierbaumer, Marek Fanta, Přemysl Zajíček)

01 / SCREEN PRINTING – U PAVOUKA

STUDIO
Graphic Design I
MOTTO
Textile, textile pattern, print
LECTURERS

BFF Studio (Adéla Bierbaumer, Marek Fanta, Přemysl Zajíček)
MOTTO
Graphic techniques that you will fall in love with

ANNOTATION
During the course, the participants will experience the whole process of screen printing. From making their own design and its pre-print preparation, through exposure and screen preparation, to the final print. All process accompanied by professional explanation and supervision. The aim is to realize own motif by printing colours on various materials – paper and textiles. At the end of the course, everyone will be introduced to the possibilities of graphic screen printing techniques and its further use in practice. The results will be presented in the gallery “Venkovka” and in front of the Workshop U Pavouka.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 6 (preferable in pairs)
COURSE LED IN THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES: Czech, English

 

02 / BASICS OF DIGITAL ANIMATION

STUDIO
Graphic Design Il
LECTURERS
Barbora Müllerová
Kateřina Javůrková
MOTTO
Manually and digitally

ANNOTATION
The participants of the workshop will first manually create illustrations under the guidance of Bára Müllerová which they will then move in a short animation with Kateřina Javůrková. The workshop combines the principles of handcraft and digital animation, helps unlock the fear of drawing and introduces the participants to the basics of digital animation in After Effects programme. A part of the course will also be a short introduction to basic principles of screenwriting based on which each participant will create his/her own short video.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 10

COURSE LED IN THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES: Czech, English

 

03 / VISUAL PLAYGROUND

STUDIO
Visual Design
MOTTO
Playing and modularity
LECTURERS

Monsters (Michaela Labudová & Pavel Frič)

ANNOTATION
Playing and modularity, as principles for creating design outputs, typography and visual language. Creating rules and modular elements and their use in graphic design. At the beginning of the workshop, examples of modular and game principles in the history and present graphic design will be introduced. The course participants will experience the use of different generative approaches, creating and using their own variable systems. The output of the workshop will be an author’s print format, a poster.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 10

COURSE LED IN THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES: Czech, English

 

04 / TEXTILE IMAGE

STUDIO
Fashion and Textile Design
MOTTO
Embroidery and painting on textiles
LECTURERS

Jan C. Löbl, Hana Coufalová

ANNOTATION
The participants will be introduced to handmade textile techniques from painting on textile, embroidery and assemblage, to carpet weaving. They will learn to make and stretch the frame themselves, create a mood board and an image of their own design.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 10
COURSE LED IN THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES: Czech, English

 

05 / MOTION FIELD / EXPERIMENTAL AV ENVIRONMENT

STUDIOS
Digital Media, Interactive Media, Object-Space-Action, Time-Based Media
MOTTO
Audio-visual installation, cooperative project, life production, experimental work
LECTURERS

Pavel Mrkus, Karim Tarakji, Jan Prošek, Ivana Zochová, Radek Jandera

ANNOTATION
The purpose of the course is to create and work on a common audio-visual project based on very intense team work. The participants will be divided into individual teams with a specific focus. Under the guidance of experienced artists and lecturers they will participate in creating an experimental environment that will explore possibilities not only of interdisciplinary overlaps, but also the possibilities of approaches to the production of complex structures of the current audio-visual project. The environment, performance, video, sound, light, projection and their intelligence are just the tip of the iceberg that the participants could try out. The output will be presented in a multifunctional hall in the House of Arts in Ústí nad Labem.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 20 = 4 × 5 participants in each studio

COURSE LED IN THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES: Czech, English

 

06 / WOOD +

STUDIO
Product Design
MOTTO
Wooden interior element in combination with other material
LECTURERS

Jiří Bartoš

ANNOTATION
The participants of this course will have the chance to design a wooden interior element also in combination with other material which they will then produce under professional supervision. They will go through a process of design, correction, preparation of production materials, to the realization of the element itself. A carpentry workshop and other workshops for working with other materials will be available, together with digitally controlled machines. The output of the workshop will be an original product.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 5
COURSE LED IN THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES: Czech, English, German

 

07 / THERE IS NOT A PHOTO LIKE A PHOTO STUDIO / KATEDRA

STUDIO / DEPARTMENT
Department of Photography
LECTURERS
Silvie Milková, Jiří Dvořák and students
MOTTO
From camera obscura, through photogram to developing negative

ANNOTATION
The course is focused on digital and analog photography. During the course, the participants will learn basic exponometry and work with artificial light in studio.  For those interested in digital photography, we offer both basic and advanced principles of indoor and outdoor photography and subsequently, editing them on a computer. For those interested in analog photography, we offer traditional photography approaches from camera obscura, through photogram to developing black and white film. During the lectures, we will also focus on the composition of the photographic ensemble, current trends in art photography and what is the secret of a good photography.
The condition of participation is to have own anolog or digital camera and notebook.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 12
COURSE LED IN THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES: Czech

 

08 / NATURAL CASTING

STUDIO
Natural Materials
MOTTO
Model, mould, cast
LECTURERS

Robert Vlasák, Jan Krtička

ANNOTATION
This course offers the participants an experience in implementation of small objects cast from metal by the method of fusible model. During this course, the participants will create a wax model, shape it and cast it. As a part of the course, they will gain full experience with technologies associated with the creation of model, mould and casting.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 10
COURSE LED IN THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES: Czech, English

 

09 / DRAWING AND PAINTING

STUDIO / DEPARTMENT
Department of General Preparation
MOTTO
A human – an eternal theme
LECTURERS

Martin Kuriš, Ilja Bílek
Guarantor of Summer School – drawing and painting: Vladimír Švec

ANNOTATION
This course is focused on practical learning and training of drawing and painting. The teaching program and assigned tasks are ordered by difficulty and with an individual approach to each participant. In three FAD studios, there will bean intense practical course of drawing and painting focused on the following techniques: charcoal and pastel drawing, watercolor, acrylic, tempera and oil painting. The participants will learn about the composition, perspective, proportions, light and shadow, colours effects and anatomy. As a part of the course is drawing and painting the nude according to a live model and a free discussion on drawing and painting. The participants should bring work clothes, drawing tools, colours, brushes and a palette.  The faculty will provide papers, folders, easels and all other art tools and materials. 

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 30
COURSE LED IN THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES: Czech, English

 

10 /POSTER AND FLYER

STUDIO / DEPARTMENT
Department of General Preparation
MOTTO / TECHNIQUE
Analog Typography process goes. Poster on the street. Express yourself!
Book printing, manual typesetting, linocut and woodcut.
LECTURERS

Martin Raudenský, Jakub Horský

ANNOTATION
The aim of the course is to provide an insight into basic steps of book printing and relief printing. The output of the course will be a collection of posters created by all course participants. Each participant will receive a hand printed poster. We will explore the possibilities of working in the field of thinking about the concept of printed matter, as well as in the implementation of the poster. We will mainly focus on manual typesetting, working with printing plate and register. We will go through printing preparation, printing process to the final register. We will work in the graphic workshops at the faculty. The poster presentation will be pasted to public space in Ústí nad Labem. The practical lessons will be accompanied with regular group discussions on the unfinished project. The course will also be accompanied by a lecture about history and current types of author’s book printing. The participants should bring work clothes and drawing tools. All other tools will be provided by the faculty.
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 8
COURSE LED IN THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES: Czech, English