NAE Partners with a new MA in Chinese Contemporary Art

23 March 2017

NAE is delighted to announce our partnership with Birmingham City University's Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA), on their MA Contemporary Arts China, which is now recruiting for September 2017.

Outstanding Full-time home and EU students, who have the ambition to continue their studies to PhD level are invited to apply for a scholarship to cover their fees.

This unique, specialist course has been designed to provide expert knowledge in a thriving interdisciplinary research environment that facilitates original, thought-provoking research in an expanding field. It seeks to bring together artists, curators, designers, researchers and practitioners who want to pursue an international career in the arts and/or research.

Centred around practice-based research, theory and professional experience, the MA offers students the opportunity to expand their research and understanding of the field through an extended work placement (one to three months) with the New Art Exchange (Nottingham), and other internationally renowned partner organisations such as the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (Manchester), Guangdong Art Museum (Guangzhou), Ikon Gallery (Birmingham), OCAT (Shanghai, Xi'an), Primary (Nottingham), Swarovski (Wattens), Tate (Liverpool), Ullens Centre of Contemporary Art (Beijing), White Rabbit Contemporary Chinese Art Collection (Sydney).

The successful candidate will be provided with a placement. NAE is looking forward to working closely with the Centre for Chinese Visual Arts and Birmingham City University on this exciting new initiative.

We are looking for ambitious applicants who are able to rise to the challenge, contribute to new knowledge within this area and who will thrive within this stimulating research culture. Applicants will be invited for interview for a place on the course and selected candidates will be supported in their scholarship application.

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Han Kyung Woo - Projected Specimen. Exhibition: The Shadow Never Lies (2016). Curated by Jiang Jiehong & Mark Nash. The 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai


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