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Critical writing

‘Why publish? We publish!’ by Andreas Vogel and Tania Prill

TAKE on Writing Series with Department of Art History and Aesthetics, Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU Baroda and Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council, New Delhi


Conducted by Andreas Vogel and Tania Prill

This one day workshop will have young writers and critics gather in Baroda to exchange ideas and write, compose, design and duplicate manifestos on publishing on the basis of readings provided in the workshop. The workshop addresses forms, conditions, requirementsand questions about self-organized and independent publishing.

Workshop Date: 17th December, 2019
Workshop Timing: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Venue: Department of Art History and Aesthetics, Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda

Application Requirements

A motivation letter (400 words) explaining your interest in workshop.
Short bio (150-200 words) and detailed curriculum vitae.
A published writing sample with the link where it is published.

Open to art writers and critics.

Submit your application including the writing sample in one single PDF file to editor@takeonartmagazine.com and arthistoryaesthetics@gmail.com

The workshop will culminate with a public talk, ‘Why publish? We publish!’ by Andreas Vogel and Tania Prill at 5:00pm.

Tania Prill

Tania Prill (D/CH), was a partner of the studio “Prill Vieceli Cremers” since 2011 and realised commissions in the cultural sector as well as self-initiated book projects such as ‘MONEY’ (2015) and ‘Under the Radar – Underground Zines and Self-Publications 1965–1975’ (2017). In 2018, she started her own studio and collaborates with different artists, designers and networks. She was a Professor of Communication Design at the Karlsruhe University of Art and Design (D).Since 2010, she is a Professor of Typography at the University of the Arts Bremen (D) where she coordinates the Archive of Independent Publishing AIP. She has also taught in universities in Switzerland and abroad.

Andreas Vogel

Andreas Vogel (D/CH) is an art historian, curator, cultural worker, critic and writer and has a doctorate in late-absolutist urban planning. He has worked at various museums including, Kunstverein Konstanz (D) as acurator between 1999 and 2000. From 2001-2015, He has been associated with F+F School for Art and Media Design in Zurich (CH) since 2001 and was appointed as their Director in 2011. Since 2015, he is the Head of the Department of Design and Fine Arts at BerneUniversity of the Arts HKB (CH). Andreas Vogel was a member of the Art Commission of the City of Zurich (2006-2014) a member of the jury of the Guggenheim Foundation (2013-2018) and is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the Bern Design Foundation.He is also the president of the independent association, that hosts and organizes the “Sommerakademie Paul Klee” in Berne.