“AESTHETICS OF LATVIAN IDENTITY: SIGNS IN SACRED ART” IN JULY 11-21, 2016.
Latvian Christian academy welcomes students and academics to attend the State supported Summer school in July 11-21, 2016, topic “Aesthetics of Latvian identity: Signs in sacred art”. Students will be introduced to heritage of Latvian painter Janis Rozentāls (1866 – 1916) – his altar paintings are exposed in Lutheran churches around the country (Kurzeme and Riga), showing close links between the history of the nation during WWI and unique reading of the Gospel narrative.
ummer school offers also visits to unique Barocco churches in Kurzeme. Participants of the Summer school will be awarded with Certificate (worth 3 ECTS).
Applications are welcomed till May 4 (please see the list of eligible countries):
- Your Motivation letter,
- Click on the following link to download Application form 2016!
IMPORTANT! – SUMMER SCHOOL STUDENTS MUST COVER THEIR TRAVEL EXPENSES TO LATVIA.
Summer school at Latvian Christian academy was started in July 11, 2016. Rector of the Academy prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane adressed participants from Estonia, Lithuania, Czhech Republic, Greece, Turkey, Uzbekistan and China; they were introduced to the Program. Students will attend theoretical lessons dealing with history of Christian art in Latvia by periods, focusing on Latvian national perception of the Gospel in the painter’s Janis Rozental’s Altar paintings. Also practicall creative lessons are offered where students are challenged to express their personal involvement. Stipends for the Summer school are provided by the State Education Development Agency (VIAA).