Drawing Venice - New interpretations of the classic city
Summer and Winter courses - Venice
Drawing Venice is not a simple sketchbook course, it’s an opportunity offered to students coming from all around the world to meet, experience and represent a unique city in a very original way, deepening the knowledge of its historical and contemporary context. Drawing Venice is a path of practice and study able to combine past and future, classic architecture and new trend in the Arts field.
The aim of the course is to provide the students with skills and technical competences, pushing them to develop a personal style, thanks to the guide of specialized lecturers.
- Start date: July 2016
- Language: English
The course have a duration of 75 hours, shared through work-on site around the city, frontal lesson (in class), and study visit (at Museum and 2015 Arts Biennal).
The attendance is from Monday to Thursday and will follow a specific Calendar scheduling lesson in the morning or in the afternoon section, depending on the specific activities requested.
The students will learn and develop basic drawing skills, including composition, form and perspective, with a focus on the creative and artistic conceptualization of their ideas.
Specific prerequisites or educational training are not requested, but a specific bibliography will be provided to the students so to introduce them to the historical and architectural context of Venice, as well as the basic principles of architectural styles and drawing.
Roberta Iachini, was born in 1973, graduated in "Painting", later specializing in "New Technologies for the Arts" (Academy of Fine Arts, Venice). Professor of graphics design since 2000, from 1996 she began his exhibition in public institutions (Magazzini della Zisa Palermo, Museum of Modern Art of Maribor, Ateliers d'artistes de la Ville de Marseille) and private galleries (Foundation Ado Furlan, No. Gallery, Milan, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice). She also join the Advanced Course in Visual Arts at the Fondazione Antonio Ratti, and had residences for artists at the Civitella Ranieri Center, Umbertide.
Founder and Director of Spazio Punch, a cultural association planning and organizing events and shows relating to Contemporary Art. Member of the jury at Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation in Venice, she had important experience also as Editorial Coordinator and Press Office Assistant at La Biennale di Venezia for Art and Architecture Exhibition, and as Set Designer.