Care, Caring and Repair in Cognitive Capitalism
SFSIA 2020 | online

SESSION ONE: July 13-23, 2020
SESSION TWO: August 3-13, 2020

Application Information

Application Deadline: June 28

Fee: $500 USD per session

Applications for SFSIA | 2020 are open to students, practitioners and scholars from the fields of art (including video, painting, photography, sculpture and installation), design, architecture, critical writing, neuroscience, science and technology studies, critical theory, cultural studies, film and media studies, and beyond.

Each session will consist of a range of seminars, workshops and lectures with a variety of speakers. This discourse-oriented program will include a required Reader and opportunities to connect with other participants (both formally and informally) throughout each session, and as part of our growing family of alumni. Additionally, a select number of lectures will be open to the public to invite conversation, debate, and inquiry across communities. Please see the Session One and Two schedules for more information.

For this online version we have reconfigured the program to be able to offer it at a fraction of the price of our regular program, however, we are unable to offer further scholarships or financial aid. We encourage applicants who require additional financial assistance to seek outside funding and can provide letters of support and other materials as needed for those application processes.

To apply please email a single PDF (8mb max) labeled “LASTNAME_FIRST.pdf” and formatted in the following manner to with the subject line “SFSIA 2020 – SESSION (JULY/AUGUST) – NAME” by the June 28 deadline. You may use this downloadable application .doc as reference.

SECTION ONE (page one)
Personal Information
Preferred Name:
Date of Birth:
Phone Number:

Session: One (July), Two (August), or Both
Please let us know which session(s) you are applying to.

Program Referral
Please let us know how you found out about our program and be as specific as possible (e.g. e-Flux announcement, friend, etc.).

SECTION TWO (page two, 250 words max)
Letter of Interest
Tell us about yourself and your reasons for participating including how the program and ideas put forward in our statement relates to or could influence your practice.

SECTION THREE (1-3 pages)
Please provide a full curriculum vitae including professional, academic and employment history.

SECTION FOUR (1-10 pages)
Please include 1-10 pages of work examples from your practice. Your portfolio may include website and video links (i.e. personal websites, Vimeo), writing samples, and/or images with descriptive texts. Please let us know if you have any questions about formatting your portfolio.