Cultivating critical mindsets throughout Europe.

Critical Academy opens up a new radical space to learn, research and examine contemporary Visual Art practices, as much as the Arts management and cultural policy that affect them. Focusing on building capacity in the Western Balkans, it aims to enhance intercultural dialogue and increase transnational circulation within Europe.

Advancing Arts practice with the right skills.
Critical Academy aims to transform Arts practices into truly sustainable and critical endeavours in contemporary Europe.
Improving the sector through critical research.
Critical Academy rethinks and expands on the relationship between artists and Art organisations.
Practice based research to deliver improvements.
Every year, Critical Academy follows a cycle of research, education, and data gathering that culminates in analysis and dissemination.