Open Call for artists from partner cities of Wroclaw // Join in!

du 4 janvier au 29 février 2016

WROCŁAW 2016

Open Call for artists from partner cities of Wroclaw // Join in!

Who are we?

A-i-R Wro is a long-term and interdisciplinary artist-in-residence programme established under the auspices of the European Capital of Culture Wroclaw 2016. Based on a collaboration of local and foreign partners it aims to create an international platform that will enable artists, curators, animators, managers, organisations and institutions to cooperate and exchange their experiences, practices, ideas and knowledge. In addition, A-i-R Wro intends to promote artists, support their development and mobility as well as to give them an opportunity to form cultural bonds beyond borders.

What do we propose?

We invite artists representing various fields or active in border areas between them, interested in cooperation with representatives of the Wroclaw art and local communities and open to the creative exchange of experiences, and thus to build international cultural ties.

What is an important aspect of the residency is thus being immersed in the fabric of the city and processing that fabric in an original way by any means of artistic expression. With more than a thousand years of history, Wroclaw is a city consisting of variety of different nations, cultures and their histories being at the same time a city which is nowadays recognized in Europe as an important centre of social movements and avant-garde.

Wroclaw’s application for the title of the European Capital of Culture relates to these traditions and experiences. The residents may draw inspiration them and try to find a creative bond between Wroclaw and the cities they come from.

• 2-month residency in Wroclaw

• accommodation in the city centre

• coverage of travel expenses up to €300

• fee in the amount of €1400 gross

• substantive, production and promotional support

Whom do we invite?

We invite artists living, learning or working in the following cities: Breda (the Netherlands), Lille (France), the Department of La Vienne (France), Dresden (Germany), Grodno (Belarus), Hradec Kralove (Czech Republic), Kaunas (Lithuania), Lille (France), Lviv (Ukraine) and Wiesbaden (Germany).

What documents need to be provided?

The application shall include the following documents in English:

• CV

• portfolio

• description of the project and its realisation process including project’s schedule and potential partners from Wroclaw (institutions, organisations, individual artists and artistic groups)

• copy of signed up rules

Applications can be submitted only via e-mail rezydencje@wroclaw2016.pl by 29th of February 2016. The subject of the email should include the name of the city and the applicant’s name and surname. Please also include the preferred months of residency in the e-mail.

Schedule

4th January – 29th February 2016 — call opened

31st March 2016 — results

Please note!

Months of residencies: June/July (1 residency), August/September (2 residencies), October/November (1 residency)

Residency duration: 2 months

Number of residencies available: 4

More details: http://www.wroclaw2016.pl/opencall-residence

Contact

Berenika Nikodemska / Chief Coordinator of the Artist-in-Residence Programme A-i-R Wro: berenika.nikodemska@wroclaw2016.pl

Krzysztof Bielaszka / International Projects Coordinator of the Artist-in-Residence Programme A-i-R Wro: krzysztof.bielaszka@wroclaw2016.pl

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