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Fellowship Program for Art and Theory in Austria. Deadline: Jan 27, 2017

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM AT KÜNSLERHAUS BÜCHSENHAUSEN, AUSTRIA.

—German version below—

Call For Applications

Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen invites visual and media artists, art critics, theorists, and curators to apply for a fellowship in 2017–2018. Candidates can apply for one semester (October 2, 2017 – February 11, 2018 or February 12, 2018 – June 24, 2018). The fellowship can be split across two semesters.

The closing date for submissions is 27 January 2017 (postmark).
For details regarding the application procedure please scroll down.

Institution

Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen is a post-graduate center for production, research, exchange in the fields of visual arts and art theory. Within the framework of the Fellowship Program for Art and Theory, the Künstlerhaus provides a platform that facilitates the development and production of artistic and art-theoretical projects in a critical context. At the same time, Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen offers a forum for direct exchange between professionals – artists, theoreticians, critics, and curators – from the region and abroad, as well as a point of interaction with local interested audiences. Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen is affiliated with the Tyrolean Artists’ Association, the major association of visual artists from the region.

Büchsenhausen brings together two programs under one roof. On the one hand, it is the site of the Fellowship Program for Art and Theory. On the other hand, it is the location of several studios for artists based in Tyrol who require space for working in a professionally interesting environment. Three apartment studios are used by the participants in the fellowship program. The other six studios are available to artists based in Tyrol. The project and presentation space is equipped with multimedia facilities and is at the fellows’ disposal. The space was designed by Atelier van Lieshout.

Fellowship Program

With its Fellowship Program for Art and Theory, Büchsenhausen promotes internationally relevant artistic production, research, and discussion in the region of Tyrol. The program is based on the idea of generating and maintaining a context for production and discussion, in which artists and theorists can connect and reflect on international art and societal discourses in relation to local topics and issues. At the same time, it affords the opportunity for an artistic laboratory of experimentation, where new artistic practices and strategies may be tried out.

The program’s aims are:

  • to promote and relay a critical, socially relevant production of knowledge in art and art theory;
  • to produce, through the fellowship projects, qualified discourses on art and society within the local and global contexts;
  • to enable the transfer of knowledge between the field of art and other publics outside the art context;
  • to facilitate the exchange between cultural producers in the visual arts and beyond (creating a network of experts).

The program combines the advantages of a residency with the possibilities of a postgraduate, non-university lectureship on the basis of an open, non-formalized structure. In terms of content, the program addresses a worldwide public made up of professionals in the fields of contemporary art, architecture, art and media theory, and criticism.

The fellows are selected by a jury of experts following an open call for applications. They come to Büchsenhausen for one or two semesters to work on realizing their proposed undertaking, and accompany this process with public events. For this purpose, Büchsenhausen assigns a monetary award and provides a production budget, working spaces, free lodging, and artistic and technical advice.

The conveyance and discussion of the fellow’s own work occurs parallel to the development of the individual proposals. The focus of the public events is determined by the respective emphases of the various fellows’ works. Within the framework of these discursive formats, the fellows (or their guests) can present various points in their investigations, open up their works-in-progress to critical discussion, interact with experts who they invite, work through content with the public, and/or try out new ways of working. The fellowship year ends with a group exhibition curated by the director of the Fellowship Program.

For former and current fellows and their realized work please go to buchsenhausen.at/fellows.

Fellowship

  • a money award of EUR 3,200;
  • an individual studio for working and living, furnished with a large shared kitchen;
  • a production budget for the realization of the submitted proposal;
  • a budget for inviting experts to Büchsenhausen for the purpose of professional exchange;
  • the opportunity of a group exhibition at the end of the fellowship;

Facilities

  • free access to the ‘Lab’, the project/gallery space;
  • free use of the available multimedia production equipment in the ‘Lab’;
  • free Highspeed-DSL/WLAN Internet access;
  • professional artistic advice;
  • technical advice if required.

Eligibility

Professional visual/media artists, art theorists, art critics, and curators from all over the world are eligible for the fellowship.

Requirements

The application must include a concrete work proposition. Work on the submitted proposal forms the core of each fellow’s activities during his/her stay in Büchsenhausen. A description of a series of public events intended to accompany the individual work during the duration of the fellowship (up to three events) is also an integral part of the working proposal. If the application is successful, the fellows are required to specify the details of the presentation series and carry out the proposed program.

The fellows declare themselves willing to be present at Büchsenhausen for the duration of the fellowship. Working knowledge of English is required.

Selection

The selection of fellows is made by a jury of experts and based on the quality, originality, and relevance of the proposed undertaking and the work samples submitted by the applicants. The jury includes the director of Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen, a member of the advisory board at Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen and one external expert.

The selection procedure occurs in two stages.

In the first stage, the submitted applications are evaluated and the jury makes a shortlist of candidates who will be invited to Büchsenhausen for personal interviews.

The personal interview with the jury forms the second stage. For the interview, the applicants have to come to Innsbruck to personally present their working plans and aims during the fellowship.

Büchsenhausen will pay for accommodation in Innsbruck for one night, but cannot cover the costs for travel to Innsbruck. Alternatively, a video conference (for instance via Skype) is also possible.

There is no legal right to be awarded a fellowship at Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen. The jury is therefore under no obligation to justify decisions. The jury’s decision will be communicated in written form in March 2017 (first stage) and April 2017 (second stage).

Application procedure

Applications are to be written in English or German. Applications must include the following printed documents:

  • the working proposal (max 2,000 words, 3 copies);
  • a visual portfolio/documentation of recent works:
    • artists: The artistic portfolio can be submitted in paper form (max. 2 catalogs, max. 10 photos), on DVD, CD or USB stick (max. 1 DVD/CD/USB stick), or digitally via a permanent link (no time-limited download links like WeTransfer!);
    • theorists/art critics: 1 recent writing sample (3 copies);
  • a curriculum vitae (3 copies);
  • the printed and signed confirmation e-mail of the filled electronic application form (1 copy).

Please note that all documents except the visual artists’ portfolios have to be sent in paper form by post.

The electronic application form can be completed in English or German language. By submitting the online form you will get a confirmation e-mail with the completed data. A copy will be sent to our office too.
Please print the confirmation e-mail, sign it and send it together with the required material to the address given below.
If you have problems with the online application form or need any additional information please contact us via email: office@buchsenhausen.at

The address to which the applications must be posted is:

  • Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen
    Ref.: “Fellowship 2017–18”
    Weiherburggasse 13
    6020 Innsbruck
    Austria

Closing date for submissions (postmark): Friday 27 January 2017

Please note that only submissions sent by post are accepted.
Too late received and incomplete applications will not be included in the selection process.

» Click here for the electronic application form

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Ausschreibung

Das Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen lädt bildende Künstler_innen, Kritiker_innen, Theoretiker_innen und Kurator_innen ein, Arbeitsvorhaben für ein Fellowship im Jahr 2017/18 einzureichen. Die Bewerber_innen können um ein Fellowship für ein Semester ansuchen (2. Oktober 2017 – 11. Februar 2018 oder 12. Februar 2018 – 24. Juni 2018). Das Fellowship kann auf zwei Semester aufgeteilt werden.

Einsendeschluss ist Freitag 27. Januar 2017 (es gilt das Datum des Poststempels).
Um Einzelheiten zum Bewerbungsablauf zu erfahren, bitte hinunter scrollen.

Institution

Das Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen ist ein postgraduales Zentrum für Produktion, Forschung und Vermittlung im Bereich der visuellen Künste und der Kunsttheorie. Im Rahmen des hier stattfindenden Fellowship-Programms stellt das Künstlerhaus eine Plattform zur Verfügung, die die Entwicklung und die Produktion künstlerischer und kunsttheoretischer Projekte in einem kritischen Kontext ermöglicht. Das Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen bildet gleichzeitig ein Forum für den direkten Austausch zwischen lokal und überregional tätigen Fachleuten – Künstler_innen, Theoretiker_innen, Kritiker_innen und Kurator_innen sowie eine Schnittstelle zu unterschiedlichen Öffentlichkeiten vor Ort. Das Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen ist eine Einrichtung der Tiroler Künstlerschaft, der wichtigsten Vereinigung bildender Künstler_innen in der Region.

Das Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen vereint zwei Förderprogramme unter einem Dach: Es ist einerseits Austragungsort des Fellowship-Programms für Kunst und Theorie. Andererseits ist es ein Atelierhaus für in Tirol lebende Künstler_innen, die einen Arbeitsraum in einer künstlerisch interessanten Umgebung suchen. Drei Ateliers stehen den Fellows als Wohnstudios zur Verfügung. Sechs weitere Ateliers werden mehrjährig an Künstler_innen aus Tirol vergeben. Neben den Ateliers verfügt das Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen über einen großen Projekt- und Präsentationsraum, der den Fellows zur Verfügung steht. Der Raum wurde vom Künstler_innen-Kollektiv Atelier van Lieshout gestaltet.

Fellowship-Programm

Mit dem Fellowship-Programm für Kunst und Theorie fördert das Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen in Tirol eine künstlerische Produktion, Forschung und Diskussion von internationaler und regionaler Relevanz. Dem Programm liegt die Idee zugrunde, einen Produktions- und Diskussionskontext zu generieren, in dem Künstler_innen und Theoretiker_innen überregionale Kunst- und Gesellschaftsdiskurse mit lokalen Themen in Zusammenhang bringen und reflektieren. Gleichzeitig wird die Möglichkeit eines künstlerischen Experimentierlabors gewahrt, wodurch Neues ausprobiert werden kann.

Ziele des Programms sind:

  • Förderung und Verbreitung einer kritischen, gesellschaftsrelevanten künstlerischen bzw. kunsttheoretischen Wissensproduktion;
  • Die Produktion qualifizierter Diskurse zu Kunst und Gesellschaft im lokalen und globalen Kontext durch die Umsetzung der Arbeitsvorhaben im Rahmen der Fellowships;
  • Die Ermöglichung des Wissenstransfers zwischen dem Kunstfeld und anderen Öffentlichkeiten außerhalb des Kunstkontextes;
  • Der Austausch zwischen Kulturproduzent_innen im Bereich der visuellen Künste und darüber hinaus (Vernetzung von Expert_innen).

Das Programm verbindet die Vorteile einer Residenz mit den Möglichkeiten einer außeruniversitären Dozentur auf Grundlage einer offenen, nicht formalisierten Struktur. Inhaltlich richtet sich das Programm an eine weltweite Fachöffentlichkeit in den Bereichen zeitgenössischer Kunst, Architektur, Kunst- bzw. Medientheorie und -kritik.

Die Fellows werden nach einem offenen Bewerbungsverfahren von einer Fachjury ausgewählt. Sie kommen für einen Zeitraum von ein bis zwei Semestern nach Büchsenhausen, wo sie am eingereichten Arbeitsvorhaben arbeiten und diesen Prozess in öffentlichen Veranstaltungen diskursiv begleiten. Büchsenhausen vergibt hierfür einen Geldpreis und stellt ein Produktionsbudget, Arbeitsräume, eine kostenlose Wohnmöglichkeit sowie fachliche und technische Beratung zur Verfügung.

Die Vermittlung und Diskussion der Inhalte erfolgt parallel zur Entwicklung der einzelnen Vorhaben. Die Inhalte der öffentlichen Veranstaltungen werden von dem jeweiligen Arbeitsschwerpunkt der Fellows vorgegeben. Im Rahmen dieser diskursiven Formate präsentieren die Fellows (oder ihre Gäste) unterschiedliche Schwerpunkte ihrer Investigationen, können aber auch ihre laufende Arbeit einer kritischen Diskussion stellen, sich in Interaktion mit eingeladenen Expert_innen und dem Publikum Inhalte erarbeiten und neue Arbeitsweisen erproben. Das Fellowship-Jahr endet mit einer Gruppenausstellung, die vom Leiter des Fellowship-Programms kuratiert wird.

Beispiele für Arbeitsvorhaben, die im Rahmen des Programms realisiert wurden, finden sich auf dieser Website unter dem Menü-Punkt buchsenhausen.at/fellows.

Fellowship

  • ein Geldpreis in der Höhe von EUR 3.200,–
  • ein Wohnstudio mit einer großen gemeinsamen Küche und Sanitäranlagen;
  • ein Produktionsbudget zur Realisierung des eingereichten Vorhabens;
  • ein Budget, um Expert_innen zwecks fachlichem Austausch nach Büchsenhausen einzuladen;
  • die Möglichkeit der Teilnahme in einer kuratierten Gruppenausstellung am Ende des Fellowshipjahres.

Leistungen

  • freier Zugang zum „Labor“, dem Projekt- und Ausstellungsraum in Büchsenhausen;
  • freie Nutzung der Multimedia-Produktionsgeräte im „Labor“;
  • freier Internetzugang via Highspeed-DSL/WLAN;
  • künstlerische Beratung;
  • technische Beratung auf Anfrage.

Teilnahmeberechtigung

Hauptberuflich tätige bildende Künstler_innen, Medienkünstler_innen, Theoretiker_innen, Kritiker_innen und Kurator_innen aus der ganzen Welt können sich um ein Fellowship bewerben.

Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen

Die Bewerbung muss ein konkretes Arbeitsvorhaben beinhalten. Die Arbeit an der Realisierung des eingereichten Vorhabens steht im Mittelpunkt der Tätigkeit während des Fellowships im Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen. Ebenfalls verpflichtend ist die Einreichung eines Vorschlags für maximal drei öffentliche Veranstaltungen die die Arbeit am eingereichten Vorhaben über die Dauer des Fellowships begleitet. Erfolgreiche Bewerber_innen müssen in einem zweiten Schritt konkrete Details der Veranstaltungen formulieren und das Veranstaltungsprogramm durchführen.

Die Fellows erklären sich bereit, während der Fellowshipdauer in Büchsenhausen anwesend zu sein. Gute Englischkenntnisse werden vorausgesetzt.

Auswahl

Die Fellows werden von einer Fachjury ausgewählt. Grundsätzliche Auswahlkriterien sind die Qualität, Originalität und Relevanz des eingereichten Arbeitsvorhabens und des Portfolios. Die dreiköpfige Fachjury besteht aus dem künstlerischen Leiter des Künstlerhauses Büchsenhausen, einem Mitglied des Fachbeirats im Künstlerhaus und einer externen Fachperson.

Das Auswahlverfahren ist zweistufig.

In der ersten Stufe werden die schriftlichen Bewerbungen beurteilt. Die Jury erstellt eine engere Auswahlliste von Kandidat_innen. Diese Kandidat_innen werden zu einem persönlichen Interview nach Büchsenhausen eingeladen.

Die zweite Auswahlstufe besteht aus persönlichen Bewerbungsgesprächen. Die eingeladenen Kandidat_innen müssen nach Innsbruck kommen, um sich und ihr Arbeitsvorhaben der Fachjury vorzustellen. Im Rahmen der zweiten Bewerbungsstufe übernimmt Büchsenhausen die Kosten einer Übernachtung in Innsbruck. Die Reisekosten selbst müssen von den Kandidat_innen getragen werden. Falls die Anreise nicht möglich ist, kann das persönliche Bewerbungsgespräch auch im Rahmen einer Videokonferenz (z.B. über Skype) erfolgen.

Auf die Gewährung eines Fellowships im Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen besteht kein Rechtsanspruch. Die Jury ist nicht verpflichtet, eine Begründung der Zuerkennung oder Ablehnung eines Antrags abzugeben. Die Entscheidung der Jury wird schriftlich mitgeteilt, für die erste Stufe im März 2017, für die zweite Stufe im April 2017.

Bewerbungsablauf

Die Bewerbungen erfolgen schriftlich in englischer oder deutscher Sprache und müssen zwingend folgende Dokumente beinhalten:

  • ein Arbeitsvorhaben (max. 2.000 Wörter, in dreifacher Ausfertigung);
  • ein Portfolio bzw. eine Dokumentation der Arbeit der letzten Jahre:
    • Künstler_innen: Das Portfolio kann in Papierform (max. 2. Kataloge, max. 10 Fotos), auf DVD bzw. CD oder USB-Stick (max. 1 DVD/CD/USB-Stick) oder digital mit einem Permalink eingereicht werden (es werden KEINE temporären Download Links wie etwa WeTransfer akzeptiert!);
    • Theoretiker_innen: ein aktuelles Textbeispiel in dreifacher Ausfertigung;
  • einen Lebenslauf (in dreifacher Ausfertigung);
  • den unterschriebenen Ausdruck der Bestätigungs-E-Mails (einfache Ausfertigung).

Hinweis: Mit Ausnahme des Portfolios bei Künstler_innen müssen alle Dokumente in Papierform in der jeweiligen Ausfertigung postalisch versandt werden.

Das Online-Bewerbungsformular kann in deutscher oder englischer Sprache ausgefüllt werden. Durch Bestätigung des Bewerbungsformulars wird eine E-Mail mit den eingegebenen Daten an Sie und eine Kopie an das Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen gesandt. Bitte drucken Sie die Bestätigungs-E-Mail des Bewerbungsformulars aus (einfache Ausfertigung ist vollkommen ausreichend) und schicken Sie diese unterzeichnet und mit den geforderten Dokumenten an folgende Adresse:

  • Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen
    Ref.: „Fellowship 2017-18“
    Weiherburggasse 13
    6020 Innsbruck
    Austria

Falls Fragen zum Bewerbungsformular auftreten, kontaktieren Sie uns bitte per Mail: office@buchsenhausen.at

Einsendeschluss ist Freitag 27. Januar 2017 (es gilt das Datum des Poststempels).

Nur Einreichungen per Post werden berücksichtigt!
Zu spät eingegangene bzw. unvollständige Bewerbungen werden nicht in den Auswahlprozess aufgenommen.

» Weiter zum Bewerbungsformular

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Several research fellowships in the NY Historical Society. Deadline: Jan. 13, 2017

THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY, founded in 1804, holds a distinguished collection of books, manuscripts, photographs, graphic materials, decorative objects, historical artifacts, and works of art.

The Patricia D. Klingenstein Library at the New-York Historical Society is home to more than 350,000 books, three million manuscripts, and distinctive collections of maps, photographs, and prints, as well as ephemera and family papers documenting the history of the United States from a distinctly New York perspective. New-York Historical’s collections are particularly rich in material pertaining to the American Revolution and early Republic, the Civil War, and the Gilded Age. Significant holdings relate to Robert Livingston and the Livingston family, Rufus King, Horatio Gates, Albert Gallatin, Cadwallader Colden, Robert Fulton, Richard Varick, and many other notable individuals. Also well documented within the Library’s collections are major social movements in American history, especially abolitionism, temperance, and social welfare. The Library’s visual archives include some of the earliest photographs of New York, a significant collection of Civil War images, and the archives of major architectural firms of the later 19th century. Among the more than 1.6 million works comprising the Museum’s art collections are all 435 preparatory watercolors for John James Audubon’s Birds of America, a preeminent collection of Hudson River School landscapes; and an exceptional collection of decorative and fine arts spanning four centuries.

The New-York Historical Society offers a rich research environment that promotes an active intellectual community. Fellows are encouraged to explore the collections and take advantage of the full scope of the Library and Museum’s resources and to share their research during their tenure through informal talks and blog posts. Educational outreach and public programs further support New-York Historical’s intellectual mission to explore the richly layered political, cultural, and social history of New York and the nation, as well as the making and the meaning of history.

The New-York Historical Society offers several long- and short-term fellowships during the academic year. Designed to encourage and promote the use of the institution’s diverse collections of primary and secondary sources, the fellowships are open to scholars at various times during their academic careers.

The application deadline for all fellowships is January 13, 2017.

Learn More >

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women’s History
Hired for a two-year term, one postdoctoral fellow will work as a public historian and intellectual coordinator for the New-York Historical Society’s Center for Women’s History. The ideal candidate will have a strong scholarly interest in women’s history and some experience in public history. The fellow will participate in developing programming and be deputized to operate certain projects independently. Applicants for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship must have the PhD in hand by the time of appointment. The postdoctoral fellow will be in residence as a full-time staff member with a stipend of $50,000 per year with full benefits. This fellowship lasts from September 1, 2017 until August 30, 2019.

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Fellowships
Offered jointly with the Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School, two Bernard and Irene Schwartz Fellowships are open to scholars who will have completed their PhD in history or American studies before the end of the 2016-2017 academic year. Fellows will teach one course per semester at Eugene Lang College in addition to conducting focused research in residence at the New-York Historical Society. These fellows carry a stipend of $60,000, plus benefits. The fellowship lasts from September 1, 2017 until June 29, 2018.

Patricia and John Klingenstein Short-Term Fellowships
Two or more Patricia and John Klingenstein Short-Term Fellowships will be awarded to scholars at any academic level. Fellows will conduct research in the New-York Historical Society’s library collections for two to four weeks at a time, and will receive a stipend of $1,500 to $2,000. These fellowships last from September 1, 2017 until June 29, 2018.
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships in Women’s History
The two recipients of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship in Women’s History should have a strong interest in the fields of women’s history and public history. They must be currently enrolled students in good standing in a relevant PhD program in the humanities. The Predoctoral Fellows will be in residence part time at the New-York Historical Society for one academic year, between September 1, 2017 and June 29, 2018, with a stipend of $15,000 per year. This position is not full time and will not receive full benefits.

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship
One fellowship for the length of a single academic year is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities for research at the New-York Historical Society. The fellowship is available to individuals who have completed their formal professional training and have a strong record of accomplishment within their field. There is no restriction relating to age or academic status of applicants. Foreign nationals are eligible to apply if they have lived in the United States for at least three years immediately preceding the application deadline. The ten-month residency will carry a stipend of $42,000, plus benefits. This fellowship lasts from September 1, 2017 until June 29, 2018.

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships
Two Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships will be awarded to candidates who have earned their PhD in the last three to five years. Research projects may include the conversion of a dissertation into a publishable manuscript or the initiation of new research based on the collections and resources of the New-York Historical Society. This ten-month residency will carry a stipend of $60,000, plus benefits. The fellowship lasts from September 1, 2017 until June 29, 2018.

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th St)
New York, NY 10024

 

http://www.nyhistory.org/library/fellowships

 

Warwick Stafford Fellowship 2016/17. Deadline: Nov. 14, 2016

Call for applications: The Warwick Stafford Fellowship

Northumbria University are accepting applications to the Warwick Stafford Fellowship 2016/17 until 5pm Monday 14 November 2016.

Early-mid career practitioners in Fine Art are invited to apply for the fellowship which offers a £20,000 bursary to the chosen candidate.

In addition to the bursary Northumbria will provide the successful Fellow with:

• A studio space in the BxNU Institute for Contemporary Art at BALTIC 39

• Technical Support

• Participation in an environment of postgraduate and PhD art researchers

• Access to leading academics and internationally renowned artists

The Fellowship will offer an early-mid career artist a structured opportunity to advance their practice and research and engage with a stimulating community of professional artists, students, fine art researchers and the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art partners. Support and development will be designed to meet the needs of the individual fellow. The artist will participate in and contribute to the research environment at BALTIC 39 whilst developing a body of new work that advances their practice-led research. New work will be accessible during public events at the BxNU Institute and will form a core part of the exhibition programme in Gallery North, the Faculty’s prestigious venue for contemporary art.

The fellowship will culminate in a solo exhibition with publication.

The current 2015/16 fellowship is held by Stuart Tait. Details of Stuart’s work, along with past Fellows, Eleanor Wright 2012/13, Luke McCreadie 2013/14 and Laurence Kavanagh 2014/15 can be seen on the BALTIC 39 website.

How to apply

During selection the panel will look to identify applicants whose practice and research will benefit most from the opportunities offered.

Application deadline: Monday 14 November 2016 at 5pm

Interviews will be held from Monday 8 December 2016

Residency will begin from Monday 9 January 2017

For further information on how to apply, please visit http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/warwickstafford

For enquiries, please email fiona.crisp@northumbria.ac.uk

The Van Eyck Call for Applications for Residency (Maastricht). Deadline: Oct. 3, 2016.

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Call for Applications: work period 2017

The Van Eyck invites artists, designers, photographers, architects, landscape architects, curators, writers, and thinkers to apply for a residency at the Jan van Eyck Academie for 6 up to 12 months. Participants are given the time and space that is needed to develop their talents, to discover as yet unexplored perspectives and delve into deeper layers of themselves. Start is beginning of April 2017. By mutual agreement, the residency can commence at a later date.

Participants receive amongst others:

  • a monthly stipend
  • a work budget
  • advise by a group of advisors, consisting of experienced artists, designers, curators and art critics, who will make regular studio visits
  • advise by different guest advisors who will make studio visits
  • access to well-equipped Labs (wood and metal, print, photo, video and new media, and a library), run by experts in their discipline

Participants are expected to:

  • engage, next to their work in the studio, in In-Labs and external projects
  • to settle in Maastricht or direct surroundings during their stay at the Van Eyck Institute

More info on: http://www.janvaneyck.nl/

All information about the application procedure; requirements, etc. can be consulted in English here. Please also check the FACT page

 

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Call for Applications: work period 2017

De Jan van Eyck Academie is een postacademisch instituut dat openstaat voor kunstenaars, ontwerpers, fotografen, (landschaps)architecten, curatoren, schrijvers, critici van over de hele wereld. Een verblijfsperiode aan de academie varieert van 6 tot maximaal 12 maanden. Start is begin april 2017. In overleg kan deze periode op een later tijdstip ingaan.

Deelnemers hebben o.a. de beschikking over:

  • een maandelijks stipendium
  • een werkbudget
  • een vaste groep adviseurs, bestaande uit ervaren kunstenaars, ontwerpers, curatoren en kunstcritici die regelmatig studiobezoeken afleggen
  • verschillende gastadviseurs die studiobezoeken afleggen
  • goed geoutilleerde labs (hout- en metaalbewerking, print, foto, video en nieuwe media en een bibliotheek, gerund door experts op hun vakgebied)

Van de deelnemers wordt o.a. verwacht:

  • dat zij, naast hun werk in de eigen studio, ook participeren in In-Labs en projecten met externe partners
  • dat zij zich vestigen in Maastricht of directe omgeving tijdens hun verblijf aan de Van Eyck

Informatie: http://www.janvaneyck.nl/

Alle informatie over de aanmeldingsprocedure, de vereisten, etc. is in het Nederlands hier te raadplegen. Check ook FEITEN elders op deze pagina.

 

Research residency in Sapporo (Japan). Deadline: July 3, 2016

S-AIR in association with Curators’ Network is offering a fully funded residency opportunity for curators in Sapporo, Japan, from August 9 – September 13, 2016 (maximum stay 30 days, minimum 20 days).

The call is free of charge. Deadline for the submission of applications is July 3, 2016, midnight, Madrid, CEST timezone.

The successful candidate is expected to research and write around the local art scene of Sapporo, to learn about Japan and to establish networks and dialogues between local and international artists.

  • The call is open for curators who work with all kinds of disciplines within the context of contemporary visual and fine arts. There is no age limit. Applicants should neither hold Japanese nationality nor reside in Japan, and should be able to exercise a degree of autonomy and self-reliance.
  • The call seeks especially for professionals who work with a high level of excellence, but do not yet have a consolidated international career, as one of the primary goals of Curators’ Network is to promote art-professionals who are still not well known in a larger international context.
  • Applicants should have at least a moderate level of spoken English or Japanese, and should feel comfortable engaging in discussions in one of these two languages.
  • Applying curators should thoroughly research about S-AIR and Curators’ Network and submit a proposal demonstrating in which line(s) they would like to research whilst in Sapporo.

Dates, deadlines

Deadline: Applications should be submitted online NOT LATER THAN Sunday July 3, 2016 at Midnight [Madrid, CEST].

Selection: The resident will be chosen on the basis of the submitted applications. A shortlist will be made by a jury of the management board of Curators’ Network. The final selection will be made by the selection committee at S-AIR.

Notification: The successful candidate will be notified byWednesday, July 13, 2016.

Residency: Up to 30 days between August 9 and September 13, 2016. The applicants can propose their preferred time frame, the minimum stay is 20 days. The final dates for arrival and departure to and from Japan to be agreed between S-AIR and the resident.

Information and applications here.

Black Mountain School. Open call Residency

Black Mountain School, is an experiment in education and community in the spirit of Black Mountain College, the residence was open in May 2016. The new school, which has been founded by two North Carolina artists, is inspired by Black Mountain College, where Fuller was a key faculty member.

https://www.amazon.com/Black-Mountain-College-Experiment-Press/dp/0262518457

Black Mountain School cites extreme tuition costs, corporatized profit-driven learning, and a one-size-fits-all curriculum as the reasons to resurrect a school that embodies the principles that governed Black Mountain College. The initial two summer sessions will each offer 22 classes and run for two weeks. Reviving the same communal lifestyle at Black Mountain College, thirty instructors will live, work, and create with the students.

Classes at the school range from theoretical and text-based to hands-on and outdoors. There are no academic prerequisites for enrolling as a student, and those participating will also have the opportunity to teach if so desired. Students and guest lecturers at BMS are young and old, and come from within institutions (such as Wendy Woon from the Museum of Modern Art) and outside of them. Drawing on the original Black Mountain College, students help with different administrative tasks, while staff are free to take classes.

CLASS STRUCTURE:

When it came time to develop a framework for the curriculum at the Black Mountain School, it quickly became apparent that a flexible approach would be needed to encompass the full spectrum of learning opportunities we wanted the school to provide. The solution was to adopt a multi-tiered curriculum in which class structure varies depending on the nature of the class and the goals of both teachers and learners. Fittingly, it was nature that provided a template in the form of the four principle states of matter:

Solid courses are fixed in nature and emphasize the acquisition of concrete skills. As such Solid courses are most like conventional classes with set schedules and a sequential approach to learning. Because of these traits, Solid courses will likely require an established class roster with regular attendance.
Liquid courses are a combination of structured and self-directed learning. While Liquid courses still emphasize the roles of teacher and student, both parties are empowered (and encouraged) to collaborate with each other in defining the scope and scale of the class experience. Liquid courses are not restricted to a specific duration or roster, they take on whatever form the collective will of the class dictates.

Gas courses are experimental, free form, and student-driven learning experiences. Unlike Solid and Liquid courses, Gas courses derive their structure entirely from students, empowering them to assume the role of experts and educators on any topics or ideas they are interested in exploring. A Gas course can be a recurring activity or an impromptu event, it can be a skill-based workshop or a forum of equals.

Plasma courses are intensive, experiential, and event-based learning experiences that are intended to punctuate the Black Mountain School curriculum. Singular in nature, Plasma courses provide unique opportunities for both teachers and students to share and explore through a broad range of performances, workshops, and events.

STAFF:

Velveteen
Dylan Thadani
Anson Cyr
Amanda Wong
Rails
John Fleissner
Shea Cote
Cordelia Alquist
Ginny Benson
David Yanofsky
Faythe Levine

STUDENTS TUTITION

The cost to attend Black Mountain School is $1,600 for four weeks or $800 for two weeks. 

LET YOUR SPIRIT FREE, AND VISIT THE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION:

http://www.blackmountainschool.com/


 

Visiting Artist Fellowships, Summer 2014, Springfield, MO (USA). Deadline: Jan. 12, 2014

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS:

Summer Institute for Visual Arts 2014 Visiting Artist Fellowships

The Summer Institute for Visual Arts at Drury University is currently seeking applications for Summer 2014 Visiting Artist Fellowships.

Established in 2007, the Summer Institute for Visual Arts (SIVA) at Drury University is dedicated to advanced research and practice in the field of contemporary visual arts. Each summer, SIVA offers a low-residency Master of Arts in Studio Art and Theory (MART) program for emerging and aspiring artists and, starting in 2014, four Visiting Artist Fellowships to internationally recognized artists.

Each Visiting Artist Fellowship lasts for five weeks during which time the recipients serve as mentors in the MART program with sufficient time and financial support to develop their own work. SIVA supports innovation and cross-disciplinary activity and encourages Visiting Artists to utilize the resources of the university to inform and support their artistic pursuits. Visiting Artist Fellows are responsible for a Visiting Artist Studio offered to the second and third year cohorts of MART students and are expected to play an active role in the Summer Institute through program-wide studio visits, workshops, reviews and lectures.

Eligibility

Applications are sought from internationally exhibiting artists who have an established body of work and exemplary professional record. An MFA or equivalent, teaching experience and a growing record of exhibitions and/or other activities is required. Preference will be given to candidates possessing knowledge and interest in historical and contemporary art issues across disciplines. The review committee will consider the applicant’s experience and his or her appropriateness to the Summer Institute of Visual Arts mission and curriculum, as well as quality of work and written statements.

Fellowship Award
Each Summer Institute of Visual Arts Visiting Artist Fellow receives $4500.00 USD in compensation to manage a 5-week Visiting Artist Studio course (Monday-Thursday, 1-5pm), offer a one-day technical workshop and give a public lecture. Fellows additionally receive on-campus housing and a private studio in the Warmack Faculty Studios building. Fellows are expected to be in residence full-time.

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants must submit a letter of interest, artist and/or teaching statement, CV, portfolio images or website (including examples of student work if possible) and the names and addresses (postal and email) of three references to the address below.

Applications must be received by January 12, 2014.

Four fellowships will be awarded, two for Summer Session I (June 2 – July 3, 2014) and two for Summer Session II (July 2 – August 8, 2014). Please indicate if you have preferred dates (Summer Session I or II) for your Fellowship.

All application items should be sent to:

Graduate Programs Office

Drury University

900 North Benton Avenue

Springfield, MO 65802

Alternatively, you can upload your materials to http://www.dropbox.com and share them with mart-siva@drury.edu.

Instructions for a Dropbox submission

• Go to http://www.dropbox.com <http://www.dropbox.com>

• Set up a free account with username and password

• Upload your materials

• Label your folder with your last and first name (“Smith, Jane”)

• Click the “share” link to share the materials with mart-siva@drury.edu

Please email mart-siva@drury.edu with any questions.

Summer Institute for Visual Arts:

MA in Studio Art and Theory Program at Drury University

http://www.drury.edu/siva <http://www.drury.edu/siva>

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