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RESIDENCY OPEN CALL: IRISH MUSEUM OF MODERN ART. Deadline: July 30, 2014.

IMMA’s residency provides opportunities for artists, curators, critical writers and art professionals to research and develop their practices, it supports both emerging and established professionals, working in any medium by application or invitation and is open to Irish and international applicants. The duration of residencies at IMMA can range anywhere from two months up to six months.

The residency is a unique programme which is submerged in the urban context of contemporary Irish culture, housed and mentored onsite at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, this prime location offers a natural catalyst for contemporary creativity and dialogue. The Museum’s Collection, Exhibitions, Education and Community Programmes, National Programme, Talks and Lectures, and 17th-century architecture and grounds all provide a dynamic starting point for participants to expand and explore their studio practice and potentially develop new avenues of research where IMMA residents can tap into the many resources available to them.

Participants have opportunities to engage in public conversations and open studio events during their time at IMMA, artists can propose to the Museum the dissemination and manifestation of their art practice through various contexts that may come to light during their time spent at IMMA. The live / work location onsite offers opportunities to participants to meet with the public, art professionals, the local community and colleagues to expand practices and discourses. The aim of the residency is to generate a fresh creative space for participants at a crucial point in their career (whether they are emerging or established art professionals), to provide access to Museum personnel and resources, and for the participating artists to leave IMMA with expanded possibilities, new networks and in some cases even new works. The residency provides a professional platform for international artists, curators, critical writers and art professionals to come and live in Dublin for a concentrated period of time within an affordable and creative context alongside participating Irish artists.

The residency operates in converted coach houses adjacent to the main Museum building. There are eight studios at IMMA, four loft spaces (two large, one medium & one small) and four large ground floor spaces. There is a communal house called the Flanker Building which has five bedrooms, two kitchens, two bathrooms and can facilitate live-in wheel chair access on the ground floor. There are also three self-catering apartments above some of the studios. Laundry facilities are provided onsite. Each studio and complementary accommodation comes with a phone line, full internet access, heating and electricity. All studios are equipped with heating facilities, basic tool kits, desk lamp and phone.

In 2014 IMMA’s onsite residency is expanding its actvities to complement the many ways that art practitioners develop and research their practices. The residency comprises of both invited and open strands of programming and supports arts projects within the Museum, nationwide and internationally. Through the provision of excellent working and living conditions at IMMA the residency works to intersect and connect with arts practitioners such as visual artists, critical writers, curators, architects, creative institutions etc. From short research trips to long studio based projects it covers a wide range of activities all vital to the growth and expansion of individual and institutional development.

More info: http://www.imma.ie/en/subnav_13.htm

Deadline: July 30, 2014

Curatorial Opportunity Program, Massachusetts, USA. Deadline: March 31, 2014

The Curatorial Opportunity Program (COP) investigates contemporary culture through the visual arts.  It makes possible diverse curatorial visions in a non-profit and alternative exhibition space.

Applicants are invited to experiment in a large and unique space. The program encourages the development of emerging curators and artists as curators. Our gallery is a converted church with 1,800 sq. ft. and a 25′ vaulted ceiling. We accept proposals involving two or more artists and at least one public presentation. Curators of accepted proposals receive a $1,000 stipend and administrative, installation, marketing & p.r. support.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2014

The New Art Center in Newton, Massachusetts (a non-profit corporation), provides opportunities for people to connect with their creativity, community and history through artistic experience. The Center offers classes and educational experiences for all ages about enjoying, making, curating and understanding visual art.

Learn More and Apply Here. 

Luminary Residency Program in St. Louis. Deadline: December 31, 2013.

This is a message from The Luminary’s Residency director, Sarrita Hunn. The residency program looks interesting, especially for the part of the “extensive interaction with the landscape of contemporary art” and the “opportunities for artists to engage with the local community”… too bad they have to charge a non-refundable 25$ fee just for sending your portfolio…. but nearly everybody does it nowadays, so I will not be a spoil. Have a look for yourself….

The Luminary Center for the Arts Residency Program supports exceptional emerging artists, curators and critics engaging the world of contemporary art by providing dedicated time and a supportive working environment. The program is open to all artistic, curatorial and critical practices but uniquely supports the research, development and presentation of work that utilizes innovative forms and unconventional structures such as alternative spaces and economies, publications and writing, archives, collaborations, artist-led projects and socially engaged practices. The Luminary staff work closely with each resident to facilitate the space, knowledge and collaborative opportunities (with artists, curators, local residents and other organizations) necessary for their work. Residents are provided well-equipped private studios, housing and many opportunities for public engagement such as lectures, solo exhibitions, studio visits and workshops.

Residencies are available year-round from one week up to three months.
Applications are due Dec. 31st, 2013 for residencies in 2014.

To apply, please download the electronic application <http://theluminaryarts.com/programs/residencies/attachment/theluminaryresidencyapplication_web-4/&gt; and email it with all supporting materials to residency@theluminaryarts.com <mailto:residency@theluminaryarts.com> . Please note there is a non-refundable $25 application fee.

Please see our website for more information: http://theluminaryarts.com/programs/residencies/ <http://theluminaryarts.com/programs/residencies/&gt;
The Luminary Residency Program – Saint Louis, MO USA


Sarrita Hunn, Residency Program Director
The Luminary Center for the Arts
http://theluminaryarts.com/programs/residencies

Residency Program, St. Louis, for early 2014. Deadline: June 30, 2013

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: The Luminary Residency Program – OpenAiR

This summer will start a very exciting new phase for The Luminary Center for the Arts. Re-launching in July 2013, The Luminary Residency Program will be comprised of four interrelated programs that will uniquely support the research, development and presentation of artistic and curatorial practices that utilize innovative forms and unconventional economic and academic structures.

OpenAiR
OpenAiR supports exceptional emerging artists and curators engaging the world of contemporary art and criticism by providing dedicated time and a supportive working environment. OpenAiR is open to all artistic and curatorial practices but uniquely supports the research, development and production of experimental projects that engage (but are not limited to) alternative spaces and models, archives, publications and writing, collaborations, artist-led projects and socially engaged practices.

Residents are provided well-equipped private studios, housing and modest stipends. Residencies are available year-round from one week up to three months and awarded in two sessions (Fall and Spring).

OpenAiR applications are due June 30th for our next Spring Session: January-June 2014.

To apply, please download the electronic application and email it with all supporting materials to residency@theluminaryarts.com <mailto:residency@theluminaryarts.com> . Please note there is a non-refundable $25 application fee.

Residency Program

The Luminary’s Residency Program supports exceptional emerging artists and curators by providing dedicated time and a supportive working environment including well-equipped private studios with 24 hour access and wireless internet, additional shared workspace, and access to AV equipment and woodshop. Starting July 2013, The Luminary will also offer onsite housing and award a number of stipends.

In addition to visual artists, The Luminary now accepts applications from emerging curators interested in engaging the world of contemporary art and criticism. The Luminary Residency Program for curators supports the research, development and production of experimental projects that engage (but are not limited to) alternative spaces and models, archives, publications and writing, collaborations, artist-led projects and socially engaged practices.

The Luminary offers residencies year-round from one week up to three months.
Applications are next due June 30th, 2013 for residencies starting January 2014 and after.

To apply, please download the following electronic application and email the form back with all supporting materials to residency@theluminaryarts.com.


Residency Program Application PDF

Please note there is a non-refundable $25 application fee.
Please submit your application fee via Paypal to residency@theluminaryarts.com
or mail to:

The Luminary Center for the Arts
2644 Cherokee Street
Saint Louis MO 63118

FAQs

What expectations does The Luminary have of their artists and curators in residence?
The Luminary Residency Program participants are expected to use the time and space awarded to them and be an engaged member of The Luminary community. Opportunities for public engagement are available and a small number, such as Open Studios and lectures, may be requested. Residents are also asked to donate work in proportion to the financial support received during their residency.
Does The Luminary offer stipends, housing or grants for travel to and from the residency?

The Luminary has an evolving but finite amount of support we can offer to residents each session. International applicants and those with significant need should apply early for their intended residency to allow ample time to arrange and assist with support. The Luminary Center for the Arts has launched a capital campaign to raise funds to purchase and renovate a 13,000 sq/ft complex to serve as its new home. Please note that due to this impending move we will be unable to offer residency housing until 2013 when new housing will be available on-site.

Does The Luminary accept applications from collaborative teams?
Yes, The Luminary does accept applications from collaborative teams. Applying collaborative teams are asked to submit individual resumes or CV.
Are students allowed to participate in the residency program?

Current students may not participate in the residency program but may apply for residencies that begin after their schooling is complete.
What is the community of St. Louis like?

St. Louis has an active arts community with many galleries, DIY spaces and free museums. The Luminary is located in an active urban environment with access to public transit, restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and public parks. The Luminary’s Residency Program always includes local artists and there are many options to get involved in the greater arts community. For a more in-depth view of the St. Louis art community please see Temporary Art Review’s St. Louis page: http://temporaryartreview.com/saintlouis
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See: Current and Former Residents
Contact us at residency@theluminaryarts.com for more information.
The Residency Program is supported in part by The Trio Foundation of St. Louis.

Six international research residencies in Madrid for this fall. Deadline: June 28, 2013

Sweet Home: Research residencies in Madrid (English version, versión en español abajo)

International Open Call until Friday, June 28, 2013
hablarenarte: and FelipaManuela are launching “Sweet Home,” a research residencies program in Madrid for international artists and cultural agents.

We are seeking for artists, curators, managers or other cultural agents, who do not live or work in Spain, wanting to research in Madrid. Each residency will have a duration of two weeks, between September and December 2013, in one of the six private homes of the cultural agents selected in a previous local call.

Each host will provide accommodation for the guest, and will introduce the international cultural agent in his/her closest artistic context. The program covers the cost of accommodation. The resident guest should assume his/her travel and subsistence expenses during these two weeks.

The call is open to all culture professionals that do not live or work in Spain. There is no age limit and participation is free of charge. Proposals that adequately fit the profile of the hosts will be highly considered. To ensure this aim, the six local hosts will be part of the jury in this second call. The six residencies will be held between September 1 and December 31, 2013.

To apply for one of the six residencies, complete the downloadable form, that you can find on the web site of hablarenarte: and send it to info@hablarenarte.com before Friday June 28, 2013.


Sweet Home: residencias de investigación artística en Madrid (versión en español, English version above)

Convocatoria internacional abierta hasta el viernes 28 de junio de 2013

hablarenarte: y FelipaManuela ponen en marcha el programa Sweet Home: residencias de investigación artística en Madrid.

Se abre ahora la convocatoria internacional para elegir a artistas, comisarios, gestores u otros agentes no residentes en España que quieran realizar una investigación artística en Madrid. Cada residencia se realizará durante dos semanas, entre septiembre y diciembre de 2013, en una de las seis casas privadas de los agentes culturales que fueron seleccionados en una primera convocatoria local.

Cada anfitrión ofrecerá, además del alojamiento en el cuarto de invitados, la posibilidad de introducir al residente internacional en el tejido cultural de su contexto más cercano. El programa cubre los costes de alojamiento, por lo que el residente invitado deberá asumir sus gastos de viaje y manutención durante estas dos semanas.

La convocatoria está abierta a todos los profesionales que trabajen en cultura y que no vivan en España. No hay límite de edad y la participación es gratuita. Tendrán prioridad aquellas propuestas que encajen más adecuadamente con el perfil de los hospedadores. Para garantizar este objetivo, los seis anfitriones formarán parte, a su vez, del jurado de esta segunda convocatoria. Las seis residencias se realizarán entre el 1 de septiembre y el 31 de diciembre de 2013.

Para solicitar una de las seis residencias, hay que rellenar el formulario descargable de la web de hablarenarte: y remitirlo a info@hablarenarte.com antes del viernes 28 de junio de 2013.

Call for Submissions: European Master of Fine Art Photography. Deadline: Feb 25, 2013

Apply to participate in the European Master of Fine Art Photography.

This is a unique opportunity to work and study in a multicultural setting, under the supervision of world-renowned photographers, curators and artists, such as Martin Parr, Elger Esser, Joan Fontcuberta, Simon Roberts, Andreas Mueller-Pohle, Alejandro Castellote amongst others, who encourage students to develop their individual vision in a creative and collaborative environment.

The IED Master is located in Madrid, a city that not only is a model of avant-garde culture, but also hosts two of the largest annual cultural events in Spain: ARCO and PHotoEspana. Dynamic, multicultural and hospitable, the city’s natural openness adds strength to what it already represents; a welcoming environment that merges education, culture and entertainment, making it the perfect meeting point for exchanging ideas.

To apply please send your portfolio to info@madrid.ied.es. The course director, Moritz Neumüller will invite you to a personal interview should your portfolio be accepted. This is a fantastic opportunity to get your work seen by an expert in the field and to receive valuable feedback on your portfolio.

The course will be bilingual (Spanish & English) and will run from April 2013 to March 2014.

Deadline for application is 25 February 2013.

For further information on how to apply to the programme please visit http://europeanmasterphotography.iednetwork.com/portfolio/european-master-of-fine-art-photography/#submit . Here you can also have a look at students’ work and find out more about lecturers.

Have a look at the Portfolios of past students in the PDF of the Catalog of the 2011/12 edition of the Master program.

Short bio of the Course Director:
Moritz Neumüller is a curator, educator and writer in the field of Photography and New Media. He has worked for several art institutions, such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York, PhotoEspaña in Madrid and LOOP in Barcelona. Moritz Neumüller is currently working as Festival Curator at PhotoIreland Festival in Dublin, and running The Curator Ship, a platform that provides useful information for visual artists.

Call for submissions: Academy of the Arts of the World, Cologne. Deadline: March 20, 2013.

Artists, artist groups, theorists, curators and other cultural producers are welcome to submit to Academy of the Arts of the World

Application deadline: March 20, 2013

The Academy of the Arts of the World is a unique, Cologne-based institution founded in 2012 with the aim of fostering inter- and transcultural dialogue between the arts.

As a dynamic and interdisciplinary, albeit non-curricular platform, the Academy engages with issues of contemporary global culture and politics such as the trans-border movement of people, aesthetic responsibility, hospitality, non-Western, pre-modern art, concepts and practices. Bridging local and global perspectives, the Academy sets out to initiate critical debate and to create spaces of possibility for diverse aesthetic communities.

The Academy is constituted by an assembly of visual artists, musicians, choreographers, theatre directors, filmmakers, writers, curators and other cultural producers from different artistic backgrounds and geographical locations. Current members of the Academy include Ekaterina Degot, Madhusree Dutta, Galit Eilat, Monika Gintersdorfer, Tom Holert, Liza Lim, Faustin Linyekula, Tienchi Martin-Liao, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Lemi Ponifasio, Walid Raad, Ali Samadi Ahadi, Terre Thaemlitz, Rosemarie Trockel, Stefan Weidner, Liao Yiwu, and Tom Zé.

An important part of the Academy’s mission is providing grants to projects by individuals or groups. This is the second call for applications issued by the Academy—the deadline of which is March 20, 2013.

Submissions
– Local and international artists, artist groups, theorists, curators and cultural producers are invited to submit a project.
– Institutional initiatives are also encouraged to submit proposals, bearing in mind that the Academy only supports art production costs.
– The submitted project should address issues consistent with the Academy’s profile (e.g. inter-/transcultural issues, migration, nomadic practises, hospitality, responsibility, non-Western and pre-modern art, concepts and practices).
– The project must be presented or produced in Cologne.
– The deadline for application submission is March 20, 2013.
– The submitted project should be realised by December 2014.
– The average grant awarded is EUR 20 000, the maximum grant awarded being EUR 40 000.

Jury
The jury consists of members of the Academy of the Arts of the World. The jury will award grants to around ten projects on the basis of the applications received.

The application submission should include the following:
– A project synopsis, including a short project motivation (no more than 500 words).
– A longer description of the project’s thematic conception (no more than 1 500 words).
– A list and short narrative biographies of each main participant.
– Support material such as work samples or media files (max. 25 MB) may be submitted.
– A budget that also lists the applicant’s own contribution and all additional funding by third parties.
– Timeline of research, pre-production and production.
– All applications should be in English.

Applications must be submitted electronically to the following email address (attachments size up to 25 MB): pm@academycologne.org

For additional materials requiring postage, please use the following addresses:
Attention! The Academy is moving to a new location!

Posted to arrive before February 15th, 2013:
Akademie der Künste der Welt/Köln, gGmbH
Keyword: Application
c/o Stadt Köln, Dezernat für Kunst und Kultur
Richartzstraße 2 – 4
D-50667 Cologne
Germany

Posted to arrive after February 15th, 2013:
Akademie der Künste der Welt/Köln, gGmbH
Keyword: Application
Im Mediapark 7
D-50670 Cologne
Germany

Contact
Aurora Rodonò, Project manager: pm@academycologne.org / T +49(0)221/97133651
For further information: www.academycologne.org