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Artistic and curatorial Residencies near Frankfurt, Germany. Deadline: 4 July 2011

Call for application for the Balmoral Scholarships and the Foreign and Exchange Scholarships for 2012
The application period for 2012 scholarships begins on the 2nd of May and runs until the 4th of July 2011 (date of postmark).

Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral
Villenpromenade 11
56130 Bad Ems
Germany

info@balmoral.de
http://www.balmoral.de/english/balmoralscholarships/index.html

Preconditions

The conditions for all scholarships with the exception of the curator scholarship are a completed course of study in art (M.F.A. or comparable degree) and two or three years (depending on the respective scholarship) of continuous artistic work after the conclusion of the studies. Applications are also possible for autodidacts distinguished by special artistic achievements, as documented by exhibitions and prizes.

The curator scholarship is awarded to persons who are not older than 35 years or whose university degree (at least M.A., preferably Ph.D.) was completed not more than 5 years ago.

To foster artistic dialog and interdisciplinary collaboration, knowledge of German, English or French is expected. For the curator scholarship, the mastery of the German language and good knowledge of English or French is essential.

I. International Residence Scholarships

Six residence scholarships will be awarded to international visual artists.

Each scholarship lasts six months. All of them begin in April 2012 and are endowed with 1,200 EUR per month. They include free accommodation at the Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral.

II. Project Scholarship

The project scholarship, which is not tied to any site, will be awarded to an international visual artist. The project scholarship lasts for 6 months and begins in April 2012. It is endowed with 1,200 EUR per month.

Eligible are international applicants with permanent residence in the Federal Republic of Germany. The artistic project should be realized within the scholarship period of 6 months so that it can be shown at the annual exhibition of the scholarship holders in Bad Ems, Germany.

III. International Curator Scholarship

To foster dialog between research and art, Balmoral awards a residence scholarship to a young scholar in the humanities (preferably art history) for a curatorial project to be developed by the scholarship holder and the Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral.

The scholarship lasts 6 months and begins in April 2012. It is endowed with 1,200 EUR per month and includes free accommodation at the Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral.

IV. Foreign and Exchange Scholarships

The following scholarships are offered exclusively for artists who were born in, studied in, have lived or live in Rhineland-Palatinate:

• One six-month scholarship for TrAIN, University of the Arts London
• One six-month scholarship for New York (Flux Factory)
• Two six-month scholarships for the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
• One five-month scholarship for the Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf, Brandenburg/Germany

The foreign and exchange scholarships are endowed with 1,200 EUR per month.

Awarding of Scholarships

A jury of specialists will award all scholarships, taking into consideration the developmental potential of the applicant’s artistic or theoretical work. The names of the jurors will be published after the selection.

Additional information and PDF application forms are available on our homepage http://www.balmoral.de. Applications must be made with these application forms. Other applications will not be taken into consideration.

Scholarships for Photography Master in Madrid. Deadline 11.2.2011

The IED Institute in Madrid launches 3 scholarships for the European Master of Fine Art Photography. The first prize is a scholarship that covers the cost of the course fee, equivalent to 9.000 €. There will be two second prizes which will cover 50% of the course fee, each equivalent to 4.500 €.
The contest will close on February 11th, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. CET.
The evaluating jury incluyes curator Alejandro Castellote, photographer Javier Vallhonrat and course director Moritz Neumüller.
To enter the contest, enter the IED Website

Scholarships Photography Master Madrid

European Master of Fine Art Photography (EMFAP)
Start Date: April 27, 2011
End Date: March 2012

The EMFAP is based on 3 fundamental premises:
• Its international nature, with a special focus on the European environment.
• The excellence of its faculty.
• Orientation towards artistic projects.

Confirmed docents include Martin Parr, Javier Vallhonrat, Beat Streuli, Joan Fontcuberta, Elger Esser, Andreas Müller-Pohle, Mireia Sallarès, Gergely Laszlo, Harald Hund, Anders Bojen & Kristoffer Ørum, Katja Stuke, Sean Hillen, Comenius Roethlisberger, Francesco Jodice, Horacio Fernández, Alejandro Castellote, Pirkko Siitari, Dinu Li, Irina Tchmyreva, Alexander Streitberger and Timothy Prus.
Our tutors are the young (and talented) photographers Ricardo Cases, Joan Villaplana and Nicolás Combarro.
We have also established Partnerships with some European institutions, such as LUMEN Gallery, Budapest; Image Galleri, Aarhus; European Photography Magazine, Berlin and the European Month of Photography Festivals.

More information on the course.
More information on scholarships.