ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE (in 2018)

Selected participants for the First Session of the programme.

Selected participants for the Second Session of the programme.

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OPEN CALL for AiR in 2018
CONDITIONS

TIME FRAME

First Session:
Launch: December 20, 2018
Deadline for submitting applications is January 31, 2018
Residencies: from April 15 to July 15, 2018

Second Session:
Launch: April 15, 2018
Deadline for submitting applications is May 31, 2018
Residencies: from July 15 to November 30, 2018

DISCIPLINES AND MEDIA

Visual arts, Digital media, Architecture, Performance art, Land art, Sculpture, Sound, Other

PROVIDED FACILITIES 

▪ Living space for the residents - private rooms in shared apartments
▪ Shared Studio (allowing at least 2 different artists to work at the same time)
▪ Event space - for screenings, exhibitions, conference/meeting/presentation room
▪ Couches and social areas
▪ Free Internet access
▪ Basic materials and tools - if available
▪ Practical advice for research and production details

All the above-mentioned facilities are free to the residents and are provided by the organizer.

EXPENSES

The organizers will cover:
▪ Travel expenses - for the trip to Plovdiv and back
▪ Living expenses: 560 BGN (approximately 280 EURO) per 2-weeks period per person

All other expenses during the residency stay are the personal responsibility of the residents.

WORKING LANGUAGE

English, Bulgarian

EXPECTATIONS FROM THE ARTISTS

After their residency stay all artists-in-residence should propose a fully developed concept for one or more artworks to be produced and presented within the program of Plovdiv European Capital of Culture 2019.

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES DURING THE RESIDENCY

Artists talks and presentations
Open Studios
Studio visits with local artists and curators



OPEN CALL

Open Call for the First Session - CLOSED
Open Call for the Second Session - CLOSED

EVALUATION

Selection
The residents will be selected by a committee according to:
· Artist’s statement and previous work
· Quality of the project proposal in relation to the goals of the Plovdiv ECOC 2019 programme
· Potentiality of realizing the project in 2019

Maximum number of residents at one time: 5


Notification

Selected artists will be notified approximately 30 days after each deadline. 


Selection Committee

• Svetlana Kuyumdzieva, artistic director of Plovdiv 2019 Foundation
• Vanya Grozdanova, programmes and projects expert in Plovdiv 2019 Foundation
• Enzio Wetzel, director of Goethe-Institut Bulgaria
• Jaroslaw Godun, director of the Polish Institute in Sofia
• Vera Mlechevska, independent curator and art historian
• Yovo Panchev, independent art critic and curator 
• Valeri Gyurov, architect and street artist


Initiators


Sponsors




General partners

Матера
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