In the first round of the 2015 R&D scheme, a total of 14 applications were accepted for a total amount of € 98.535. For this round, a total amount of € 42 was requested through 269.068,40 applications.
Each approved application receives a contribution that enables the visual artist to further develop his professional practice. The Development and Research Grants scheme is aimed at boosting research and deepening, so that existing artistic practices can develop optimally and increase their visibility in the city.
1 approved requestse R&D round 2015
Nature as a dead body: research into the relationship between the theory of craftsmanship and technology. This is followed by a performance and new work for the Kyoto Print Triennial in 2016. More information about the artist
The project consists of acquiring the mineral rights of an underground iron mineral deposit that is not being utilized. More information about the artist
Boris van Berkum
Virgana, a project in which Boris van Berkum goes in search of the perfect synthesis between his own drawing handwriting and the classical Persian morgana. More information about the artist
An investigation into an album of collectable images published by Dove in collaboration with the German Universe Film Aktiengesellschaft. These images depict Carl Hagenbeck's adventures in the colonies. More information about the artist
Tromp the scene, research into questioning the status of objects in aesthetics and function by theater and staging. More information about the artist
Analog Sun Tracker, following the 24 hour of the sun at the North Pole, in order to complete the development of a series of sun shots on different points of view on earth (previously in Shanghai and Rotterdam) and to present them in Museum Boijmans van Beuningen. More information about the artist
Two consecutive residencies: in April at Luxor Factory in Switzerland and then at O'i May in Milan, for researching and collecting visual material (video) of an important 'object' for anarchism. More information about the artist
Into Digital forensics & Data erasure, a study in which contact is made with researchers and practitioners from leading research areas all working within the field of Digital forensics. More information about the artist
Research into the spatial applicability of the paper. The plastic applicability of paper in relation to the drawings and paintings of the applicant. More information about the artist
A research on data-influenced time-based art. More information about the artist
A stay as an active encounter between the formal aspects of Persian / Arabic / Turkish culture and mine as an artist. More information about the artist
Doris Denekamp and Geert van Mil
I was, I am, I will be! a research project by Doris Denekamp and Geert van Mil based on the ideas of Rosa Luxemburg, who fought for the international labor movement.
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Bas van Beek
Consult archives in Weimar, Dessau, Berlin and Vienna to find designs, sketch designs, test models, unique objects, molds, common design principles that have never been executed before. More information about the artist
(image used: Sabrina Chou, Volumes, 2011)
Publication date: 01 / 04 / 2015