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R&D honored

In the fourth round of the 2015 R&D scheme, a total of 14 applications were accepted for a total amount of € 93.725,00. For this round, a total amount of € 44 was requested through 355.646,71 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.

Granted applications 4e R&D round 2015:

Aljaz Celarc
In Vivo, development of a land art work of art with the aim of preserving a glacier ice model.
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Babak Afrasiabbi & Nasrin Tabatabai (Pages)
Porous Archive, an investigation into an online publication that uses the various leading online technologies.
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Carine Weve
The work process as a performance and research project during residency at Galerie C-Space in Beijing.
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Daniela de Paulis
cogito, a project that speculates on the creative and philosophical possibilities to explore the cosmos by sending our thoughts into space.
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Eddy Seesing
Lobbyists Today, a project to paint a more layered, nuanced image of political lobby and lobbyists through a space-filling cinematic installation.
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Geeske de Graaff
Research into fascination with misfits.
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Julien Grossmann
Growth Product, research into the paradoxical relationship of the visual culture of fertilizer bags and the content that he portrays.
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LiChun Tseng
The captured light or an instant, an internship in Laboratorio, film laboratory of the National Film Museum of Portugal, for further depth and knowledge of the chosen medium.
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Maurice Meewisse
Homo Faber, a research project in which the role of blacksmith is linked to the artistic practice of the artist.
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Michiel van Bakel
Heavy light, looking at the smallest. research in collaboration with research institute Nikhef into the visual representation of vibrations caused by people.
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Olaf Mooij
Learning to work with the 3D Meshmixer program and exploring the possibilities for your own work.
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Patricia de Sousa
The Third Landscape, describe the southern Portuguese landscape by means of an archive and found imagery in order to generate and present a video, installation and publication.
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Sandim Mendes
Symbolism in textiles, research inspired by Cape Verdean textiles, traditions and their meanings. Deepening in the theory about symbolism, mythology and the power of color as a means of communication.
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Wouter le Duc
Landslide in my Mind, research into one's own memories from period in isolation to a visual reality.
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Publication date: 06 / 01 / 2016

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