R&D awarded in 2 round 2017
Be in the second round of the R&D scheme of 2017 Request 14 approved for a total amount of € 122.488,60. For this round, a total amount of € 51 was requested through 390.710,60 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. The deadline for the third round is Friday 27 October 2017. The dates for office hours are 10 and 11 October. (Registration is possible from the end of August. Please note: participation in office hours is not mandatory and has no influence on the assessment of the application). Read more about the R&D application procedure on rotterdamsekunstenaars.nl
The following artists received an R&D contribution in this round:
Infrapuncture, an investigation into the political and artistic potential of bots and their influence on the digital infrastructure, as defined by Deb Verhoeven.
The Matrixial Regeneration, a discursive, audiovisual and artistic research into the aesthetics of care as a creative, social and political tool in art and beyond, built up in three phases.
A Stone from the Moon - Delos, an investigation into the work Delos; how that reflects on historical and contemporary geopolitical power relations and ideologies.
Some things have been left undone, a design and implementation of a mobile installation that can accommodate and display future works of the artist.
Frank van der Salm
CERN / CH, the project that focuses on how photography and video as a translator of reality can be called into question in a scientific environment of facts and abstractions.
Un Nuovo Futuro Per Scampia, a preliminary investigation for a cinematic installation, which consists of a working visit to the Davide Cerullo family in the neighborhood Vele in Naples to make an inventory for a storyline.
Venezia, Florence, Roma, a work trip in which image is collected by four different methods from the three tourist cities with the emphasis on working with an analog camera.
Dance First, Think Later, an exhibition based on earlier video sketches, within the process there is room for chance and unexpected developments and there is reflection on the development process.
Beyond Country, a walk along the former Iron Curtain, as a symbolic protest and as an embodiment of the border regions.
sundaymorning @ EKWC, a stay at EKWC where the three components of a floor are examined, substrate, tile and joint and to what extent this can be deformed until it loses its function.
Black Hole Empire, a research into black holes of the universe as a source of inspiration for the development of two new interactive costumes and a performance.
After Hours, a film project in which the slow rotational movements of the Dwingelo Radiotelescope are recorded.
JAF Residence, designing an active exhibition space as a biotope for Jatiwangi Art Factory in Indonesia.
A Sense of Gravity, an artistic investigation into the manipulation of the senses and the sensory perceptions that have to do with the registration of posture and the environment.
Publication date: 19 / 07 / 2017