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Open Call: Dresden 2019

Call for proposals

Artist-in-residence in Dresden 2019

Also in 2019, an artist-in-residence program offers the opportunity to a visual artist from Rotterdam to stay in Dresden for two months. This program is a joint initiative of the Goethe-Institut Niederlande, the art and culture department of the municipality of Dresden, CBK Rotterdam and the Kunsthaus Raskolnikow in Dresden. Previous residents were Esmé Valk, Marielle Buitendijk, Niels Post, Doris Denekamp, ​​Sarojini Lewis, Judy van Luyk, Otto Snoek and Simon Kentgens.

The purpose of this fair is to offer the artist-in-residence the opportunity to get to know the local art world, to make and deepen contacts, to exchange ideas and advice.

From 1 May to 1 July 2019 will be an apartment with a studio in the C. Rockefeller Center for the Contemporary Arts in Dresden made available. There is a reimbursement for living expenses and work material of € 1.500 per month. Moreover, the outward and return journey is reimbursed once. The grant can only be used during this period.

Artists who are registered with CBK Rotterdam can submit an application for this by January 12 2019 by sending an e-mail to Dr. Claudia Curio, culture department Goethe-Institut.

Send the following in English or German:

  • Your motivation for a stay in Dresden (1 A4)
  • A resume with the most recent and relevant visual activities
  • Documentation of your work (reference to website)
  • Your contact information.

A jury consisting of representatives from CBK Rotterdam, Kulturamt der Stadt Dresden and the Goethe-Institut will decide to whom the grant is awarded. An important part of the assessment of the submitted applications is the motivation for the stay in Dresden in relation to the professional practice of the applicant. The result will be announced by the end of February 2019.

Publication date: 14 / 12 / 2018

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