Open Call: AiR in Dresden

Deadline: 12 January 2021

In 2021, an artist-in-residence program will also offer a Rotterdam visual artist the opportunity to stay in Dresden for two months. This program is a joint initiative of the Goethe-Institut Niederlande, the arts 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, Simon Kentgens, Ronald Bal, Oana Clitan and Barbara Helmer.

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 2021 will be an apartment with a studio in the C. Rockefeller Center for the Contemporary Arts in Dresden made available. There is an allowance for living expenses and work materials of € 1.500 per month. In addition, the outward and return journey is reimbursed once. The scholarship can only be used during this period. If the corona situation does not allow travel at that time, alternative data will be sought together with the artist and the partners in Dresden.

Artists who are registered at CBK Rotterdam can submit an application by sending an email before January 12, 2021 to Dr. Claudia Curio, Goethe-Institut culture department,

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)
  • and of course your contact details.

A jury consisting of representatives of CBK Rotterdam, Kulturamt der Stadt Dresden and Goethe-Institut will decide to whom the grant will be awarded. An important element in the assessment of the submitted applications is the motivation for the stay in Dresden in relation to the applicant's professional practice. The results will be known by the end of February 2021 at the latest.

Publication date: 15 / 12 / 2020