Košice 2013 promotes artistic residency

In the frame of European Capital of Culture the NGO Košice 2013 is running an international Artist-in-Residence program for emerging artists from all over the world and out of all artistic disciplines and expressions. It is given to the residents the possibility to become a cultural pioneer and work in the inspire environment of Košice’s singular cultural surrounding to realize art projects, collaborate with the agile local art scene and present themselves to the local and national public. The deadline for application is 31st of December 2011.

According to the main goals, the responsible team will introduce every artist in the social environment of the city and the region and help them to build up networks and collaborations with local artists. It will organize public events like artist talks, projections, workshops, open studios to give every artist the chance to introduce and present themselves to a wide public. A final project/exhibition will show the working process during the stay of each artist.

The project provide three month residency in Košice, Eastern Slovakia between May and December 2012, free accommodation near the city center (full furnished with kitchen, no room service) and honorary, travelling and material costs, and demand emerging artist, who is open for collaborations with local artists, one presentation during the residency and final project/exhibition at the end and compulsory attendance.

For your application you must gather the Curriculum Vitae including your name, address, phone, email along with educational and exhibition background, letter of motivation and objectives with briefly describe your motivation to come to Košice and first ideas of projects you would like to realize and examples of current works with artist’s statement (file format: GIF, JPG or TIFF).


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