[artinfo] Open Call for Two-month Residencies in Prague for 2006

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Sat Nov 12 17:21:11 CET 2005

The DEAI Civic Association


An Open Call for a two Two-month Residency at
Open Studios Prague Dolni Pocernice (Czech Republic)


The goal of the residency is to support the development of individual
work and the collaboration of international artists.

Both Czech and foreign artists are eligible to apply. Applicants
should propose a suitable project for the facilities available (see
http://openstudios.info/en/about.html) Work should be of a high
quality, ideally with an interest in communication with colleagues
who will be staying concurrently in the studios. Applicants should
have a good command of English.

For the selected artists the cost of the studio/living space will be
covered. The resident will also receive reimbursement for materials
used in the project of 8.000 CZK (minimum). There may also be an
opportunity, pending mutual agreement, to exhibit works at the
Skolska 28 Gallery (see http://skolska28.cz/). The artist is expected
to reside on the premises for the bulk of their residency. Artists
are responsible for their own insurance, travel and food during their

The application must include:

* Contact data, permanent place of stay
* Motivation letter no longer than two pages detailing what the
artist intends to work on during the residency
* CV of professional work
* Documentation of recent work
* Preferred dates for the residency

Project is to be mailed or be given in person to:

Dana Recmanová
Komunikační prostor Školská 28
Školská 28, 110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic
dana at skolska28.cz

Deadline: 22 December 2005

* Applications received postmarked after the deadline will not be
* Application materials will not be returned unless accompanied by
International postal return coupons.
* Residents will be selected by panel of art professionals.
* Applicants will be notified of the panel’s decision not later than
16 January 2006.

The Open Studios Program was initiated by the Linhart Foundation in
1999 in cooperation with the municipal district Praha Dolni Pocernice
and with the support of the City of Prague. Since 2005, the program
is managed by the civic association DEAI, continuing the activities
of the Linhart Foundation.

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