[artinfo] buchsenhausen.air 2007 - call for submissions

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international fellowship programme for visual and media arts
call for submissions

our apologies for cross-posting.

kunstlerhaus buchsenhausen invites visual and media artists, theorists
and art critics to apply for a fellowship in 2007.
the closing date for submissions is september 1, 2006 (postmark). below
please find the full announcement.

kind regards,

andrei siclodi
kunstlerhaus buchsenhausen


<buchsenhausen.air 2007>
international fellowship programme for visual and media arts
call for submissions

kunstlerhaus buchsenhausen is an international centre for production,
research and discussion in the fields of visual and media arts. the
kunstlerhaus provides a forum that facilitates direct exchange between
artists, theorists, art critics and curators from the region and abroad.
the institution also promotes young, innovative talents and presents
their work. künstlerhaus büchsenhausen is an institution affiliated to
the “tyrolean artists' association”.

with its fellowship programme <buchsenhausen.air> kunstlerhaus
buchsenhausen actively promotes an internationally pertinent art
production, research and discussion in the region of tyrol. in the
framework of the programme every year 4 visual / media artists and 2
theorists / art critics receive a fellowship and reside in innsbruck for
a period of 5 months. the fellows selected by expert jurors find
excellent working conditions at kunstlerhaus buchsenhausen, while the
city of innsbruck and its surrounding area offers an interesting setting
in terms of art, culture and landscape. the grant and the residency
allow fellows to work on the proposed project but also gives them the
chance to experiment and to reconsider their current practice.
furthermore, they have the opportunity to directly familiarise
themselves with the work of other fellows and professionals in the
region, to exchange plans and ideas and to also carry out joint
projects. usually, there are 3 fellows (2 artists and 1 theorist / art
critic) and 6 tyrol-based artists working at kunstlerhaus buchsenhausen
at the same time.

the building – the eastern wing of the buchsenhausen castle, built in
the middle of the 17th century and situated in the city of innsbruck,
not far from its centre – houses 9 studios and a project space. 3
apartment studios are used by fellows of the international residence
programme for visual and media arts <buchsenhausen.air>. 6 studios are
available to artists based in tyrol. kunstlerhaus buchsenhausen also has
a large project and presentation space equipped with multimedia
facilities. the space was designed by atelier van lieshout.

+ a stipend of eur 650,-- / month for covering the living and material
+ individual studio for working and living furnished with a large shared
+ free use of the available multimedia production equipment in
<buchsenhausen.labor>; free dsl/wlan internet access
+ a production budget for the realization of the proposed project
+ public presentation of the project developed and produced in

professional artists, theorists and art critics in the fields of visual
and media arts are eligible for the fellowship. the residence of the
candidates must be outside tyrol. the fellows must spend a minimum of
two thirds of the allocated fellowship time at künstlerhaus
büchsenhausen. working knowledge of german or english language is required.

the requirements include the submission of a project proposal. the
project has to be developed during the residency and to be presented at
its end. apart from the concluding presentations at the end of the
fellowship in june 2007 respectively january 2008, fellows are expected
to give lectures and/or organize further events related to the topics of
their individual work or research.

in 2007, kunstlerhaus buchsenhausen offers 4 fellowships to artists and
2 felowships to theorists / art critics. there are two periods for which
candidates can apply:
term 1: february 1 - june 29, 2007
term 2: september 3, 2007 – january 31, 2008

2 of these 6 fellowships are co-supported by “kulturkontakt austria”.
therefore, artists and theorists / art critics from the following
countries are eligible to apply: albania, bosnia-herzegovina, bulgaria,
croatia, macedonia, moldova, montenegro, romania, serbia and ukraine.

one fellowship for media artists is offered in co-operation with the
“international fund for the promotion of culture” in the frame of the
“unesco-aschberg bursaries for artists” programme. for 2007 the
unesco-aschberg fellow will be selected through a separate procedure by
the end of june 2006.

the selection is made by expert jurors and based on the quality and
relevance of the project proposal and the work samples submitted by the
applicants. members of the jury are the director of the kunstlerhaus
buchsenhausen, a member of the board of the “tyrolean artists'
association”, and one external theorist, art critic or curator.

jury 2007: maren richter, andrei siclodi, annette sonnewend

there is no legal right to be awarded a fellowship at kunstlerhaus
buchsenhausen. therefore, the jury is under no obligation to justify
decisions. the decision of the jury will be communicated in written
form. applicants not selected in the current selection process can
reapply a maximum of two more times.

application procedure
applications must include the following documents:
+ the project proposal (max 1.000 words, 3 copies)
+ a visual portfolio / documentation of recent work (artists: max 2
catalogues, max 10 photos or slides, 1 dvd or 1 cd-rom or 1
vhs-cassette; theorists / art critics: max 3 recent writing samples)
+ a curriculum vitae (3 copies)
+ a filled application form

download the application form from http://buchsenhausen.at, fill it in
and send it together with the required material mentioned above to:

kunstlerhaus buchsenhausen, ref.: "air 2007"
weiherburggasse 13/12, 6020 innsbruck, austria

closing date for submissions (postmark) : september 1, 2006

for additional information please contact:
office at buchsenhausen.at, phone +43 512 278627-10, fax -11


kunstlerhaus buchsenhausen
weiherburggasse 13/12
6020 innsbruck, austria

phone +43 512 278627-10
fax +43 512 278627-11

office at buchsenhausen.at

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