[artinfo] Fwd: Crossing Production Residencies

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Sun Dec 5 22:41:33 CET 2010

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: Paths Crossing Production Residencies: Call for Applications
: You are eligible to apply if you live and are professionally based in 
Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, 
Estonia, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Former Yugoslav Republic of 
Macedonia, Poland, Romania or Slovakia.
: In partnership with four North European artist-in-residence centres, HIAP 
is pleased to announce an open call for applications to visual artists and 
art professionals under the age of 40 from new and applicant EU Member 
States. Visual artists and art professionals are invited to apply for 
research and production residencies hosted by the organisers within the 
framework of the Paths Crossing project. This residency and cooperation 
project is co-funded by the European Union's Culture Programme for 
: Deadline for applications: Thursday, January 13, 2011, 5:00 pm (GMT +2)
: The main purpose of this collective endeavour is to discover and support 
new talent, providing opportunities for international mobility to visual 
artists and art professionals from Eastern and Central Europe. Another key 
aim is to build new networks of cooperation between the participating 
countries. The five participating artist-in-residency centres are together 
able to offer fifteen individual production and research residencies, each 
from one to six months in duration. Artists, curators, critics and 
researchers based in Europe (see countries above) are all eligible to apply.
: The selected applicant will receive:
: • a travel grant
: • a subsistence grant to cover living expenses
: • a production grant
: • free accommodation and studio space for the duration of the residency
: • administrative, practical and curatorial support in developing a project 
within the framework of Paths Crossing
: • support in establishing contacts with local artists and organisations
: Number and length of residencies provided by each institution
: HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme (FI): six three-month 
research and production residencies
: Baltic Art Center, Visby (SE): three one-month research and production 
: Fabrikken for Kunst og Design, Copenhagen (DK): two three-month research 
and production residencies
: Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin (IE): two three-month research and 
production residencies Nordisk Kunstnarsenter Dalsåsen (NO): two six-month 
research and production residencies
: Eligibility criteria - Applicant's profile
: Applications will be accepted from professional artists and art 
professionals under the age of 40 with at least 5 years of continuous 
professional experience in the Visual Arts (no restrictions of approach or 
medium). The applicant should live and work in one of the eligible countries 
mentioned above. To foster artistic dialogue and interdisciplinary 
collaboration, good command of English is expected.
: Please note that we do not accept applications from students.
: Application guidelines
: Applications should be submitted in English and include:
: • The project's application form filled out. The form can be downloaded 
: www.hiap.fi/paths_crossing/paths_application_form.doc
: • Letter of motivation / applicant's statement
: • Clearly formulated proposal for the project to be produced within the 
framework of Paths Crossing, including estimated budget and schedule (range 
max. 2 x A4 pages)
: • Indication of the applicant's preferred residency centre and timing of 
the residency
: • Documentation / portfolio of previous works as a PDF file or 
alternatively max. 15 jpeg images, video links, website information and a 
list identifying works by number, title, medium, size and year of completion
: • Curriculum Vitae with full contact details indicating artistic 
experience and education (max 2 x A4 pages)
: Additional material such as articles, publications, etc. can be included 
in the application only in electronic form.
: Please note that electronic material should be compatible with both Mac 
and PC computers and readable using common office software.
: Applications and additional material should be e-mailed to: 
: In the subject line of your e-mail, please specify "Paths Crossing". Up to 
22 MB per e-mail.
: Online submissions only. Incomplete applications or applications sent by 
post will not be taken into consideration.
: Paths Crossing is looking for proposals that experiment with different 
aspects of artistic production and demonstrate emotional and intellectual 
insight, personal dedication and depth of artistic reasoning. There are no 
limitations on the medium or method of the proposed production.
: For additional information please visit: www.hiap.fi
: Questions may also be directed to:
: Henna Harri, henna(at)hiap.fi
: Eleni Tsitsirikou, eleni(at)hiap.fi
: With the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union.
: HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme
: Baltic Art Center
: Fabrikken for Kunst og Design
: Nordisk Kunstnarsenter Dalsåsen
: Temple Bar Gallery & Studios
: Application deadline: 13 January 2011
: HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme (FI)
: Baltic Art Center, Visby (SE)
: Fabrikken for Kunst og Design, Copenhagen (DK)
: Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin (IE)
: Nordisk Kunstnarsenter Dalsåsen (NO)
: Amanuenssi / Curator
: Nykytaiteen museo KIASMA  / Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA
: Mannerheiminaukio 2
: FIN-00100 Helsinki

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