[artinfo] Fwd: Open Call: Visegrad Artist Residency Program in New York 2011

Adele Eisenstein adeleleda at googlemail.com
Wed Dec 8 23:44:08 CET 2010

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From: FUTURA <info at futuraproject.cz>
Date: Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 5:20 PM
Subject: Open Call: Visegrad Artist Residency Program in New York 2011
To: "Undisclosed-Recipient:;"@antivir5.iol.cz

 Center for Contemporary Art FUTURA announces an open call for

*Visegrad Artist Residency Program in New York*

Incepted in 2010 under the cooperation with Futura Prague and the Triangle
Arts Association in Brooklyn the VARP in New York program facilitates artist
residencies for visual artists from the Visegrad Group (V4) countries in New
York City. Applicants will be selected on the basis of their previous work,
their potential contribution to the residency stay in New York, as well as
the potential benefit they can draw from the pro­gram. One artist per V4
country will be selected.

Deadline for applications: *20 December 2010*

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 *Who can apply?*

Visual artists who are citizens of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland or

*Under what conditions can one apply?*


1. Applicants must have a very good knowledge of* English* both spoken and

2. When applying the applicants *must have finished* *all other scholarship
projects* (scholarships or VARP projects) financed by the Fund; simultaneous
applications within VARP are not permitted. Those whose previous VARP
applications have not been approved can apply only after 3 years.

3.* Students cannot apply*, i.e. applicants who are enrolled in Bachelor’s
or Master’s programs at any university at the time of applying cannot be

4. Applicants agrees to *donate an artwork* of his/her choice in the
approximate value of residency accommodation in the given area (more
information: ondrej(@)futuraproject.cz).

Preferred will be those applicants who have not yet received arts
scholarship in New York.

*What’s the length of the residency? When do the projects take place*?

Each residency is intended for *3 months*. There are the following
limitations (please note that changes in the terms are not possible):

*Czech* and *Hungarian* citizens take up their residencies between *March 1
and May 31.*

*Polish* and *Slovak* citizens between *September 1 and November 30.*

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*Where will the residency take place?*

The studio is at Triangle Arts Association in *Brooklyn, NY*. Accommodation
is secured with Futura at 950 Greene Ave., Brooklyn, NY.

*How much is the support?*

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*€4,000 *per project—this sum shall cover the living and travel costs and
other costs related to the residency.

For more information about the project please see:

On-line application here:

Holečkova 49
Praha 5  - Smíchov
150 00 CZ
tel.: +420 251 511 804
mail: info at futuraproject.cz, web: www.futuraproject.cz
otevřeno / open: st-ne 11-18 / wed-sun 11a.m.- 6p.m.

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