[artinfo] Fwd: Second call for applications: EIB Institute Artists' Development program

Adele Eisenstein adeleleda at gmail.com
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    European Investment Bank Institute "The Imprint of Man - Representing
the Anthropocene"

September-October 2014

*Application deadline*: 16 May 2014 at midnight (GMT+1)

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute is pleased to announce the
second edition of its *Artists' Development program* (ADP), both a
mentoring programme and an artist's residency,

* targeting visual artists (aged less than 35) from EU Member States
focusing on "The Imprint of Man - Representing the Anthropocene."*The
successful applicant will be mentored by internationally acclaimed Polish
artist Mirosław

*Thematic focus*The residency is open to all individuals wishing to develop
their practice in a professional context by creating a new (body of)
work(s) on the theme "The Imprint of Man - Representing the Anthropocene,"
using photography, video, installations and/or new media.

*Eligibility*Applicants should be under 35 years of age at the time of
application, in keeping with the EIB Institute's focus on promoting young
or emerging talent. Applicants must have an EU nationality or reside in one
EU country. In order to facilitate communications with the mentor and local
artistic environment in Luxembourg, participants should be fluent in

*Jury*Applications are evaluated by a selection jury consisting of members
of the EIB Institute Arts Committee and staff, external arts professionals
and the mentor. The jury bases its selection on the proposal submitted
answering the creative brief, the potential impact of the residency on the
applicant's career, and the relevance of the applicant's practice to the
cultural context of the EIB Institute.

*Budget and duration*The EIB Institute will take over the artist's travel
costs to and from Luxembourg and Warsaw. The artist in residence will also
receive a stipend (EUR 100 per day). At the end of the residency, the
participant will receive an artist fee of EUR 1,500.

Before or during the residency in Luxembourg, the winner will spend a few
days visiting the mentor and experiencing the latter's creative studio(s)
in Warsaw. The duration of the residency in Luxembourg is four to six
weeks, starting on 1 September. The artist participating in the ADP will be
provided a living/working space located in Centre Culturel de Rencontre
Abbaye de Neumünster, situated in the culturally rich Grund district of
Luxembourg city.

Upon completion of the residency, the EIB might consider acquiring an
artwork from the artist.

*Application procedure*
*Requirements*- CV (in English)
- Scanned copy of the passport or identity card
- A letter of motivation/intent specifying personal drive and expectations
for the programme together with a concept for the theme proposed for the
residency (maximum 500 words, in English)
- Portfolio of visual documentation of several works, best characterising
the art of the applicant (in PDF, four A4 pages maximum)
- Names and contacts of two professional referees, familiar with the art of
the applicant.

Any application which does not comply with the set requirements will be
automatically eliminated.

*Selection procedure*A jury will select the candidate for the residency to
be held in September-October based on the proposed project, and the
applicant's potential to use the residency to maximum benefit.

The selected candidate will be informed of the jury's result via email by
the end of June.

The deadline for application is

*16 May at midnight (GMT+1).*Applications must be fully completed and
submitted in due time in order to be considered. The applications should be
sent digitally to Ms. Delphine Munro <arts at eib.org>.

*About the EIB (European Investment Bank)*The EIB is the European Union's
bank, owned by the 28 Member States. As the largest multilateral borrower
and lender, it provides finance and expertise for sound and sustainable
investment projects, mostly in the EU.

For further information please visit the

*About the EIB Institute's Arts programme*Besides managing the EIB art
collection, the EIB Institute extends its support to the pool of young
creative talents in Europe through *intra muros* shows or exhibitions at
outside venues and dedicated arts programmes which engage with the staff of
the EIB, its stakeholders and the general public.

For further information, please visit the

*About Mirosław Bałka*Miroslaw Balka (b. 1958, Warsaw) is a leading Polish
sculptor also active on the field of experimental video and drawing.

Solo shows in 2013: *fragment*, Centre for Contemporary Art / Vinzavod,
Moscow; *Touch me / Find me*, Studio K, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma,
Helsinki; *Nachtgesichten*, WRO Art Center, Wroclaw; *Signaalit / Signals*,
IHME Contemporary Art Festival, Helsinki; *The Order of Things*, Gladstone
Gallery, New York. Right now his solo shows opened at Freud Museum and
White Cube, London.

For further information please visit the artist's

*About TERRAFORMA*TERRAFORMA is a cross-media work that depicts a journey
through the era of Man's omnipotence--the time of what we call the
Anthropocene. Thus, through the prism of artistic devices and new media,
TERRAFORMA presents new approaches to stretching our imagination to
perceive a world being transformed by the traces we leave. There will be a
52-minute documentary, a digital creative and innovative space and a series
of interactive exhibits in physical spaces.

For further information, please visit the

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