[artinfo] OPEN CALL: Residency program "Safe Harbor" Belgrade

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Wed Aug 21 16:47:17 CEST 2019

>  From: iva ãukiç <cukic.iva at gmail.com>
>  Subject: OPEN CALL /// Residency program "Safe Harbor" Belgrade
>  Date: August 6, 2019 at 12:38:46 GMT+3
>  Dear colleagues and friends,
>  We are excited to announce the launch of our 
>next Open Call for the "Safe Harbor" residency 
>in Belgrade!
>  September 2019 - March 2020
>  Start: September 15, 2019
>  Deadline: September 1, 2019
>  The Residency program "Safe Harbor" is 
>dedicated to activists, practitioners, scholars 
>and multidisciplinary authors who focus
>  their work on the phenomenon of the city, 
>ranging from the social and spatial complexity 
>of the contemporary city to
>  opportunities towards citizen-driven development and the right to the city.
>  Institute for Urban Politics invites through 
>this program urban practitioners to visit 
>Belgrade and work here for a few weeks.
>  Travel and accommodation expenses and moderate 
>per-diems are covered. The program provides a 
>space for reflection and
>  development of one's own research, along with 
>exchange and contribution to the local 
>struggles, and opens the channels of
>  communication and collaboration with the local 
>researchers and activists' scene.
>  Institute for Urban Politics is an activist 
>collective formed in 2010 under the name 
>Ministry of Space. We have initiated and
>  participated in numerous urban struggles 
>concerning the common use of unused public or 
>private spaces, collective actions
>  against the harmful development projects and 
>have done a great number of research studies and 
>policy proposals for democratization
>  of urban governance and development. Ministry 
>of Space has grown and transformed into an 
>Institute for Urban Politics,
>  with intention to further intensify production 
>and dissemination of knowledge and creation of 
>policies in areas of participative urban 
>  democratization of use of public spaces, urban commons and housing.
>  What do we need from you?
>  1. Application form: 
>  2. Curriculum Vitae or short bio
>  3. Residency statement: Description of your 
>plans for the residency (max. 2 A4 pages) - 
>Please keep in mind the following questions:
>  Which field of practice are you referring to; 
>How do you envision activist-in-residency 
>program in general and in your case in specific;
>  How do you envision your contribution to this 
>program; How would you spend your time in 
>residency; How does that contribute to
>  your and/or our work; How would you describe 
>your working process; What do you need or expect 
>from us; If you would like to
>  overlap your residency with the work of the 
>Institute, what, in particular, would you like 
>to do? Do you have in mind a specific
>  format for a short presentation of your work 
>and knowledge during the residency? We are also 
>interested in learning your
>  plans on disseminating any work produced during the residency.
>  The guidelines and detailed application process 
>can be found in the attachment.
>  Contact for inquiries:
>  ministarstvoprostora at gmail.com <mailto:ministarstvoprostora at gmail.com>
>  *Please feel free to spread the call and 
>forward this notice to anyone who may be 
>interested in this residency program*
>  Best,
>  Iva

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