[artinfo] residency at Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics
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Application deadline: November 8, 2019
Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics
60322 Frankfurt am Main
The Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics
(MPIEA), Frankfurt/Main, proudly announces its
new Artist-in-Residence program INHABIT. The
program fosters the exchange between artists and
scientists and enables new and challenging
perspectives towards the research at the
Institute. It calls on artists interested in
cooperating with scientists from the humanities.
INHABIT invites artists from a wide range of
visual and performing arts disciplines to spend
three months at the institute and to develop a
new work or elaborate on an existing project.
Residents are expected to execute their project
as a performance, exhibition, or concert in
cooperation with a local exhibition venue. During
the artists' residence in Frankfurt, the MPIEA
provides space and resources and thus facilitates
an environment for experimentation, dialogue, and
Founded in 2013 and located in Frankfurt/Main,
the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics
explores in a joint effort of researchers from
the humanities and the sciences who aesthetically
appreciates what, for which reasons, and under
which situational and historical circumstances,
and analyzes the functions of aesthetic practices
and preferences for individuals and societies.
The MPIEA is currently the only research
institution in the world that is solely dedicated
to interdisciplinary research on aesthetic
perception and evaluation. The MPIEA is one of 86
research institutions of the Max Planck Society,
one of Europe's leading organizations in the
field of basic research. To learn more, visit our
Slots and deadlines:
Residency period: February-April 2020
Residency period: May-July 2020
Duration of residency: 3 months
Application deadline (extended): November 8, 2019
What we are looking for:
-Applications from artists who are interested in
the collaboration between the artistic and
scientific fields and dedicate the residency
period to research and the development of a new
-Openness in sharing and developing the project
in an exhibition, performance, or concert.
-Artists who are active in contemporary culture
and respond to the Institute with innovative and
-Willingness to meet on a weekly basis with the
curatorial team to follow up and provide feedback.
What we offer:
-Artist's fee: 6,000 Euro.
-Accommodation fee: 2,000 Euro.
-Production budget depending on the project.
-Technical and administrative support in the realization of the final project.
-Travel costs to/from and in Frankfurt.
-Collaborations with scientists and researchers.
-Access to the Institute's library, sound studio, and scientific facilities.
-Curatorial support during the residency.
How to apply:
-Artist's statement (describing your practice, concepts, methods etc.).
-Proposal of suggested work / project which
outlines the scientific interest and linking to
-Institute (description, technical rider, images etc.), max. 2 pages.
-Portfolio of works.
Please send all documents and availabilities to:
<mailto:inhabit at ae.mpg.de?subject=Application%20%2F%2F%20Artist-in-Residence%202020>inhabit at ae.mpg.de
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