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10 Feb 2023

Croatia | A Sea Change 2023 programme for international artists

KONTEJNER, bureau of contemporary art praxis, is inviting Croatian and international artists or collectives to apply for a residency and a public presentation programme in May 2023 as part of the European project A Sea Change. 

KONTEJNER is calling for art projects that focus on creative and innovative interventions in cultural and natural ecologies related to the sea with a special emphasis on sub-topics such as biodiversity and sustainability, blue economy, bioacoustics, community life in seaside areas, and tourism.

The projects should belong to at least one of the following contemporary art fields:

  • Hybrid intermedia and investigative artistic practices
  • Art, science and technology
  • Bio-art and biomedia
  • Sound art and experimental music

Special consideration will be given to artworks that can be presented at the outdoor space of MedILS atrium and the ones that engage with the MedILS space and its surroundings.

The residency

This involves a two-week residency programme, 8–21 May 2023, at the Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences (MedILS) in Split, Croatia as part of their ARTScience programme.

Two artists or artistic collectives (one Croatian and one international) will be invited to take part in a residency programme. Selected participants will receive a residency grant of 3,200 EUR including both the artist fee and the production budget (paid directly to the artist). Accommodation, per diem/subsistence budget, and travel costs will be provided, as well as technical support.

Residency applicants must be EU residents or taxpayers. 

Public presentation programme

This involves participation in exhibition and performances programme in Split, 18–22 May, with already existing artworks.

The call is open to both Croatian and international artists or artistic collectives. Artists and collectives applying for the public presentation programme do not have to be EU residents. 

Project partners are: Quo Artis (Barcelona), MOMus (Thessaloniki), NeMe (Cyprus), and KONTEJNER (Zagreb).

Application guidelines 

Deadline: 10 February 2023