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15 Aug 2018

ifa Artists' Contact programme call

The Artists' Contact programme of ifa supports projects in the fields of contemporary art, architecture, design, photography and media art. The focus is on the exchange and substantive cooperation between German artists and cultural practitioners from transition and developing countries. It subsidizes working stays as well as working tours.

Target groups

  • artists
  • curators
  • art educators
  • art theoreticians
  • architects
  • designers

from developing and emerging countries and German applicants as well as applicants who have been living in Germany for at least five years.

The ifa can make a financial contribution to travel and subsistence expenses for applicants in the fields of contemporary art, architecture, design, photography and media art

  • travelling from developing and emerging countries to Germany (exhibitions, performances, artist-in-residence programmes, workshops, working tours, international events such as symposia, conferences and lectures).
  • travelling from Germany to developing and emerging countries (performances, artist-in-residence programmes, workshops, working tours, international events such as symposia, conferences and lectures).

Among the requirements (see website for full guidelines):

  • High standards of artistic quality
  • The project may not be realized in a commercial context (e.g. not in a private gallery)
  • Co‐operation between German and foreign persons engaged in the cultural sector in terms of art and content is an important funding aspect

Deadline: 15 August 2018 (for projects in 2019)

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