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25 Aug 2019

Indo-European Residency Project Kolkata 2019 - call

The call for applications for the INDO-EUROPEAN RESIDENCY PROJECT KOLKATA 2019 is open till 25th August. Artists from all forms of the arts are invited to apply:


The Alliance française du Bengale(http://bengale.afindia.org), The Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata (www.goethe.de/kolkata) and the British Council, Kolkata (https://www.britishcouncil.in), in collaboration with the Kolkata based gallery CIMA (http://www.cimaartindia.com/) and Kala Bhavana, VisvaBharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal (www.visvabharati.ac.in) are organizing the thirdinterdisciplinary Indo - European Residency Project Kolkata. The residency takes place in Kolkata, West Bengal, India and in Santiniketan, West Bengal, India and lasts eight weeks (seven weeks in Kolkata and one week in Santiniketan). The start of the stay is planned for October 2019.

For the Indo-European Residency Project Kolkata, four artists practising different art forms (one from Germany, France, United Kingdom and India) will work and explore the city together, for seven weeks in Kolkata and one week in Santiniketan. A studio space is provided in Kolkata as well. During their stay, the artists will meet for a productive exchange with cosmopolitan and culturally interested people, artists, NGOs and others in West Bengal.

The aim of this residency is the creation of an individual or collective art project during the stay in India. The engagement, with fellow artists from different countries,along with personal artistic experiences will help create a new cultural space for inspiring ideas and producing entrancing results.

Important dates
Application deadline: 25 August 2019
Final selection: 4 September 2019
Start of the residence: 21 October 2019

For more information, visit: https://bengale.afindia.org/events/ier2019/ (applicants from France)

See links above for the applicants from UK, Germany and India and check that their deadlines are also extended to 25 August. See social media for further info.