31 Jan 2016
ZK/U Berlin | open call for residencies
An international call for residency places at ZK/U Berlin in a wide of artistic residencies in 2016/17 for 2-8 months. In the context of its research and residency program, ZK/U offers a ‘living & work’ space for artists, scholars and practitioners working in the fields of urban research, geography, anthropology, urbanism, architecture and the humanities.
The programme is open to brave, curious, artists in their field, working on the edge of their practice.
Disciplines: Activism, Architecture, Collaboration, Community, Concept & Theory, Experimental, Film & Video, Installation, Land Art, Media Arts, Music & Sound, Other, Pedagogy, Performance, Philosophy, Photography, Printmaking, Research, Science, Sculpture, Social & Community Engagement, Textile, Visual Arts, Writing.
Location: Berlin, Germany
Deadline: 31 Jan, 2016
Duration: 2 - 8 month
Eligibility: The selection criteria will be based upon the founding concept of ZK/U. There are no limitations concerning age or region of provenance of applicant. The application proposal should be coherent with the Open Call conceptual frame and our Investigation lines (http://www.zku-berlin.org/concept/).
Costs / Support: For individual fellows, depending on the studio-apartment and length of stay, the resident’s costs are between 500 and 800 euro a month. After being selected, ZK/U will support the invited residential fellow in their efforts to secure funding through external grants by providing the fellow with an official invitation and identifying relevant funding networks and grants.
In the context of its research and residency program, ZK/U offers a ‘living & work’ space for artists, scholars and practitioners working in the fields of urban research, geography, anthropology, urbanism, architecture and the humanities. The programme is open to brave, curious, artists in their field, working on the edge of their practice.
The residency consists of furnished studio-apartments (half of which have private bathrooms), communal facilities, an open platform for public events, lectures, discussions, screenings, performances and presentations.
ZK/U organises various events which allow residents to present their work to a selected audience. The residency also organises monthly curator studio visits, one public group presentation (OPENHAUS) per month, online and local promotion of the public events, and the opportunity for the residents to propose their own format.
For individual fellows, depending on the type of studio-apartment and the length of stay, the resident’s costs are between 500 and 800 euro per month. The price covers all utility costs and space usage.
CROSS-CONTEXTUAL CONVERSATIONS, STREET FURNITURES, IMAGINATIVE ECONOMIES, SELF-SUBSISTENCE, URBAN FARMING, PUBLIC SPACE INTO DIGITAL REALM
ZK/U Residency concept and investigation lines: http://www.zku-berlin.org/concept/
Application Process: http://www.zku-berlin.org/apply/
Deadline: January 31st, 2016
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