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Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen Five-Month Fellowship for International Students in Austria, 2019/20

The Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen is now accepting applications for a five-month fellowship for visual and media artists, art critics, theorists, and curators. Fellowships are available for applicants from all over the world.

The program’s aims to promote and relay a critical, socially relevant production of knowledge in art and art theory;

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Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen is a post-graduate center for production, research, mediation in the fields of visual arts and art theory. Within the framework of the fellowship program, the Künstlerhaus offers a platform that facilitates the development and production of artistic and art-theoretical projects in a critical context.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: January 25, 2019
  • Course Level: This is a five months long fellowships programme.
  • Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded for visual and media artists, art critics, theorists, and curators. The program combines the advantages of a residency with the possibilities of a postgraduate, non-academic research and production fellowship on the basis of an open, non-formalized structure. In terms of content, the program addresses a worldwide public made up of professionals in the fields of contemporary art, architecture, art and media theory, and criticism.
  • Scholarship Award:
  • A money award of EUR 3,200;
    • An individual studio for working and living, furnished with a large shared kitchen;
    • A production budget for the realization of the submitted proposal;
    • A budget for inviting experts to Büchsenhausen for the purpose of professional exchange;
    • A budget for covering the own travel costs;
    • The opportunity for a group exhibition at the end of the fellowship;
  • Nationality: Fellowships are available for applicants from all over the world.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Austria

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: Fellowships are available for applicants from all over the world.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Professional visual/media artists, art theorists, art critics, and curators from all over the world are eligible for the fellowship.

Requirements

The application must include a concrete work proposition. Work on the submitted proposal forms the core of each fellow’s activities during his/her stay in Büchsenhausen. A description of a series of public events intended to accompany the individual work during the duration of the fellowship (up to three events) is also an integral part of the working proposal. If the application is successful, the fellows are required to specify the details of the presentation series and carry out the proposed program.

The fellows commit themselves to be present at Büchsenhausen for the duration of the fellowship. Working knowledge of English is required.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: The electronic application form can be found here.
After filling out the electronic application form you will receive a confirmation e-mail.

Applications are to be written in English. The jury acknowledges that consideration must be taken for submissions by non-native English speakers regarding issues of spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure.

Applications must include the following printed documents:

Artists:
• the working proposal (max 1,500 words, printed form, 3 copies)
• visual portfolio/documentation of recent work. The portfolio can be submitted in paper form (max. 2 catalogs/portfolios), on DVD, CD or USB stick (max. 1 DVD/CD/USB stick), or digitally via a permanent link (no time-limited download links like WeTransfer!)
• Curriculum vitae (printed form, 3 copies)
• completed and signed application form (printed form, 1 copy)

Theorists/art critics:
• the working proposal (max 1,500 words, printed form, 3 copies)
• 1 recent writing sample (printed form, 3 copies)
• curriculum vitae (printed form, 3 copies)
• completed and signed application form (printed form, 1 copy)

Scholarship Link