In co‐operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture is making 50 residencies in Vienna available for the year 2014. This call is open to artists, writers, composers, curators, and art educators whose place of residence is outside of Austria. The available disciplines include Visual arts, Art photography, Video and media art, Design, Composition, Literature and literary translation, Contemporary dance and choreography additionally art educators and curators are also invited to apply.
The residency is designed to offer an opportunity to familiarise oneself with the Austrian art and culture environment and to make contact with Austrian creative artists. Residents are expected to complete a project during their stay. The placement including accommodation, the use of a community studio, contribution to cost of living expenses of € 800 per month, contribution to art supplies, health insurance etc. varies in length according to the artistic discipline between 1 and 3 months.
- A (basic) command of the German and/or English language
- A maximum age of 35 for the visual arts, art photography, design, video and media arts
- A maximum age of 40 for literature, literary translation, composition, contemporary dance and choreography, art education, and curators
How to apply:
All applications must be submitted as of now until no later than May 31, 2013 (date of postmark) to:
Bundesministerium für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur
They must include the completed application form which can be found on the website of the Federal Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture (www.bmukk.gv.at).
The artists-in-residence will be selected by sector‐specific expert juries. The juries will only consider complete applications. The applicants will be informed about the result of the jury session in writing. Application documents will not be returned.
Omi International Arts Center, a not-for-profit organization, provides residency programs for visual, literary and performing artists, offers Arts and Education programming to the public. Created in 1992, Ledig House International Writers Residency is named after the German publisher Heinrich Maria Ledig-Rowohlt. Ledig House has hosted hundreds of writers and translators from roughly 50 countries around the world.
The residency program is located approximately two and a half hours north of New York City in the town of Omi, in the scenic Hudson River Valley. Writers and translators from all fields are encouraged to apply for a residence lasting up to two months.
The residencies include room and board and opportunities to meet with New York City publishing professionals. During each session, several guests from the New York publishing community are invited for dinner and discussion. Fellows are offered a variety of public reading opportunities both on campus and in NYC while in residence. All writers should be proficient in English. Bicycles, a swimming pool and nearby tennis court are available for use.
How to Apply:
All applications must be submitted electronically at OMI’s website. They must include:
- A brief statement about your work history, referencing publications, performances and writing credits (a maximum of 2 pages – CV format).
- A writing sample (no more than 50 pages). Indicate if the writing is published or unpublished. Please provide details if it has been published.
- A one-page description of the work to be undertaken while residing at Ledig House.
- A letter of recommendation, which must be submitted separately. The letter can be provided by a fellow writer, teacher, editor, literary agent, or any informed individual who can speak to the applicant's character and work.
- A cover letter.
Detailed information on the application process and all necessary documents is available at www.artomi.org/
Questions pertaining to the application may be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Neue Galerie Graz will host a comprehensive solo exhibition of the painter, graphic artist, illustrator and author Wilhelm Thöny (1888, Graz – 1949, New York), which will culminate in an extensive survey of his oeuvre as well as an update of the current research status, to be presented in 2013.
The Neue Galerie Graz is currently looking for further works by Wilhelm Thöny and any further information on the artist. If you have relevant information please contact:
Mag. Angela Fink, Weinzöttlstraße 16, 8045 Graz, Austria
0043-316-8017 9314 / email@example.com