Kunstlerhaus Buchsenhausen Art Fellowship for International Students in Austria, 2018-19

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Scholarships: Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen is inviting applications from visual and media artists, art critics, theorists, and curators to apply for a five-month fellowship in 2018–2019. The program’s aim is to promote and relay a critical, socially relevant production of knowledge in art and art theory.

Host College/University: The Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen is a postgraduate center for production, research and mediation in the field of the visual arts and art theory. As part of the Fellowship program, the Künstlerhaus provides a platform that enables the development and production of artistic and art-theoretical projects in a critical context. 

Degree level/ Field of Study: Once a year Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen invites professional visual /media artists, art theorists, art critics, and curators from all over the world are eligible for the fellowship. Candidates can apply for a five-month fellowship starting in October ongoing until May of the following year.

Available Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the fields of contemporary art, architecture, art and media theory and criticism.

Scholarship Award: Amount of fellowship:

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  • 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.

Nationalities: All nationalities. Students from all around the world are eligible to apply.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet 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.
  • English Language Requirements:  Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Applying procedure Instructions: 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 catalogues/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 the 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 the application form (printed form, 1 copy)

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Scholarship Deadline: January 26, 2018.

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