Open Call for Artist in Residence at Photon Foundation (Poland)

25.03.2020 |

Photon Foundation has announced an open call for artistic residencies, during which artists will create audiovisual projects shown in the 360° Gallery in Krakow, Poland.

During a 7-day residence in one of the chosen dates, 6 selected artists will have the opportunity to work on the innovative projection system of the 360​° Gallery in the Hevre+1 space in the center of the Kazimierz district at Beera Meiselsa 18 street in Krakow. The system specification can be found below. The aim of the residence is to create original audiovisual projects dedicated to the 360° Gallery projection system, which will be publicly presented as the end of the residence. The project must be original, author must hold the rights of the work and must not infringe upon the rights of third parties. It should be possible to present the project also after the residence, based on the license granted by the author. Artists will be asked to conduct one public session during the residency, in the form of a project in-progress presentation, an informal conversation about the current research interests or portfolio presentation. The project and ideas for the public session will be discussed before the start of the residency period. Applications are invited from audiovisual artists or artistic groups (max. 2 people).

There are two periods of residence to be chosen from in the application form 18-26 October 2020 and 23-30 November 2020.

The redency does offer a stipend of the amount of 2000 PLN (~500 EUR), reimbursement of travel costs to/from Krakow max. up to 1000 PLN (~230 EUR), accommodation in a separate apartment near the 360° Gallery during the residency, access to the space and projection technology of the 360° Gallery at fixed hours. For full details about the offers see the Fundacja Photon website.

All applications received will be a subject to substantive evaluation by the jury consisting of the members of the Photon Foundation and external experts. The organiser will contact only with the authors of the selected projects. The announcement of the selection results is expected by 30 June 2020.

The organizer of artistic residencies and shows of audiovisual projects is the Photon Foundation based in Krakow.
The partner of the program is Hevre.The AiR artistic residency program and audiovisual project shows are co-financed from the municipal funds of the Kraków City.

The open call deadline is 30th May 2020. Details about how to apply can be found here.

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