Residency @ PACT Zollverein

26.08.2020 |

From January to July 2021 PACT Zollverein is offering a residency programme for the development and realisation of projects and productions, which is open to professional artists from both Germany and abroad working in the fields of dance, performance, media art and science.

Residents may choose to take advantage of various kinds of production support such as dramaturgy, technical assistance, project management as well as press and publicity during their residency. Residency recipients will receive a grant to cover their living expen­ses and travel costs. 

Each residency incorporates:

Studio space (from 69 to 173 sq. m.)
Local accommodation (max. 4 people)
Period of min. 4 weeks
Weekly grant allowance for all of the residency project participants (max. 4 people)
Travel costs covering one journey only per participant to and from PACT Zollverein (max. 4 people)
Technical equipment (by arrangement and subject to availability)
Professional technical support (by arrangement and subject to availability)

The residency programme is a key element in PACT Zollverein’s profile as an Artists’ House supporting lively exchange between practice and theory and is supported by the Ministry for Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia.

In keeping with its unique structure, PACT Zollverein sees itself as a place of encounter and exchange and, together with all its contributors, welcomes the readiness of others to share their own work processes in open and freely definable forms. Since it was founded in 2002, PACT Zollverein has clearly positioned itself as an initiator, catalyst and venue for seminal developments in the fields of dance, performance, theatre, media and art at the interface of science, technology and society. Situated in the heart of the Ruhr District, the house boasts a nationwide unique working structure which consolidates three key areas of activity addressing regional, national and international social and cultural interests.

Applications should be submitted before the deadline of 2 September2020. For full details of the application process see the Pact Zollverein's website.

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