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Open Call PACT Zollverein

Since 2002 the PACT Zollverein offers a residency programme for professional international artists from the areas of dance / choreography, performance, media art / installation, video art / film, music/ sound art, science, urban research, technology and architecture.

The residency brings along a studio space (from 69 to 173 sq. m.), local accommodation (max. 4 people), a 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 and professional technical support. The residency has a period of three to six weeks.

Residents may choose to take advantage of various kinds of production support. PACT Zollverein facilitates barrier-free and family-friendly residences by arrangement. The residency programme is a key element in PACT Zollverein's profile as an Artists' House supporting lively exchange between practice and theory. The next residency period will take place from January to June 2024. Professional artists are welcome to apply for the residency until 13 September. Find all residency criteria here.

Situated in Essen (Germany) the PACT Zollverein boasts a nationwide unique working structure which consolidates three key areas of activity addressing regional, national and international social and cultural interests which all contribute to the standing and appreciation of dance and performance as independent art forms. It is a model cultural institution conceived and funded by the region.