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Werkleitz Festival 2018

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20. 10. to 4. 11. 2018
Modell und Ruine

On the occasion of the Bauhaus anniversary, the Werkleitz Festival 2019 will take place from May 25th to June 9th in Dessau-Roßlau. In the title model stands as a model for a future to be created and ruin as a testimony of a mostly idealized past.

25. 5. to 9. 6. 2019
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1. 11. to 30. 11. 2018
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European Media Art Platform / European Media Artists in Residence Exchange 2019
Deadline
3. Dezember 2018 12:00 (MEZ)

European Media Art Platform / European Media Artists in Residence Exchange 2019 With the generous support of EU’s Creative Europe programme the European Media Art Platform which was founded last year will offer EMARE (European Media Artist in Residence Exchange) residencies for media artists in the fields of digital media, including Internet and computer-based artists, filmmakers, and those working in media based performance, sound, or video as well as robotics or bio-art. 

APPLY HERE

Artists with an EU passport or an identity card issued within the EU, can submit their proposals and apply for a two-months long residency at one of the following institutions:

• Werkleitz Zentrum für Medienkunst, Halle (Saale), Deutschland (Plattformleiter)
• Onassis Cultural Centre, Athen, Griechenland
• Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Österreich 
• Bandits Mages, Bourges, Frankreich 
• Foundation for Art & Creative Technology (FACT), Liverpool, Vereinigtes Königreich 
• IMPAKT, Utrecht, Niederlande 
• Kontejner, Zagreb, Kroatien
• LaBoral Centro de Arte y Creación Indstrial, Guijón, Spanien 
• M-Cult, Helsinki, Finland
 RIXC, Riga, Letland 
• WRO Center for Media Art Foundation, Wroclaw, Polen   

Undergraduate and Master’s students are not eligible but emerging artists, regardless of age, are encouraged to apply. EMARE includes a grant of 3.000 €, project budget of 4.000 €, 
free accommodation, travel expenses up to 500 €, free access to the technical facilities and media labs within the host institution, consulting by production and market experts and a professional presentation as well as the option to participate in exhibition tours at our members festivals in 2019-2021.

All selected artists will be invited for a networking kick-off conference 1st to 3rd of March 2019 in Utrecht. Please save the date!

Applications should be submitted online and must include a CV, (audio)-visual documentation and a preliminary plan or sketch of the proposed project to be developed within the EMARE programme. Artists with an EU passport can submit their proposals >>> HERE <<<

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Foto: Rosa Barba Blind Volumes in der Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt © Werkleitz

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Foto: Hecho en México, Bjørn Melhus, DE 2009, 4 min (loop) © Marco Casado

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Foto: Anja Köhne © Kasseler Dokfest

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Foto: © Nikolaus Gansterer


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Image: Unterkunft Freiheit, Exhibition Andrea Pichl at Kunstmuseum Moritzburg © Andrea Pichl

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Bild: Still out of A Dialogue with Cyberspace, Brian den Hartog © LIMA

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Foto: Preisverleihung 2017 mit Peter Zorn © Kasseler Dokfest

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