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Open Call: Schaufler Residency

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The application period for our artist residency 2022 has started. You can apply by 10 May 2021.

The Lab´s residency programme offers committed and internationally active artists the unique opportunity to conduct artistic research on AI and cultural change. It addresses artists from the fields of media art, conceptual art, performance, etc. During the residency, the artist becomes part of TU Dresden’s scientific community of researchers and students and may draw on resources for artistic and creative productions, both of TUD and of our cooperation partners. The partners are Dresden University of Fine Arts, Ars Electronica Linz, and Hellerau – European Center for the Arts, etc.

The Schaufler Residency@TU Dresden includes:
-Access to a competitive array of institutes and workshops for artistic research
-A stipend of € 3,000.00 (net) a month for 6 months
-A studio at TU Dresden
-Production support of up to € 10,000
-Solo exhibition at the conclusion of the residency with a catalogue by a respected fine arts publishing house (Sandstein Verlag Dresden)
-Assistance finding accommodation
-Optional purchase of one or more pieces produced during the residency for the TU Dresden Office for Academic Heritage’s art collection

Artists have until May 10, 2021 to apply with concepts for projects to be completed in 2022 at TU Dresden in the Schaufler Lab@TU Dresden. Projects should focus on the interface between art and science, explicitly artistic intelligence and its implications for society and the culture of objects. The selection of the artist is made by the the Residency´s selection committee. By accepting an artistic proposal, they invite the chosen artist to develop and realize the project in cooperation with scientists and scholars from TUD. Lectures, talks and workshops within the framework of the Schaufler Lab@TU Dresden as well as a guest seminar at the Academy of Fine Arts Dresden are part of the residency. Applicants have completed relevant international artistic projects, appeared in established international exhibitions and have a clear concept of their own artistic approach as well as an interest in TUD as an academic institution and its cultural, political and social context. They should take up residency in Dresden for the 6 months period. They expect applicants to be explicitly interested in the exchange of artistic and scientific/scholarly research and working in transdisciplinary teams and to be able to communicate effectively and proficiently in German or English.

Application
To apply for Schaufler Residency@TU Dresden, please submit a complete application in English or German, which includes the following documents:

Completed application form
CV (max. 2 pages)
Artistic portfolio
A proposal describing the project and a short summary of the exhibition topics (max. 10,000 characters including spaces)
A plan, including timing, of the proposed project with the names of potential partners at TUD
3-minute video about the project and your own person
one letter of recommendation (max. 6 months old)
They ask that applications be submitted as one complete PDF via e-mail by May 10, 2021 to the following address: kustodie@tu-dresden.de, reference: Schaufler Residency@TU Dresden.

Contact
Please direct questions about the application process to Kirsten Vincenz, Spokeswoman of Schaufler Lab@TU Dresden/director of the Office for Academic Heritage, TU Dresden and/or Gwendolin Kremer, research associate at the Office for Academic Heritage and responsible for the Schaufler Residency@TU Dresden.

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