artist residency

Polymer: Art-Boiling Factory

January, 29th, 2014 Photos from Culture Factory Polymer Facebook Page www.facebook.com/culturefactorypolymer “The term “polymer” derives from the ancient Greek word πολύς (polus, meaning “many, much”) and μέρος (meros, meaning “parts”), and refers to a molecule whose structure is composed of multiple repeating units, from which originates a characteristic of high relative molecular mass and attendant properties.”  Wikipedia. According to the weather report, it’s -20C (-4F) tonight in Tallinn, the Estonian capital with a population of 400,000.  Over 50 artists are being evicted from their self-managed cultural center Culture Factory Polymer. I began to learn about Polymer three years ago when I organized a festival that took place simultaneously in ...

Opportunities: Winter / Spring application deadline for MacDowell Colony is September 15 (New Hampshire)

The MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, NH awards Fellowships to artists of exceptional talent, providing time, space, and an inspiring environment in which to do creative work. A Fellowship consists of exclusive use of a private studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for two weeks to two months. There is no cost for a Fellowship; travel funds and stipends are available to artists-in-residence based on need. MacDowell welcomes applications from emerging and established artists in seven different disciplines: architecture, music composition, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, theatre, visual arts, and literature. Our next application deadline is September 15, 2012 for our Winter / Spring residency period: February 1 – May 31, 2013. Artists can apply online from July 1 to...

Opportunities: Medea Electronique’s Koumaria 2011 Open Call (Greece)

Koumaria 2011 Open Call (Sept. 29th 2011- Oct 09th 2011) By artist collective Medea Electronique Deadline June 25th 2011 Medea Electronique invites six artists from the fields of new media (musicians, dancers-performers, video artists, photographers, etc.) to participate in a 10-day residency in Greece to create a collective work that will be performed in Athens Greece. Medea Electronique will consider both the quality of the submitted work, and evidence of the willingness to both cooperate across art-forms, and contribute to the collective project. Residency Since 2009 the artist collective Medea Electronique has organized annually a 10-day experimental artist residency, Koumaria, near Sparta in Greece, focusing on improvisation and new media practices.  Avant-garde artists from all over ...