02. septembra

Last minute open call VARP—Sound Art

Centre for contemporary culture A4 – Zero space based in Bratislava, Slovakia is looking for artists of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries in the field of sound art.

A4 – Zero space is multifunctional culture centre focused on the creation, presentation and education in the forms of contemporary theatre, dance, music, film and visual culture and new media art.

The artist-in-residence projects must be imple­mented in aV4 coun­try other than that of the applicant’s res­i­dence. Supported period of each res­i­dency is 3months.

You can apply for res­i­dency in our organisation, and when we will accept your res­i­dency project, fill out theon-line appli­ca­tion form.

Each print­out of appli­ca­tion form must include the fol­low­ing enclosures:

· Copy of theapplicant’sID(e.g. passport)

· Documentation of the applicant’s pre­vi­ous work—port­fo­lio(upload­able in the on-line appli­ca­tionform)

· Originallet­ter of accep­tancefrom the A4 – Zero space (copies, faxes or scans can­not be accepted);the let­ter must be on alet­ter­head paper and must include the fol­low­ing infor­ma­tion:

· nameof the artist

· titleof the project

· planneddatesof the project

· date andsig­na­tureof the statu­tory representative

Copies ofiden­ti­fi­ca­tion doc­u­ments of the host organization;such documents:

· must include the name of the statu­tory representative

· must include the reg­is­tered seat of the organization

· must include ID num­ber of the orga­ni­za­tion (e.g. tax ID number)

· can­not be older than 3months

All com­pul­sory enclo­sures (except for the reg­is­tra­tion doc­u­ments and/or acopy of ID) must bein English. All doc­u­ments must be deliv­ered to the Fund along with the appli­ca­tion form in asin­gle pack­age; doc­u­ments sent sep­a­rately can­not be accepted.

Printed out and signed appli­ca­tion form and other required mate­ri­als need to be post­marked with the dead­line date (or deliv­ered per­son­ally to the Fund on thedead­line date between 8.30 – 16.30). Documents sent after this date can­not be accepted.

Every appli­cant for the res­i­dency will be eval­u­ated by aselec­tion com­mit­tee con­sist­ing of four inde­pen­dent experts cov­er­ing dif­fer­ent fields of art. The artists will be selected on the basis of pro­por­tion­al­ity among the Visegrad Group countries.

Selected artists will receive ares­i­dency fee (schol­ar­ship) of€750 per monthand the cor­re­spond­ing host orga­ni­za­tion will receive€750 per monthto cover expenses related to the res­i­dency (each res­i­dency project receives€4,500in total).

Deadline for 2013 res­i­den­cies will be on10 September 2012. The results will be announced by the end of November 2012.

For more information click hereor here.

e-mail: projects@a4.sk

web: www.a4.sk