Call for Application: WRO Art Center: Residency for Austrian Artists in Wrocław, Poland

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A four-week residency program at WRO Art Center for artists / curators / art mediators based in Austria and working with sound

The WRO Center for Media Art Foundation, the Austrian Cultural Forum in Warsaw and the Culture Zone Wrocław within the framework of AIR Wro launch an open call for one artist-in-residence place at WRO Art Center in Wrocław, Poland.

Dates and deadlines:

Application deadline: September 7, 2018
Announcement of the elected artist: September 14, 2018
Residency period: October 15 – November 18, 2018

Who can apply?

We invite artists / curators / art mediators based in Austria working with sound in the broad context of media art and its mediation, interested in archives, site-specificity and participatory art practices. 

We will elect our guest from among proposals for an audience-engaging workshop-like creative activity connected with their practice and – preferably – with some kind of enquiry into the WRO archives. The activity shall be conceived for and developed with a certain target audience, preferably students, grown-ups or senior citizens and should be connected with some kind of public presentation (live performance, artist talk, work-in-progress presentation). Apart from organizing the audience-engaging activity, the artist will be free to work on their own projects and explore the cultural life of Wrocław.

There’s no age limit, nor gender preferences. We would like to collaborate with an engaged, self-reliant person with good communication skills, who enjoys team working in the field of audience-oriented, inclusive art practices.

Key words: sound art, media art, software, programming, archives, site-specificity, communication, collaboration, artist’s presence, social interaction, critical approach, live act, performativity

What we offer:

  • Accommodation in a comfortably furnished apartment in the old town
  • A work place in the premises of WRO Art Center / WRO Atelier
  • Curatorial and production assistance
  • A residency grant of 700 EUR
  • Travel cost refund up to max. 250 EUR
  • Workshop production budget up to max. 200 EUR

Organisers of the residency: WRO Center for Media Art Foundation, Austrian Cultural Forum in Warsaw, Culture Zone Wrocław within the framework of AIR Wro

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