Application for Artists in residence


1. Application And Contents

2. Jury And Selection Process 

3. Expenses, Accommodation, Travel And Transport Costs, Fee, 

4. Duration Of Residency

5. Availability Of Materials 

6. Insurance 

7. Active Participation 

8. Publication

Application And Contents
  • Anyone can apply; both solo artists and groups are welcome.
  • Applications from all genres are welcome. The only conditions for the application are that the work be created during on site during the residency, and that the festival theme of “Ohne Gewähr – No Guarantees” be addressed.
  • The application should take the form of a concept or sketch of a piece of work to be created during the residency.
  • The concept or sketch should be presented in a PDF document and include text, sketches, or other visual aids to effectively communicate the concept.
  • Video material must be submitted via a link to a video platform.
  • The PDF should also contain information regarding any required technical equipment, as far as possible.
Jury And Selection Process
  • All applications received by the closing date will be anonymised.
  • An external jury will decide on this year’s exhibiting artists.
  • Selections for this year’s exhibition will take place over the course of a jury weekend between the 5th and 7th of March 2021.
  • Artists selected for this year’s exhibition will be informed via email by the end of March.
Accommodation, Expenses For Travel and Transport, Fee For Exhibiting Artists
  • Each artist in residence will receive 400 € for materials and a 400 € fee.
  • Artists in residence will be reimbursed for travel and transport costs following prior agreement with the festival organisers. 
  • Accommodation for the duration of the residency will be provided. 
  • Following selection, artists in residence will be involved in the organisation of their stay.
Duration Of The Residency
  • The ZUKUNFTSVISIONEN 2021 artist residency will take place just before the festival. The minimum duration of the residency is two weeks, the maximum length is four weeks. As such, the earliest that the residency can begin is the 23rd of April, and the 7th of May at the latest. 
  • The festival will take place between the 21st and 30th of May 2021.
Availability Of Material And Tools
  • Materials required for installation such as screws, dowels and nails and technical equipment such as projectors or speakers can be provided upon prior agreement with the festival organisers.
  • The list of required materials submitted with the application is not binding but should be as precise as possible.
Insurance And Contractual Agreements
  • The festival is scheduled to take place in Görlitz between the 21st and 30th of May 2021.
  • Opening times will be set, during which the exhibition will be open to the public. Visitors will only be able to visit the exhibition during these times. 
  • The programme of accompanying events will take in a separate space.
  • Please be aware that the exhibition space may be in listed building, which in turn may restrict the installation process.
  • Following hanging/installation the works will be contractually insured.
Active Participation
  • We invite all exhibiting artists to actively participate in the shaping of ZUKUNFTSVISIONEN.
  • We welcome participation in the festival, such as leading a workshop, holding presentations, curating art-talks and working in an open studio.
  • The team will gladly support artists in these endeavours.

By applying to exhibit, artists agree to the use of images, representations, videos and text submitted on application to be used by the organisers for promotional purposes. Should artists not agree to such use, we kindly ask that they personally get in touch.

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