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25 June 2019

(Closed) Open call: Connect for Creativity Art and Technology residencies 2019

As part of the Connect for Creativity project, we are currently inviting applications from artists based in Turkey, Greece, Serbia and the UK to participate in a six-week residencies in either Belgrade, Athens or Istanbul in October 2019.

We are looking for 12 established and emerging artists from the following disciplines: Architecture, Visual Art, Performing Arts, Design, Literature, Music/Sound and Video/Film to participate in the Connect for Creativity Art and Technology residencies.

The residencies will be a catalyst to raise awareness of immersive and digital art across Europe and strengthen their ability to make and collaborate on international projects now and in the future.

The selected artists will be asked to question what hopes and fears are associated with rapidly changing work and life environments in contemporary society.

The residencies will run for six weeks and full time simultaneously in Athens, Belgrade and Istanbul; with four participants for each location selected from  the participating countries.

We are welcoming applicants from Turkey, the UK, Greece and Serbia.

The curatorial statement for the residency will be developed by a curator; participants will be asked to respond to the statement through their own perspective and practice.

At the end of the six weeks, the participating artists will showcase newly created artworks at each residency location as well as a final exhibition in the UK.

Successful applicants will be awarded: 

  • Return economy international travel within Europe and western Balkans
  • Accommodation for six weeks and per diems
  • Workspace
  • Tools and equipment
  • €600 fee per participant, per diems at approx. €80 per day

Deadline : 28 July 2019 

  • Apply for the Connect for Creativity Art and Technology residency
  • For more information on residency guidelines and details on how to apply, see here

Connect for Creativity

Connect for Creativity is an 18-month project led by the British Council, in partnership with three creative hubs – ATÖLYE in Turkey, Bios in Greece, Nova Iskra in Serbia and Abdullah Gül University in Turkey.

Find out more about The Connect for Creativity project.