Apply for Community Arts Lab – Urban Residencies Project in Poland

Deadline: 11 March 2016
Open to: artists from all artistic disciplines, curators, cultural/social animators, researchers, cultural managers, new circus / theatre / dance practitioners coming from Eastern and Western Europe
Costs: EUR 600 that covers fee and per diems and food, EUR 300 for travel, EUR 400 for material costs, visa reimbursement

Description

In the framework of the EU funded project Europe Grand Central, the European Foundation for Urban Culture (EFUC) and the Workshops of Culture (WoC) in Lublin are launching an open call to invite artists, social animators, cultural managers, curators, researchers to submit proposals to the Community Arts Lab – Urban Residencies (Laboratorium Sztuki Społecznej – Rezydencje Miejskie) programme on the concept of borders.

The residency programme will be run by the EFUC, WoC and local cultural managers and art spaces that encourage interaction between artists and local inhabitants. The programme will be based in Lublin (Poland). A minimum of 8 residents will be selected.

Eligibility

They are looking for artists of all artistic disciplines, curators, cultural/social animators, researchers, cultural managers, theoreticians and practitioners coming from Eastern and Western Europe (European Union and Eastern Partnership countries) who speak English. The invited residences should be ready to:

  • Carry out activities focused on a process in one of the districts of the city of Lublin involving the local community and in collaboration with local cultural manager;
  • Work with one of the target groups: children (3 – 13 years old), seniors (plus 60 years), difficult youth, unemployed, homeless, young parents, addicted to alcohol;
  • Be ready for public presentation during the study visit about the work/projects they do in April 2016.

Costs

Each of the grants awarded amounts to EUR 600 that covers fee and per diems and food, they also cover international return travel (up to EUR 300), they provide materials needed for the realization of the project (up to EUR 400) and reimburse visa costs.

How to apply?

Fill in the short questionnaire and submit it and send the portfolio (inluding your CV, desription of your work profile and photos) to [email protected]. Applications should be made in English.

Deadline for applying is 11 March 2016.

For more information please visit the official website.

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