As the first person to get this fellowship I HIGHLY recommend applying for it. Get your ducks in a row, the deadline isn’t till August but please apply, it is a great opportunity…
Affiliation: MuseumsQuartier Vienna
Length: 2 months: March and April 2011
Application: Deadline is August 2, 2010
Assignment: Located in the center of Vienna, the MuseumsQuartier Vienna is one of the ten largest cultural complexes in the world. It has a special interest in the promotion of contemporary arts and provides the infrastructure for a wide variety of museums, concert halls and other cultural institutions. quartier21 is an organization that provides support to over 60 institutions and autonomous cultural and artistic initiatives situated in the MuseumsQuartier, focusing its program on media arts, contemporary music and fashion and design (consult http://quartier21.mqw.at/kulturanbieter.html for details).
The purpose of this award is to give creative artists of all contemporary media, including but not limited to publishing companies and radio and TV broadcasters, media and projection art, electronic music, game culture, comics, film analysis, sound architecture and light art, an opportunity to work in residence with one or more of the cultural providers associated with quartier21.
A project proposal that describes the artist’s planned contribution to quartier21 activities and that specifically mentions one or more quartier21 project partners of interest should be submitted with the application. A letter of invitation from an appropriate MuseumsQuartier host is strongly recommended.
Benefits: Euro 1,250 per month, accident and health insurance, a travel grant for the grantee only (Euro 800). The MuseumsQuartier will provide studio housing and other benefits associated with the quartier 21 artist-in-residence program.
Contact: Alexandra Squitieri
Council for International Exchange of Scholars
3007 Tilden Street NW, Suite 5L
Washington, DC 20008
Tel.: (++1) 202 686 6244
For application procedures and eligiblity questions, please visit the CIES website:http://www.cies.org/
[a former member]
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