kuenstlerstadt kalbe International Summer Campus

12th International Summer Campus
Künstlerstadt Kalbe, an innovative project in the Altmark region (Saxony-Anhalt) with the goal of countering demographic change through art and culture, is awarding scholarships for a working residency for the 9th time.
In accordance with the concept of a social plastic referring to Joseph Beuys, Künstlerstadt Kalbe sees itself as a place where the creative power of art is to be unleashed in order to build a free, sustainable and liveable society.
For six weeks, national and international artists of all disciplines (fine arts, literature, performing arts, music, film, photography, media art, interdisciplinary projects) are invited to participate in such a social sculpture in Kalbe and to contribute their own project ideas.

The scholarship includes

  • Free accommodation for the scholarship holders
  • Temporary, exceptional studios and working spaces
  • Basic stock of working materials, tools and technical equipment
  • Funding of a travel allowance and, if applicable, a supplement to the visa fee (exclusively for scholarships arriving from abroad)
  • Artist sponsorship of a Kalbenser during the stay
  • Possibility to exhibit your own works in the gallery “die 8”.

Contribution of the scholarship holder

  • Participation in weekly studio tours with artist talks and presentation of own work
  • Presence of the artist during the residency
  • In addition, there is the possibility to organize further program points, e.g. in the form of an exhibition, performance, reading, workshop or other formats

the call is addressed to

  • national and international artists, collectives or studefits of all disciplines: fine arts, literature, performing arts, music, film, photography, media art, interdisciplinary projects
  • without age restriction

Application documents to be submitted

  • fully completed application form incl. project idea (see homepage)
  • curriculum vitae
  • Portfolio with max. 10 works (no originals) if applicable, letter of recommendation
  • if applicable, copy of a current matriculation certificate

Application deadline: 03th June 2024
Applications can be submitted digitally to: opencall@ kuenstlerstadt-kalbe.de
Or by mail:
Künstlerstadt Kalbe e.V.
Gerichtstraße 26A
39624 Kalbe (Milde)

Website link: https://www.kuenstlerstadt-kalbe.de/index.php/sommercampus

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