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Gateway 11. Artist residency in Jerusalem. Call for proposals

schir – art concepts and Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design invite artists living and working in Germany to apply for a residency in Jerusalem in spring 2011. Application deadline: 29. August 2010

The residency program allows the artist to experience the urban context of Jerusalem, to connect to the Israeli art scene and to work freely
for three months.

The selected artist will receive living quarters and a studio space in Jerusalem from the end of February until the end of May 2011. A team of art professionals will assist the artist in practical aspects of the stay and introduce him/her to the art scene. Furthermore, the artist will become part of the thriving department
of photography at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, participating in activities and entering in a dialogue with faculty and students through workshops or talks. In addition, the artist will have a single exhibition in the beautiful exhibition space Yaffo 23 in the center of Jerusalem.
The exhibition will run for five weeks, with a festive opening in the middle of May 2011.

The residency program covers travel expenses, living and work space in Jerusalem, and costs related to the exhibition (including production of works).

Who can apply?

  • artists based in photography, video or new media (but can incorporate other media as well)
  • artists living and working in Germany
  • at least three years of professional experience as artist following the academic degree
  • a good knowledge of English is required

    Application documents (please hand in all materials in English):
  • pdf file with 10 - 20 images of artistic works (including title, year, materials, size of each work) and optional 5 images of installation views
    (including year and name of exhibition space)
  • short motivational statement / work-project planned in Jerusalem (up to 300 words)
  • CV (including contact details, education, list of exhibitions and previously received awards / grants)
  • links to relevant websites of the artist or his/her projects

    Please send all materials via email to, only email applications will be considered.
    Limit the size of the e-mail to 5 MB or create a zip-file.

    In case of questions contact:
    Friederike Schwarzer
    schir – art concepts

    application deadline: 29.08.2010

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    Beitrag vom 23.07.2010