New Program of Artists’ Residences in South-East Europe
Host institutions: Vector Association, Iasi, RO Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Centre, Istanbul, TR New Media Center_kuda.org, Novi Sad-Belgrade, SCG
"Backyard Residencies" aim at re-connecting artists and local art scenes in the countries of South East Europe with the primary objective to activate interest for artistic research which may be beneficial for understanding and learning more about each other.
WHAT DOES THE RESIDENCY PROGRAM OFFER?
Twelve selected artists will be offered twelve six-week to eight-week residencies at the three prestigious independent art institutions in Iasi (Romania), Istanbul (Turkey) and Novi Sad / Belgrade (Serbia and Montenegro). The residencies will be available from June 2006 to June 2007.
WHO CAN APPLY?
The program is open for applicants from the following countries: Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece, Albania, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia.
The completed form (in English language) has to be sent before May 1, 2006, either by electronic mail or by regular post, directly to the institution of choice. Alternatively, the form may be sent to the Program Coordinator, Branislav Dimitrijevic.
More detailed call for application, application format and detailed information about host organizations are attached to this article.