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<nettime-ann> INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM FOR ART AND THEORY AT KÜNSTLERHAUS BÜCHSENHAUSEN: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2011-12


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INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM FOR ART AND THEORY AT KÜNSTLERHAUS BÜCHSENHAUSEN
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2011-12

Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen invites visual and media artists, art critics, theorists, and curators to apply for a fellowship in 2011–2012. Candidates can apply for one semester (October 3, 2011 – February 11, 2012 or February 14, 2012 - June 24, 2012). The fellowship can be split across two semesters.

CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS: JANUARY 31, 2011 (POSTMARK).

With its "Fellowship Program for Art and Theory", Büchsenhausen promotes internationally relevant artistic production, research, and discussion in the region of Tyrol. The program is based on the idea of generating and maintaining a context for production and discussion, in which artists and theorists can connect and reflect on international art and societal discourses in relation to local topics and issues. At the same time, it affords the opportunity for an artistic laboratory of experimentation, where new artistic practices and strategies may be tried out.

The program's aims are:
* to promote and relay a critical, socially relevant production of knowledge in art and art theory;
* to produce, through the fellowship projects, qualified discourses on art and society within the local and global contexts;
* to enable the transfer of knowledge between the field of art and other publics outside the art context;
* to facilitate the exchange between cultural producers in the visual arts and beyond (creating a network of experts).

The program brings together the advantages of a residency with the possibilities of a postgraduate non-university lectureship, without offering a formalized educational program. In terms of content, the program addresses a worldwide public made up of professionals in the fields of contemporary art, architecture, art and media theory, and criticism.

The fellows are selected by a jury of experts following an open call for applications. They come to Büchsenhausen for one or two semesters to work on realizing their submitted projects or research, and accompany this process with public events. For this purpose, Büchsenhausen offers a monthly stipend, a production budget, working spaces, free lodging, and artistic and technical advice.

The conveyance and discussion of the fellow’s own work occurs parallel to the development of the individual projects. The public events take place in series. The focus of these series of events is determined by the respective emphases of the various fellows' works. Within the framework of this discursive format, the fellows (or their guests) can present various points in their research, open up their works-in-progress to critical discussion, interact with experts who they invite, work through content with the public, and/or try out new ways of working. The fellowship year ends with a group exhibition curated by the director of the Fellowship Program.

The entire call and further information about the application procedure can be found at
http://buchsenhausen.at.

For additional information, please contact: office {AT} buchsenhausen.at, phone +43 512 278627, fax -11.

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