CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – MAP CREATIVE RESIDENCY - TRANSCULTURES, BELGIUM, JUNE-SEPTEMBER 2016, DEADLINE JUNE 5TH 2016
In the framework of Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes’ MAP programme, Transcultures, Interdisciplinary centre for digital and sound cultures, together with the City of Mons (Belgium), with the support of the Ministry of Culture and the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, is launching a call for a 3-month creative residency in order to develop a new project (installation, performance or other proposal) in the field of sound arts (with a special attention to technology/research/science/innovation projects).
The residency will last from the end of June to mid-September in Mons and will lead to a public presentation within the City Sonic international sound arts festival (15 > 25.09.2016).
About the residency
The project should be developed on the local territory (and will implement at least one activity with local partners) in relations with Transcultures and their partners. A special attention will be paid to projects linked to contemporary society issues and/or innovation.
Transcultures will provide the laureate artist with :
- a grant for the project’s implementation (designed by one or several artists) and the artist’s stay (1250€ per month / maximum 3750€ in total per residency);
- an accommodation in central Mons (near Transcultures’ offices);
- an artistic and technical support;
- support for communication.
About the MAP programme :
Attentive to the movements of the contemporary arts’ scene, MAP addresses emerging designers from all disciplines who explore new practices by crossing fields of expression. The programme aims to support young artists and creative players in their professionalization course and facilitates openness to various forms of artistic creation, multiplicity of experiences, the crossing of artistic fields and mutual enrichment.