District is seeking a female artist from the field of visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, video, etc), who takes a critical and interdisciplinary approach. There are no restrictions based on nationality or age. The awarding of the scholarship is determined by a jury. The composition of the jury will be announced only after the application deadline. Please apply with a cover letter, a CV, a portfolio of no more than 10 pages (max. 3 MB) and, if necessary, a link to streaming videos to Katrin Swientek at [email protected]. For questions please contact District during the business hours: Tuesday to Thursday from 10am to 6pm at +49 30 71093093.
The aim of District is to promote art and culture, in particular artists and artist collectives that reflect the contemporary from a critical position. Its focus rests on artistic ideas that deal with urban space and forms of its appropriation as well as a new understanding of social issues.
One focus of District's engagement is the promotion of young cultural producers. The artist-in-residence program concentrates explicitly on the promotion of contemporary female artists. Since 2010, District awards one studio grant to a professional female artist who represents a reflective and marked-independent position. Since September 2011, the scholarship is announced twice a year. District makes possible that the chosen artist can use a studio in its building and focus on her current projects.
District is located on the grounds of the Malzfabrik in Berlin Schöneberg/Tempelhof.