Media Art
2 months
Paid by host 

The EMARE placement includes a grant of 2.500 €, free accommodation, travel expenses up to 250 €, free access to the technical facilities and media labs within / associated with the host institution, and a professional presentation.

Application guidelines 

Applications should be submitted online and must include a CV, (audio)-visual documentation, and a preliminary plan or sketch of the proposed project to be developed within the EMARE programme.


EMARE - European Media Artists in Residence Exchange

EMARE - European Media Artists in Residence Exchange

Werkleizt Gesellschaft e.V.


The European Media Art Network (EMAN) offers residencies for Media Artists in the fields of digital media, including Internet and computer-based artists, filmmakers, and those working in media based performance, sound, or video. Artists with European residence, or a European passport, can apply for a two-months long residency at at one of the following institutions:

  • IMPAKT, Utrecht, Netherlands. For a residency at Impakt in Utrecht applicants have two options:

a) a residency project that connects to the theme of the Impakt Festival 2017: Haunted Machines and Wicked Problems. In this case the residency will be 2 months within the period August, September and October 2017.
b) a residency that fits with the general focus of Impakt: a critical view on the role of media and technology in our society. In this case the residency will be 2 months within the period November 2017- June 2018.

  • Bandits Mages, Bourges, France - 2 months within January and April 2018. Theme is queer, race, post-colonialism.
  • FACT, Liverpool, United Kingdom - 2 months within autumn 2017 or spring 2018. Theme is Play. Particularly exploring video games and artists as games-maker, or Young People and Learning projects.
  • Werkleitz Centre for Media Arts, Halle, Germany - Mid October to Mid December, no theme.

Students are not permitted, but young artists are encouraged to apply. However, there is no age limit!

Werkleitz Media Art, Schleifweg 6
06114 Halle (Saale)
+49 (0) 345 682460

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