travel, accommodation, living and moving expenses.
working space and a stipend to support project execution (depending on the scale of the project, amount will be confirmed upon acceptance of proposals).
Videotage is now accepting applications for the residency programme FUSE. Videotage would like to invite local and international artists/ curators/ researchers/ engineers/ bloggers/ environmentalists/ activists interested in the field of media art to submit proposals for creative and cutting-edge projects to be completed between 2014-16 to facilitate the development of new media art.
Current open call (2014): videotage.org.hk/project/videotage_fuse_residency2014_15/
Videotage is a non-profit interdisciplinary artists collective that focuses on the development of video and new media art in Hong Kong. One of Asia’s first media art organizations, Videotage was founded in 1986 and is funded by the government to cultivate art development and nurture artists in this swiftly evolving field of art.
Since 2004, Videotage’s unique residency programme FUSE has brought together individuals and groups from the fields of art, engineering and science, with the aim to explore the synergy between divergent modes of knowledge production. Videotage encourages the realization of ideas through FUSE, which provides active production support and offers space for presentation and sharing. FUSE is also a platform for overseas artists to work with local artists, in order to facilitate exchange and develop projects in a local context.
The resident artists are expected to develop a project to be completed by 2016— not necessarily within the period of residency— and to participate in further activities such as seminars, public discussions, performances and exhibitions. Residents are also encouraged to participate in public events including workshops, demonstrations of research-in-progress, and online releases.
They don't provide accommodation but the Videotage staff will assist as much as possible with visa arrangement and locating cheaper accommodation in Hong Kong.
Residents can have a work desk in their office and make use of the gallery space, the floor plan of which can be found HERE. Residents will have access to the space during office hours and other times upon request.
Situated at the Cattle Depot Artist Village, a site was originally used as a slaughterhouse from 1908 to 1999. It was renovated and developed into a village for artists in 2001. It is now home to around 20 art groups.
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