Beyond Time Residency, Poland

Beyond Time Residency, Poland

Beyond Time Artist-in-Residence program is happy to annunce an open call for artist working in disciplines: video, video-installations, mapping and new media. The artist realizing the video or new media installation which can be presented in outdoor elevations, or inside of  the gallery can relate to the subject of the residency (Beyond Time), and collect the material in a response to the environment, the history of the city, the landscape or to nature (Bielsko-Biała is surrounded by the mountains and forests). An extra inspiration for the project can be found during the stay at the Mongolian Yurt in the studio of the curator of the residency, where the artist can have time and space to work with the landscape and the mystical side of life. They can also organize a trip to Kraków.

The edition is divided in two parts.  Each will last for one month (July or August).  At once they can accept from 2 till 4 artists (residency dates are: 1st period: 01-30 July 2017 and 2nd period 01-30 August 2017). Paid by host are accommodation, promotion and technical help

Few events proposed by the organizers:

  • Lecture presentation in the first week of the residency- artists will show their previous art projects.
  • Closing in the last week of the stay - summary of all artistic activities presented in a form of digital presentation in the gallery.
  • Conducting a workshops for children or adults
  • Open air cinema (the Gallery square or other space)
  • Outdoor workshop in Rybna village and a visit in Kraków.
  • Realization of video art events in the public space of Bielsko-Biała city, lecture presentation, workshops and other extra activities presented at the Bielska Gallery BWA, as well as outdoor workshop and stay at the Mongolian Yurt studio in Rybna (near Kraków).

Artists from around the world (except Poland) are kindly invited to apply.  To be considered, send the following by e-mail to the curator of the project Izabela Ołdak: [email protected], with subject of the e-mail: Beyond Time Application, before 20th April 2017:

  • Application form
  • Portfolio should consist short video presentation of previous projects or photographic documentation with description of the works.

The application materials should not exceed 10 MB in total. Applications not meeting these criteria will not be considered. For more information please contact Izabela Ołdak at: [email protected] , +48 506 338 954 or Justyna Łabądź at: [email protected], +48 734 169 653.