European Media Art Platform - Open Call

European Media Art Platform - Open Call

The European Media Art Platform will offer EMARE (European Media Artist in Residence Exchange) residencies for artists working in the fields of digital media – in internet and computer-based arts, in sound or video art, in media-based performance, as well as in robotics or bio-art. The EMARE residencies of the European Media Art Platform Creative Europe are generously funded by EU’s Creative Europe programme.

The upcoming call covers residency stays in 2020 and in 2021 at eleven renowned European media art organisations. European artists can apply with a project proposal for a residency at one of the following institutions:

  • Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
  • Onassis Stegi, Athens, Greece
  • Bandits Mages, Bourges, France
  • FACT, Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • IMPAKT Centre for Media Culture, Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • Kontejner, Zagreb, Croatia
  • LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijón, Spain
  • M-Cult, Helsinki, Finland
  • RIXC, Riga, Latvia
  • WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, Poland
  • Werkleitz Centre for Media Art, Halle (Saale), Germany

The residencies are for two months in one of two time frames, either from March to August 2020 or from January to May 2021. Applicants can choose one of the two options or indicate that they are available for both. EMARE includes a grant of 3,000 EUR, a project budget of 4,000 EUR, free accommodation, travel expenses up to 500 EUR, free access to technical facilities and media labs of the host institution, consultation by production and market experts and a professional presentation as well as the option to participate in exhibition tours at our members festivals in 2020-2021.

Applicants must be EU residents and taxpayers in an EU member country. Undergraduate and Master’s students are not eligible (PhDs are accepted), but emerging artists, regardless of age, are encouraged to apply. Applications should be submitted online and must include a CV, (audio)-visual documentation of previous work and a preliminary plan or sketch of the proposed project to be developed within the EMARE programme. Deadline December 9, 2019, 12pm CET.