KWW-Scholarships at Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen

KWW-Scholarships at Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen

This scholarship is aimed at artists with interdisciplinary interests as well as scientists, graduates, engineers and experts from the fields of science and business, who pursue artistic explorations in their projects. The organizers are looking forward to promote interdisciplinary groups which are working on a joint project and would like to invite them to apply. The scholarship stays will take place in the second half of 2017. The nominees will be contacted directly after the jury selection in the beginning of July and they will be announced on their website. They do not send a separate rejection.

Guiding principle of Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen Foundation is to support writers, visual artists, artists in the field of new media and and interdisciplinary projects as well as composers by the way of artist in residence stays in the Foundation Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen (NRW, Germany) accomodation. These stays go along with monthly stipends and can last as long as six months in total. The fellows can work highly focused during this period of time in the Foundation Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen (NRW, Germany) studios, apartments and flats on their respective art, book or score projects. With in total 14 fellows being on site at the same time and coming from different sectors of work a comprehensive and inspired exchange of ideas takes place. Application for the artist in residence stays is internationally open. There is no limit of age existent. Recently a line of new artist in residence scholarships (KWW) dealing with projects in the intersection of art, science and economy was started.

The studios and apartments of the artist village Schöppingen are in two completely renovated farmhouses dating from the early 19th century. A total of eight apartments for authors and new media artists and six studios for visual artists is available. There are a gallery space and a wood/metall workshop disponible.

The monthly grant amounts to 1025,- Euros. An amount for the operating expenses of the apartments or studios of about 100,- to 200,- Euros has to be payed of this. There is an obligation to spend the artist in residence stay on place. The application is done online, with deadline 15th June.