SEA Foundation – AiR Tilburg 2020/21

SEA Foundation – AiR Tilburg 2020/21

SEA Foundation – AiR Tilburg invites applicants for its 2020/2021 residency program. The residencies are designed for visual artists, curators and writers whose work and life demands both a rigorous engagement as well as an urgency to propel progress in their practice. The SEA Foundation’s individual shaped residency program is limited to 8 participants per year. Duration up to 3 months. The organisers believe that contemporary art practise requires both flexibility as well as stability, a self-directed approach, and a guided environment. They seek candidates who envision a solid plan for development and production and who are willing to participate with the rhythm, which propels their artist-led organisation. The residency aims:

  • To support the production of art and the theory of art
  • To evoke discourse on art and art practices within a local and global context
  • To promote and relay critical and researched based production of art
  • To facilitate exchange between art intermediaries and artists, creating an expert network

The residency is for:

  • Professional artists, curators and art writers, regardless of gender or region
  • Established, mid-career or emerging practice. Minimum age: 25 at the start of the residency
  • Disciplines: Visual art, fiber art, drawing & painting, sculpture, media art, design, curating, art critique, art theory, artistic research, architecture, sound artists, performance artists.
  • Duo’s/collectives may apply as well
  • Residents may be accompanied by a partner
  • They expect you to master the English language sufficiently to be able to converse and collaborate with fellow participants and staff.

Deadline for applying is 15th November 2019. The completed application contains:

  • Completed application form.
  • Samples work from the past 5 years.
  • All mages in the portfolio should have captions providing information on size, materials and year of production.
  • Curriculum Vitae (max. 3 pages).
  • Include a selfie at work.
  • Proof of payment of the €35,- application fee. The payment can be made by either using Paypal or by direct debit using IBAN and Swift.

Use and address to [email protected]. Please send everything in One .pdf - max 25 pages and max. 15MB.