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A.R.T. Artist in Residency Tetovo

Residency Program A.R.T. (Artist in Residency Tetovo) © CBC Loja

Who: Artists based in Germany or German nationals living abroad, who are artist working with photography, video, new media, fine arts, street art, installation or specific interventions in public space (in certain cases also music). The applicants should be above 18.

Sparte: Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Media, Music

Duration: up to four weeks

A.R.T is a residency program open for artists based in Germany or German nationals living abroad who are willing to engage in the socio-political context and social life in the city of Tetovo and the surrounding region through their work, and in collaboration with local artists.

A.R.T. gives artists the opportunity to develop new ideas and to experiment with their previous work in a totally different environment: Tetovo, a city in the western part of North Macedonia is a rather small but vibrant place. It does not yet count with an established art-scene but the young and growing off-scene makes this place an inspiring spot for politically and socially engaged artworks. As the cities of Skopje and Pristina are close, in recent years more and more visitors, artists, and curators of both capitals were attracted by ongoing events in Tetovo. The aim of A.R.T. is to allow artists to work in a new, pure and unexplored environment, to share, develop and discuss new visions and ideas with local artists and civic activists, and to present the results in a show at the end of the stay.

Targeted Candidates

A.R.T is open for artists based in Germany or German nationals living abroad, who are artist working with photography, video, new media, fine arts, street art, installation or specific interventions in public space (in certain cases also music). The applicants should be above 18.

We specifically encourage applications of artists who are experienced in using artistic methods to create or transform public spaces and contribute to social change.

Duration of Residency

The Residency program is planned for a period lasting up to four weeks, starting earliest on the last week of October and ending the latest first week of December 2020.

Benefits of the Residency

Center LOJA covers travel costs, accommodation, and provides studio space and the needed equipment. For special needs and extra equipment, we will try to provide the best solution according to the artist’s needs.

Expenses provided by CBC LOJA:
Fee of the artist - 300 €
Accommodation
Food cost - up to 300 €
Working Space
Travel costs Germany – Tetovo up to 400 €

Application

  1. Application form (google form format)
    A.R.T. application
  2. Portfolio (preferably as pdf, videos as low-res. previews)

The deadline for applications 21 Oktober 2020. Please send your application only by email to:
lojaculture@gmail.com

The Artist in Residence Tetovo project is funded by Goethe Institute Skopje.

Given the situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic the A.R.T program will be held according to the protocol provided by the government of the Republic of North Macedonia.

Contact

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact:

Bujar Luma
Tel.: +389 70 360970
bujarluma@gmail.com

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