Residency Programmes in China
In association with the IFP (Institute for Provocation) and I: Project Space, the Goethe-Institut China will be holding two residency programmes for performing and visual artists in 2018. During a three-month residency, artists from Germany will have an opportunity to work on their own China-related projects, take in new artistic stimuli and make contact with Chinese creative artists. They may present their projects afterwards if they like, but are not required to produce any concrete results.Performing arts:1 April–30 June 2018
Visual arts: 1 September–30 November 2018
Artists-in-Residence Programm „Berlin – Hong Kong 24/7“
“Hong Kong – Berlin 24/7” artists-in-residence programme allows one Hong Kong film professional to live in Berlin for 2 months and on the other hand one filmmaker from Berlin-Brandenburg to stay in Hong Kong - so they can develop their projects and learn about the film industry in their guest cities.
Art Residency Program in Taipei Artist Village
The Cultural Department of the state capital Munich, Goethe-Institute Taipei, the Apartment of Art and the Taipei Culture Foundation (Taipei Artist Village) are offering an art residency program for Munich artists in Taipei. The residency program will be a two-month stay in July / August 2017 and include solo exhibitions in the Taipei Artist Village and in the Apartment of Art in Munich. It is part of an exchange program between Munich and Taipei from 2017 to 2019 which enables a Taiwanese artist both a stay as an artist-in-residence in the Ebenböckhaus and a solo exhibition in the Apartment of Art in Munich.
Artists-in-Residence Programm "Cultures in Contact"
The Goethe-Institut China is running a residency programme in 2018 called “Cultures in Contact – Artists in Residence” in association with the German-Chinese Institute for Intercultural German Studies and Culture Comparison at the University of Göttingen and the German Studies Department at Nanjing University. The programme enables a Chinese writer and a German writer to immerse themselves in each other’s culture for two months. Each writer-in-residence has an opportunity to get to know the host country’s cultural scene and draw inspiration for their own literary work from a foreign environment. Furthermore, they will meet with local creative writers and students to discuss prospects for German-Chinese intercultural communication.Residency in Göttingen: 15 May - 15 July 2018
Residency in Nanjing: 15 September – 15 November 2018
Art science and literature
Residency programmes in Shanghai
Our joint residency programme with am art space in 2017 is open to art historians, academics in related disciplines and writers, who for six weeks from October to November 2017 can develop their projects together with Chinese partners at am art space and come up with new research topics and insights through intercultural exchange
This year, our cooperation with the Institute of Design of the China Academy of Art once again offers an artist the opportunity to pursue their China-related project in a three-month residency in Shanghai from September to December 2017.
Both programmes are intended to contribute to intercultural understanding between China and Germany. They should promote dialogue and joint reflection, with a focus on the creative potential of intercultural cooperation.
The deadline for applications for both programmes is 31 May 2017.
Further Residencies in China
is a non-profit platform founded by Crystal Ruth Bell and Kira Simon-Kennedy with following 3 missions:
1. To create a free directory and resource-filled platform for visiting artists and hosting organizations.
2. Map and research residencies across mainland China & Hong Kong to strengthen the global field of arts residencies.
3. Advise existing and envisioned residency programs to foster robust and sustainable creative exchange.