European Media Artists in Residence Exchange 2009 – deadline 20 October 2008

European Media Art Network presents

European Media Artists in Residence Exchange 2009

The European Media Art Network provides residencies in England, Germany, Bulgaria and the Netherlands for European artists.

With support of the European Union – Culture 2007-2013 programme the newly established European Media Art Network will host 16 European Media Artists in Residence Exchanges within 2008 and 2009 and organise a final exhibition in 2009 in Halle (Saale) additional to individual presentations.

Europe based Media Artists in the fields of digital media including internet and computer based art, filmmakers, sound and video artists are invited to apply for a two months artist residency at IMPAKT, Utrecht, Netherlands; Interspace, Sofia, Bulgaria; VIVID, Birmingham England or at Werkleitz Center for Media Arts in Halle, Germany. Students are not permitted, but young artists encouraged.

EMARE includes a grant of 2.000 Euro, free accomodation, up to 250 Euro travel expenses, access to the technical facilities and media labs and a professional presentation.

Entries should include the application form (downloadable from the website), a CV, (audio)visual reference projects documentation (no originals) and a proposal sketch for the project which should be developed within EMARE. Artists with residence in or identity card within Europe should contact one of the following institutions for further details and application form or visit the homepage:

Deadline: October, 20th, 2008

Werkleitz Gesellschaft e.V.
MEARE / Peter Zorn
Schleifweg 6
06114 Halle (Saale)
f: 49 68246-0 fax: -29

The Netherlands:
Impakt Festival
Arjon Dunnewind
P.O. Box 735
NL-3500 AS Utrecht
The Netherlands
f: +31 30 2944-493 fax: -163

Margarita Dorovska
27 Benkovski Str. Ent. 2 fl. 1 ap. 18
Sofia 1000
f: +359 (2) 983 48 43

Yasmeen Baig Clifford
140 Heath Mill Lane
Birmingham . B9
4AR . UK
f: +44 (0) 121 766 7876f . fax: +44 (0) 871 251 0747 .