8th International Winter Campus at Künstlerstadt Kalbe in Germany

Call for Application
8th International Winter Campus 2022

from 28th February to 27th March 2022

Künstlerstadt Kalbe, an innovative project in the Altmark region (Saxony-Anhalt) with the goal of countering demographic change through art and culture, is awarding scholarships for a working residency for the 8th time.

In accordance with the concept of a social plastic referring to Joseph Beuys, Künstlerstadt Kalbe sees itself as a place where the creative power of art is to be unleashed in order to build a free, sustainable and liveable society.

For four weeks, national and international artists of all disciplines (fine arts, literature, performing arts, music, film, photography, media art, interdisciplinary projects) are invited to participate in such a social sculpture in Kalbe and to contribute their own project ideas.

The scholarship includes

  • Free accommodation for the scholarship holders
  • Temporary, exceptional studios and working spaces
  • Basic stock of working materials, tools and technical equipment
  • Funding of a travel allowance and, if applicable, a supplement to the visa fee (exclusively for international fellows)
  • Artist sponsorship of a Kalbenser during the stay
  • Possibility to exhibit your own works in the gallery “die 8”.

Contribution of the scholarship holder

  • Participation in weekly studio tours with artist talks and presentation of own work
  • Presence of the artist during the residency
  • In addition, there is the possibility to organize further program points, e.g. in the form of an exhibition, performance, reading, workshop or other formats

Requirements
The call is addressed to national and international artists, collectives or students of all disciplines: fine arts, literature, performing arts, music, film, photography, media art, interdisciplinary projects. Without age restriction.

Application documents to be submitted

  • fully completed application form incl. project idea (see homepage)
  • curriculum vitae
  • Portfolio with max. 10 works (no originals)
  • if applicable, letter of recommendation
  • if applicable, copy of a current matriculation certificate

Application deadline: 15th January 2022

Applicants living in Germany exclusively by mail to:

Künstlerstadt Kalbe e.V.
Gerichtstraße 26A
39624 Kalbe (Milde)

Applicants living abroad via e-mail:
info@kuenstlerstadt-kalbe.de

The International Winter Campus will be held in compliance with applicable hygiene measures. If necessary, short-term decisions must be made in accordance with the applicable regulation for the containment of the spread of coronavirus.Deadline: 01/15/2022How to Apply: 

Application documents to be submitted

  • fully completed application form incl. project idea (see homepage)
  • curriculum vitae
  • Portfolio with max. 10 works (no originals)
  • if applicable, letter of recommendation
  • if applicable, copy of a current matriculation certificate

Application deadline: 15th January 2022

Applicants living in Germany exclusively by mail to:

Künstlerstadt Kalbe e.V.
Gerichtstraße 26A
39624 Kalbe (Milde)

Applicants living abroad via e-mail:
info@kuenstlerstadt-kalbe.deContact Information: 

Künstlerstadt Kalbe e.V.
Gerichtstraße 26A
39624 Kalbe (Milde)
info@kuenstlerstadt-kalbe.deWeb Link: http://www.kuenstlerstadt-kalbe.de

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