OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS October – December 2020

“PILOTENKUECHE” is an international art program based in Europe’s boomtown Leipzig, Germany. The independent project is organized by artists with a transdisciplinary background between art, theory & science with the aim to support artists. The project invites within the “International Residency Program” selected artists from around the world to come and work in the 465m² […]

“PILOTENKUECHE” is an international art program based in Europe’s boomtown Leipzig, Germany. The independent project is organized by artists with a transdisciplinary background between art, theory & science with the aim to support artists.

The project invites within the “International Residency Program” selected artists from around the world to come and work in the 465m² communally used, fully remodeled space for a period of three months, with 24h studio access. Each accepted artist is offered a partial stipend. We maintain engagements with several partners, and by introducing our artists to these, make it possible for participants to cooperate with and exhibit in other venues. Our concept encourages experimental strategies and embraces a trans-disciplinary ethos, aiming to provide our participants with the experience of accomplishing something collectively. In a group of around eleven international artists working in the space and two local participants participating on our program activities, a stimulating dialogue becomes vital in fostering an independent position in one’s work while binding the individuals temporarily within the group, which leads to a long-term network that exists even after the program is over.

Participants receive all documentation necessary to apply for funding and the visa process. If required, the project can assist with additional individual reference letters.We’re looking for artists to participate on our program in 2019, but please consider our deadlines.

Term:

01st October – 31st December

All Years Rounds :

01st January – 31st March

01th April – 30th June

01st July – 30th September

01st October – 31st December

WHAT WE PROVIDE

Our “International Residence Program” fuses the use of studio space with internal and external program activities. The Studio space consists of:

  • one furnished up to 36m² large space per artist in our 465m² large communal loft hall including wifi and all side costs (water, heating, energy, kitchen, toilet etc.) + usage of the workshop equipment

  • approximately eleven artists per month working in the space

  • furnished shared used tea kitchen

  • costs / participation fee: 1800,00 EUR* / 3 months, per artist with an additional

  • prior payment: 450 EUR per artist to hold the place in the program, not refundable, refundable by cancellation (3 months before the residency starts)

  • the fee covers the studio & the participation cost

  • travel costs, art materials & living accommodation are additional

*The fee includes the partial-stipend of 1400,00 EUR from “PILOTENKUECHE”, with directly subsidizes the full program fee of in total 3200EUR to 1800,00 EUR.

Living accomodation is additional. The project offers one shared apartment which hosts two artists. Please tell us if you might be interested.

The program activities are

  • studio visits,

  • museum tours,

  • contact to the local art scene

  • scheduled art critiques,

  • as well as TWO group exhibitions,

  • extra activities depending on the artists interests

EXPECTATIONS

Participating artists are expected to participate with the program objectives, to contribute to a collective enterprise, and be open to work with others.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Who can apply?

Artists from all artistic disciplines (installation, videoart, sculpture, electronic music, painting, drawing, performance, photography, net art etc.) are invited to send us an application.

How to apply?

Please fill out our form here

which should include:

  • a short CV with full official adress

  • an artist statement

  • representative number of examples of your work and (if existing) a link to your website

Please visit our website before you apply to get the link for the online application form.

CONTACT

info@pilotenkueche.net

http://westside.pilotenkueche.net/

https://www.facebook.com/PILOTENKUECHE/

Duration of residency

3 months

Accommodation

shared full furnished apartment, accomodation costs are additional 1400 per 3 months

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance

Artists from all artistic disciplines (installation, videoart, sculpture, electronic music, painting, drawing, performance, photography, net art etc.) are invited to send us an application.

Studio / Workspace

shared 465sqm studio with underfloor heating, app.36 sqm per artist with two walls, furnished tea kitchen

Fees and support

we provide artist spotlights, publish them on our website and different zines, we provide proffessional pictures of the exhibitions.
we organize program days – meet other artists, do group critiques together with the curator, we organize TWO exhibitions in exciting venues

Application information

How to apply?
Please fill out our online application form here:
http://westside.pilotenkueche.net/?page_id=547
please have a CV and Portfolio and a plan for the residency in pdf format ready to upload


Application deadline
2020-01-31

Residency starts
2020-10-01

Residency ends
2020-12-31

Location
DE

Link to more information
http://westside.pilotenkueche.net/?page_id=8318