Call for applications for fellowships from 2022–2023 (DE)

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Akademie Schloss Solitude is happy to announce the start of the call for applications for its international and transdisciplinary artist-in-residence-program. The call for approximately 65 residency fellowships of six to twelve months in duration runs from September 1 to November 30, 2021.

Akademie Schloss Solitude is an international and transdisciplinary artists’ residence. Its unique model affords artists and scientists valuable freedom to develop their work and perform research in both a physical and digital context. Akademie Schloss Solitude’s wide-ranging fellowship program promotes the interrelationship of art and science across all disciplines and fields of practice. Special programs address relevant thematic focuses. Akademie Schloss Solitude provides broad public access to artistic thought and action thanks to a diverse range of public events.

Residencies at Akademie Schloss Solitude enable fellows to devote themselves to their research projects under favorable material and intellectual conditions. For them, the Akademie Schloss Solitude becomes a transdisciplinary learning unit, a platform for communal learning outside the formal educational system, a place which is open to a broader and more diverse public. By experimenting with artistic research practices and new formats, the Akademie aims to change societal processes and to stimulate intergenerational discourse. More than 1,600 artists from more than 120 countries have developed and advanced projects at the Akademie since its opening in 1990, creating a close-knit, global network of Solitude alumni that expands from year to year.

International artists are invited to apply from the following spheres of practice: VISUAL (visual arts and media), AURAL & PHYSICAL (music and performing arts), DIGITAL (digital art, gaming, digital journalism, digital publishing), SPATIAL (architecture and design), TEXTUAL (literature and language), SOCIETAL (education, mediation, theory), SCIENTIFIC (humanities, social, natural and economic sciences.

Who can apply? International artists, scientists, and cultural professionals are invited to apply for fellowships in the spheres listed above. The candidates should not be older than 40. Applications from students enrolled in degree programs will not be considered. PhD students are welcome to apply. Applications of artist groups are possible. The main language is English.

The Solitude fellowship is a residential fellowship.
Fellows are obliged to spend at least two thirds of their fellowships at the Akademie.

The fellowship includes the following benefits:
A free, furnished living/working studio including electricity, water and heating,
A monthly fellowship grant of EUR 1,200,
Travel expenses for arrival and departure (on a one-time basis).

Application instructions
To apply, please visit the Akademie Schloss Solitude application page.
Questions regarding the application process can be sent to apply@akademie-solitude.de