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Artists in Residence programme at quartier21/MuseumsQuartier Vienna 2016

Artists-in-Residence programme of tranzit and ERSTE Foundation /

CALL for APPLICATIONS 2016 now open until 4 October 2015

tranzit is a network of five independent, non-profit organisations in Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and the Slovak Republic. Since 2002 tranzit has been developing artistic and cultural activities with a critical approach, fostering a permanent dialectic between local and global culture.

The Artists-in-Residence programme at quartier21/MuseumsQuartier in Vienna is part of this endeavour and provides young artists from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and the Slovak Republic with a guest studio and the opportunity to live and work in Vienna for the period of one or two months. ERSTE Foundation is the main partner of tranzit and also provides support for the Artists-in-Residence programme. The jury for selecting the artists consists of members of tranzit and ERSTE Foundation.

The residencies are designed for artists, curators and theoreticians working in the field of contemporary art.

Each residence offers:
• a monthly stipend of 1050 EUR
• a studio space to live and work in the MuseumsQuartier in Vienna

Applications have to include the following documents:
1.) Complete digital application form, including the following information:
o Your contact information (name, address, e-mail, phone, website)
o Letter of intent explaining why you apply and what you expect. What would you like to focus on during the residence (max. 5000 characters)
o Brief informative curriculum vitae (max. 1 page)
2.) Portfolio (max. 10 MB)

Aapplication form is available for download here or on the link beside.

Please send the two documents as PDF. Other formats cannot be accepted.

Applicants should be prepared for the requirement to use the residence in its full length. Accepted applicants are required to hand in a written report after completion of the residence.

Applications are accepted only in English and by e-mail until: October 4th, 2015. Selected participant will be notified until the end of October 2015.

Please send your application in digital form with subject "MQ AiR 2016" to:

for Romania (February – March):

for Hungary (April – May):

for Czech Republic (June – July / August – September):

for Slovak Republic (October – November):

For further questions please contact Ms Michaela Geboltsberger/

Studio 613 / photo: Pinie Wang