[oberlist] LT* call/air: Nida Art Colony (NAC) welcomes proposals from artists, designers, architects, curators, and art researchers

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Subject: [Rezone] Nidas mākslas kolonija aicina pieteikties rezidencēm
(ir stipendijas iespējas)!
From:    "Agnese Baranova" <agnese at rixc.lv>
Date:    Mon, January 21, 2013 2:51 pm
To:      rezone at lists.rixc.lv


Welcome to apply for residencies for March-December period in 2013 -
*deadline for residency applications is* *February 15, 2013.*

Nida Art Colony (NAC) welcomes proposals from artists, designers,
architects, curators, and art researchers for its upcoming summer-autumn
residencies on the Baltic Sea coast in the Curonian Spit National Park
<http://www.nerija.lt/en>, Lithuania.

NAC is located in a remote and beautifully distinct landscape next to
the resort town of Nida <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nida,_Lithuania>.
The residency is most appropriate for those artists who are seeking time
for experiments and research, value the creative process and a big
studioor open-air space as well as for those who love coincidences and
the chance to meet artists from all over the world. Parallel to the
residency programme, the Colony building also hosts student workshops
and international artistic projects for shorter periods of time.

The Colony provides the necessary living and social conditions to ensure
a comfortable environment for the five artists-in-residence. Each of the
five residencies is set out on two floors with 65 square meters of floor
space and feature all the necessary facilities. The colony is situated
about 600 meters away from the sand dunes, and the beach. More
information on activities (like the curated exhibition Taking Time
and facilities can be found on our website <http://www.nidacolony.lt>and
Facebook <https://www.facebook.com/NidaArtColony>. To get a sense of
Colony life and to see A.I.R. portfolios, please check the Nida Art
Colony Log <http://www.nidacolony.lt/en/colony-log>.

Two types of residencies are available: individual and thematic
residencies. Please indicate the selected type of residency in the
subject line and follow the application guidelines

*Thematic Residencies
*Duration: 2 months, between March and December 2013.

*Techno-ecologies collaborative residencies *are offered in partnership
with RIXC <http://www.rixc.lv>. Please send your project proposals based
on the *keywords and your initial research on the specific Neringa
issues*. Keywords and more information are to be found here -
<http://www.nidacolony.lt/en/projects/techno-ecologies>. Individual and
group (up to four persons) applications are welcome from artists,
researchers, scientists, producers and curators.
*Grants:*There are five grants available,**700 EUR/month , travel (up to
350 Eur), studio, accommodation and production costs (subject to
Applicants from Europe may apply.

*Critical tourism residencies*are intended for artists who want to
develop a site-specific work relating to Nida and its touristic aspects.
More here about the project On Hosting and Displacing
*Grants: *There are twogrants available, of 700 EUR/month, travel (up to
350 EUR), studio, accommodation and production costs.
Applicants from Switzerland and Nordic-Baltic countries may apply.

Thematic residencies are supported by the EU Culture Programme, Swiss
Arts Council /Pro Helvetia,/Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for
Culture, and Vilnius Academy of Arts.

*Individual Residencies
*Duration: oneto four months, between June and December 2013. The
recommended duration of a residency is 2 months.
Applicants from all over the world may apply.*
Grants:*No grants are currently available; selected candidates are
issued a letter of support for individual grant-seeking.
*Costs:*Studio and living space rent is 412 EUR/month (June-September)
and 312 EUR/month (October-December), including all taxes, use of
equipment, communal spaces and bicycles.

*Call for contributions to inter-format symposium on hosting and
Critical Tourism and Post-Romantic Condition
*May 16–19, 2013, Nida, Lithuania
The international symposium is a part of the Swiss-Lithuanian
cooperation project On Hosting and Displacing
<http://www.nidacolony.lt/en/projects/on-hosting-and-displacing>. The
format of the symposium contributions is open: talks, presentations,
artistic interventions, workshops, etc.

*Call for a Trainee
*We are looking for interns to work as a) assistant curators, which
includes coordination of artist-in-residency and other culture &
education programmes and b) visual communication assistants (photo &
video documentation and working with our archive). We offer a unique
experience and reference letters for your future career, as well as free
accommodation at the Colony between September 2013 and May 2014. You
should stay for four to eight months. Please send your CV and a short
motivation letter to vytautas at nidacolony.lt
<mailto:vytautas at nidacolony.lt>until February 15, 2013. For more
information, please visit our internships page

NAC is also waiting for your proposals to make an event (63-bed
guesthouse and three conference/workshop spaces).
Our information partners: www.echogonewrong.com
<http://www.echogonewrong.com>,www.artnews.lt <http://www.artnews.lt>,
and www.neringafm.lt <http://www.neringafm.lt>.



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