MeetFactory, o. p. s.
Ke Sklárně 3213/15
150 00 Praha 5
13:00 do 20:00 + based on evening program
From all candidates Věra Horváthová has been chosen. Congratulation.
The call for Roma visual artists, designers, architects, writers, activists and other creatives living and working in the Czech Republic and Slovakia is a collaboration between Vienna-based artist Robert Gabris, Display – Association for Research and Collective Practice and MeetFactory Artists in Residence Program. The open call is a response to a continuous precarious state of the arts, culture and activism amidst the global pandemic and post-pandemic world, aiming to support and nurture the Roma creative and activist community. The project's aim is to give higher visibility to artist's, writers, activists and other creatives whose practices are underrepresented in the cultural and arts sector. The prospective applicant will have an opportunity to contribute to the public programme of Display in the form of workshops, screening, performance, discussion etc. with the full support of Display’s curatorial team and mentoring by Robert Gabris.
The residency will take place from November 1st 2021 to January 31th 2022.
The MeetFactory provides chosen candidates with:
Studio at the MeetFactory,
Fee of 700 EUR per month,
Production budget up to 200 EUR,
background of the international multi-genre arts center,
possibility to use the facilities of the residential floors,
full participation in the MeetFactory AiR Program - involvement in public events (open studios, presentations, workshops) and other activities of the MeetFactory AiR Program (trips, studio visit by curators, etc.),
networking and mediating contacts to Prague's, Czech and Slovak art scene,
PR support through MeetFactory channels,
production assistance in the implementation of projects.
Display provides a selected candidate with:
Travel costs reimbursement (for candidates from outside or Prague),
Curatorial and production support of the candidate´s project and work,
Professional local and international network and care,
Space of Display, a fee and a basic production budget for events or other public program,
PR support through Display channels.
Applying for the open call and selection of candidates:
Applications will be reviewed by:
Robert Gabris - https://robertgabris.com/
Piotr Sikora, Lucia Kvočáková – MeetFactory - http://www.meetfactory.cz/cs/
Hana Janečková, Zuzana Jakalová – Display - https://www.display.cz/cs/home
current portfolio (in case of visual artists, designers, architects) and/or other samples of work
project proposal that include short description of research and practice planned for the residency, its connection to your wider practice and what do you hope to achieve during the residency (practical outcomes).
To send larger data please use WeTransfer.com or uschovna.cz.
The open call results will be made public by October 15th 2021 latest on the MeetFactory website: www.meetfactory.cz. The candidates will not be informed by the phone.
Application deadline is September 30th 2021. Applications received after this date will not be considered.
Please send all the materials to Lucia Kvočáková and Piotr Sikora at firstname.lastname@example.org with the email subject SAFE SPACE 2021