13/03 2020

EXTENDED DEADLINE | Open call for Summer Sessions 2020 international residencies

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EXTENDED DEADLINE — April 7 May 1, 2020

You an ambitious artist at the early stages of your career, full of ideas and ready to develop an art project this summer? Sign up for Summer Sessions and earn the financial support for a residency program that will help you launch your artistic career! Metamedia Association is inviting emerging artists working in the fields of new media arts and technologies to apply and join the Summer Sessions international residency.

The Summer Sessions are short-term international art and technology residencies for emerging artists and designers. A network of cultural organizations all over the world sponsors and hosts the residencies.

Every summer we offer early-career artists and designers support so they can take part in production residencies abroad. If selected, you will gain an opportunity to work in a highly productive atmosphere with support, feedback and expert supervision. Each Summer Sessions residency lasts approximately eight weeks and takes place between June and September. During this period you will develop your project from concept to presentable work, ready to show.

/ Who can apply?

Artist and designers working with art and technology are eligible to apply if they (1) are under the age of 35 and/or have graduated within the past five years and (2) live in a country where there is a Summer Sessions sponsoring partner. A list of sponsor institutions can be found below. For further information please contact the following email address: info@summersessions.net.

/ Why should I apply?

Selected artists will receive access to the facilities of the host institution, expert support and an opportunity to present the resulting work at a public event. A budget will be provided to cover travel, accommodation, materials and a stipend.

/ How do I apply?

Create a two-minute video in which you explain your project and how you would realize it during the Summer Sessions. There are no restrictions with regard to theme or topic. Note that you may not submit any additional materials, written or otherwise. Selections will be made solely on the basis of the videos. Upload your video to a service such as YouTube or Vimeo.* Then fill out the online application, providing your personal details and a link to your video.

*Note that YouTube allows you to make a video unlisted, meaning it cannot be found by anyone who doesn’t know the URL. Vimeo allows you to set a password to restrict viewing of your work.

To apply visit www.summersessions.net, deadline is April 7 2020 May 1, 2020.*


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*Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Summer Sessions network is extending the deadline for applications to May 1, 2020. We welcome all kinds of projects and would like to see your proposal even if you’re not sure it can be carried out right now. We strongly believe that together we can find creative ways to continue developing, discussing and presenting artistic work.

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