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DOMIE is 400 square meters intended for artistic experiments. It features studio and exhibition, music and performance space, gathering and accommodation. The building undergoes continuous transformation, becoming an artistic medium in itself and provoking site-specific activities. DOMIE welcomes everyone and anyone who believes in the idea of openness, is able to embrace frictions and work in intersections. DOMIE is a place requiring care, a difficult, ghastly place, which responds to the sense of uprooting, chronic nomadism, housing crisis and poverty among artists. Domesticity and ownership have ended. It is time of post-dwelling, zombie-communities, unstable domiciles. The project was initiated by Martyna Miller and Katarzyna Wojtczak, who are developing it with DOMIE community. DOMIE is also an experiment in itself. It focuses on a 10-year plan of reclaiming a building in the center of Poznań/Poland, which due to long-term neglect has been falling into disrepair since 1988. The founders of the project undertook the daunting task of renovating the building without any financial capital. That aimed at spreading the responsibility of the ruin, which used to be an important cultural space in the past (the house of cinema prototype – Kaiser’s panorama of the city), among various – formal and informal […]
Święty Marcin 53a, 61-806 Poznań, Poland
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Grochowska 301/305, Warsaw, Poland
L’AiR Arts is a grass-roots non profit association with a mission of supporting intercultural and artistic exchange through providing international artist residency opportunities. Our programs bring together artists, researchers, arts professionals and arts supporters of different nationalities and backgrounds with the aim to foster creativity and artistic practice, while promoting inclusion, diversity and international understanding through arts and cultural heritage.
E T A J is an artist-run space, a catalyst that focuses on the efficiency of the contemporary artistic object within the local context. Some artists have grouped themselves into the idea of conceiving a cultural cell. Through their journey, but also in their connection there is no conventional model. Whether it is a group exhibition, a solo one or other events originated here, the principles of the artistic practice and a sense of authenticity are those guiding the initial collective actions at E T A J.
George Enescu Str 43, Bucharest, Romania
The ZK/U ZK/U seeks to develop projects, co-produce knowledge and share values created through exchanges. ZK/U does not offer a fixed set of ideas and principles for its fellows. Rather, individual projects and needs shape what could be described as a continuous formation. Instead of letting the ‘final product’ constrain the possible routes that a practice might take, ZK/U focuses on the processes that come from, and feed into, the particular contexts of the fellows’ practice, whether they be locally-defined situations or international discourses. THE ORGANIZATION BEHIND ZK/U: KUNSTREPUBLIK The ZK/U concept and practice were initiated by the artist collective and non-profit organization KUNSTrePUBLIK e.V.. The association managed to become the owner of the former railway depot and holds a 40 year lease on the ground. KUNSTrePUBLIK‘s concepts and projects are equally focused on local involvement and global exchange. Coming from non-institutional backgrounds, the founders aspire to continue exploring ways of collaborating, researching and creating, that go beyond the lines of existing structures and preconceptions. As part of their artistic practice, KUNSTrePUBLIK considers the development of ZK/U a long-term process that will evolve through the contributions and critical feedback expressed by its participants, partners and a diverse audience. KUNSTrePUBLIK is […]
Siemenstr. 27, 10551 Berlin-Moabit, Germany
Fluctuating images is an independent, non-commercial platform for media art and media design, established 2004 in Stuttgart, since 2008 in Berlin. The focus of its transdisciplinary curatorial and scientific approach are audiovisual productions (visualization of music) as well as developments in art, design, architecture, music, dance and film.
Willdenowstrasse 10, 13353 Berlin, Germany
The Organization for the Democratization of the Visual Arts is an activist organization based in Berlin, Germany whose aim is to establish a new economic model for the contemporary art market based on a participative and democratic basis. We invite all people join the coalition of ODBK at the next link: https://www.odbk.tk/index.php/join-odbk/ More info please contact us at: email@example.com
LychenerStr. 12, 10437 Berlin
PROGRAMMING ATHICA: Athens Institute for Contemporary Art is an independent, non-profit gallery promoting and supporting innovative contemporary art and artists through exhibitions, education, and events. ATHICA is committed to the local art community and to bringing in national and international contemporary artists of all media. The programming features rotating exhibitions of various themes and affiliated events (such as performances, music, panel discussions, screenings, lectures, workshops, children’s events, tours, and more). Over the past decade, ATHICA has presented over 1200 regional, national, and international artists in over 60 exhibitions and hundreds of affiliated events. ATHICA features up to seven formal exhibitions yearly, including an annual juried exhibition which has featured jurors such as Michael Rooks of Atlanta’s High Musuem, Harry DeLorme of Savannah’s Telfair Museum, and Teresa Reeves of the Zuckerman Museum. Specific programs include: Exhibitions Performances/Events Artists-in-ATHICA Residency Internship Education – Adult Education – Youth Membership Community Access Volunteer 100% VOLUNTEER / ARTIST-LED ATHICA is an all-volunteer organization, with a working board of directors that contributes a minimum of 10 hours a month, interns that contribute a minimum of 70 hours a semester, artists, curators, docents, event staff, preparators, installers, graphic designers, programmers, carpenters, cooks, educators and faculty, […]
675 Pulaski St STE 1200, Athens, GA 30601, USA
We are an international arts group initiated, supported and run by artists. Our programs and projects started in June 2020 and connect artists around the world. Please visit our website
1230 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027, USA
Dimensions Variable (DV) is a nonprofit led by artists committed to the education, presentation, and support of contemporary art in Miami. Through a supportive community, DV provides studios, curates exhibitions, produces external projects, publishes content, hosts discussions, develops education, and organizes events that engage the community and support challenging and experimental art practices.
101 NW 79th St, Miami, FL 33150, USA
VOX is an artist-run centre founded in 1985. Its mission is to support research and presentation initiatives as well as enable artists, exhibition curators and other researchers to contribute to art experimentation, to reflection and to development of multiple forms of critical discourse around image-making and exhibition practices from the 1960s to the present day. Its main activity is exhibitions, most often complemented by publications, documentation spaces, film screenings, conferences and online projects. The exhibitions and other artistic events that the centre produces are grounded in long-term work with artists, and often designed as collective projects that encourage discussions and debates about art and contemporary society as well as public meetings with diverse audiences. VOX is a non-profit organization and a member of the RCAAQ as well as Art actuel 2-22.
2 Rue Sainte-Catherine E Suite 401, Montréal, QC H2X 1K4, Canada
ART from HEART CIC is a London based Organization that Curates, Organizes and Manages multidisciplinary group Art Exhibitions and Events focusing on contemporary issues and advocating Socio-Cultural causes. We are an enthusiastic team of creatives with a strong commercial sense who, in collaboration have skills and expertise in fundraising, curating, organizing, and managing large multimedia arts exhibitions, events programs, and festivals. We provide a service to Artists, aim to engage the Community and we support registered Charities whose causes are related and relevant to the selected exhibition theme. ART from HEART is CIC Registered No 12181754 Learn More visiting https://www.artfromheart.co.uk/
1 Towcester Rd, London E3 3ND, UK
THIRD SHIFT is an annual festival of public contemporary artworks that takes place in Saint John, New Brunswick and online. THIRD SHIFT 2021 will take place from August 19 – 22, 2021. Established in 2015, THIRD SHIFT holds space for new experiences and communal exchange through the exhibition of temporary public artworks in Saint John and online. In 2020, THIRD SHIFT expanded to include digital art including animations, short films, interactive online experiences, live coding, virtual performances, and more. THIRD SHIFT will continue to support physical and digital installations (see COVID-19 FESTIVAL FRAMEWORK for more details). For more information about THIRD SHIFT and to see installations from last year’s festival, please visit the festival website. When we are having these calls it is important that all applicants think about their relationship to the land; THIRD SHIFT offers an opportunity to re-imagine and engage with the natural and built environment in what we now know as Saint John. The land on which THIRD SHIFT takes place is the unceded and unsurrendered territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi’kmaq Peoples. This territory is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which Wolastoqiyik and Mi’kmaq Peoples first signed with the British crown in 1725. The treaties […]
Saint John, NB E2L 5B2, Canada
Climanosco was launched in 2015 with the vision that we can all play a part in addressing the climate challenge – and that a first step towards doing so is to make the best knowledge about climate science accessible to everyone. Find out more at www.climanosco.org/about/. We work with climate scientists and citizens to create collections of accessible and reliable climate research articles. Browse through our research articles at www.climanosco.org/research-articles/. Further, we collaborate with artists, activists and scientists on creating interdisciplinary projects to raise awareness to climate change and to develop visions of a sustainable world.
Viaduktstrasse 95, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland
The first lockdown has driven us to a fighting spirit. Now, the second one feels more like a great melancholy. We would like to see art and culture as the very elixir of life in society. It should not occur only in Sunday speeches, not only in good times, but also, and especially in difficult times and times of crisis. Culture is a fuel for social development. But with the lockdown, an entire industry is muted without any ado. We strongly believe that we need culture to bring color and emotional warmth to our everyday life. Hence Window of FAME becomes active and opens its window for female artists. IMPRINT: Responsible for the content of this website is Tibor Foeldes & Marianne Mettler, founder and curator of the project. COPYRIGHT: All photos,Video, textes and images contributed to this website are copyright protected. The copyright lies with Window of Fame, Zürich and the corresponding authors. Each use requires the agreement of the copyright holders.
Weststrasse 136, 8003 Zürich, Switzerland
The Bomb Factory Art Foundation was founded on the premise that art, artists and creative culture offer significant value in our society. Our mission is to support artists, cultural organisations and educational institutions to engage people of all ages and backgrounds in the viewing and creation of art. The Bomb Factory enables contemporary visual arts practice to thrive through the provision of affordable studio and exhibition space as well as a supportive network of artists where peer collaboration and critique is encouraged. All resident artists support the organisation by contributing their skills and time to the public programme. Their engagement with learning and participation enables The Bomb Factory Art Foundation to demonstrate the social value of art. Over the past five years, The Bomb Factory has established itself as an important fixture on the London Contemporary Art landscape whilst also becoming a valued and important resource for the local community. The Bomb Factory attracts visitors from all over London and beyond, who engage in our exhibition and education programmes. This includes art exhibitions, screenings, workshops, performances, poetry and music events, as well as talks and performance art open mics.
2 Boothby Rd, Archway, London N19 4AA, UK
World of Co Artist Residency is a project, inspired by the vivid contemporary art scene and the cultural treasures around us. After years of living abroad and taking part in different art organizations and residencies, in 2017 the WOC crew decided to bring their experience and knowledge to Bulgaria – by creating an international artist residency in Sofia. The mission of World of Co Artist Residency is to create a platform for exploration and experiments for international and Bulgarian artists, to bring awareness about Bulgaria, its’ art and culture, and to contribute to the local contemporary art scene and community. World of Co Artist Residency offers a friendly, supportive and stimulating atmosphere to international and Bulgarian artists, curators, researchers and art managers. The residency enables to develop ongoing research, to work on art projects and discover the city and the artistic scene of Bulgaria. By creating opportunities for meetings, the program initiates an environment for exchanges and discussions to foster common experiments between people and venues from various disciplinary fields. During the residency, the artists usually focus on research, experiments, production, learning new skills, critical discourse, networking, collaboration. WOC Participating artists: https://worldof.co/artistsinresidency/
bul. Kniaz Aleksandar Dondukov 40, 1000 Sofia Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
Eye’s Walk Digital Festival is an innovative festival that combines digital technology, video installation, performing art and experiential design with the unique cultural and architectural background of a city.
35 Cambridge Park Dr 4th floor, Cambridge, MA 02140, USA
The mission of the FCA is to advance the knowledge and appreciation of art and culture to all Canadians, offering education, exhibition, and communication in the Visual Arts, and to support and promote emerging to professional member artists.
1241 Cartwright St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3S1, Canada
The Union is a newly created Oslo-based organization (2020), an artist-run mediation platform consisting of Slovakian Martinka Bobrikova, Peruvian-Palestinian Rodrigo Ghattas-Pérez, and Spanish Oscar de Carmen. One of the core missions of The Union is to explore new socio-political realities through digital and physical activism and creative-citizen movements: the impact of Covid-19 – for artists, activists, thinkers, and creative minds – and its aftermath, being one of the most urgent ones. The Union´s laid-back projects target power structures in institutions, triggering loosen-up critical reflections through the use of unconventional, domestic, and experiential practices. We work to create other valorization structures for art, life, and culture, and to reshape the publics’ interaction; to actively participate in the collective design of new forms of care, participation, and empowerment through the arts. Whilst we cultivate countercultures and creative-civil community engagement.
Oslo gate 2, 0192 Oslo, Norway