Deadline: 6 September 2019
This biennial residency in Berlin was established in 1999 to enable a New Zealand visual artist to work on an approved project and undertake professional development opportunities.
Other expected benefits include:
- developing the potential of the artist through exposure to new cultures and new ideas.
- acting as an ambassador in bringing an increased awareness in Berlin of New Zealand visual arts.
The residency provides:
- a stipend of NZD $40,000 for the twelve month residency to be used for living and material costs, travel to Berlin and insurance;
- a one-bedroom 60sqm apartment in the district of Friedrichshain in former East Berlin;
- the Künstlerhaus Bethanien studio and administration fee, which includes a contribution towards the costs of an exhibition, its promotion and a publication.
What the Künstlerhaus Bethanien provides?
The International Studio Programme at the Künstlerhaus Bethanien is one of the largest and most prestigious international residency programme. The programme provides:
- a studio;
- advice on applicants projects;
- curatorial support;
- workshops and technical infrastructure;
- an exhibition;
- participation in an Open Studio event;
- publishing support;
- contacts with international curators, critics, publicists, theorists, gallery owners and collectors;
- liaison with international institutions, projects and exhibitions;
- seminars, talks and readings.
To apply for the Berlin Visual Arts Residency 2020 applicants:
- must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
- must have a strong national reputation as a visual artist. Applicant will have either:
- received critical acclaim for work applicant have produced or
- completed a body of work that has been acknowledged for its artistic excellence.
The residency is offered for 12 months from October 2020 – October 2021.
Benefits and Track Record
To be eligible for Creative New Zealand funding:
- Applicants project or activities must directly benefit New Zealand arts, artists or practitioners.
- Applicant must have a track record of experience and success — this means you must have:
- recognition from peers or experts;
- achieved a degree of critical or sales success;
- specialised training or practical experience.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can apply online via given website.
For more information, please visit https://www.creativenz.govt.nz/find-funding/funds/berlin-visual-arts-residency