Open call for Artists-In-Residence Laboratory at the CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

Submission deadline: February 28 2013

The Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle and the City of Warsaw invite art professionals from eligible countries to apply for one-month long residencies in April, May and June 2013 within the frame of Artists-In-Residence Laboratory programme at
the CCA Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw.

This open call is the first phase of the project, and will shortly  be followed by artistic residencies and small exhibitions.

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The A-I-R Laboratory has been organizing an international  residency programme at the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle  in Warsaw since 2002. The notion of 'RE-DIRECTING' refers here to a  need to facilitate collaborations with art initiatives from regions with  which the A-I-R Laboratory hasn't had an
opportunity to collaborate so  far.

Eligible countries:  Afghanistan,  Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel,  Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Mongolia, Moldova,
Oman, Palestine, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria,  Tajikistan,
Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates,  Uzbekistan and Yemen.

Fellows should be prepared to:
- Give a speech providing an overview or insight into specific issues
relating to the current art scene in their country.
- Prepare a portfolio review of selected artists and art initiatives from
their homeland in Warsaw.
- Participate in the A-I-R Laboratory programme (seminars, meetings, study
- Collaborate with CCA curators on preparing the artistic residencies for
their respective locales.
Selection  will be based on the professional excellence of the applicant's
work  and his/her plans for sharing the benefits of the exchange with artists
and institutions in his/her home country. Applicants must have  sufficient knowledge of English to function independently and  communicate with A-I-R Laboratory staff and other residents.

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