Call for Artist in Residence - MQ 2013

tranzit residency


Artists-in-Residence programme of tranzit and ERSTE Foundation
at quartier21/MuseumsQuartier in Vienna

tranzit is a network of five independent, non-profit organisations in Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and the Slovak Republic. Since 2002 tranzit has been developing artistic and cultural activities with a critical approach, fostering a permanent dialectic between local and global culture.

The Artists-in-Residence programme at quartier21/MuseumsQuartier is part of this endeavour and provides young artists from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and the Slovak Republic with a guest studio and the opportunity to live and work in Vienna for the period of two months.
ERSTE Foundation is the main partner of tranzit and also provides financing for the Artists-in-Residence programme. tranzit is responsible for selecting the artists.

The residencies are designed for artists, curators and theoreticians working in the field of contemporary art.

Two residents will be selected from Hungary for April – May / June – July 2013

(valid only for Hungary; applicants from other countries please send your applications to your tranzit (cz, sk, ro))

Applications send in English in digital form to: with subject "AiR MQ 2013"

Selected participant will be notified latest until end of November 2012

Deadline for submission: 31st of October 2012

Each residence consists of:
• a monthly stipend of 1050 EUR
• a studio space to live and work in the MuseumsQuartier in Vienna

Applications must include:
• Letter of intent – explaining why you apply and what you expect. What would you like to focus on during the residence (max. 5000 characters)
• Portfolio – documentation of work (website link if available)
• Brief informative curriculum vitae (max. 1 page)
• Full contact information: name, address, phone, email, website

Applicants should be prepared for the requirement to use the residence in its full length.

Accepted resident servitors are required to hand in a report after completion of the residence.

Please send applications in English and in digital form. We can accept only.doc/.docx/.pdf. (not more than 3 attachments, not more than 6 mb in total)

For further questions please contact Isabella Kresse,

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