2.09.2020 Wednesday

Open Call for Lower Silesia based artists – Košice, Slovakia

Culture Zone Wrocław in collaboration with K.A.I.R. Košice Artist in Residence invite visual or interdisciplinary artists from Wroclaw and Lower Silesia – up to one person – to submit proposals to take part in a seven-weeks residency that will take place at Košice, Slovakia.  

We are searching for a visual or interdisciplinary artist from Wroclaw and Lower Silesia, who would like to deal with the theme of Interconnectedness which highlights the need for contemporary society to be aware of its links with the environment beyond its own region, state or nation, but also beyond the human species. On the one hand, it is the impact of rich regions on developing countries on environmental, economic and political issues. On the other hand, focusing on anthropocentric humanism leads to the creation of a line between human and animal. 

The artistic project that we will select through the open call should reflect some of the related issues through the visual art or its overlap into scientific disciplines, sound art, new media or performance.

Submission deadline: 20/09/2020

Results until: 28/09/2020

Residency period: 2/11–20/12/2020

Vacancies: 1

 The open call is addressed to visual and interdisciplinary artists living, born, studying or creating in Wroclaw or Lower Silesia.


What do we offer?

Free accommodation and work studio in Košice in Eastern Slovakia. Financial support during the stay – per diems or fees, covering the costs of travel from and to Košice. The organizers also offer participation in a meeting with the audience during Open Studio Nights, organization of presentations or workshops during the stay and an exhibition at the end of the residency. 

How to apply?

By September 20, you should send by e-mail (airwro@strefakultury.pl) your application including: CV, portfolio with selected works (no more than 10 pages) and a cover letter justifying your willingness to participate in the project (maximum 1 page). Detailed information with recruitment regulations and participation conditions can be found HERE.


The residency program is supported using public funding by Slovak Arts Council. The project is also supported by the city Košice.

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