Open Call for Applications: Artists-in-Residence Programme 2016

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A new call for applications is now open for the artists-in-residence programme of tranzit and ERSTE Foundation at quartier21/MuseumsQuartier in Vienna. The programme provides young artists from Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovak Republic with a guest studio and the opportunity to live and work in Vienna for the period of one or two months.

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

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

Applications must include the following documents in PDF format only:

  • Complete digital application form with the following information:
    • Your contact details (name, address, e-mail, phone, website)
    • Letter of intent explaining why you apply and what you expect. What would you like to focus on during the residence (max. 5000 characters)
    • Brief informative curriculum vitae (max. 1 page)
  • Portfolio (max. 10 MB)

Please download the application form here.

Applicants should be prepared for the requirement to use the residence in its full length. Accepted applicants are required to hand in a written report after completion of the residence.

Applications are accepted only in English and by e-mail until 4 October 2015.
Selected participants will be notified by the end of October 2015.

Please send your application with subject “MQ AiR 2016” to:

for Czech Republic (June – July / August – September):
for Hungary (April – May):
for Romania (February – March):
for Slovak Republic (October – November):

For further questions please contact Ms. Michaela Geboltsberger/

Image: Studio 802, photo by Eva Ellersdorfer-Meissnerova