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15 Dec 2020

Call For Proposals: The Alex Adriaansens Residency 2021 (NL)

1 Feb 2021 (M) : Application deadline
1 Mar 2021 (M): Notification

The Alex Adriaansens Residency, by V2_ (Rotterdam, NL), provides a Dutch or international artist or designer the possibility to conduct a year-long research project into the material basis and aesthetics of our digital culture.

As the realm of media art and design grew increasingly obsessed with everything digital and virtual, V2_’s late director and co-founder, Alex Adriaansens, became fascinated by the interaction between matter and media. In memory of his strong focus on artists and designers as the alchemists of our time, V2_ is seeking artistic and design research projects that explore the ways in which media technology, its products and their reception, are informed by materiality.

The Alex Adriaansens Residency provides a Dutch or international artist or designer the possibility to conduct a research project focusing on the material basis and aesthetics of our digital culture. The recipient will work in partnership with V2_ over the span of one year.

Conditions

  • A stipend plus materials, travel and accommodation expenses (total €7,000.00)
  • Workspace at V2_
  • Curatorial, managerial and production support by V2_ staff.

Apply

You can find the application form on V2_’s website (link below).

Selection criteria

A jury, consisting of Joke Brouwer, Boris Debackere and Andreas Broeckmann, will select one proposal, based on the following criteria:
•    originality of the research proposal;
•    tangible outcomes of the residency;
•    artistic merit and integrity of the proposed project;
•    completeness of the application.