The European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute is pleased to announce the 2018 edition of its Artists Development Programme (ADP), looking for ONE visual artist (born after 1 January, 1983) from an EU Member State to work on the theme of â€œDisruption: The Imprint of Manâ€.
The ADP offers emerging European visual artists a 5-6 week-long residency in Luxembourg, enabling them to develop their practice and create a new (body of) work(s), boosted by the mentorship of a high-profile established artist. In 2018, the recipients will each be mentored by acclaimed British artist Callum Innes.
â€¢Being born after 1 January, 1983
â€¢Fluency in English
Budget and Duration
The EIB Institute will cover the artistâ€™s travel costs to and from Luxembourg (residency), and to and from Callum Innesâ€™s studio (before the start of the residency). The artist will receive a stipend (EUR 100 per day to cover living costs and production) and will be provided with a living/working space. Upon starting the residency the artist will be given an additional production budget of EUR 500 and at the end of the residency will receive a success fee of EUR 1 000, provided he/she has produced an artwork. The residency in Luxembourg will take place in May/June 2018.
Upon completion of the residency, the EIB may acquire the artwork(s) produced on-site from the artist.
â€“ CV (in English)
â€“ Scanned copy of the passport or identity card of the applicant evidencing nationality of one of the 28 Member States
â€“ A letter of motivation, in English, with ideas to be explored during the residency, in line with the proposed theme (maximum 500 words)
â€“ Portfolio of visual documentation of works, maximum 8 images, best representing the art of the applicant (in PDF format, A4 pages)
â€“ Names and contact details of two professional referees familiar with the art of the applicant
â€“ A brief reference in the body of the email to how the applicant found out about the programme
A jury â€“ consisting of Callum Innes (the mentor), external art advisers and members of the EIB Arts Committee â€“ will select the candidate based on the artistic quality of his/her work, his/her motivation, the potential to make the most of the opportunity offered by the residency and the relevance of the applicantâ€™s practice to the cultural context of the EIB Institute.
The selected candidate will be informed of the juryâ€™s decision via email in February 2018.
Application deadline: Midnight (GMT+1), 3 January, 2018.
Any application failing to comply with the set requirements will be automatically disqualified.
Applications should be sent electronically to Ms Delphine Munro (firstname.lastname@example.org)