Exceptional call out for artists (for the duration untill September 2014)

Newly acquired living ateliers have been made available at Vetrinjski dvor, in the heart of the old part of the city of Maribor, Slovenia. This exceptional call out is ment for hosting foreign artist from the fields of visual, performing, musical, literary and intermedia arts.

There are two apartment ateliers available. One is 96 m2 and the other 76m2 and are equipped with a tea kitchen, bathroom and a sleeping unit. The preferred hosting duration is three weeks and can be started 7 days after this call out is made public and concludes on the 31. of August 2014.

We offer:
– an apartment atelier,
– presenting the artist to the Maribor’s public / Meet the artist,
– project presentation,
– support with organization, production and documenting.

– open studio at least one time during the residence,
– a residential fee of 150€ per week.

– potential candidates can apply here.
Please send a portfolio (pdf) and pictures to guestroommaribor@gmail.com and format the email subject as GRM 2014 – your name.

Our aim:
– contribution towards Maribor’s  openess to foreign artists,
– encouraging longterm connection between international and Maribor’s art scene,
– establishing Maribor as a city of exploration and incubation of new ideas.

The hosting artists will be selected by the jury based on the following criteria:
– originality of the project conception,
– ability to implement the project,
– communicability of the project,
– ability to connect and cooperate with the local art scene.

Jury members:
Visual arts: Petra Kapš, curator, essayist and writer,
Literature: Petra Kolmančič, poet, editor and producer,
Performing arts: Rene Maurin, director and screenwriter,
Intermedia arts and music: Marko Ornik, producer, intermedia artist,
Interventions in public space and community art: Borut Wenzel, designer.

On 16th of June 2014 we will publish a call out for hosting foreign artist in Maribor, Slovenija between 1.09. and 31.12. 2014. Beside usage of the apartment atelier, production and promotional support,  we also offer residents of the standard call out partial coverage of travel costs, production costs and scholarship.

More info on GuestRoomMaribor@gmail.com

“The project is part of the GuestRoomMaribor, coproduction of Pekarna Magdalenske mreže and Narodni dom Maribor. Partners are: Municipality of Maribor, Ministry of Culture, HIŠA! society for people and places and other Maribor cultural producers.”

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