The European Media Art Network and its partners provide residencies between April and Septembre 2012 in Mexico, England, Germany, France and the Netherlands with support of the European Commission’s Culture 2007-2013 Programme, the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes Mexico, the Goethe Institute Mexico, the Centro Cultural Alemán de San Luis Potosí, the City of Utrecht, the Arts Council of England and the regional municipalities of Saxony-Anhalt in Germany and Centre in France.
Mexican based Media Artists in the fields of digital media including internet and computer based art, filmmakers, sound and video artists are invited to apply for a two months artist residency at IMPAKT, Utrecht, Netherlands; Bandits Mages, Bourges, France; FACT, Liverpool, United Kingdom or at Werkleitz Centre for Media Arts in Halle, Germany. European Artists can apply for a two months residency at Centro Multimedia in Mexico City and Centro de Arte y Nuevas Technologias (CANTE) in San Luis Potosi.
Students are not permitted, but young artists encouraged. Artists couples or groups are admtted to apply with a common project but have to share the conditions amongst them. EMARE MEXICO includes a grant of 2.000 Euro, free accommodation, up to 900 Euro travel expenses, access to the technical facilities and media labs and a professional presentation. In addition participating artists of 2012 will take part at the move forward exhibition 5.- 21. 10. 2012 in Halle (Saale) Germany and all artists participating 2012 and 2013 will take part at the final exhibition as part of the Transitio_MX Festival in Mexico City in Octobre 2013. Entries should be submitted online and have to upload a CV, (audio) visual reference projects documentation and a proposal sketch for the project which should be developed within EMARE. It should be aimed that projects are finalised until septembre in order to be exhibited in Halle, Germany in octobre 2012. Artists with residence in or identity card within Europe and Mexico can contact one of the following institutions for further details before starting the online submission.
Due to many artists requests the new deadline is:
15th of February 2012 (Post Date for Mail)