Media Art Grants 2014
Foundation of Lower Saxony at the Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art
and Edith-Russ-Haus Award for Emerging Media Artists of the Sparda-Bank 2014
Deadline: February 16, 2014
Media Art Grants 2014
Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art will award three production and residency grants—10,000 EUR each—to promote international artistic efforts in the field of media art.
The grants from the Foundation of Lower Saxony at the Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art were created in 2001, and are recognized internationally for their support of the production in the wide range of media art, from video art and net-based projects to audio or audio-visual installations.
The grant covers a period of six months—July–December 2014—and requires residence in Oldenburg for at least one month.
The project or artistic work should be completed within the six-month grant period. An international jury of experts will choose the grant winners.
Online application here
Edith-Russ-Haus Award for Emerging Media Artists of the Sparda-Bank 2014
The Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art will award up to five grants for artistic works in the area of new media.
–two grants to the amount of 3,000 EUR and participation in the Award for Emerging Artists exhibition at the ERH;
–up to three artists will be acknowledged by having their work presented in the Award for Emerging Artists exhibition at the ERH.
The Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art would like to recognize new stances in media art and support the winning artists with grants and/or an exhibition. The prize is intended to lastingly promote the careers of young media artists.
Awards will be given to existing works from the broad spectrum of media art, from net-based projects or video art to audio or audio-visual installations.
International artists up to the age of 35 may participate.
An international jury of experts will choose the prize winners.
Online application here.
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About Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art
The Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art opened in 2000 and is devoted to a wide range of current issues related to media art. Exhibitions by international artists and presentations, performances, concerts, workshops and lectures by media artists and theorists are regularly organized. Important past exhibitions have dealt with key contemporary themes such as Something Other Than Photography: Photo&Media andGeneration i.2 – The Aesthetics of the Digital in the 21st Century; important media artists have been presented in solo exhibitions. In October 2013, the first exhibition of the winners of the Edith-Russ-Haus Award for Emerging Media Artists of the Sparda-Bank was presented: Kuai Shen with the space and sound installation Oh!m1gas: biomimetic stridulation environment and ss-io (Hyun Ju Song und Mi Lyoung Bae) with the generative audiovisual installation The Moment.
Since 2001, the Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art has conducted a regular guest-artist programme, which up to now has sponsored and implemented 35 artistic proposals. To this end, two one-room apartments and a residential studio are available in the guesthouse of the Edith-Russ-Haus, and grant recipients can call upon the institutional support of the institution in implementing their projects.
Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art