RESEARCHING RESEARCHERS @ Fabrica |Italy
deadline: February 28, 2016
The residency open call for curators
and archival researchers at Fabrica, Treviso, Italy at the renowned
communication research centre established on the vision of Luciano
Fabrica is a communication research centre. It is
based in Treviso, Italy, and is an integral part of the Benetton Group.
Established in 1994 from a vision of Luciano Benetton, Fabrica offers
young people from around the world a one-year scholarship, accommodation
and a round-trip ticket to Italy, enabling a highly diverse group of
The range of disciplines is equally diverse, including design, visual
communication, photography, interaction, video, music and journalism.
Fabrica is based in a campus centred on a 17th-century villa, restored
and significantly augmented by renowned Japanese architect Tadao Ando.
The scholars will develop collective and personal project identifying
and interviewing sources, whether them photographic materials and/or
paper archives of institutions, private funds, online catalogs,
databases, “vernacular” documents, web or social media.
Researchers must know how to index and archive all the information
collected by applying a scientific method, in team and individually
working. The material collected will be curated in books, exhibitions,
videos, multimedia projects.
Starting from January 30, Fabrica will accept and evaluate research,
already underway or in proposal form, in order to understand and
evaluate capabilities and interests of the aspiring bursary.
For one year, successful applicants will reach
Fabrica’s multidisciplinary (designers, photographers, graphic
designers) and international team and they will be coordinated by
Fellowship: return trip from your country; accommodation in Treviso
(to share with one or two Fabrica grant holders); lunch from Monday to
Friday; a monthly money supply to cover living expenses; health
insurance for the entire duration of the scholarship.
How to apply >> click here
More about it >> http://www.fabrica.it