European Digital Arts Residency Call Out for Artists in Ireland, France and Latvia

We are delighted to launch this call out for three digital artists (Ireland, France, Latvia) to take part in the European Digital Artist in Residencies strand of the European Connections in Digital Art programme.

European Connections in Digital Arts (EUCIDA) is a 3 year project funded by Creative Europe led by Rua Red in partnership with Espace multimédia gantner, France and Lūznava Manor Rēzeknes, Latvia. The project aspires to work collaboratively and demonstrate innovation, high standards and contribute to making the digital arts sector highly visible internationally.

EUCIDA is a growing, interactive and innovative community of digital media and technology artists, curators, researchers and cultural workers, connecting to imagine new ways of artistic mobility. Sharing experience, creative practice and opportunities transnationally both for artists and new audiences.

EUCIDA aims to make digital arts accessible and bring a wider public debate on arts and technology through a programme of ambitious and unique experiences.

We are delighted to launch this call out for three digital artists (Ireland, France, Latvia) to take part in the European Digital Artist in Residencies strand of the EUCIDA programme that will be taking place from the 16th of September 2016 to the 27th of September 2019.

The EUCIDA Artist in Residency provides artists with an opportunity to bring their practice to a new, productive, supportive and dynamic environment located within one of the three Partners’ venues, Dublin, France and Latvia.

This is an opportunity for digital artists, based in Ireland, Latvia or France to collaborate Transnationally in new media, digital arts or arts and technology and to further explore their work in a supportive environment.

The participating artists (one from each host country) will be supported and encouraged to share their work practice with the other selected artists sited in Dublin, Belfort and Rēzekne. Each artist will also have the support of the project staff and wider local peer groups. The local peer group consist of fellow artists, curators and academics that work in the digital arts field. There will be an additional opportunity for all three artists and the three local peer groups to have a one-hour web call discussion to conclude the residency. Built in to each residency is the opportunity to share practice not only between the selected artists but also for new audiences to engage with the artists and their work.

The selected artist from Ireland will travel to either France or Latvia, the host county will be decided based on the applications received and the work proposed.

This residency will run simultaneously with residencies in partner venues. Each artist will be supported in terms of collaboration of practice between the three artists via online conversations/webcam technology. Consequently, a good level of English will be required. The Residency offers flights, accommodation, a stipend and an artist fee. The selected artist will be provided with a studio/space (needs dependent) and access to the Partners’ venues equipment and facilities.

Dates of the residency are as follows: 16th of September 2019 to the 27th of September 2019.

To apply please provide the following:

  1. An artist C.V.
  2. Max 3 images of past work.
  3. Proof of residency for either Ireland, France or Latvia.
  4. A short statement (150 words) to include:
  • Which country you would choose to have your residency in and why this country.
  • Level of English proficiency.
  • What technical requirements you need in terms of desk/studio/equipment set up, internet access, local amenities, extra staff support, outreach or community support.
  • What you propose to accomplish/research/make in your host country

Send above information to eucidaproject@gmail.com by 5pm on the 7th June 2019.

Please note this residency is due to start on the 16th of September and participants must be in a position to travel at this time with up to date travel documents.