Rarita Szakats on Mon, 10 Dec 2007 12:31:47 +0100 (CET)
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[Nettime-ro] Anunt rezidente 2008 la Tescani
The National Museum ?George Enescu? ? the department ?Dumitru and
Alice Rosetti Tescanu ? George Enescu? and the Swiss Cultural
Programme South-East Europe and Ukraine invite writers to apply for
residences in May and October 2008.
/ArtistNe(s)t programme 2008 /
*ArtistNe(s)/t/*/ /supports the creative activities of artists and
researchers open to innovation and cooperation in the disciplines:
visual art, literature, theatre and dance.
*/ArtistNe(s)t/*/ /encourages the dialogue between Romanian and foreign
*Location:* *Tescani* (Bacau County, Romania)//
*Number of residencies:*
4 residencies, 2 in May and 2 in October
*Duration of each residence:*
Period for residences:
May 1 to 31
October 1 to 31
4 writers in residence
The 4 residences in 2008 are addressed to 2 Romanian and 2 foreign*
Writers*, so that there will usually be two resident writers in Tescani,
one Romanian and one from another country.
The residences allow resident writers:
? to work on a proposed project and to make a presentation at the
end of the residence,
? to become familiar with the work of the other resident writer,
? to exchange knowledge and ideas,
? to work on a common project
The resident writers are also offered opportunities to get in contact
with the local cultural scene through visits to cultural institutions in
the area, meetings with local artists, attending performances,
exhibitions etc.* *
Each residence programme will include a reading for the local community.
Two project coordinators and an artistic coach will support these
Criteria of selection:
? Professional writers with at least three years of experience
? Interest in developing innovative work within a foreign
? Work/research on the specific local context are particularly
? Knowledge of English
*Living and working conditions:*
? individual studio
? working space
? free use of computer and internet
Writers will receive:
o a monthly grant of CHF 1200.? for food, local travel and other
related costs; this grant is subject to a 16% tax;
o a production budget of CHF 1000.? for the realization and
presentation of the proposed project;
o a return ticket from/to the place of the residence (a maximum
of 600 CHF for the artists from other countries).
The medical insurance for the time of the residence is in the artist's
Visa costs for Romania are in the artist?s charge.
The resident writers must spend a minimum of 2/3 of the allocated
residence time in Tescani.
? Application forms are available on the site *www.artistnest.ro
<http://www.artistnest.ro/> *or you can get it on request from
? Applications have to include a proposal for a project to be
realised during the residence, the CV and some documentation about the
? Please mention the period of the residence you apply for (May
or October 2008)
? Application deadline: *11 February 2008* **
? Applications should be sent by post to the address: Muzeul
National ?George Enescu? Sectia ?Dumitru si Alice Rosetti-Tescanu?
(pentru Gabriela Ilas), Tescani 126, cod 607056, comuna Beresti-Tazlau,
judetul Bacau, Romania.
The selection of the artists will be done by a jury formed of Romanian
*For additional information please contact:*
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