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May 2014

Dear colleagues, dear alumnae and alumni,

we are happy to present Art | Research News No. 19, presenting current calls and deadlines.

Let us particularly draw your attention to the new funding programme by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF): Elise-Richter-PEEK supports highly qualified female arts-based researchers, who strive for a university career and plan for their next qualification step (habilitation resp. artistic habilitation). The deadline for the current call ist 28 May 2014, the call will be issued every year. If you are interested in an Elise-Richter-PEEK application, have a reserach project idea or related questions, we will gladly support you. Please contact m.glanz@akbild.ac.at.

With best regards from the Vice-Rectorate for Art | Resarch,

Andrea B. Braidt
Vice-Rector Art | Research

Michaela Glanz
Art | Research | Service

Martina Krenn
Assistant to the Vice-Rector

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CONGRATULATIONS: RED CARPET ART AWARD FOR FLORIAN NITSCH

Florian Nitsch has won the "Red Carpet Art Award for Young Art 2014". His works will be shown in an exhibition at Wiener Bildungszentrum (Praterstraße 25, 1020 Vienna), opening on 27 may 2014.

Details (in German): www.roterteppich.at/artists

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CONGRATULATIONS: DIAGONALE SHORT DOCUMENTARY PRIZE FOR ANTOINETTE ZWIRCHMAYR

Our congratulations to Antoinette Zwirchmayr (studies of video and video installation with Dorit Margreiter) for winning the Diagonale Prize 2014 for the Best Short Documentary, donated by Dioces of Graz-Seckau. She convinced the jury with her film "Der Zuhälter und seine Trophäen".

For details see: www.diagonale.at/film-awards/diagonale-prizes/prize-best-short-documentary/

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CALL: 6TH NEU/NOW FESTIVAL 2014

The European League of Institutions of the Arts (ELIA) invites to submit for the 6th NEU/NOW Festival, which will take place in Tilburg, the Netherlands. The festival is an international platform for talented graduating artists and recent graduates (within one year of graduation) of Higher Arts Education Institutions and Universities across Europe and beyond. From the nominated projects about 150 will be presented online at www. Neunow.com and a smaller selection of projects will be presented at the festival. In order to participate in the competition, young artists and graduates have to be nominated by a professors of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.

For details see: www.neunow.com
Deadline for nominations: 20 May 2014

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CALL: FWF - ELISE RICHTER PEEK FOR ARTS-BASED RESEARCH

The new FWF funding programme Elise-Richter-PEEK promotes the academic career of hiqhly qualified female arts-based researchers and enhances their university career. Elise-Richter-PEEK shall support applicants to accomplish a level of qualification (habilitation, artistic habilitation or equivalent) which enables them to apply for a professorship either in Austria or abroad.

Applicants have to show a minimum of two years of arts-based research experience and international arts-based research publications. Applicants for Elise-Richter-PEEK do not require a completed PhD. Projects may last between 12 and 48 months. The review process is carried out with the involvement of the international advisory board for PEEK.

For details see: www.fwf.ac.at/en/projects/richter-peek.html
Deadline for submission: 28 May 2014

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CALL: FWF - CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR FEMALE RESEARCHERS

The FWF is offering well qualified female scientists of all disciplines who are working towards a career in universities the chance of a two-stage funding for a total of six years. The career development programme for female scientists is divided into the Hertha-Firnberg Programme for post-docs, which aims to support women at the start of their scientific careers, and the Elise Richter Programme for senior post-docs, which aims at providing scientists with the necessary qualifications (i.e. habilitation) to apply for professorial positions within Austria or abroad.

For details on Hertha-Firnberg-Programme see: www.fwf.ac.at/en/projects/firnberg.html
For details on Elise-Richter-Programme see: www.fwf.ac.at/en/projects/richter.html
Deadline for submission: 28 May 2014

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CALL: IFK_SENIOR AND RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS 2015|16

The IFK currently invites applications for IFK_Senior Fellowships and IFK_Research Fellowships for the academic year 2015I16. Applications can be linked to IFK's current research focus"Imaginations of disorder", but this is not a pre-requisite. International or national post-doc researchers (Research Fellowships) and senior researchers (Senior Fellowships) may submit projects that combine empirical investigation with thoughtful theoretical work.

Details and application form: www.ifk.ac.at/tl_files/files/Application%20Forms/RF-SF-Formular2015_fuer_HPG.pdf
Deadline for submission: 1 July 2014

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CALL: FFG MARIE SKLODOWSKA-CURIE INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIPS

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships enable scientists with a PhD or 4 years of research experience to work on research in a European context or outside Europe. Research fields are chosen freely by the applicants (bottom-up approach). Applications are made jointly by the researcher and his_her host organisation in the academic or non-academic sectors. Interdisciplinary and intersectoral projects are encouraged.

For details see: www.ffg.at/sites/default/files/downloads/program_line/msca_if_info.pdf
Deadline: 11 September 2014

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CALL: JOSEPH BINDER AWARD - COME, TAKE PART!

DesignAustria organises the Joseph Binder Award, an international competition with a focus on graphic design & illustration. Designers, illustrators, and students from all over the world are invited to submit their works realised between 2012 and now. The entries will be assessed by an international jury in thirteen categories: Corporate Design, Communication Design, Information Design, Editorial Design, Type Design, Poster Design, Packaging Design, Book Illustration, Media Illustration, Commercial Illustration, Storyboard, Illustration in Miscellaneous Applications, and Design Fiction.

For details see: www.designaustria.at/posts/2001-call-for-entries-joseph-binder-award-2014
Deadline: 31 May 2014

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CALL: JOINT PROJECTS AUSTRIA - ARGENTINA 2014

The Austrian Science fund has established a bi-lateral cooperation agreement with the Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET). The call for joint research projects in the field of basic research, including Social Sciences and Humanities, is now open. Applicants from

Argentina and from Austria apply for their respective project parts at their country's funding organisation.

For details see: www.fwf.ac.at/en/international/funding-categories-bilateral-agreements.html
Deadline for submissions: 30 May 2014

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CALL: WTZ - SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL COOPERATION WITH PARTNERS ABROAD

The current call Scientific and Technological Cooperation invites to submit project proposals for 2015-2016. Aim of the program is to intensify international scientific cooperation of Austrian scientists with scientists from the partner country by financing mobility costs within the framework of bilateral scientific cooperation projects.

For details see: www.oead.at/index.php?id=64&L=1
Deadline - WTZ Czech Republic: 30 May 2014
Deadline - WTZ Vietnam: 30 May 2014
Deadline - WTZ Ukraine: 2 June 2014
Deadline - WTZ France: 16 June 2014

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CALL: ERWIN WENZL PRIZE

The prize is awarded for outstanding academic achievements. Invited are students of universities in Upper Austria or Upper Austrian students studying at universities in Austria or abroad (diploma, master's theses, dissertations finished after June 1, 2013). Prizes: 3 prizes of 1,500 Euro for diploma or master's theses, 3 prizes of 2,500 Euro for dissertations.

For details see (only in German): www.erwinwenzlpreis.at/index.php?id=6
Deadline: 30 June 2014

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CALL: FILM-COMPETITION 'KURZUNDSCHÖN'

The Academy of Media Arts Cologne and Westdeutscher Rundfunk TV (WDR) invite students and trainees in the field of audiovisual arts to send contributions. Submitted contributions must not be older than 15 months, invited genres include: feature film, anmimation, artistic/experimental film, motion design, pubulicART, infoscreen cinema etc.

For details see: www.kurzundschoen.khm.de/en/kurzundschoen
Deadline for submission: 22 July 2014

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CALL: BEGINNING | INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF DEBUT AND STUDENT FILM

The XIII St.Petersburg International Festival of Debut and Student Films "BEGINNING" will be carried out on October 10 - 17, 2014 in St.Petersburg, Russia. The organisers invite submissions of fiction, documentary and animation films which are produced after 1 January 2013.

For details see: www.festival-nachalo.ru/eng/regulations2014/
Deadline: 1 July 2014

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CALL FOR PAPERS: JOURNAL OF ARTISTIC RESEARCH (JAR) - "CRITICISM"

The journal of the Society for Artistic Research "JAR" currently invites researchers to submit articles to the following topic/question: What can critics offer artists and the public today beyond passing judgement (thumbs up/down) on the quality of art works, exhibitions, and performances and, more specifically, on this rapidly expanding field of artistic research? Can criticism be seen as a form of artistic research in its own right, responsive to this new artistic field and also a player within it? Submissions are invited in text and/or other media formats.

For details see: www.jar-online.net
Deadline: 30 June 2014

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Find more information, calls and scholarships at:

http://www.grants.at/home/EN/

www.scholarships.at

www.callfor.org

http://www.oead.at/home/EN/

http://www.fwf.ac.at/en/

http://www.stipendium.at/english-information/

http://stipendien.oeaw.ac.at/en/stipendien

http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/

http://ec.europa.eu/culture/creative-europe/index_en.htm

http://www.akbild.ac.at/portal_en/forschung_en/service/ausschreibungen-wettbewerbe_en

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