June 2013

Dear colleagues, dear alumnae and alumni,

we are happy to present Newsletter Art | Research No. 15 just before summer starts.
Find below information on current calls, competitions and prizes and corresponding deadlines.

We particularly draw your attention to the call for Senior and Research Fellowships by IFK with the deadline 1 July 2013.

We wish you all a good and hopefully relaxed summer.
With best regards from the Vice-Rectorate for Art | Research,

Andrea B. Braidt
Vice-Rector Art | Research

Michaela Glanz
Art | Research | Service

Martina Dattes
Assistant to the Vice-Rector

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CONGRATULATION: WWTF FUNDING FOR TWO PROJECTS AND A SUMMER SCHOOL

Two project proposals and one for a summer school, that have been submitted to the WWTF Call "Public Spaces in Transition" have now been selected for funding. Congratulations to Anette Baldauf (IKW) and Stefan Gruber (IKA), who will lead the project "Spaces of Commoning - Artistic Practices, the Making of Urban Commons and Visions of Change" as well as the summer school "Commoning the City". Michael Zinganel and Michael Hieslmair will run the second project called "Stop and Go. Nodes of Transformation and Transition". Our congratulations and all the best for their research!

See also: www.wwtf.at/programmes/ssh/index.php?lang=EN#c2506v

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CONGRATULATION: LISA KORTSCHAK AT NEU/NOW FESTIVAL AMSTERDAM

Three artists of the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna are participating at the NEU/NOW Festival in Amsterdam: Stephanie Misa's work "UNTITLED (Sakada)" and Tina Lechner's work "Topography of Light" are part of the online-festival. Lisa Kortschak has been invited to the live-festival in Amsterdam to present her work "OszillEntreNous" there. Congratulations!

More about the festival: www.neunow.com

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CALL: PHD PROGRAM 'THE PHOTOGRAPHIC DISPOSITIF'

Braunschweig University of the Arts, Germany, is pleased to announce 12 fully funded PhD positions. The starting date of the program is October 1, 2013. A stipend of 1.200 Euro monthly plus the cost of materials will be provided to the fully funded positions for up to three years.

For details see: www.hbk-bs.de/forschung/graduiertenkolleg-das-fotografische-dispositiv/
Deadline: 26 June 2013

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CALL: ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE | STUDIOS DAS WEISSE HAUS

studios das weisse haus offers residencies to international artists who work and/or have academic experience in the fields of fine arts, photography, visual and media art. Duration of residency: 3 months (23.9.-16.12.2013).

For details see: http://studiosdwh.wordpress.com/artist-in-residence/
Deadline: 26. June 2013

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CALL: STANISLAV LIBENSKÝ AWARD 2013

The Prague Gallery of Czech Glass announces for the fifth time the Stanislav Libenský Award. The competition is open to young artists, graduate Bachelors or Masters, from all over the world who used glass in their final thesis. The first prize is a three-week summer residency in Pilchuck Glass School.

For details see: www.prazskagalerie.cz/en/stanislav-libensky-award
Deadline: 28 June 2013

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CALL: BALMORAL FELLOWSHIPS 2014

Residential fellowships in the Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral in Bad Ems, Germany, are awarded to international visual artists: Balmoral offers two 3-month and four 9-month residential fellowships. Furthermore a curator fellowship (9 month) is awarded to a junior academic graduate. For the curator fellowship, mastery of the German language spoken and in writing as well as good knowledge of English is essential.

Details: www.kuenstlerhaus-balmoral.de/kuenstlerhaus-schloss-balmoral-english-pages/fellowships.html
Deadline: 29 June 2013

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CALL: EXHIBITION "FIELDS" | RIGA 2014

The exhibition "Fields" will be presented from May to August 2014 as part of Riga Culture Capital 2014. "Fields" is co-curated by Armin Medosch, Rasa Smite and Raitis Smits and produced in collaboration with RIXC (Center for New Media Culture). They are currently searching for art or artistic-research projects focusing on the changing role of art in society.

For details see: http://rixc.lv/14/index.html
Deadline: 30 June 2013

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CALL: PHOTO COMPETITION "EUROPE, I'VE GOT SOMETHING TO TELL YOU"

"Europe, I've got something to tell you" challenges amateur photographers to capture in a photo their expectations from Europe. It might be about building Europe together, being a European citizen, or showing us how you envisage your place in Europe. First prize: 2,000 Euro worth of photographic equipment, plus a trip to Brussels.

For details see: http://pes.cor.europa.eu/Meetings/Events/Pages/photo-competition-2013.aspx#.UcBSZGd398c
Deadline: 30 June 2013

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CALL: GOLD PANDA AWARD | STUDENTS' COMPETITION FOR FILM

Sichuan TV Festival and China Education Television jointly launched this competition aiming at encouraging college and university students to discover, record and think of the campus life with their hearts. Submissions can be made in four film categories: fiction, documentation, animation, and experimental film.

Details: www.akbild.ac.at/resolveuid/9a9bebf4fec113298001e6b8b4527e03
Deadline for submission: 30 June 2013

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CALL: SUMMER SCHOOL KUNSTHISTORISCHES INSTITUT FLORENZ

The 2013 Summer School of the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max-Planck-Institut will be held in Assisi, birthplace of Saint Francis. The Summer School will discuss the making of this sacred topography in a trans-regional or even global perspective. The Summer School welcomes graduate students and doctoral candidates of all nationalities. Accommodation and half of travel costs will be reimbursed.

For details see: www.khi.fi.it/ausschreibungen/stellenangebote/stellenangebot111/index.html
Deadline: 30 June 2013

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CALL: MODESSQE INTERNATIONAL PAINTING CONTEST

Modessqe Sp. z o.o. announces a call for entries for the Modessqe 1st International Painting Contest for artists from Poland and abroad who use paint as means of their artistic expression. The topic of the first edition of the Contest is "Perfectionists". First prize is 15,000 PLN (ca. 3,500 Euro).

For details see: http://modessqe.com/en
Deadline: 30 June 2013

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CALL: IFK_SENIOR AND RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS 2014/2015

The current IFK research focus is called "Imaginations of disorder" and refers to the concept of disorder as a metaphor for disintegration, change, and transformation. The IFK currently invites international or national post-doc researchers (Research Fellowships) and senior researchers (Senior Fellowships) to apply for an IFK Fellowship for the academic year 2014/2015.

Details and application form: www.ifk.ac.at/index.php/actual-calls.html
Deadline for submission: 1 July 2013

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CALL: EUROPEAN YOUTH AWARD

The European Youth Award (EYA) is a competition which targets innovative and engaged Europeans under 30 who creatively use Internet and mobiles devices (e.g. websites, apps) to get action on the most pressing social issues of today and contribute to the discussion of the EU Digital Agenda 2020. Winners will be invited to the EYA Winners' Event - a three days long festival taking place in Graz, Austria, from 28-30 November 2013. Travel and accommodation costs will be covered.

For details see: www.eu-youthaward.org/node/13
Deadline: 1 July 2013

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CALL: ID/ENTITY - MONOCHROM FESTIVAL

Sex, technology, identity... - these are the topics of monochrom's festival in San Francisco from 3.-6.10.2013. "Identity, but also identification. Technologies for the exploration of identities. Technologies for the articulation and performance of identities…." monochrom's call aims for talks, performances, workshops, games, machines.

For details see: www.monochrom.at/arse-elektronika/
Deadline: 15 July 2013

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CALL: VIENNA FAIR | VIDEO ART COMPETITION FOR STUDENTS

The VIENNAFAIR announces the "Happiness Awards" - an international video art competition for the young crowd from Austria and CEE countries. Videos up to 3 min. on a general theme "Happiness" can be submitted. Prize money: 1,000 Euro. The winner video will be shown at VIENNAFAIR.

For details see: http://thenewcontemporary.com/2013/06/10/school-of-happiness-award/
Deadline: 15 August 2013

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CALL: BAT CAMPUSGALERIE | EXHIBITION GRANT PHOTOGRAPHY ART

BAT CampusGalerie offers a yearly exhibition grant (sponsored by British American Tobacco), whereby the advancement of young national and international artists is one of the primary concerns. Since 2000, the gallery mainly supports outstanding positions of contemporary painting and photography. The grant covers a solo exhibition including a catalogue and a large preview.

For details see: www.akbild.ac.at/resolveuid/a6cafe963564f2088155d3b87cdee91e
Deadline: 31 August 2013

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CALL: SKENA UP | INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FILM AND THEATRE FESTIVAL

SKENA UP is announcing an open competition for film and theatre students from all over the world. The call invites to submit student performances and films (fiction, documentary, animation - max. 30 min.), year of production must be 2012-2013.

For details see: www.skenaup.com/en-us/News/SKENA-UP-Calling!!!-203
Deadline for submission: 15 September 2013

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CALL: DANUBE VIDEO ART FESTIVAL

Media and video artists from all over the world are invited to submit their works (max. 10 min.) for the second danubeVIDEOARTfestival that will be held in October 2013 in Stadtkino Grein (upper Austria). There is no theme, but the work(s) must be defined as videoart by the artist. Prize: 1,000 Euro.

For details see: http://danubevideoartfestival.wordpress.com/
Deadline: 31 August 2013

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CALL: PRIX ARS ELECTRONICA COLLIDE@CERN RESIDENCY AWARD

Prix Ars Electronica Collide@CERN is an international competition for digital artists to win a residency at CERN the world's largest particle physics laboratory in Geneva. The residency has two parts: an initial two months at CERN, and a month with the Futurelab team and mentor at Ars Electronica Linz. The final work will be showcased at the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz in September 2013.

For details see: www.aec.at/prix/collide/
Deadline: 26 September 2013

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CALL: 'FRANCISCO MANTEĆON' INTERNATIONAL POSTER DESIGN COMPETITION

Terras Gauda Wineries invites artists to submit posters for the 11th Edition of the 'Francisco Mantecon' International Advertising Poster Competition. Posters must be unpublished. Any form of photographic, painting or computerised techniques, etc. may be used. First prize: 10,000 Euro.

For details see: www.franciscomantecon.com/2013/index.php
Deadline: 30 September 2013, 6 p.m.

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CALL FOR PAPERS: THE ART OF RECEPTION

The trans- and interdisciplinary conference "The Art of Reception" will take place from 28 to 30 November, 2013 at the University of Hamburg. The call particularly addresses young researchers to submit papers dealing with processes of reception in visual arts, whereas images are to be understood in the broadest sense: sculpture as well as performance, oil on canvas or Hollywood movies.

For details see: www.kunstderrezeption.de/index_en.html
Deadline for paper submission: 31 July 2013

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CALL FOR PAPERS: PERIPHERIE 133

Issue 133 of PERIPHERIE casts a critical eye on masculinity, femininity and armed conflict. Case studies as well as conceptual and theoretical contributions - particularly from a critical postcolonial perspective - are welcome.

For details see (only in German): www.zeitschrift-peripherie.de
Deadline: 30 August 2013

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CALL FOR PAPERS: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 'ANIMALS AND THEIR PEOPLE'


Representatives from different research fields are invited to send abstracts concerning "animals and their people". The conference is aimed at developing animal studies in Poland and in the whole region of Central Eastern Europe, especially in culture studies, but also integrating Polish and foreign academic circles and researchers engaged in animal studies.

For details see: http://animalstudies.ibl.waw.pl/uk/international-conference-animals-and-their-people-the-fall-of-the-anthropocentric-paradigm
Deadline: 31 October 2013

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REMINDER
(for details see previous newsletters)

CALL: Erwin Wenzl Prize(Deadline: 30.6.2013)
www.erwinwenzlpreis.at/index.php?id=6

CALL: Kasseler Dokfest (Deadline: 20.7.2013)
www.kasselerdokfest.de/meta-en/submit-2013/

CALL: Porsche International - Student Advertising Film Award (Deadline: 19.7.2013 resp. 25.9.2013)
www.ad-award.net

CALL: Belvedere/21er Haus Curator in Residence programme
www.belvedere.at/en/forschung/cir

CALL: FFG - Marie Curie Fellowships (Deadline: 14.8.2013)
Marie Curie IEF: http://rp7.ffg.at/fp7-people-2013-ief
Marie Curie IIF: http://rp7.ffg.at/fp7-people-2013-iif
Marie Curie IOF: http://rp7.ffg.at/fp7-people-2013-iof

CALL: James Dyson Award 2013 (Deadline: 1.8.2013)
www.jamesdysonaward.org/Prize.aspx

CALL: Film competition "kurzundschön" (Deadline: 5.8.2013)
www.kurzundschoen.khm.de/en/kurzundschoen


CALL: Fulbright stipends and Visiting Professorships at universities in USA (Deadline: 30.10.2013)
www.fulbright.at/fulbright-for-austrians/scholars/

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Find more information, calls and scholarships at:

www.grants.at

www.scholarships.at

www.callfor.org

www.oead.at

www.fwf.ac.at

www.stipendium.at

http://stipendien.oeaw.ac.at

http://rp7.ffg.at/home

www.bmukk.gv.at/kunst/service/ausschreibungen.xml

http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/culture/funding/2012

www.akbild.ac.at/Portal/forschung/service/ausschreibungen-wettbewerbe

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