HomeBase BUILD III Artist-in-Residence program

  • Deadline:
    May 6, 2012, 11:59 p.m.
  • Location:
    HomeBase LAB, Thulestrasse 54, Berlin, DE

HomeBase BUILD III Artists-in-Residence (Berlin)

Period: June 4th to Aug 29th
Deadline for application: Sunday 6th of May, 2012
Date of Notification: Monday 14th of May, 2012
Open House event on the August 18/19, 2012
Interested to be involved? Send a short proposal or ask for more information at hbbuild@homebaseberlin.com

Sixteen professional artists, social entrepreneurs, architects, performers, writers and other creative thinkers will be working during three months at the HomeBase LAB, Berlin on individual art projects in their live-in studios. They will engage in a creative communal living, educational and cultural program while having a ‘hands on’ collaboration in building different aspects of the HomeBase LAB. The objective is to turn the HB LAB into an innovative cultural center, dedicated to the exploration of Home and experimenting in meaningful urban living. Through the HomeBase BUILD III Artists-in-Residence program, the artists will:

Create new site-specific work within a communal setting.
Participate in an educational program that focuses on questions of identity, meaningful urban living and the role of contemporary art in society.
Participate in cultural Salons and artists dinners, linked with other cultural organizations.
Contribute to communal living, developing a sustainable infrastructure as the kernel of our community.
Participate and have the opportunity to create and host one of the Public Salons.
Gain professional exposure in the Berlin and the international art world through visits by Berlin-based curators and via the HomeBase network.
What will I BUILD Over the course of the residency you will work on your own art practice. The emphasize is on developing an individual exploration around the notion of home, while searching possibilities of out reach a larger community through community based art.In addition each artists will be involved in collaborating with the HB team in forming communal life – each HB artists in residence BUILD’s an aspect helping to construct the HomeBase LAB. Areas of interest for BUILD projects include: garden, neighborhood relations, newsletter, blog, documentation, research, environment and recycling.Each artist will devote a minimum of 3 weekly hours to this project ending with a presentation of their contribution at the final event.
More details about HomeBase BUILD III Artists-in-Residence

In the program of HomeBase BUILD III each artist participates as: a learner, a creator and a teacher. The HomeBase BUILD group generates content and to the majority is self-directed, within a setting that HomeBase has established. The organic process of exploration will unfold within the following given structural form: Individual work

Individual art work: the majority of the time, besides the two scheduled weekly group meetings (LAB Learn, Salon), will be dedicated to progressive art practice in the individual studios – ongoing
BUILD project: individual work for the community to build the art center HB LAB – 3 hours a week
Weekly group meetings

LAB Learn: co-learning, facilitated by the HomeBase team, group and guest speakers – 3 hours a week
HB Salon: a cultural platform which will include cultural conversations, performances, movie screenings, readings and more – followed by a group dinner – 3 hours a week

Several Public events and cultural salons
End exhibition & Open House event on the August 18/19, 2012. The Open House event is a public viewing and presentation of the individual projects
*Several guest speakers and artists will be invited to contribute to the process of HB BUILD, enriching the conversation, providing both a local and global cultural perception.
**HB BUILD artists will be promoted and exposed through the HomeBase network, an existing network of thousands of international art lovers.
HomeBase BUILD Schedule

Duration: June 4th – August 29th, 2012 Fee: The residency fee of 1200 Euro, includes the following:

A live-in studio with access to the shared living room, kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, garden, office
Educational program
All the program details described above
Special edition of the HomeBase newsletter/publication
Exposure and promotion via HomeBase network
* OPEN CALL off-site artists We are also accepting up to five artists which will be part of the program yet will not have a studio on site. These artists will participate in the full program, have access / use of communal / co-working space and will be promoted as HBB III Artist-in-Residence. The fee is 500 Euros. Food, art materials and other personal expenses are not included. Visa and insurance is not arranged by HomeBase.

How to Apply? Please fill out the forms below, and send it to us via email – hbbuild@homebaseberlin.com - along with:

10 images of your recent work
an artist statement
a CV with picture.
Deadline for application: Sunday 6th of May, 2012

Date of Notification: Monday 14th of May, 2012