UNIDEE - University of Ideas - Calls for Residencies & GRANTS Opportunities and one Production prize

  • Deadline:
    March 19, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
  • Location:
    Biella, ITALY

UNIDEE - University of Ideas – CALLS for RESIDENCIES & GRANTS OPPORTUNITIES (http://www.cittadellarte.it/unidee/opencallpartners.html)

UNIDEE-University of Ideas’ format proposes an educational model based on ‘other’ ways of gaining experience in the meeting of critical theory, activism and artistic practice, not through subordinate relationships but rather through levels of interaction, exchanges and reciprocal interference.

CALL FOR FIVE WEEKLY RESIDENTIAL MODULES GRANTS & ONE PRODUCTION PRIZE WORTH € 3000,00 in collaboration with illycaffè S.p.A. (http://www.cittadellarte.it/unidee/opencallpartners.html)
Residency period: variable, April 24th – July 21th, 2017
Deadline for submissions: Sunday, 19th March, 2017, 5 pm CET.

This is an open call for applications to partake in joint grant supported by illycaffè S.p.A. for five weekly residential modules developed by UNIDEE-University of Ideas and Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella (Italy). The five selected participants will take part to a graphic competition for one Production Prize worth € 3000,00 for fund research and production of the project initially submitted in the application form.

Applicants must indicate and motivate the residential module of choice amongst the following:

- Errasmus mundus. The desire of error in revolutionary times (http://www.cittadellarte.it/unidee/activity.html?id=86)
A weekly residential module led by Etcetera (Federico Zukerfeld and Loreto Guzman) with guest Franco “Bifo” Berardi.
24 – 28 April 2017

- Proposal for Schizoanalytical Seminar II: Title Forthcoming (http://www.cittadellarte.it/unidee/activity.html?id=87)
A weekly residential module led by Rene Gabri and Ayreen Anastas with guest Carla Bottiglieri
8 – 12 May 2017

- Touch, Don’t Dominate (http://www.cittadellarte.it/unidee/activity.html?id=90)
A weekly residential module led by Diego del Pozo with guest Julia Morandeira Arrizabalaga
5 – 9 June 2017

- The Revolution of the Gaze. Inside the Visible, to grasp the Invisible (http://www.cittadellarte.it/unidee/activity.html?id=88)
A weekly residential module led by Gianluca and Massimiliano De Serio with guest Luigi Fassi
10 – 14 July 2017

- The Dance of Attention. What happens as soon as we press ’record’ on a device (http://www.cittadellarte.it/unidee/activity.html?id=89)
A weekly residential module led by Attila Faravelli with guest Adam Asnan
17 – 21 July 2017

CALL FOR THE SELECTION OF 8 FULL GRANTS PARTICIPANTS for Expanded Body. An immersive exploration of the Oasi Zegna (http://www.cittadellarte.it/unidee/activity.html?id=95) a residential module with the mentorship of Andrea Caretto | Raffaella Spagna in collaboration with Fondazione Zegna.

Residency period: 26th June – 3rd July 2017
Deadline for submissions: 2nd April 2017, 11pm CET.

The module offers an immersing experience across the territory of the Oasi Zegna, a mountain protected area extending for about 100 sq km in Piedmont, in the Biellese Alps, between Trivero and the Cervo Valley. The participants will be involved in the aesthetic experimentation of a radically ecological way of thinking, based on a non-hierarchical ontology in which all the subjects (living and non-living, plants, animals, rocks, artefacts, etc.) existing in that place are put on the same level.

The 8 residency FULL GRANTS will include:
- Participation to the residential module Expanded Body. An immersive exploration of the Oasi Zegna mentored by Andrea Caretto | Raffaella Spagna;
- Full board;
- Accommodation (single room, shared bathroom facilities – for 9 nights);
- Medical Insurance (accidents only);
- Use of a shared studio space and workshop facilities.
All costs for travels and Visa are intended at the sole expenses of the selected participants.

READ MORE ABOUT THE CALLS (by scrolling down the webpage) AND DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORMS AT: http://www.cittadellarte.it/unidee/opencallpartners.html
For info write us at: unidee@cittadellarte.it