Deadline: 11/10/2019

Dogo Call for Artists

A residency in the old town of Lichtensteig with a lot going on.

DOGO RESIDENZ FÜR NEUE KUNST IS LOCATED IN THE RATHAUS FÜR KULTUR, A CULTURAL CENTER IN LICHTENSTEIG. LICHTENSTEIG IS A SMALL CITY (AFFECTIONATELY CALLED «STÄDTLI» BY THE INHABITANTS) AND MUNICIPALITY IN THE HEART OF THE REGION OF TOGGENBURG. WITH ITS 1'900 INHABITANTS LICHTENSTEIG BELONGS TO THE SMALLER MUNICIPALITIES OF SWITZERLAND. NEVERTHELESS, WITH AN AREA OF AROUND 2.82 SQUARE KILOMETERS, IT IS LARGER THAN THE COUNTRIES OF THE VATICAN AND MONACO TOGETHER. LICHTENSTEIG HAS A HISTORICAL CENTER, IS SURROUNDED BY A CITY WALL, ACCESSIBLE BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION (TRAIN, BUS, POST BUS) AND IS AN HOUR'S DRIVE AWAY FROM ZURICH AIRPORT AND LAKE OF CONSTANCE.

DOGO RESIDENZ FÜR NEUE KUNST PROVIDES LIVING- AND WORKSPACE FOR 13 ARTISTS YEARLY. UP TO FIVE ARTISTS CAN BE ADMITTED PER MONTH. DOGO IS A UNIQUE COMBINATION OF ART PRODUCTION, POSITIONS, MEDIATION AND A GROWING DIGITAL ARCHIVE. IN COOPERATION WITH THE RATHAUS FÜR KULTUR, THE LOCAL SCHOOLS AND CULTURAL ORGANISATIONS, DOGO BUILDS A BRIDGE BETWEEN THE ART WORLD AND THE INHABITANTS OF TOGGENBURG.

THE PREMISES OF THE RESIDENCY INCLUDE AN APPARTMENT WITH FIVE ROOMS, A KITCHEN, A LIVING AREA AND A BATHROOM, AN EXHIBITION SPACE AND A SHARED STUDIO IN AN OLD GYM HALL. THERE ARE STUDIOS AND REHEARSAL ROOMS AS WELL AS THE RATHAUS STUBE, A BISTRO THAT INVITES YOU TO LINGER, IN THE HOUSE.

THE ARTISTS RECEIVE A SCHOLARSHIP OF 500 CHF. THE COSTS FOR ACCOMMODATION AND STUDIO SPACE IS COVERED. A STAY LASTS AT LEAST TWO, MAXIMUM FOUR MONTHS. THE RESIDENCY SEASON LEASTS FROM 1ST OF MARCH 2020 – 30TH OF OCTOBER 2020.

TO APPLY, PLEASE READ THE INFO SHEET AND FILL IN THE APPLICATION FORM.

Dogo Call for Artists

Dogo Call for Artists

Location
Switzerland

Application deadline
11/10/2019

Residency starts
01/03/2020

Residency ends
31/10/2020

More information
http://dogoresidenz.ch/en/