Braunschweig PROJECTS

General information

Brief description of organisation

The Braunschweig University of Art is an internationally orientated art university with the right to grant doctorates and the right of habilitation. With 1,000 students in Fine Art, Performing Arts, ART.Education, Design, Aesthetics & Art History and Media Studies, the Braunschweig University of Art is one of the largest art academies in Europe.

Organisation founded in

1963

Brief description of residency program

Each year the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig (HBK)/ Braunschweig University of Art announces the Braunschweig PROJECTS scholarship to be awarded on behalf of the Federal State of Lower Saxony:
a) Three (3) "Braunschweig PROJECTS" scholarships for artists in Sound Art
b) Five (5) "Braunschweig PROJECTS" scholarships for artists in Fine Art

These scholarships are part of the programme of the State of Lower Saxony for the support of emerging artists at the HBK Braunschweig. This programme is aimed at young artists who are interested in working intensively on artistic projects in the close environment of an art academy.

The integration of the scholarship holders into the teaching environment of the HBK Braunschweig is an essential element of the academy´s effort to promote emerging artists. The involvement of the artists in teaching activities does not, however, lead to the payment of fees or lecturer contracts.

Residency program since

2011

Disciplines and media
  • Fine Art, Sound Art
Type of organisation
  • Part of a University

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • between 6 months and 1 year
Number of artists resident at one time

between 5 and 10

Grants available

Fine Art: Eligible applicants will receive a grant in the amount of 1,250.00 EUR per month for a term of six months. They are required to spend a minimum of three months in residence at the HBK Braunschweig. Depending on the project, an additional allowance will be available for materials and travel costs upon submission of a project calculation in consultation with the selected mentor. Sound Art: Eligible applicants will receive a grant in the amount of 1,250.00 EUR per month for a term of twelve months. They are required to spend a minimum of eight months in residence at the HBK Braunschweig. Depending on the project, an additional allowance will be available for materials and travel costs upon submission of a project calculation in consultation with the selected mentor.

Expenses paid by artist
  • Food
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Allowance/Stipend
Application who/how

Application by Mail

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Exhibition at end of Residency

Description of residency

Setting

Urban

Resources
  • Internet Connection
  • Metal Working Tools
  • Sound Recording Studio
  • Film Studio
  • Plaster Room
  • Library
  • Kitchen
  • Printmaking Facilities
  • Ceramics Facilities
  • Welding Tools
  • Woodworking Tools
Number of studios

between 5 and 10

Type and size of studios

Live-work space

Accomodation
  • Private Room
  • Shared Apartment
Working language(s)
  • German
Other activities happening at the space
  • Mentoring Programme

How to reach

Nearest airport

Hannover

Contact information

Braunschweig PROJECTS
Johannes-Selenka-Platz 1
38118 Braunschweig
Germany

braunschweig-projects@hbk-bs.de
www.braunschweig-projects.de

Phone: +49 (0)531-391-39122

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