Deadline: 30/11/2018

Open Call for Artist

Residential stay for artists in Pilsen in the Creative zone DEPO2015. BLIK BLIK festival of light.

Description of residency program
We are looking for an artist with a focus on multimedia and digital art, especially on light installations. The residence will end with the presentation of the installation at the BLIK BLIK festival. During the residence it is possible to organize a workshop for the general public or for students of the Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art Pilsen.

Duration of residency
mid-February – end of March 2019 (4-6 weeks)

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
Multimedia and digital art, especially focusing on light installations. Possible to use our shared Makerspace:


  • the room (about 20m2) is located in the courtyard of DEPO2015
  • fully equipped with double bed, work desk, wardrobe, cooker with hotplate, fridge
  • Internet access
  • WC, shower

Studio/ workspace

  • the studio (about 22m2) is located in the 1st floor in DEPO2015
  • quiet, sunny space 

Fees and support
The organizer of the residence ensures

  • Travel costs (up to max. CZK 2,500)
  • Accommodation in an apartment
  • Material and technical support during the residence according to the complexity of the project (up to max. CZK 15,000 gross for the material and CZK 15,000 gross for external services; or according to the means of DEPO2015 and the artistic purpose)
  • Scholarship (CZK 20,000 gross)

Expectations towards the artist
Creating a site-specific installation in the premises of DEPO2015 thatwill be presented to the public during the 5th edition of BLIK BLIK, the annual festival of light and art in the public space on March 29thand 30th2019. Since its inception in 2015 the festival offers a weekend show of contemporary light art that is always held in a different part of the City of Pilsen. The festival appeals to the interest of a wide audience; in 2018 the festival had 35,000 visitors.

Application information
The application must contain the following three documents in pdf format (in Czech or English):

  • Structured curriculum vitae
  • Portfolio (max. 10 pages)
  • Letter of motivation with a description of the artistic intention

Submit your application by November 30th2018 via e-mail
An expert jury will select the artist by December 14th2018.

For more info, please see the link below.

Open Call for Artist

Open Call for Artist

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