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Artists & Creatives
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SO ACADEMY | OPEN CALL FOR A 3 MONTH RESIDENCY IN LEIPZIG, GERMANY

Calling South African based artists from across all disciplines but with a focus in digital media output to apply for a collaborative print-making residency in Leipzig, Germany.

The Centre for the Less Good Idea in Johannesburg and LIA-Leipzig International Art Programme (www.liap.eu) invite artists working across all disciplines but particularly in the digital realm (video, performance, media art, sound art) to apply for participation in an international artist in residence programme (LIA) in Leipzig Germany. The residency involves attending an etching workshop at Atelier für Radierung Maria und Vlado Ondrej. This project is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt).

WHAT IS OFFERED?

3 Residency Periods: 1st February to 1st May 2022 (4 studios), 1st August to 31st October 2022 (2 studios), 1st November 2022 to 31st January 2023 (3 studios). The fellowship also includes a group show during the Spinnerei Rundgang /Spinnerei Gallery Tours at the end of the residency.

Artists need to live and work primarily in South Africa but need not to be South African. Your overall  practice should involve a digital technique such as sound, electronics, photography, film making or new media.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 23rd August 2021

Find more information and apply here.

The Centre for the Less Good Idea (CFTLGI) was founded by leading contemporary and multi-disciplinary artist William Kentridge in collaboration with visual artist Bronwyn Lace. It is an interdisciplinary incubator for the arts based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Leipzig International Art Programme (LIA) is an international artist residency programme. It offers a spacious studio and exhibition space located at the Spinnerei Leipzig. LIA focuses on being a space of experimentation and learning within a strong local artist community and a city of rich cultural traditions.

This project is made possible by the generous support of the Federal Foreign Office, Germany.

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