Artist in residence scholarships 2015 of Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Foundation (NRW, Germany)

Kraftwerk2Applications for the “artist in residence scholarships 2015” of Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Foundation (NRW, Germany) are possible NOW.

Application deadline: September 15th 2014

The monthly scholarship is 1025, – €.

Fees for the monthly Studio-/Apartment rent is in the amount of about 150, – €. There is no age limit. Possible duration of the scholarship can vary from 2 to 6 months. To run the stay in the Kuenstlerdorf is mandatory. The application is open internationally. Duos or groups can apply as well; however, always just one scholarship is paid out. Multiple applications in different divisions are possible when individual applications for each section are uploaded. The awarding is made by expert juries. The stays will take place in 2015.

1/Applications for segments of “art” and “” and “Interdisciplinary projects” are only possible when done ONLINE via http://kuenstlerdorf-online.de

You can upload CV, project descriptions, images, PDF, audio and video files.
Direct link to http://kuenstlerdorf-online.de for your application is to find here

2./Applications segments “literature, novels, theater, poetry and new experimental writing forms” are only possible when done ONLINE via http://kuenstlerdorf-online.de

You can upload for the CV, project descriptions and a PDF with 20 pages of sample text.

direct link to http://kuenstlerdorf-online.de for your application is to find here

3./Applications for the segment “(experimental) Composition” are only possible by real mail to Foundation Künstlerdorf Schöppingen in Germay.

You will send CV, project descriptions, scores as well as CDs and DVDs for the jury. (Please no USB sticks). This submission will be sent back.

Important: To process your application “Experimental Composition” properly please fill in the PDF form, print it and send it with your application.

PDF form to come with your application docuemtes”Experimental Composition” sended by real mail is available here for download.


General information about Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Foundation:

Guiding principle of Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen Foundation is to support writers, visual artists, artists in the field of new media and and interdisciplinary projects as well as composers by the way of artist in residence stays in the Foundation Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen (NRW, Germany) accomodation.

These stays go along with monthly stipends and can last as long as four months in total. The fellows can work highly focused during this period of time in the Foundation Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen (NRW, Germany) studios, apartments and flats on their respective art, book or score projects. With in total 14 fellows being on site at the same time and coming from different sectors of work a comprehensive and inspired exchange of ideas takes place. Application for the artist in residence stays is internationally open. There is no limit of age existent.

Recently a line of new artist in residence scholarships (KWW) dealing with projects in the intersection of art, science and economy was started.

Schoeppingen is located in the region of Western Muensterland (Germany, North Rhine Westphalia), between the cities of Muenster and Enschede (NL). [to see a map click here]

: Grants for visual arts, new media art, interdisciplinary projects, literature and composition will be awarded each year. Different juries of experts decide on the incoming applications. Deadline for applications is 15th of September of the current year. All necessary information will appear some weeks before this term on our website.

The monthly stipend amounts to 1025,- Euros. An amount for the operating expenses of the apartments or studios of about 100,- to 200,- Euros has to be payed of this. There is an obligation to spend the artist in residence stay on place.

The Kunststiftung NRW holds each year an annual scholarship in the fields of literature, composition / experimental music and visual art.

More scholarships are funded by the Ministry for Family, Youth, Culture and Sport of the State of NRW and the Landschaftsverband Rheinland.

Projects: The artists village offers an open platform for collaboration between artists. There is a vivid care for both national and international networks and relations. Foundation Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen sees itself as both a refuge for the fellows to spend quality time on their work and valuable exchange with others and as an artistic and project laboratory that is always setting and tracking new and hitherto unseen ideas and projects.

Facilities: The studios and apartments of the artist village Schöppingen are in two completely renovated farmhouses dating from the early 19th century. A total of eight apartments for authors and new media artists and six studios for visual artists is available. There are a gallery space and a wood/metall workshop disponible.

Founders are NRW Stiftung Natur-Heimat-Kultur, the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, the District of Borken, the Community of Schoeppingen and the Friends of the Foundation Kuenstlerdorf Schöppingen Society.

donors in the Foundation Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen are the Kunststiftung NRW, Ministry for Families, Children, Youth, Culture and Sports NRW, the Regional Authority of the Rhineland and the Foundation Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen itself.


Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen
Feuerstiege 6
D- 48620 Schöppingen

phone +49 2555 93810
fax +49 2555 938120

e-mail: info[a\]stiftung-kuenstlerdorf.de

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