22/0431/05/2022
open call for artists

Artistic residency at Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart in 2022

  • Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art and the Adam Mickiewicz Institute (IAM) invite Polish candidates to take part in an artist residency at Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart. The programme is aimed at young artists interested in a transdisciplinary approach and working within a group.
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  • Where?
    • Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
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  • When?
    • SeptemberNovember 2022
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  • Application deadline
    • 31 May 2022, 11:59 PM

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  • Why?
    • To work within the friendly atmosphere at Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, develop your projects, and build inspiring relationships.
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  • Number of places available: 1
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  • Participants
    • Adults of Polish nationality, artists working in the field of broadly understood visual arts (including performance).
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  • Selection
    • Curators and representatives of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute and the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art will select three submitted applications to be presented to Akademie Schloss Solitude. The curatorial team at Akademie Schloss Solitude will make the final choice after evaluating participants’ applications and portfolios.
      • The final decision will be published on the Adam Mickiewicz Institute and the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art websites (www.iam.pl and www.u-jazdowski.pl respectively).
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  • Funding
    • Akademie Schloss Solitude provides the resident with
    • a stipend of 1200 euro for each month of residence;
    • the cost of a one-off trip from the artist's place of residence to Stuttgart and back;
    • 2000 euros for the implementation of a residential project;
    • a furnished studio with living and working space, as well as electricity, water and heating bills.
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  • How to apply?
    • The application (in English) should be in the form of a single pdf file with the name and surname in the title (e.g. Name_Surname.pdf) and should include the following elements:
    • cover letter (200-1000 words)
    • CV
    • portfolio (recent works, curatorial classes, participation in conferences, published articles, etc.) maximum 10 MB.
    • annexes to the open call 3 PDF files downloaded from our website:

      • Annex no 4. License conditions

      • Annex no 5. Information on personal data

      • Annex no 6. Insurance and Covid-19 Statement

    • Applications should be sent to: opencall@iam.pl by 31 May 2022, 11:59 PM.
    • The organizer reserves the right to cancel the open call, but not later than until the results are announced. In case of numerous applications, results can be postponed.
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  • Akademie Schloss Solitude
  • combines faith in artistic and academic exchange with the idea of a safe harbour. Akademie residencies allow participants to focus on developing projects in favourable material and intellectual conditions, thanks to which the available resources can be used in an optimal way. Akademie Schloss Solitude makes sure that artists can focus on their creative pursuits without having to worry about day-to-day stresses and the pressures of time. These residences are an investment in the future that can bring delayed effects for both the resident and the institution.

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  • The residency programme at the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art
  • is a curatorial programme addressed to artists and curators coming to Poland from all over the world. We support our guests in the implementation of their artistic projects and encourage them to experiment in the fields of their choice. We understand residencies as a medium for artistic activity that allows artist to seek new ways of presentation other than the exhibition model. We conduct research projects mapping the city, collaborate with local communities and support the exchange of knowledge. We promote the idea of mobility within Poland and the broadly understood Eastern Europe.

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  • The Adam Mickiewicz Institute (IAM)
  • is a state-funded cultural institution, whose mission is to present Polish culture and heritage on the international scene. The Institute collaborates with partners abroad and initiates international cultural exchange in dialogue with audiences in accordance with the state’s foreign policy. As part of its activities, the IAM has carried out cultural projects in 70 countries across 6 continents, incl. in Great Britain, France, Russia, Israel, Germany, Turkey, USA, Canada, Australia, Morocco, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, as well as in China, Japan and Korea. To date, it presented over 38 strategic programmes, seen by nearly 60 million viewers. The Ministry of Culture, National Heritage and Sport organize the Adam Mickiewicz Institute. For a number of years, the Institute has been supporting, among others international dialogue in the field of visual arts. This seems particularly important at a time when the presence and recognition of an artist in the world is not only about the value of his art, but also its direct impact. The activities of the Institute include exhibitions, promotion of artistic events, initiation and effective delivery of research projects and in cooperation with international publishing houses supporting publications. It actively collaborates with foreign partners: curators, art critics, and galleries, resulting in the presence of Polish artists at renowned artistic events and residencies
  • Application deadline
    • 31/05/2022, 11:59 PM
  • Applications should be sent to
22/0431/05/2022
Open calls for residencies