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Open Call IEPA #04


Open Call IEPA #04

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Open call for artists from Hessen:

Application deadline:
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Residence period in Nouvelle-Aquitaine:
July - September 2019

Application form

General information
IEPA - International Exchange program for Visual Artists

How to apply?

Comprehensive application documents in English and German or English and French include the following (no unsolicited applications please!):

  • Dated and signed cover letter

  • Completed application form stating your motivation (Why have you decided to apply for the IEPA residency and what do you wish to work on during the three months? Are you planning site-specific projects?)

  • Artistic résumé

  • Work portfolio

Complete application documents must be sent in digital form until May 9, 2019 to
as well as printed matter on the postal way (the postmark is valid) to: basis, subject: IEPA#04, Gutleutstraße 8-12, 60329 Frankfurt.

Incomplete applications or applications that do not use the corresponding application form cannot be considered

Who can apply?

  • The IEPA scholarship is aimed exclusively at artists whose place of residence and life focus is in Hessen / Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

  • Applying artists should be highly qualified and hold a degree from a higher-education institution at the start of the exchange.

  • Graduates of music or theater academies as well as of architecture programs who focus their creative output on the visual arts are likewise welcome to apply

  • A knowledge of French would be an advantage

Timing IEPA #04

IEPA #04: Timing for applicants from Hessen for Nouvelle Aquitaine
Open call: March - May 2019
Application deadline: Thursday, May 9, 2019
Decision by the Hessian and then the French jury: by end of May 2019

Residency at NEKaTOENEa: July 1 – September 30, 2019
Final exhibition at basis in Frankfurt: February 2020
Final exhibition in Nouvelle-Aquitaine: April 2020
Catalog production: April/May 2020