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AIR_Frankfurt: Bangalore


Mariam Kamiab
Tel. +49 (0)69 400 37 617

October 6 - November 30, 2024

The AIR_Frankfurt program aims to promote contemporary visual arts and international exchange between the city of Frankfurt and emerging art centers worldwide.

The cooperation with the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore has been in place since 2020. The Goethe-Institut works with various local partner organisations in Bangalore, which will host the selected scholarship holder. Please choose a local partner organisation for your application from the following list. Please pay attention to the "status" of the respective partner organisation. Only select a partner organisation that indicates "Open for applications".

Period: October 6 – November 30, 2024
Application deadline: April 1, 2024

Please note: The residency is a cooperation between AIR_Frankfurt and the bangaloREsidency programme of the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore. Within the framework of the programme, various joint group activities with other scholarship holders from Germany are planned.
The application procedure for Frankfurt artists, like all AIR_Frankfurt programmes, runs via basis e.V. Applications should therefore be sent to basis e.V.

Who can apply?

  • AIR_Frankfurt is aimed exclusively at artists who live and work in Frankfurt.
  • The artists should be highly qualified and have a successful degree from an art college
  • To be fluent in English is a further requirement

What is provided?

  • 1000 € of monthly financial support
  • travel allowance
  • additional production budget
  • accommodation in a studio-apartment
  • integration into an artist network
  • curatorial support from the hosting organization

How to apply?

Applications need to be handed in by postal service in hard copy as well as digitally via e-mail. Your application is classed as complete only when all accompanying documentation has also arrived.

A complete application in english should consist of:

  • completed application form for Bangalore, including descriptions of
    • Professional Background (max. 1500 characters incl. blanks)
    • Motivation (max. 1500 characters incl. blanks)
    • Planned Projects / Expectations (max. 3000 characters incl. blanks)
    • Note: Please choose a local partner organisation from this list for your application.
  • artistic CV
  • work portfolio (max. 16 pages - please limit the data volume)

Email to:

and post to:
basis e.V.
Subject: AIR_Frankfurt
Gutleutstrasse 8–12
60329 Frankfurt am Main

Who is selecting?

An independent jury selects up to five candidates and suggests these to an independent jury of the partner organization abroad. Of these candidates, they select a scholar who they believe is at a stage in their artistic development at which they will be likely to benefit artistically from the stay and who fits with the exchange program of the individual institutions the best.

April 1, 2024

Download Application Form