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PAST – 2022 Atelier Mondial Residency for New York City Artists
Apply for a 6 Month Residency at Atelier Mondial for New York City based artists
Deadline: Sunday, December 19, 2021, 11:59pm Eastern Time
Residency Unlimited (RU) is proud to announce its eighth open call for New York City based artists for a 6 month residency starting July 1 until December 31, 2022 at Atelier Mondial (formerly International Studio and Exchange Program of the Basel Region - iaab) in Basel, Switzerland. As an exchange program, RU will host in 2022 at its Brooklyn space 2 Swiss Atelier Mondial artists for 6 months each, namely Tobias Nussbaumer (2021 awardee) and Johannes Will (2022 awardee).
The Atelier Mondial offers a 484 squarefoot live-in-Studio from July 1 until December 31, 2022, an allowance of $1,200 per month while in Switzerland to cover day to day living costs and a roundtrip flight Switzerland <-> New York. The artist will also receive a 'reduced tarif' public transport card for all public transportation in Switzerland.
In 2014 the Atelier Mondial facilities were relocated to a newly constructed building complex at Freilager-Platz at Dreispitz, an emerging art zone just behind the Swiss railway station. Located very close to the Schaulager and the Helsinki building – by the architects Herzog & de Meuron – and directly vis-à-vis the new Academy of Art and Design Basel (HGK FHNW ), the Atelier Mondial studios, along with a number of new ‘off’ or alternative spaces and galleries, are now part of the growing Campus of the Arts. The House of Electronic Arts Basel (HeK) is located on the ground floor of the new Atelier Mondial complex at Freilager-Platz 10, where guest artists from around the world will be staying on the first floor.
Learn more about Atelier Mondial here.
In addition to the residency, the selected artist will have the opportunity to present works within Atelier Mondial's gallery space Salon Mondial, at a partner institution and/or in an Open Studio.
Basel is a major Swiss cultural and industrial city in the tri-border area where Switzerland, Germany and France meet. It has a rich cultural heritage (e.g., such famous inhabitants include Erasmus, Holbein, Böcklin, Burckhardt, Nietzsche, etc.), ongoing traditions and vital and diverse range of cultural activities (e.g., theater, music, dance, film, etc.) Many of its museums (e.g., Kunstmuseum Basel /Museum of Contemporary Art, Schaulager, Kunsthalle Basel , Fondation Beyeler, Museum der Kulturen, Tinguely Museum, Antikenmuseum Basel and Sammlung Ludwig, etc.), as well as its contemporary architecture , are renowned worldwide. A lively alternative cultural scene complements the prominent public and private institutions.
Who can apply?
The exchange program is open to visual artists of all disciplines and performance artists who reside in New York City with an active practice of at least two years, irrespective of age or nationality.
Application procedure for artists from New York
Residency Unlimited (RU) administers the open call for the 2022 Residency at Atelier Mondial.
- The deadline for submissions is **Sunday, December 19, 2021 at 11:59pm (EST)**.
- The RU curatorial team will review applications and contact finalists for interviews that will take place on **Monday January 17, 2021** via Zoom.
- The finalist will be announced shortly after.
Applicants will need to provide the following information:
- Contact Information.
- Motivation Letter.
- Project Description.
- CV / Resume.
- Digital Portfolio.
- Providing proof of COVID-19 vaccination status and meeting the Swiss travel guidelines is also a prerequisite
The residency program is generously supported by Atelier Mondial. We are grateful to the Zaeslin-Preiswerk Foundation for their ongoing support.