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Henkel Art.Award. 2008 for Young Artists

Call for Applications

The Artists-in-Residence Program of KulturKontakt Austria offers a three-month scholarship in Vienna to artists from the emerging markets of Central and Eastern Europe, encompassing a studio, accommodations, insurance, a monthly monetary grant of EUR 1,000, as well as a presentation of the works of art at the end of the three-month stay. Artists from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia and the Ukraine up to the age of 40 are eligible.

The Henkel Art.Award. 2008 for Young Artists will be selected by a jury from the works of art submitted by young artists participating in the Artists-in-Residence Program of KulturKontakt Austria. In addition to the three-month scholarship from KulturKontakt Austria, the winner will receive a monetary award of EUR 2,000 from Henkel CEE.

The application materials should include a curriculum vitae and artistic career (in English or in German; age limit: 40) and five to ten samples of the artist’s work in the form of photos, folders and/or art catalogues (maxium size: A3). No CDs allowed. Entries are to be sent by 6 July 2008 to: KulturKontakt Austria, Department of Cultural Promotion and Sponsoring, Universitätsstraße 5, A-1010 Vienna, Austria; tel.: +43-1-523 87 65 ext. 43; e-mail: application@kulturkontakt.or.at