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Artist in Residency 2020 – Kavli Institute for Nanosciences

9 July 2019

A position at KIND known as ‘the Artist in Residence’ will be offered annually to an artist with an outstanding reputation. The Artist-in-Residence fellowship offers a talented international artist working in the fields of conceptual art, visual art, photography, music, design, dance, film, or theatre an opportunity to work on a project within the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience Delft.
He/she will be invited to come to KIND for a period of about 3 months, in which he/she will have the opportunity to closely interact with the scientists at the institute, join in work discussions, experience lab work, and the like. The expectation is that the Artist-in-Residence fellowship will result in a piece of art that relates to the nanoscience at KIND.

Scope and Practical Information

  • KIND will award one fellowship per year, annually offering an artist the opportunity to share ideas with leading nanoscientists.
  • The fellowship is aimed at artists at the highest international level.
  • The artist should have an academic level of thinking and a portfolio that exhibits his/her artistic credentials through, for example, international prizes, art exhibitions, publications, performances, and the like.
  • The artist should have an affinity to the sciences (preferably nanoscience, quantum physics, or life sciences), a research-minded attitude, and excellent communicative skills.
  • Artists can work in any of the fields of conceptual art, visual art, photography, music, design, dance, film, theatre, or poetry.
  • The Artist-in-Residence will be awarded a reimbursement of € 4000 for each month that is spent at KIND, to compensate for lost earnings for the duration of the fellowship.
  • The fellowship includes the free use of an apartment in the historic center of Delft, office space, and other facilities such as assistance by a secretary.
  • KIND will also reimburse reasonable travel costs for the one-time travel to and from Delft.
  • KIND faculty members and their students and postdoctoral fellows will be strongly encouraged to interact with the Artist in Residence.
  • The fellowship must lead to a concrete result, such as a piece of art, a performance, an exhibit, etc, that will be communicated to the Kavli community and//or be made available to the general public. Material costs associated with this must be discussed beforehand with the Kavli staff.
  • At the end of the visit, the Artist in Residence will give a presentation at KIND.

Deadline is 30 September 2019

Kavli Institute of Nanoscience Delft, The Netherlands
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