Open call for artist in residency programm 2021 in Burgdorf
2 - 3 months between beginning of June and end of August 2021 (duration and period arbi- trary).
The Fabrik and the city of Burgdorf are running an artist-in-residence program.
Each summer an artist - from Switzerland or abroad, no age limits - can spend 2 to 3 months at the Fabrik. The space is a combined living and working area (2 rooms, 56m2 and 18m2, including kitchen/bathroom) and including the possibility to use a large open space in the factory hall. The residency is mainly for visual artists, but artists from other ("silent") disciplines can also apply. The grant is 2'000.- Swiss Francs per month.
About the place: Burgdorf is a small town of 16'000 habitants situated on the river Emme. It is close to Bern (15 minutes by train or car) and 1 hour (by train or car) from Zurich or Basel.
The Fabrik has existed as an artist run studio house since 1985. About 10 artists have their studios there. Shared spaces and facilities comprise: an office (with Macs, scanner, printer, etc.), a b/w photolab, a kitchen, a guestroom, outside space and a van.
An application should consist of a PDF documentation (max. 10 pages A4) showing the current artistic work, a CV and a motivation letter.
Closing date for applications: 29. November 2020 Applications can be sent by E-mail to: