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Open Call for AfroCzech artists, writers, activists and other creatives

Residency dates: The residency will take place from October 1st to November 30th 2020. The residency shall not be divided into several parts.

The MeetFactory provides chosen candidates with:

· Studio at the MeetFactory · Fee of 500 EUR per month · Production budget up to 180 EUR · background of the international multi-genre arts center · possibility to use the facilities of the residential floors · full participation in the MeetFactory AiR Program - involvement in public events (open studios, presentations, workshops) and other activities of the MeetFactory AiR Program (trips, studio visit by curators, etc.) · networking and mediating contacts to Prague's, Czech and Slovak art scene · PR support through MeetFactory channels · production assistance in the implementation of projects

Display provides a selected candidate with:

· Travel costs reimbursement (for candidates from outside or Prague) · Curatorial and production support of the candidate´s project and work · Professional local and international network and care · Space of Display, a fee and a basic production budget for events or other public program · PR support through Display channels

Applying for the open call and selection of candidates

Applications will be reviewed by:

· Languid Hands - https://languidhands.co.uk/ · Piotr Sikora, Lucia Kvočáková – MeetFactory - http://www.meetfactory.cz/cs/ · Hana Janečková, Zuzana Jakalová – Display - https://www.display.cz/cs/home

Requested information: · professional CV · current portfolio (in case of visual artists, designers, architects) and/or other samples of work · project proposal that include short description of research and practice planned for the residency, its connection to your wider practice and what do you hope to achieve during the residency (practical outcomes).

To send larger data please use WeTransfer.com or uschovna.cz. The open call results will be made public by June 30th latest on the MeetFactory website: www. meetfactory.cz. The candidates will not be informed by the phone.

Application deadline May 30th 2020 Applications received after this date will not be considered. Please send all the materials to Lucia Kvočáková and Piotr Sikora at opencall@meetfactory.cz with the email subject AfroCzech 2020