31.07.2018

Indo-European Residency Project in Kolkata (India) > Open call

Alliance Française du Bengale in Kolkata and The Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata  in collaboration with the Kolkata based gallery CIMA and Kala Bhavana, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengalare, are organizing the second interdisciplinary Indo – European Residency Project Kolkata. The Institut Français in India supports the Alliance française du Bengale in the organization of this project.

The residency takes place in Kolkata, West Bengal, India and in Santiniketan, West Bengal, India and lasts seven weeks (six weeks in Kolkata and one week in Santiniketan). The start of the stay is planned for October 2018.

For the Indo-European Residency Project Kolkata, three artists practicing different art forms (one from France, Germany and India) will work and explore the city together, for six weeks in Kolkata and one week in Santiniketan. A studio space is provided in Kolkata as well. During their stay, the artists will meet for a productive exchange with cosmopolitan and culturally interested people, artists, NGOs and others in West Bengal.

The aim of this residency is the creation of an individual or collective art project during the stay in India. The engagement, with fellow artists from different countries, along with personal artistic experiences will help create a new cultural space for inspiring ideas and producing entrancing results.

For Indian applicants:

 • Domestic flight expenses (Economy Class) • Accommodation during the residence period in cooperation with the local host organization • Scholarship of INR 1,00,000 for the seven weeks • Daily allowance of INR 800 per day during the stay in Kolkata and Santiniketan during the residency • Contribution to the production costs of the project in Kolkata (only after approval)

For German applicants:

For French applicants:

• International flight expenses (France - Kolkata / Kolkata - France, Economy Class) • Reimbursement of visa fees (business visa) • Accommodation during the residence period in cooperation with the local host organization • Scholarship of € 1300 for the seven weeks • Daily allowance of INR 800 / day during the stay in Kolkata and Santiniketan during the residency • Contribution to the production costs of the project in Kolkata (only after approval)

Deadline: 19 August 2018

Find all details online for German, French and Indian applicants.