AIR – Artist in Residence Niederösterreich offers living and working spaces for architects, visual artists, musicians and writers in Krems an der Donau for a period of one to three months.
Studio apartments and grants shall be awarded based on the premise that foreign artists are to be given the opportunity to work in Lower Austria and get to know different art and cultural institutions in this country. By bringing foreign artists in contact with the Austrian artist scene, AIR – Artist in Residence Niederösterreich seeks to contribute to the internationalisation of art in Austria and to promote a process of interdisciplinary exchange in the arts.
The basic prerequisite for funding is a degree in a field of art (university level). If the applicant does not have a university degree, proof of equivalent ability must be provided through his or her artistic career. In any case, the applicant must demonstrate regular artistic activity in the proposed areas of funding. Applicants can be artists from the areas of visual arts, music, sound art, literature, and architecture. Austrian artists and artists residing in Austria are not eligible to apply.
In general, the duration of residency is limited to one to three months. Studio and living quarters will be provided free of charge. The artist in residence will also receive a sum of 1300 Euros per month.