EMAP/EMARE Selected Artists for 2020 and 2021

We are announcing the results of the international open call for the two-month EMAP residencies in 2020 and 2021 at 11 European media art organisations.

Margherita Pevere, Wombs, artist in residence during 2019 at KONTEJNER, photo: Sanjin Kaštelan

We are proud to announce the selection of artists for the EMAP – European Media Art Platform residency program in 2020 and 2021. EMAP is one of 15 European platforms funded by European Union’s Creative Europe program and the only one for digital media. Its aim is to support artists working in that field, especially emerging artists who work critically and in an innovative way with (digital but not only) technologies. Over 700 artists from 46 countries submitted their proposal to the open call and twenty-two European media artists and groups were selected for residencies in the next two years:

  • Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
    2020: Kasia Molga (UK/PL)
    2021: Moritz Simon Geist (DE)
  • Bandits-Mages, Bourges, France
    2020: Konrad Korabiewskim (IS/PL)
    2021: Sophie Hoyle (UK)
  • FACT, Liverpool, UK
    2020: Carolin Liebl & Nikolas Schmid-Pfähler (DE)
    2021: Andrius Arutiunian (LI/NL)
  • IMPAKT Centre for Media Culture, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    2020: Clusterduck (IT/DE/FR)
    2021: Liliana Piskorska (PL)
  • KONTEJNER, Zagreb, Croatia
    2020: uh513 (María Castellanos & Alberto Valverde) (ES)
    2021: Darsha Hewitt (DE/CA)
  • LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijón, Spain
    2020: Stefan Laxness (UK)
    2021: Flow Architecture (Annarita Papeschi) (UK/IT)
  • M-Cult, Helsinki, Finland
    2020: Forms of Ownership (Vienne Chan, Alan Cunningham, Boris Oicherman & OPA: Slobodanka Stevceska, Denis Saraginovski) (multinational)
    2021: Rybn.org (Kévin Bartoli, Marika Dermineur, Jean Marie Boyer) (FR)
  • Onassis Stegi, Athens, Greece
    2020: Martin Nadal (ES)
    2021: Nico Angiuli (IT)
  • RIXC, Riga, Latvia
    2020: Daniel Hengst (DE)
    2021: Silvia Rosani (UK/ IT)
  • WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, Poland
    2020: Kat Austen (DE/UK)
    2021: Gil Delindro (DE/PT)
  • Werkleitz Centre for Media Art, Halle (Saale), Germany
    2020: Mark Farid (UK)
    2021: Leonhard Müllner, Robin Klengel, Michael Stumpf (AT)

The EMAP / EMARE production residencies for the duration of two months include a grant of 3.000,- €, project budget of 4.000 €, free accommodation, travel expenses up to 500 €, free access to the technical facilities and media labs within the host institution, consulting by experts and a professional presentation as well as the option to participate in exhibition tours at our members festivals. In 2020 EMAP group shows will be presented at LABoral in Gijón, Spain in May-June; at Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria in September; at KONTEJNER’s Touch Me Festival in Zagreb, Croatia in September; at Onassis Stegi in Athens, Greece in November, and at Bandits-Mages Rencontres in Bourges, France in November.

The final group show of all 44 commissions of the European Media Art Platform produced from 2018 until 2021 will be presented at the Werkleitz Festival from June 17th until July 4th, 2021 in Halle (Saale), Germany.

Contact for any further questions: KONTEJNER | bureau of contemporary art praxis

kontejnerkontejner@gmail.com | www.kontejner.org | www.emare.eu

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