7th Extinction – Open Call for Musicians, Visual Artists and Producers

For musicians, producers and visual artists under 35 years old based in Portugal or Germany to create musical and multimedia works together during paid international artistic residency. The outcome will be presented in different music festivals, and adequate art institutions in Europe.

The project is aimed to encourage the artistic world to deepen the theme of the relationship between man and nature. It is an invitation to create a musical and multimedia production that keeps track of the changes taking place, translating the forms of nature, its interactions with the anthropic universe and the controversial outcomes of this relationship in a musical and visual code, capable of involving the listeners through a new perceptive experience. 

7th Extinction  is an initiative and cooperation of Jazz:Re:Found (Italy), Arroz Estúdios (Portugal), XJazz! (Germany) co-founded by the European Union. 

Deadline for submission: 19th of June 2023

APPLICATION FORM

Artists can submit their application from May 20th to June 19th using the form on the site https://7thex.com.

SCHEDULE: 

– Deadline to apply June 19, 2023

– Applicants will be notified by 30 June, 2023

– Educational program (traveling required) between September to December 2023 

– Artistic residency: 2 weeks period in 3 different moments throughout 2024

– Continuous contact online

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THIS RESIDENCY PROGRAM: 

– Studio space for the selected artists to develop their project

– Artists subsidy

– Educational programs in the 3 locations – Cittadellarte Fondazione Pistoletto (Biella, Itália), Arroz Estúdios (Lisbon, Portugal), XJAZZ! (Berlin, Germany) – for all the selected artists, with travel, accommodation and daily fee covered

– Mentoring program with dedicated tutors with and extensive experience in the arts world, including meetings, panels and workshops

WHAT’S EXPECTED FROM THE SELECTED ARTISTS

The creation of an installation which will be presented in the three countries involved (different music festivals). These installations will also be promoted in museums. 

ELIGIBILITY

– This residency program is open for musicians, producers (music producer) and visual artists  (vj, video producer, visual creative). Each location will select 3 artists, one artist in each field.

– Aged between 18 and 35 – resident or domiciled Portugal or Germany – Availability to travel in Europe

– Strong interest in environmental activism

– Good speaking and understanding of English



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