The UNESCO-Aschberg Bursary for Artists Programme 2014
OF THE BURSARY:
Round-trip airfare at best rates in economy class and according to the residency date. UNESCO-Aschberg manages the travel arrangements.
An allowance of US $1000 for the complete stay to cover living expenses and materials, or US $ 500 each month.
An Open House is organized intended for the laureate with a group of other artists.
All non Indian residents (except residents from Nepal and Bhutan) must hold a valid Visa and Passport for the duration of their visit/stay. A scanned copy of your visa and passport should be sent to Sanskriti and UNESCO-Aschberg, prior to your arrival. All arrangements for Visa and Passport are personal procedures, that must be made by the laureate himself/herself.
The laureate must provide for his or her own health insurance.
Minimum 5 years experience, practitioners of the above mentioned disciplines of demonstrated ability and commitment.
Working knowledge of English required.
Basic technical equipment is provided as well as workshop and conference facilities, a library, an open air auditorium, three museums, Enamel Centre and a Ceramic Centre.
Training courses are not offered as artists will work on projects of their own choice.
The laureate is expected to participate in educational outreach programmes for children particularly from underprivileged backgrounds.
Open houses are organized for groups of artists.
Interaction can be organized with local artist community and traditional craft persons.
At the end of the residency,
the Laureate shall complete and sign the Evaluation Form provided by the
Sanskriti Foundation and return it to
He or She shall describe, among other things, the quality of the experience in terms of exchange, cultural dialogue and creativity and the artistic benefit derived from the residency. He or She shall also express an opinion about the reception afforded by the institution.
TO APPLY :
A Description of the Project.
Language Proficiency Certificate
A Letter of Application
Visual Arts: 10 slides, photographs, CD-ROM or video of recent work
Sanskriti shall ensure that
each application complies with these conditions. A list of Laureates will
be posted on the www.unesco.org/culture/aschberg
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