Scholarships for artists UNESCO-Aschberg

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Scholarships for artists UNESCO-Aschberg favour the mobility of young artists, in order to enrich their creative projects allowing them to establish a dialogue on cultural diversity.

programme offers residencies to young artists (between 25 and 35 years) around the world. The UNESCO-Aschberg advocates and promotes creativity, highlights the cultural exchange and the need for the artists of enriching themselves through contact with other cultures.

these residences exercise a catalytic role in the development of artistic expression in all cultures of the world.

the program of fellowships UNESCO-Aschberg since 1994 is part of the strategy of promoting cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue of UNESCO. It aims to offer new experiences to young artists and help them to complete their training in other countries other than its own.

the artistic disciplines in which fellowships are granted are: creative writing, music and Visual Arts. These areas include driving artistic specialties in the creative industries, in particular that of the disc, the Organization of concerts, audiovisual, graphic creation and editing. The countries of the South that have a rich and abundant artistic tradition can thus develop their skills in these areas and boost several sectors of its cultural industry.

the Aschberg programme strategy is based on the policies of UNESCO to promote creativity and diversity, so that converges with the aims of the Convention on the protection and the promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions (Convention 2005).

the program, also prioritizes to artists and institutions in developing countries to increase South-South cooperation and North-South.

scholarships offered by the UNESCO-Aschberg programme to 2013 are in the following disciplines: creative writing, music and Visual Arts.

creating literary

Camac (France) – until: October 15, 2012
Sacatar Foundation (Brazil) – term until: October 15, 2012
Civitella Ranieri Center (Italy) – term to: 15 November 2012
Give to ma´mun (Morocco) – term up to: 20 November 2012


Sacatar Foundation (Brazil) – term until: October 15, 2012
Musique Multi-Montréal (Canada) – term until: 1 November 2012
Espace Sobo Bade (Senegal) – until: 30 November 2012
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (USA)-Delivery until: 31 October 2012

arts visual

Bundanon Trust (Australia) – term up to: 5 November 2012
Sacatar Foundation (Brazil) – term until: October 15, 2012
Centro Colombo Americano in Medellín (Colombia) – until: November 16, 2012
CAMAC (France) – term until: October 15, 2012
Civitella Ranieri Center (Italy) – term to: 15 November 2012
 Changdong National Art Studio (Republic of Korea) – term until: October 4, 2012
UNIDEE-Citadellarte (Italy) – until: 18 November 2012
Djerassi Resident Artists Program (USA)-Delivery until: 31 October 2012
Give to ma´mun (Morocco) – term up to: 20 November 2012
La Chambre Blanche (Canada) – until: 1 November 2012

scholarships, in limited numbers, are attributed through a selection process. The pre-selection of candidates runs on account of the juries of the residences of artists. Therefore, artists must apply directly to the institution of their interest, in function of the discipline or the chosen country.

application must only be dispatched to the chosen institution.

candidates can submit one ticket per year and participate in the program only once throughout his career; will not be considered the applications submitted by nationals of the State in which is situated the institution of residence; in some cases, the host institution requires a document which ateste mastery of a particular language.

the institutions pre-select three records that submitted to UNESCO, which makes a final decision, taking into account criteria which are themselves: geographic distribution, gender balance. Award-winning Fellows are informed by the institutions that will reside. Both institution and fellow, sign a contract document.

the cost of the visa process run to account for the fellow;

during the period of residence is expected that Fellows participate, at the request of the host institution, in social or cultural activities different from their project, in order to experience throughout your stay many facets of intercultural dialogue;

Se sent scholars at the end of the residence, a short report that explains your experience, relations with the local community and the benefits obtained. This testimony must be accompanied by samples of their work will be disseminated online, especially in the Virtual gallery of the programme. The Gallery allows you to access and display the work of artists.

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