New Open Call: Goethe V&A Photography Residency

November 13, 2015


Charles Thurston Thompson - Venetian mirror

We are delighted to announce that we have just issued an open call for a residency in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut London. This residency is the inaugural residency of a newly established long-term cooperation between the Goethe-Institut London and the V&A.

Information for applicants: Goethe V&A Photography Residency

Open to mid-career and established artists working with photography residing in Germany (irrespective of nationality) and to German artists working with photography based outside of the UK

Residency period: 4 April 2016 to 30 September 2016

Deadline for applications – Midnight London time, 30 December 2015

Interview date – 11 January 2016 between 10 am and 5 pm London time (via Skype)

Bursary: £10,800 for six months (subject to tax and national insurance)

One standard return flight to London and visa costs for the resident artist (and partner/family where applicable)

Accommodation in the Goethe-Institut London’s 2 bedroom [ca. 100sqm] apartment in South Kensington London.

Monthly travel card for the duration of the residency

An additional budget of £1,500 for materials needed for production of any public facing activities or displays.

To read the full open call and to apply to this residency:

 This residency is organised by the Goethe-Institut London and the V&A.


About the author

November 13, 2015

I oversee the V&A's residency programme, supporting artists, designers and other creative practitioners who are invited to undertake research, develop public programmes and create work inspired by the museum’s collections.

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