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Radio Art Residency Weimar: Fellowship

Deadline: June 30, 2021, 23:59 CET

The programme offers a three-month residency twice a year in Weimar for artists from non-German speaking countries.

The programme is for artists working in the field of acoustic and time-based arts (radio, performance and sound artists). Applications are open to artists from non-German speaking countries without residence in Germany. Although experience in radio production is not necessarily required, an interest in engaging with the medium and using the radio for your own work is expected.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Radio Art Residency would like to foster artistic practices on radio. Therefore, applications with a focus on mainly journalism, entertainment (such as talk shows, features or podcasts) cannot be considered.

Offered by the residency:

  • Financing of arrival and departure expenses

  • Provision of accommodation in Weimar for 3 months

  • A monthly fellowship of 2,300 euros (includes material and production costs as well as costs for local transport and travelling)

  • A broadcast in the Klangkunst (radio/sound art) programme of Deutschlandfunk Kultur (national public broadcaster)

  • Curatorial supervision and technical support by Experimental Radio at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. Provision of airtime by (via Radio Lotte)

  • Further opportunities:

  • Work and present for a month in the exhibition space of EIGENHEIM Weimar

  • A workshop with students from Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

  • An artist talk at ACC Galerie Weimar

  • An artist talk as part of the radio talks series of Experimental Radio and concerts in the Studio for Electro-Acoustic Music (SeaM)

  • Networking with relevant artists and institutions via the network of Experimental Radio and the Goethe-Institut.

  • If possible, a German language course at a Goethe-Institut in the country of residence

How to Apply:

Please send your application by 30 June 2021, 23:59 CET to:

Subject: Radio Art Residency Application


  • With full contact details, educational background and an overview of your artistic career to date (residencies, other fellowships), 2 pages maximum


  • Please describe your motivation for participating in the residency programme in a maximum of 2 pages. Please also describe the project you would like to work on during your stay and describe your approach to the medium.


  • Please send us a brief portfolio that provides insights into your previous artistic work.


  • Please submit your application as a single PDF document. Audio files may be sent via email or uploaded to relevant digital platforms.

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