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Turner Prize lifts age limit: "Now is the right moment to make this change" - a-n The Artists Information Company. Tate, the organiser of the Turner Prize, has announced that it will be lifting the under-50 age limit for the 2017 prize shortlist.

Turner Prize lifts age limit: "Now is the right moment to make this change" - a-n The Artists Information Company

Artists of any age will now be eligible for the prize from this year onwards. The age limit was introduced in 1991 – the year the prize was won by Anish Kapoor – in order to ensure that the prize reflected contemporary developments in art rather than it being a lifetime achievement award. However, there have been increasing calls for the age limit to be abolished. Tate Britain director Alex Farquharson, chair of this year’s jury, said of the move: “We have always kept these terms under review and we feel that now is the right moment to make this change.

Nordic Artists' Centre Dale / Nordisk Kunstnarsenter Dale - Nordic Artists' Centre Dale / Nordisk Kunstnarsenter Dale. Paint with the polar bears: Norwegian government launches art foundation and residency on Svalbard. In the Arctic ocean, halfway between Norway and the North Pole, lies an archipelago of four islands called Svalbard, which is home to more polar bears than people.

Paint with the polar bears: Norwegian government launches art foundation and residency on Svalbard

The remote glacial landscape might seem like an unlikely place to grow a contemporary art scene, but on 12 June the Norwegian ministry of culture announced it is launching an art foundation and artist residency in the capital of Longyearbyen, the world’s northernmost town, where the sun never sets during summer. There are plans to invite between three and five artists from Norway and abroad to take part every year, as well as foster exchanges with international institutions. The residencies are intended to be “experimental”, says Katya García-Antón, the director of the Office of Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), one of the partner organisations of the project. “Artists won’t be expected to turn up, make a work and leave. There’s a strong wish that things become more rooted,” she says.

Plaidoyer pour l’art. Je n’aime pas écrire.

Plaidoyer pour l’art

Les paroles s’envolent, les écrits restent. À chacun son métier. Je suis un homme de réflexion qui a d’abord besoin de faire, de construire, de bouger. Je suis ce qu’on appelle généralement un homme d’action, un homme d’affaires. L’injustice, par ailleurs, m’est intolérable, de même que tout ce qui cache la vérité. Je fréquente assidûment depuis 40 ans le milieu de la musique et celui des arts visuels, qui me passionnent et m’inspirent particulièrement, et cela, quotidiennement.

Je défends la culture québécoise depuis longtemps. Art Residency for Printmakers - Print Solo. Cheap train tickets, get UK train times & fares. OPEN PORTFOLIO - figbilbao. AITOR LAFUENTE// “COS.

OPEN PORTFOLIO - figbilbao

Wisky" 2014 PAULA HUARTE// "Naufragio" 2015 JOSÉ GRACIA// "Deadly attack" 2014. Printing matter – Thematic Residency – Skaftfell – myndlistarmiðstöð Austurlands. Printing matter is a two-week thematic residency with an intensive program for 8-10 artists, focusing on printmaking and artist book making.

Printing matter – Thematic Residency – Skaftfell – myndlistarmiðstöð Austurlands

The Thematic Residency aims to create a platform for exchange, discussion, and collaboration amongst fellow artists from various disciplines, who share a professional interest in the topic, both on a practical and a conceptual level, and who wish to deepen their knowledge and expertise. The program is developed and guided by the Danish artist and graphic designer Åse Eg Jørgensen. The program includes group workshops, independent research and practice and an informal final presentation in Skaftfell’s project space. Working facilities and printmaking equipment will be made available through a collaboration with the Technical Museum of East Iceland in Seyðisfjörður.

A summary of selected texts will act as a foundation for discussions on the above listed topics. Application process Please submit your application via the online application form. Call for Applications – Skaftfell – myndlistarmiðstöð Austurlands. The residency program at Skaftfell Center for Visual Art aims to create and nurture an environment for inspiration, focus, and experiment; to encourage artists to experience life and work in a unique micro community where creativity is applied to the everyday; to foster a sense of community between artists and the public in the rural setting of East Iceland; and to provide conditions that stimulate the dialogue between art and life.

Call for Applications – Skaftfell – myndlistarmiðstöð Austurlands

The program is best suited for visual artists, but artists with interdisciplinary practices are also welcome to apply. The Skaftfell residencies are self-directed and can be used for research and/or for production of work. Artists-in-residence have the opportunity to propose an exhibition in Skaftfell’s project space, and they are welcome to participate in the Skaftfell educational program, including artist talks, open studios, workshops for the local community and for primary school children. Application process Application form. Babillard. Bal. Galerie d'Art en ligne Vendre des tableaux, acheter des œuvres originales et impressions haut de gamme sur Artmajeur. A Guide to 20 Top Artist Residencies and Retreats Across the United States. The path to a successful art career can be a twisting one, but one commonly traveled route is the artist residency.

A Guide to 20 Top Artist Residencies and Retreats Across the United States

There are hundreds of residencies out there, ranging from highly prestigious programs that are invitation-only — like those of Artpace, the Walker Art Center, or UCLA’s Hammer Museum, all of which mainly invite established artists to create fully funded projects — to more open, or even experimental, retreats. Not all residencies are created equal, and while some may help you get a leg up in the art world, you may still have to pay for the opportunity. Programs can be grouped several ways: Some are fully funded without fees; some are partially funded with fees; some offer stipends/awards; still others are project/work based. There is even a thriving "alternative" category (check out Part 2 of this series where we’ll look at some of the funkier options out there).

Omaha might not be an internationally recognized arts destination (yet!) [Fine Print]: $40 application fee. Heather huston. Appeldedossier20162017. Symposium international d'art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul. GuideInvestirCulture2011 fr. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – The Core Residency Program. Deadline: 1 Apr, 2016 Disciplines: Visual Arts, Writing.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – The Core Residency Program

Location: Houston, Texas, United States Deadline: 1 Apr, 2016 Duration: 9 months - September 2016 to May 2017 Eligibility: Motivated visual artists and critical writers who have completed their undergraduate or graduate training and are working to develop a sustainable practice. Costs / Support: $14,000 stipend, 24-hour access to a private studio or office, and borrowing privileges at the Museum’s Hirsch Library and Rice University’s Fondren Library. URL: Program Description: Established in 1982, the prestigious Core Residency Program at the Glassell School of Art offers postgraduate residencies for art critics and visual artists. The Core Program attracts a diverse array of applicants from across the United States and abroad. Calendriers - Subventions.