afo architekturforum oberösterreich

afo Artist in Residence

Herbert-Bayer-Platz 1
4020 Linz

48.3064, 14.2861

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For 2023, afo is awarding a residency to architects, urban designers, and artists who address the topics of space, architecture and city. This offer promotes a lively exchange with our institution. Developed projects are a fresh input in terms of content, creative and dedicated work and an expanded horizon for our program. Topic For the current call for entries, artists or architects are sought who want to deal with specific architectural, planning and spatial conditions in the city of Linz. Ideally, developed projects can be connected with our annual theme beautiful - ugly [schee schiach], where we deal with how our cultural landscapes, spaces, cities and buildings change - how and by whom our aesthetic perception is influenced or shaped today. beautiful – ugly [schee -schiach] Host afo architekturforum oberösterreich (architecture forum upper austria) is a regional institution that aims to convey building culture. The association is situated in the city center of Linz, in the city’s former public soup kitchen designed by architect Curt Kühne. The premises are home to two exhibition spaces, workshops, a vaulted basement and offices. A 75 sqm studio flat equipped with a bed, kitchen, bath and toilet is located in the attic. What we offer The stay comes with the free use of our studio flat and the existing infrastructure and includes the opportunity to prepare participation in an exhibition, a publication or an individual event. The duration of the stay is four to max. six weeks, beginning from June 2023 until the end of the year. The grant is 280 € week. There is no separate reimbursement for travel expenses. Production budgets and support are negotiated on an individual basis. Requirements Conditions Language: English and/or German no registered residence in Upper Austria minimum age 19 years travel or health insurance and valid visa, depending on country of origin Foto: Herbert-Bayer-Platz – © Bernhard Waldmann