TASML | Carroll Fletcher Chinese Artist Residence Award Call for Proposals. New Deadline:May 20, 2013

Due to technical reasons, this call is now integrated into the TASML @eyebeam residency. All applications will be considered for the eyebeam residency.

This call is open to all Chinese artists including Taiwan, Hong Kong and Chinese nationals living / working overseas.

New Deadline: May 20, 2013, Application must be submitted in English, and the applicant must have sufficient knowledge of English language for communication

With the generous support of Carroll / Fletcher Gallery, a London based contemporary art gallery, TASML is pleased to announce its new artist residence award: TASML | Carroll Fletcher Chinese Artist Residence Award. The award will provide emerging Chinese media artists with an unique opportunity to engage with cutting edge research and production at the intersection of art, science and technology in some of the most innovative media art and design laboratories around the world. From March 2013 until February 2015, two artists will be selected annually through an international open-call for proposal submissions. In collaboration with Summer Sessions: International Talent Development Network, the award allows the selected artists access to a wealth of global media art labs by their own choice of interest. The awardee will receive a stipend to cover production, travel, accommodation and living expenses in the residence country.

Applying for Summer Sessions

In collaboration with Summer Sessions TASML is pleased to announce a call for artist in residency proposals.

The Summer Sessions is a talent development network and the residencies are intended for early career artists, meaning the artist is under 35 years of age and/or graduated no more than 5 years before the time of applying.

The duration of a residency is roughly 6-8 weeks in the period between June 1st and September 30th.

As an artists, you can apply by submitting a video, in which you briefly explain your project, the support you need and why you should be a part of the Summer Sessions before the deadline.

The idea behind this residency program is that local sponsors support young artists from their country to go abroad and develop a work at a host institute. Each Summer Sessions artist commits him/herself to the production of a presentable residency output. As an artists you can only apply if one of the partners in the talent development network is based in their country of residence.

Please follow the application steps:

1.            Create a 2 minute video explaining your project.

2.            Upload your video to a service like Youtube or Vimeo. Note that on Youtube you can make the video ‘unlisted’ so it can not be found without knowing the URL. On Vimeo you can set a password.

3.            Come back here and select your country of residence. if you’re a Chinese national (living in China or overseas), or your residence  is in Taiwan or Hong Kong,  you may select TASML as your sponsoring organization.

4.            Fill out the online application form to provide your personal details and the link to the online video proposal.

Important Dates

May 20, 2013: application deadline.

Early June,  2013: notification of acceptance.


For application and more information, please visit http://www.summersessions.net


About Summer Sessions

The Summer Sessions are short-term residencies for young artists organized by a network of cultural organizations all over the world.

The Summer Sessions offer a highly productive atmosphere with production support and expert feedback to jumpstart your professional art practice. The result is a pressure cooker in which you develop a project, from concept to presentable work, ready to show.


About Carroll / Fletcher Gallery

Co-founded by Jonathon Carroll and Steve Fletcher, Carroll / Fletcher is a contemporary art gallery located on Eastcastle Street in Central London.

The gallery supports existing and new forms of artistic production, and works with exceptional emerging and established artists, whose practices use a diverse range of media to explore contemporary socio-political, cultural, scientific and technological themes.

Carroll / Fletcher showcases developments in visual culture by commissioning and exhibiting ambitious new works. It collaborates with museums and other non-commercial institutions to develop interest in, and long-term critical appreciation of the work of its artists. The gallery also presents curated group shows, occasional location specific works and collaborative education projects.


For more information about Carrol Fletcher Gallery http://www.carrollfletcher.com