OCA offers four residencies for curators, critics and artists in Berlin during the Autumn 2015 and Spring 2016. From September 2015 until end of April 2016 for 2 months each. Applicants must be Norwegian citizens, or live and work in Norway. The residency period will be allocated in discussion with the selected candidates following the jury's selection. Curators and critics are especially encouraged to apply and their applications will be given priority. Please notice that the residency is not available for BA or MA students. The applications will be assessed by an International Jury appointed by OCA.
The residency provides a fully furnished apartment located at Kunst-Werke, Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin. In addition, OCA also provides a travel grant worth up to NOK 4 000.
OCA has set up an online application system for applications for International Support and International Residencies. This system should be used to apply to the Residency Berlin Mitte with a deadline of 1 May 2015. To apply to the Residency programme please go to: www.stikk.no.
Before submitting the Application Form, please ensure that all uploaded information is correct and all fields are completed
Once an application is submitted, a receipt with the indication of a reference number will be generated on the screen and sent to the e-mail contact provided within the Application Form. This reference number will allow applicants to follow their application process and therefore should be confidential.
Additional visual material can also be sent to OCA by post mail. This is however limited to artist's publications, artist's books and moving images. All other material including portfolios should be uploaded within the application form. All other material including portfolios should be uploaded within the application form. Please specify if you wish your material to be returned and if this is the case please send a pre-posted envelope with the return address. All submitted material should be identified in the outside of the envelope with both the applicant's name and the reference number provided in the online application. Please send the application by post to:
Office for Contemporary Art Norway
Re: Residency Berlin Mitte
Nedre gate 7
Applications will be assessed by an International Jury appointed by OCA and notification of the Jury's decision is made by e-mail no latter than six weeks after the application deadline. Please note that the Jury's decisions are final.