At wendy.network we believe in community; we want to start conversations and dialogues. This is why we created this project, Cross-Cultural Collaboration (CCC).
In this collaborative project, our aim is to give two artists at one time the opportunity to create something completely new with someone who is different but somehow similar. This similarity can be on the formal aspects of the artwork, on the conception methods, on the exhibition approach, etc. Our intention is to support artists and create connections and learning opportunities in our shared, safe environment. We will achieve this by preserving and giving a voice to both artists’ perspectives, and at the same time engaging in a global discourse. This might seem like a challenge, but that’s what will drive the interesting results. wendy.network will mediate and help the artists work through the issues and conflicts that might come from virtual and geographically distant interactions.
For each open call, we ask for one European artist and one African artist that speak the same language to collaborate. On the first open call we are looking for one Portuguese artist and one Mozambique Artist. They will work together for the period of one month and the outcome of this collaboration could be an online exhibition, a presentation, or wherever the collaboration takes the artwork to.
-Resident in Portugal or Mozambique
-No age limit!
-Applicants are asked to join the wendy.network and set up a meaningful profile to be considered.
-Visual artists, new media artists, multidisciplinary artists, curators, etc
-Each participant receives a stipend of €600 (€300 + €300 KONJ coins worth )
-Each participant is expected to be prepared to dedicate time each day for research and creation. The participants must be in close contact to think and create a project around the artistic aspects and concepts that tied their work.
-There will be meetings with guest faculties and activities
-The participants are asked to submit materials weekly, documenting works in progress for our various social media channels.
-Each participant will be featured in an artist interview feature on the wendy.network.
-Any kind of hate speech and discriminatory content will not be tolerated.
-Access to a computer and internet
Applications should include the following:
-Why you want to participate in this collaboration, what are your intentions, and proposals on how you would like to participate on a collaboration (max. 4000 characters)
-Examples of your work with appropriate captions (title, place, material, dimensions as appropriate). These can be images or links to online sources. (max. 10 MB)
-Biography (max. 1000 characters)
-Profile photo (max. 5 MB)
-Contact information (name, email, phone, website and home address).
The deadline for applications is August 22nd, 2021. Selected artists will be announced and contacted via email by August 25th, 2021.
The selection committee is comprised of the wendy.network team.
Send all the information to email@example.com
Type: offering / offering
Deadline: Friday 6 August 2021 at 18:00h