The Third Schlosspost Web Residencies Curated by the Art Collective Apparatus 22

At first it might feel rather similar to our world, a mere copy of it. Nevertheless upon closer inspection there are plenty of asymmetries: post-chronological, post-religious-orders-as-we-know-them, post-drugs, post-capital SUPRAINFINIT turns into a Utopian container for empowering thoughts on identity, economy, politics, spirituality.

SUPRAINFINIT: l’Avenir redux
Somewhere over the infinite or better said beyond the infinite, a universe has slowly taken shape: SUPRAINFINIT.

There even is a mysterious chant luring one to enter it. Or a gospel, of a new kind, tinged with insidious hope celebrating l’Avenir.

Truly refreshing, there are no maps or GPS for traveling the SUPRAINFINIT and one stumbles onto its unknown potentialities by pure curiosity.

Ghosts of familiar bleak futures prophesied by media and politicians hover like prowlers in our subconsciousness. Forget about them. Or render them transparent.

Hope is the new oxygen.

Weaving emancipatory thoughts between a digital and an ever shifting physical world, SUPRAINFINIT is calling out for ideas, fantasies and manifestoes for rituals, dreams, exchanges, objects, energies, knowledge and new words for other futures, ephemeral and beyond normalization, in fruitful incongruity with our reality and embedded prospects.

Therefore, what would you bring to expand the SUPRAINFINIT horizon?

Who?

We invite all creatives to contribute to the expansion of SUPRAINFINIT universe: visuals artists, musicians, writers, philosophers, performers, scientists, and anyone excited to participate.

Grant

Akademie Schloss Solitude will award three web residents a micro-grant of 500 USD to support the realization of a project during a four-week long web residency on Schlosspost. In addition to this, a shortlist of the best contributions will be published on Schlosspost.
Web residents will be promoted and supported by the Schlosspost team and connected with the Solitude community. We encourage participants to communicate their project directly to the public, thus the Akademie’s Instagram account and the Schlosspost FB group will be made available for participants to use during the time of their residency.

Format

All formats accepted: interactive projects, videos, writing, objects, sound, gifs, images, drawings, collages, word, websites, web installations, web performances, and everything in between or beyond.

Application

Submit your project concept in the form of:

  • a headline
  • a concept text in English (1000-1500 characters incl. spaces)
  • a header image (high resolution, landscape format, i.e. 1500x1125px)
  • a short bio in English (500 characters incl. spaces)
  • a portfolio PDF (images, text, links)

Timeline

Announcement: 19.09.2016
Application period: 03.10 – 21.10.2016
Jury selection: 21.10. – 31.10.2016
Web residencies: 01.11. – 01.12.2016 (4 weeks)

Jury

Apparatus 22, a multidisciplinary art collective based between Brussels and Bucharest, initiated by the former Solitude fellows Erika Olea & Dragos Olea, Maria Farcas, and late artist Ioana Nemes.

For further details and to submit your application, visit: http://schloss-post.com/call-web-residencies-3/

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