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OVERGADEN INTRO – OPEN CALL

INTRO —a unique development program opportunity for recently graduated visual artists

Application deadline: 1 November 2021.

For the third year, Overgaden invites young artists to apply for the development program INTRO, a one-year program focused on supporting newly graduated visual artists with a connection to Denmark toward sustainable artistic development and international exchange.

Supported by Aage and Johanne Louis-Hansen Foundation, INTRO is a long-term development program tailored to the individual artist/group and includes financial support for travel and production as well as artistic, curatorial, administrative, and technical advice from leading Danish and international voices in the arts. The one-year program culminates in an extensive solo exhibition at Overgaden.

Overgaden is currently looking for two artists to engage in next year’s program, running from January 2022 to January 2023, with solo exhibitions opening in November 2022. The application deadline is 1 November 2021. Please be aware that applications are only open to Danish artists or artists with a primary connection to the Danish art scene and who have graduated (MA or equivalent) from a Danish or international art academy within the last five years.

INTRO

The program includes:

  • A one-year modular program of meetings with Danish and international curators, artists, consultants, etc. specifically selected for the individual artist in close collaboration with Overgaden’s team.
  • Exhibition fee: 30,000 DKK
  • Travel stipend: 30,000 DKK
  • Support for exhibition production: 80,000 DKK
  • Fundraising assistance
  • Exhibition at Overgaden in the period November 2022 – January 2023 (expected)
  • A publication

APPLICATION CRITERIA

Applicants must have:

  • An MA or equivalent from a Danish or international art academy, and have graduated within the last five years
  • A connection to the Danish art scene or a Danish background
  • Interest in receiving a tailor-made program of critical discussions in relation to all aspects of their artistic work with a focus on collaboration, development, and dialogue


SEND US

Applications must include:

  • Description of your practice (maximum one page)
  • Your motivation for participating in the program (maximum one page)
  • CV and documentation of previous work

The application should be emailed as a single PDF file to intro@overgaden.org by 1 November 2021 11.59pm (CET). Applicants can expect to receive a response by 1 December. Individual feedback on unsuccessful applications will not be given.

Applications that do not fall within the criteria or that are received after the deadline will not be considered.

Please direct any questions about INTRO to:
Aukje Lepoutre Ravn, Interim Director: al@overgaden.org
or Line Brædder, INTRO coordinator: lb@overgaden.org

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