Residence: EMBLEMATIC / chance aniñada / 2019

al zur-ich is an encounter of art and community where artistic, creative work and its processes are generated directly linked to: the community, the social, the cultural and the territories.

The Encounter of art and community to the zur-ich raises its processes around the residence: understood and managed as a political space catalyzing encounter, dialogue and exchange of knowledge and knowledge linked to the concept and broad processes in relation to art and community.

al zur-ich Residence Call, EMBLEMÁTICA / chance aniñada / 2019 is open to artists, creators, managers and cultural actors in the fields of visual arts, visual and transdisciplinary arts, with local, national and international applications.
Those who apply to this "grand" call must make their proposals / processes / discourse / dialogues with
the people / community actors / neighborhood leaders / political leaders / worker / peasant 
/ in some neighborhoods / territories of the city of Quito: Guamaní, Quitumbe, La Ecuatoriana, 
Turubamba, Comité del Pueblo and Atucucho.

1.-Conditions and participation guidelines:

-A Residencia al zur - ich, EMBLEMÁTICA / chance aniñada / 2019 can apply artists, cultural managers, creators, of any nationality and of legal age.

-The Residence will run from July 5 to September 9, 2019

-Proposals and / or projects that dialogue, generate processes or political practices in relation to:

(1) Pedagogies around art, creativity and aesthetics,
(2) Urban Space and reciprocal or sustainable relations with the territory,
(3) Problems and activations of social-cultural-spatial memory,
(4) Crossings, links and / or reflections between art, technology and / or popular mechanics.

- Through a selection committee (artists, curators, community leaders), six proposals will be chosen that demonstrate their experience, commitment and skill in the development of art-community work to which grants of production will be granted for the development of your projects

-It is essential that the proponents have the openness to share experiences, work methodologies in the form of a research laboratory in the residence and in action centers of the Meeting.

-The artistic work product of the process and reflection of the proponents will be socialized from a joint sample at the end of the residence.

-All the artistic processes developed by the proponents participating in the residency will be documented by the team at zur-ich and by the proponents themselves, they will also be part of a catalog-printed memory of great quality.

-Proponents and participants authorize the organization of the Residence, the use of images and audiovisual material solely for artistic and cultural dissemination purposes and under no circumstances for commercial purposes.

-The participants in the residence is committed to developing a final report of their work done both textually and accompanied by image and to which is attached a record file of images and audiovisuals they have developed of their processes / projects, which will serve only for purposes of dissemination and administrative.

- It is obligatory for the participants to the Encuentro al zur-ich 2019, to live the residence for at least 5 weeks, this is essential in the experience compartment.

-It is necessary that the participants in the residence (especially international) have medical insurance (blue card, for the duration of their stay in the country)
2) Residence al zur - ich, EMBLEMÁTICA / Chance Aniñada / 2019, COVER:
-The 6 scholarships will be endowed with an economic stipend of $ 1,000, for production and realization of their projects.

-An economic aid of $ 5.00 per day, for food, for the duration of their stay in the Residence, to which the selected proposals must be governed,

-The Residence provides a space for rest in shared rooms, space for food preparation; kitchen and social spaces and study for the elaboration and production of processes, reflection, practices of the projects.

-The residence will have access to Wireless Internet.

-There will be made, by the organization, temporary endowments of food for breakfast preparation.

-There will be an outing of field work, environmental reflection and recreation in a town near Quito (North-West Quito -subtropic of the Ecuadorian highlands).

-The organization of the residence / meeting provides transfer to and from the Quito Mariscal Sucre Airport, upon arrival and departure of the participants.

-Indistinctly, the artists and project proponents should go to interviews in radio and print media in the city, as well as spaces for reflection, workshops, discussion and talks.

-The Encuentro al zur-ich, annually develops a physical catalog of its processes. The participating artists will receive a catalog as part of the archive of their projects.

-The residence does not cover air travel and / or international ground transportation.

-The proposals accepted to the residence will receive a certificate of participation from al zur-ich and endorsements from the collaborating entities, this for the purposes that the proponent (s) considers convenient: for resource management, mobilization, passages of airplane, etc.

3) Requirements, dates and forms of participation: Submission of applications:

The Application Period: MARCH 5 to MAY 5 To apply for the call, the proponents must send documents, preferably in a single file in pdf format, which states:

-1. Short biography
-2. Resume / Curriculum vitae of training and experiences.

-3. Portfolio of Artist or collective that includes up to 7 previous works with images, descriptions and / or concepts and links in various media: images, audios, videos, etc. (web page / Vimeo / Instagram, etc).

-4. A summary of the project to be developed in the residence, where times, spaces, materials, technical and logistical requirements are specified, as well as possible neighborhood (Guamaní, Quitumbe, La Ecuatoriana, Turubamba, Comité del Pueblo and Atucucho.) Where you are interested in making your process. It can be accompanied by sketches or reference images. (You can use photographs, drawings, sketches, videos or according to the format that is convenient to explain the project)

-Through media and virtual channels of the Encuentro al zur-ich; answers and detailed questions about the residence will be answered.

-The results of the Selection of participating / grant-funded projects will be communicated on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

4) -The applications must be sent to:

The subject of the email must bear the title:
EMBLEMATICA2019_ "name of the proposer"

Contacts, information and applications:
whatsapp: 5939793877670

-All application will have a reply (response) of receipt of your application
-The Meeting, Residencia al zur-ich / 2019, is carried out thanks to institutions, sponsors and collaborating entities:
1) Ministry of Culture and Heritage of Ecuador,
2) IFAIC: Institute for the Promotion of Arts, Innovation and Creativities
3) The Ministry of Culture of the Metropolitan District of Quito,
4) House of Culture Núcleo de Pichincha
5) The neighborhoods / territories where they welcome us year after year.

Important dates (2019):
-Period of application: MARCH 5 to MAY 5
-Notification of selected: May 14 -Period /
-Duration of residences: 4 from JULY to 10 SEPTEMBER


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