What is the timeline of the grant’s open call?
The open call of the ATA grant is divided into two stages: A first selection of authors and proposals that will receive specific training and assessment during a four-day seminar at the Eurecat headquarters in Barcelona and a second stage where a project will be selected to be carried out from among the participants of the seminar.
- The time frame for presentation of applications is from the 14 of July until the 15 of September 2015.
- The first selection of the committee will be made public before 30 September 2015.
- The training course will take place in the first week of November. The artists will have until 15 December 2015 to present their definitive projects.
- The Project selected for execution will be announced on 15 January 2016.
- The resulting work must be completed within a maximum time frame of 6 months, that is, before 14 July 2016.
How should I present my candidature?
You should present a CV and a brief description of the idea or the motivation for participating. This idea will be developed in the second stage. Send this information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Keep in mind that the evaluation committee will be made up of a representative of Eurecat, the Beep Electronic Art Collection, the NAF and those experts that the participating organizers find convenient to invite.
What happens if I am selected for the first stage?
You will be invited to participate in the four-day seminar in Barcelona where you will receive training in concepts and methodology of research and production with advanced technologies as well as specific expert advice on the technology that you have chosen for your project.
And after that?
You will have one month to refine, reformulate and amplify your initial proposal before the final evaluation and the selection of the project to receive the grant.
If your project is selected you will have six months to develop the proposal and produce the work of art.
Frequently Asked Questions
Below a list of frequently asked questions is detailed about ATA Award for artistic creation and training with advanced technologies.
Am I obliged to spend the six months at Eurecat?
Six months is the maximum time to develop the project and produce the work of art. It is not obligatory to be physically present at Eurecat but it is understood that it is a very good opportunity to get the most out of the infrastructure that the technological centre provides.
What does the 20,000 € contribution to production, assessment and R&D include?
Material, specialized assessment hours, laboratory hours, work space, use of machines and equipment. It is like a kind of bar tab that allows for the planning and production of an ambitious project. LaAgencia will continuously audit the project.
Will I receive the 5,000 € honorarium in cash?
Yes! (Discounting the quantity corresponding to taxation according to the legislation of the country where you pay tax.)
And if I have more questions?
Email them to: email@example.com.