Open Call for Malt AIR Visual Arts Residency Program

Deadline Date: April 01, 2024

Donor Name: Malt AIR

Grant Size: $1000 to $10,000

Malt AIR is inviting professional artists from all over the world to participate in a 3-month visual arts residency program at Maltfabrikken in Ebeltoft.

Malt AIR is a collaboration between Maltfabrikken, The Jutland Art Academy and The Danish Art Workshops, and the program is supported by the Danish Arts Foundation. Together, they have created an attractive residency for professional international artists at a high artistic level, with a broad network across the Danish art scene.

The residency offers international artists the opportunity to develop new and valuable relations with the Danish visual arts scene. Studio facilities and accommodation, as well as a travel grant and a monthly stipend, are included in the program.

Purpose of the program

  • The purpose of the program is to foster exchanges between the residing artist and the Danish contemporary visual arts scene and support the development of the resident’s artistic practice.
  • The resident artist will participate in networking activities, studio visits, and meetings with relevant professional individuals. Malt AIR also wishes to support the artistic process and research phase by giving the artist time, space, and opportunity for reflection and focus.
  • Each residency program will be individually tailored in a professional artistic manner and involve networking activities.

The residency program includes:

  • An individual studio, access to shared workshop facilities, and accommodation in a shared apartment situated at Maltfabrikken in Ebeltoft, Denmark
  • A travel grant for an economy-class flight to Denmark and return
  • Visa costs
  • A monthly stipend of €1000/7.500 DKK to cover living expenses, local transport, and cost of materials and production
  • Tailormade activities aimed at facilitating network development with relevant artists, curators, and art professionals in Denmark as well as supporting the development of the resident artist’s artistic practice

The periods of the residency program

  • Professional artists from abroad can apply for a stay of 3 months at Malt AIR. The periods are:
    • August 29, 2024 – November 26, 2024
    • January 8, 2025 – April 7, 2025
    • April 11, 2025 – July 9, 2025
  • Periods should be chosen in order of priority in the online application form.
  • Applications are accepted once a year. For each of the periods, two artists will be granted a residency.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Professional visual artists from abroard (non-Danish artists) at the beginning of their career who can document exhibition experience within professional contexts as well as former collaborations with curators on a professional level.
  • Furthermore, it is expected that your level of English allows you to give an artist talk and participate in activities where other artists will present their work for you in English.

For more information, visit Malt AIR.

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