Open call:
AiR-Assens / Assens Art Council
Artist-in-Residence 2019

Assens Art Council would hereby like to invite professional working visual artists to apply for a month’s free residence within the theme of caring for the planet, ecology and sustainability.

Assens Art Council has three sites with residency and atelier facilities at its disposal:

Thurup Hus

Naarup Sawmill

Dreslette School

The residency is from Saturday 31st August 2019 until Sunday 29th September 2019.

A jury, consisting of the project manager, Jørgen Svenstrup, and three members of Assens Art Council, will review applications and select amongst the candidates.
The jury will award priority to applicants who show particular interest in working with the following themes: the state of the planet, nature, ecology and sustainability.

During the residency period, it is expected that you are willing to give two power-point talks in public for a fee of DKK 3000 (400 Euro). (The talks may be identical.)

It is also expected that you are willing to communicate with the press.
Furthermore, Assens Art Council has an ambition to create contacts between the Artist in Residence and local artists and art institutes and that you must therefore be open to an interested audience.

NB: Further information about the terms can be found here

Applications must be submitted using the application form. Next chance for application, which is for AiR-Assens 2020, will be  primo december 2019.


Your application will be send to Assens Art Council, Att.: Katrine West by clicking the submit-button on the Application form

Deadline for applications: 1st March 2019.

Estimated response date: 1st April 2019