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Montehermoso . Grants in Spain

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MONTEHERMOSO 2010
Art and Research Grants

The Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea, in accordance with its desire to support creation and research in contemporary art and thought, announces a call for entries for a series of grants. The objective of this initiative, which is promoted by the Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council, is to facilitate the production of thirteen selected projects in the following categories: Art Project Production, Curatorship, Research and Film Scripts. Authors of any nationality, regardless of age, can present their projects individually or collectively.


ART PROJECT PRODUCTION
Eight grants will be awarded to develop art projects to be produced during the forthcoming 12 months. Each grant shall not exceed 10,000 EURO, including a maximum amount of 7,000 EURO for production of the project and 3,000 EURO for fee and copyrights. The work produced will be exhibited at Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea within its 2011 programme.

CURATORSHIP
One grant will be awarded to produce a curated exhibition project involving the participation of at least four contemporary artists. The selected project shall be exhibited at Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea within its 2011 programme. The proposal must be currently in production or produced during the forthcoming 12 months. The exhibition project award shall not exceed 15,000 EURO, and 6,000 EURO shall be allocated for the curatorial fee and copyright. The budget submitted must include the costs of production, installation, insurance and transportation as well as travel and accommodation expenses for selected artists and the curator. Infrastructure, technical equipment and human resources will be provided by Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea.

RESEARCH
Three grants will be awarded to develop research projects related to Contemporary Art and Thought. Within this section, at least one of the grants shall be devoted to a project related to the development of a Historiography of Feminist Art in Spain. The award for the research project shall not exceed 9,000 EURO. This amount includes the researcher's fee, as well as project development expenses. The Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea will be able to suggest a publication of the research work.

FILM SCRIPT
One grant will be awarded to produce development of a film script project. The award for development of the film script project shall not exceed 9,000 EURO. This amount is to include the researcher's fee as well as project development expenses.

Application deadline: March 31st, 2010
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2009 Selected projects
Artists' projects:
Leonor Antunes (Lisbon, 1972)
Paloma Polo Carreño (Madrid, 1983)
Nadia Barkate & Marion Cruza (Bilbao, 1980; Bilbao 1982)
Niamh O'Malley (Castlebar, 1975)
Carissa Rodríguez (New York, 1970)
Azucena Vieites (Hernani, 1967)
Erika Arzt & Juan Linares (London, 1969; Cambrils, 1972)
Jorge Satorre (México DF, 1979)

Curatorial project:
Tetriss Production (Malmö)

Research:
Giovanna Zapperi (Rome, 1978)
Aaron Schuster (Washington, 1974)
Aloña Intxaurandieta & Edu Hurtado (Lezo, 1984; Valladolid, 1986)

Film Script:
Juan Ibarrondo (Vitoria-Gasteiz, 1962)