[LAU] IEM Music Residency Program 2019 - Call for Applications

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Thu Mar 8 11:01:28 CET 2018

IEM Music Residency Program 2019 - Call for Applications

(sorry for cross-posting; please distribute)

The IEM - Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics - in Graz, Austria
is happy to announce its call for the 2019 Artist-in-Residence program.

The residency is aimed at individuals wishing to pursue projects in
performance, composition, installation, sound art, development of tools
for art production, and related areas. Individuals are asked to submit a
project proposal that is related to the fields of artistic research of
the IEM, as:
*	Algorithmic Composition
* Algorithmic Experimentation
*	Audio-Visuality
*	Dynamical Systems
*	Experimental Game Design
*	Live Coding
*	Sonic Interaction Design
*	Spatialization/higher-order Ambisonics
*	Standard and non-standard Sound Synthesis

Duration of residency: 5 months
Start date: June 1st 2019 (negotiable)
Monthly salary: approx. EUR 1100 (net)


The Institute:
The Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics is a department of the
University of Music and Performing Arts Graz founded in 1965. It is a
leading institution in its field, with more than 35 staff members of
researchers and artists. IEM offers education to students in composition
and computer music, sound engineering, sound design, contemporary music
performance, and musicology. It is well connected to the University of
Technology, the University of Graz as well as to the University of
Applied Sciences Joanneum through three joint study programs.

The artwork produced at IEM is released through the Institute's own Open
CUBE and Signale concert series, as well as through various
collaborations with international artists and institutions.

What we expect from applicants:
- A project proposal that adds new perspectives to the Institute's
activities and resonates well with the interests of IEM.
- Willingness to work on-site in Graz for the most part of the Residency.
- Willingness to exchange and share ideas, knowledge and results with
IEM staff members and students, and engage in scholarly discussions.
- The ability to work independently within the Institute.
- A dissemination strategy as part of the project proposal that ensures
the publication of the work, or documentation thereof, in a suitable
format. This could be achieved for example through the release of media,
journal or conference publication, a project website, or other means
that help to preserve the knowledge gained through the Music Residency
and make it available to the public.
- A public presentation as e.g. a concert or installation, which
presents the results of the Artist Residency.

What we offer:
- 24/7 access to the facilities of the IEM.
- Exchange with competent and experienced staff members.
- A desk in a shared office space for the entire period and access to
studios including the CUBE [1], according to availability.
- Extensive access to the studios of the IEM during the period from July
1st until end of September.
- access to the IKOsahedron loudspeaker [2]
- access to the “Autoklavierspieler” [3]
- infrared motion tracking systems
- Regular possibilities for contact and exchange with peers from similar
or other disciplines.
- Concert and presentation facilities (CUBE 24 channel loudspeaker
concert space).
- A monthly salary of approx. EUR 1100 net per month in addition to
health and accident insurance.

What we cannot offer to the successful applicant:
- We cannot provide any housing.
- We also cannot provide continuous assistance and support, although the
staff is generally willing to help where possible.
- We cannot host artist duos or groups, because of spatial limitations.
- We cannot offer any additional financial support for travel or
material expenses.

An application form providing more information is available at

Feel free to contact residency at iem.at if you have any questions.

[1] The Cube has a 24-channel loudspeaker system
[2] http://iko.sonible.com/
[3] http://algo.mur.at/projects/autoklavierspieler

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