Call for Entries| AIR Oct-Nov 2012 | DCR Gueststudios i.c.w. Satellietgroep, The Netherlands

DCR Gueststudios now invites applications from young or mid-career artists, curators, writers, anthropologists or sociologists from all over the world for an artist in residency with our partner Satellietgroep in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Satellietgroep initiates the project 'Now Wakes The Sea' (NWTS) and involves research based air programs for artists/filmmakers in coastal transition areas around the Black Sea and North Sea to develop new works, select existing works and program a traveling filmfestival for screenings on venues, both on the coast of the Black Sea as well as on The North Sea.
First step is the exchange project is the inspiring collaboration with European Cultural Association/Europist (TR), in the context of Sinopale 4, International Sinop Biennial and the celebration of NLTR400 in 2012.

How do we negotiate and make sustainable coastal areas when coastlines are under great pressure due to consumption, tourism, economical and political interests?

Please read more about this project here:

The second step of NWTS programm will be to host two couples of Turkish artists. Bahanur Nasya and Yilmaz Vurucu are a couple with strong relations to both the Western and Turkish world. Bahanur is an architect and Yilmaz a filmmaker. The other couple is Imre Azem (filmmaker of Ekümenopolis) and Gaya who is his partner and producer.
Both couples will be staying in the DCR Gueststudios from approximately 15th of October till 15th of November. We would like to introduce them to a guest with a different background, but who is interested in the program and who has affinity with the subjects treated.
We would like you to work together with these couples to gain a new perspective for both parties. This can be on different levels. For instance if you have a strong connection to the sea, if you research coastal transitions, if you research the 'eastern-western' diversity, if you write about activism in art, if you have seen 'Ecumenopolis' and you would like to work with the maker, if you're an researching curator for an exhibition and so forth..
We like to bundle the outcomes of your co-operation in a couple of events. Satellietgroep hosts an debate with screenings about coastal transitions in Museon. We would like to host a dinner, debate or artist-talk where there is room for discussion about the treated subjects.