OPEN CALL: European Media Art Platform (EMAP) Artist residencies 2024

With the support of the Creative Europe program of the European Union, the European Media Arts Platform continues the program of residencies for artists, collectives or other forms of artistic cooperation active in the field of digital art, media art and bioart.

European artists or collectives can apply for a two-month residency from January to December 2024. As collaboration is one of the core values ​​of EMAP, artists will collaborate with an artist of their choice or a local artist from the host institution.

The residency includes an invitation to the kick-off conference and networking event in Limassol in March 2024, a €4,000 scholarship with living expenses, a €2,000 scholarship for collaborating artists, a production budget of €4,000, free accommodation, travel costs up to €1,000 and free access to the technical facilities and/or media laboratories of the host institution. It also includes a professional presentation and the opportunity to participate in exhibition tours at festivals or EMAP member exhibitions in 2024, as well as the opportunity to be exhibited by some of EMAP’s 100+ partner institutions.

Applications should be submitted online at and must include a curriculum vitae, (audio)visual documentation of previous work as well as a preliminary plan and presentation of the proposed project to be implemented under the EMAP residency program. Collaborating artists do not need to be identified at the time of application.

Applicants must be EU residents or taxpayers in an EU Member State or residents/taxpayers one of these eligible non-EU countries.

Undergraduate and graduate students are not eligible, but PhD students are accepted. We encourage beginning artists, regardless of age and academic degree, to submit applications.

We encourage artists to apply to institutions that are not located in their country of residence. Host institutions describe their particular curatorial approach, offered spaces and facilities on the EMAP website.

Member organizations

Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria) Cave skins (Bourges, France), FULL (Kosice, Slovakia), gnath (Braga, Portugal), production (Brussels, Belgium), IMPAKT (Centre for Media Culture) (Utrecht, Netherlands), Kersnikov Institute (Chapel Gallery) (Ljubljana, Slovenia), CONTAINER | contemporary art practice office (Zagreb, Croatia), LABoral Center for Art and Industrial Creativity (Gijon, Spain), M-Cult (Helsinki, Finland), NeMe (Limassol, Cyprus), Onassis Stegi (Athens, Greece), RIXC Center for New Media Culture (Riga, Latvia), WRO Art Center (Wroclaw, Poland), Werkleitz Media Art Center (Halle (Saale), Germany) in collaboration with transmedia (Berlin, Germany), ISSS – Indonesian Space Science Society / HONF FoundationYogyakarta, Indonesia hosts a special residency for 2024.

About the European Media Arts Platform:

The European Media Arts Platform (EMAP), initiated by werkleitz and co-funded by Creative Europe since 2018, is a consortium of 16 leading European media arts organizations specializing in digital and media art, bio art and robotic art. The consortium includes several renowned festivals dealing with these interdisciplinary art forms. In addition to the 16 permanent members of the consortium, the board of EMAP includes a yearly changing international organization accepting residencies. In addition to the two-month residency program, EMAP focuses on sharing knowledge through workshops and connecting artists and institutions through a partner showcase grant.

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Deadline for submitting applications: September 12, 2023, at 13:00 EST