[ 14. Juli 2013 ]

BEWERBUNG – IEM Graz Music Residency Program 2014

From: „Peter P.“
Subject: Call for Applications: IEM Graz Music Residency Program 2014
Date: 2013 July 12 11:22:25 AM EDT

IEM Music Residency Program 2014 – Call for Applications

The Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics (IEM) in Graz, Austria is happy to announce its new Music Residency program and invites applications from artists, scholars and practitioners for the 2014 edition.

The Residency is aimed at individuals wishing to pursue projects in performance, composition, installation and sound art, development of tools for art production and related areas.

Duration of residency: 5 months
Start date: January 1st 2014 (negotiable)
Monthly salary: Approx. EUR 1100 (net)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 1st of September 2013 23:59 CEST

The Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics is a department of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz and was founded in 1965. An internationally well reknown institution in its field, it currently holds a staff of more than 25 members. IEM offers education to students in composition and computer music, sound engineering, contemporary music performance and musicology. It is well connected to the University of Technology as well as to the University of Graz through two joint study programs.

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

IEM’s main activities are centered around the three main research areas
– Computer Music
– Artistic Research
– Signal Processing and Acoustics
and contributions to these, or any other field of relevance, are invited for the Music Residency program.

What we expect from applicants:
-An outstanding project proposal that adds new perspectives to the Institute’s activities and resonates well with the interests of IEM members and students.
-The succesful applicant will work on-site in Graz for the major part of the Residency.
-Willingness to exchange and share ideas, knowledge and results with IEM staff members and students and engage in scholarly discussion. -The ability to work independently within the Institute as well as a strong initiative to integrate into the faculty life.
-A dissemination strategy as part of the project proposal that ensures the publication of the work, or documentation thereof, in a suitable high-quality 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.

What we offer to the successful applicant:
-Support in artistic production and arts-based research
-Exchange with competent and experienced staff members
-Work and office space
-Contact with peers from similar or other disciplines
-Infrastructure (electroacoustic music studios, icosahedral loudspeaker array, motion capture technology)
-Concert and presentation facilities (CUBE 24 channel loudspeaker concert space)
-Existing networks with local/international partners
-We provide a monthly salary of approx. EUR 1100 net per month in addition to health and accident insurance.

An application form providing more information is available at

Feel free to contact residency@iem.at with questions.

kind regards
Peter Plessas
IEM Graz