[ 3. Juni 2016 ]

CALL – IEM Music Residency Program 2017 – Call for Applications

Von: Marko Ciciliani

Betreff: IEM Music Residency Program 2017 – Call for Applications

Datum: Thu, 2 Jun 2016

Univ.-Prof. Marko Ciciliani, PhD

Kunstuniversität Graz

IEM – Institut für elektronische Musik und Akustik

Inffeldgasse 10/3, A-8010 Graz

T +43 (0) 316 / 389-3174





IEM Music Residency Program 2017 – Call for Applications


(please distribute)

The IEM – Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics – in Graz, Austria

is happy to announce its call for the 2017 Artist-in-Residence program.

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. Individuals are asked to

submit a project proposal that is related to the fields of artistic

research of the IEM, as:

– Spatialization/higher-order Ambisonics

– Sonic Interaction Design

– Audio-visuality

– Algorithmic Composition

– Algorithmic Experimentation

– Standard and non-standard Sound Synthesis

– Live Coding

Duration of residency: 5 months

Start date: June 1st 2017 (negotiable)

Monthly salary: approx. EUR 1100 (net)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 1st of October 2016

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 25 staff members of

researchers and artists. 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,

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

OpenCUBE and Signale concert series, as well as through various

collaborations with international artists and institutions.

IEM’s main activities are centered around the following research areas

– Computer Music

– Artistic Research

– Signal Processing and Acoustics

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 which has a 24-channel loudspeaker system and

infrared motion tracking, according to availability.

– During the period from July 1st until end of September the resident

will have extensive access to the studios of the IEM.

– Regular possibilities for contact and exchange 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).

– 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 can not provide any housing.

– We also cannot provide continuous assistance and support, although the

staff is generally willing to help where possible.

– We can not offer any additional financial support for travel or

material expenses.

An application form providing more information is available at


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