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Opencall: RUK Art Residencies (Slovenia)

Do you see collaboration, a multidisciplinary approach and experimentation as a great way to work? Do you want to test out your artistic approach in the business environment? Do you want to help advance the humanization of technology? If you can answer yes to these questions then you are invited to apply for a RUK residency!

RUK is a network of art and culture research centres at the intersection of contemporary technologies, science, and the economy. In this interdisciplinary hub, innovative products and services for the humane technology of the future are being developed.

Who can apply?

Artists and creators with experience in interdisciplinary practice.

Aim of the residencies

To explore how an artistic approach can be integrated in to a business to further the humanization of technology.

Duration of each residency

from 2 to 4 weeks

Dates of residencies

various dates available from December 2020 to May 2022

Locations in Slovenia

Trbovlje and / or Koper and / or Maribor

Language of Residencies

English and Slovene if you speak Slovene too!

The residency covers

Artists Fee: 450 € / week

Accommodation is provided

Contribution towards travel costs on an individual basis

What is expected of residents?

Artists together with a mentor in a company explore the potential of products, projects or processes in a company and how your artistic practise can help develop existing potential. The scope and manner of work is flexible and agreed with each resident individually.

Your indicative weekly commitments for the residency:

–      2 days / week  working with a company

–      1 day / week working in either DDTlab Trbovlje, KIBLA2LAB Maribor, PiNALAB Koper where you will be expected to run training, workshops or presentations for lab visitors and the local community

–      2 days / week your own practise as agreed with access to the infrastructure and technology in the RUK labs

–      You will also be expected to help promote RUK and art residencies.


To register your interest please send an email to ddt.lab@mcruk.si with ‘Application for RUK residency’ as the subject. Please attach a CV and three examples of recent work and indicate dates when you would be available. We will get in touch and go through the next steps with you.

Application deadline: December 1, 2020

For more information visit RUK Art Residencies

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