Ceramics or Metal Residency Opp in Germany: Institute for Research in Applied Arts

Institute for Research in Applied Arts
General information
Brief description of organisation
Institute for Research in Applied Arts
Art. Jewellery. Products.
The Institute (IRAA) originated from various research activities by the staff in the school of Applied Art and Design as well as the Laboratory for Illustration and Animation, which is a specialist area in the School of Communication Design. It was founded by the Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences on 30 January 2009 as an artistic and scientific research institution.
The Institute’s international Artist in Residence programme furthers the development of young artists and scholars. In the programme the Institute acts as a host for young artists working in the field of applied arts with funding from other bodies like the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), art associations, foundations and so on.

Organisation founded in

Brief description of residency program
The Institute’s programme enables direct and productive exchange between artists and designers with widely diverse cultural and regional backgrounds and origins. In turn, this also helps to improve the international integration of the Applied Art and Design master’s degree programme, which the Institute conducts in collaboration with the Department of Design.

Residency program since

Disciplines and media
Applied Arts
Type of organisation
Part of a University
Residency conditions
Duration of residencies
between 1 and 3 months
Number of artists resident at one time

Grants available
The university supports the participating artists and junior research fellows in their personal development and research projects with the provision of a workplace, access to the workshops and laboratories needed for the project work, qualified instruction in the use of the necessary equipment and software, project supervision for both technical aspects and project content. Living costs and accommodation are not included and must be covered by other programmes or institutions or paid by the students themselves.

Expenses paid by artist
Expectations of the artist
Leading Workshop or Class
Donation of an Artwork
Application who/how
Digital Application

Selection procedure
By Committee

Presentation of artists' work
Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency

Internet Connection
Ceramics Facilities
Welding Tools
Woodworking Tools
Metal Working Tools
Jewellery making facilities, Competence Centre for Rapid Prototyping

Other activities happening at the space

Contact information
Institute for Research in Applied Arts
FB Design, FH Düsseldorf, Georg-Glock-Str. 15
40474 Düsseldorf
Phone: 0044 211 4351 226
Fax: 0044 211 4351 203

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