In reaction to the resulting changes in working conditions in the music scene, the Goethe-Institut has created a virtual residency programme with a view to maintaining and reinforcing international exchange and collaboration. Funding for virtual partner residencies is now available to arrange for international musical collaboration projects
Virtual partner residencies may serve to work on joint research, compositions, concept and project development, pre-productions or innovative online projects, for example. Other, including Interdisciplinary, music-centred formats may also be eligible for funding. The focus must be on artistic collaboration and extensive exchange on a partnership basis.
Prerequisites for eligibility are: professional artists/ensembles with proven experience in their music scene, sustainable partnership and project, project duration of two to four weeks and project implementation anytime from now to 31 December 2020. The applications may be submitted by solo artists and small ensembles from Germany and abroad, provided that at least one artist or ensemble based in Germany is involved in the project. Projects of or involving artists from developing or transition countries are particularly welcome.
Applications may be submitted anytime from now to 31 December 2020. More information can be found here.