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Twice a year Raw Matters offers a Tender Steps residency for 4 artists each. We are looking for artists/ groups interested in exploring this new format with us and that want to start a new project.

The residency includes
• 3 weeks rehearsal space in the small studio at Arbeitsplatz Wien for 4 different artists / groups (approx. 15 - 20 hours per week)
• 3 feedback meetings that will be led by artists from the Viennese dance and performance scene on Saturdays
• Performance possibility through Raw Matters – Tender Steps evening at Arbeitsplatz Wien
• A small financial contribution (160 EUR)

Criteria for application and selection
• Artists developing a completely new idea will be given preference over those already in the middle of a process
• Availability at the first meeting
• Availability and participation at all feedback meetings
• Motivation to be in an artistic exchange with the other participating artists
• Artists should have their place of residence in Austria

Proposals should be attached as a WORD or PDF document and must include the following information
• Name, address, mobile number of a contact person. PLEASE, ONLY ONE PERSON PER GROUP!
• Description of planned work, of the idea (max. 1 A4 paper!)
• Information about participating artists
• Preferred month of the residency

Applications via email only.

The exact dates for 2019 will be announced in Autumn 2018!