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Open Call for Designers in Residence in Pforzheim 2021

Open call  /  ArtistInResidence   Design   Research  /  11 Sep 2020  -  15 Nov 2020
Published: 11.09.2020
Open Call for Designers in Residence in Pforzheim 2021.
EMMA Kreativzentrum
Management:
Alexandra Vogt
DEADLINE: 15/11/2020
Application

The application must be made in German or in English.
After a scholarship has been granted a further application is not permitted. There are no registration fees.

Applicants have to submit the following documents during the online application:
  • Curriculum vitae including details of previous grants, awards, prizes.
  • Proof of final degree.
  • Work samples: products / models, photographs or other pictures of the Design work (folder, catalogue).

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Intro
»Designers in Residence« is directed towards young designers especially in the areas of jewellery, fashion, accessory and industrial design. Interdisciplinary working methods are welcome. In total there will be three scholarships for a three-month working phase at the EMMA Creative Center in Pforzheim. The scholarship holders will have access to fully equipped workshop workplaces as well as coworking desks in the EMMA Creative Center. The EMMA Creative Center is the central platform for creative people in Pforzheim.
The creative center is housed on the premises of a former swimming pool designed in the art nouveau style next to the river Enz in Pforzheim. The creative center has an area of 3,000m2 and offers workshops and co-working workplaces, ateliers, offices and exhibition spaces. The town of Pforzheim is also characterized by an active creative scene which is focused on the area of design. Pforzheim University has established Pforzheim as a university town with an international reputation.

Scholarship benefits:
The scholarship includes use of fully equipped workshop workplaces in the EMMA Creative Center and free accommodation for the period from April 1 to June 30, 2021. In addition, each scholarship holder will receive a monthly support of 1,000 euros together with travel costs. A special allowance will be made available for material costs. The results of the scholarship will be presented in an exhibition at the EMMA Creative Center and in cooperation with the Design Center Baden-Württemberg in Stuttgart.

Conditions:
The scholarship program is directed towards young international designers especially in the areas of jewellery, fashion, accessory and industrial design. Applicants must have completed studies at an university of applied sciences or university, must not be older than 35 years or must have completed their studies not longer than two years ago. To apply, a proposal for a project that can be implemented during the scholarship must be submitted. Interdisciplinary project proposals are welcome. Language skills in German or English are required.

How to apply:
Applicants have to submit the following documents during the online application:
  • Curriculum vitae including details of previous grants, awards, prizes
  • Proof of final degree
  • Work samples: products / models, photographs or other pictures of the design work (folder, catalogue)
Additional to the online application it is possible to hand in samples of your work via post to: EMMA – Kreativzentrum Pforzheim »Designers in Residence«, Emma-Jaeger-Straße 20, 75175 Pforzheim Germany. Please insert a document with your name and your address.

We recommend that scholarship holders take out insurance at their own cost for dispatch. During their stay at the EMMA Creative Center the work which is submitted will be insured against loss and damage. On request products/models will be returned.

The deadline: November 15, 2020. The application can be submitted only online
Confirmation of a scholarship will be made mid-December 2020. The application must be made in German or in English.
After a scholarship has been granted a further application is not permitted. There are no registration fees.

Jury:
Sam Tho Duong, Jewellery Designer, Pforzheim.
Sam Tho Duong attended the city’s Hochschule für Gestaltung after his training as a goldsmith in Pforzheim. Since then, he is working as a freelance designer in Pforzheim and is known for his detailed and complex jewelry. His award-winning works are presented in private collections and museums worldwide, for example in the Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, the Museum of Art and Design in New York or the CODA Museum in Apeldoorn.

Amelie Marie Gaydoul, Menswear Designer, Paris.
Amelie Marie Gaydoul studied fashion design in Pforzheim and then graduated from the prestigious MA Menswear course at the University of Westminster in London. Afterwards, she worked e.g. for Norse projects or Givenchy. Currently she is living in Copenhagen and is a Menswear Designer on freelance basis for brands in London, Paris and Copenhagen.

Stefan Lippert, UP Designstudio, Stuttgart.
Stefan Lippert is founder and managing director at UP Designstudio in Stuttgart, one of the larger product design consultancies in Germany that has won numerous international Design awards. Furthermore, Stefan Lippert is a startup entrepreneur, under his direction the ELMOTO electric motorcycle and GIBBON Slacklines were created.

The decision to award the scholarship will be made by the whole jury. There is no legal right to a scholarship. The applicants will be advised in writing of the respective decision, whereby the grounds for the decision will not be explained.

 
From April to June 2019, scholarship holders Ganit Goldstein, Dabin Lee and Sheng-Hung Lee worked on their projects at the EMMA Creative Center Pforzheim. A film by Erwin Wagner.

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EMMA building.
. Photo by: Winfried Reinhardt..
EMMA building.
Photo by: Winfried Reinhardt.

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Sheng-Hung Lee, Dabin Lee and Ganit Goldstein, photo by Winfried Reinhardt..
Sheng-Hung Lee, Dabin Lee and Ganit Goldstein, photo by Winfried Reinhardt.

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Ganit Godlstein and Dabin Lee are talking about their project, photo by Winfried Reinhardt..
Ganit Godlstein and Dabin Lee are talking about their project, photo by Winfried Reinhardt.

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Portrait of Dabin Lee, photo by Winfried Reinhardt..
Portrait of Dabin Lee, photo by Winfried Reinhardt.

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Dabin Lee is working on her piece, photo by Winfried Reinhardt..
Dabin Lee is working on her piece, photo by Winfried Reinhardt.

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Dabin Lee. Necklace: Hello Murder!, 2019. Electroplated plastic waste.. Photo by: Benedikt Adler. From series: Hello Murder. Dabin Lee
Necklace: Hello Murder!, 2019
Electroplated plastic waste.
Photo by: Benedikt Adler
From series: Hello Murder
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Portrait of Ganit Goldstein, photo by Winfried Reinhardt..
Portrait of Ganit Goldstein, photo by Winfried Reinhardt.

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Ganit Goldstein is working on her piece, photo by Winfried Reinhardt..
Ganit Goldstein is working on her piece, photo by Winfried Reinhardt.

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Ganit Goldstein. Piece: WeAreAble, 2019. 3D prints on felt.. Photo by: Benedikt Adler. From series: WeAreAble. Jacket. Ganit Goldstein
Piece: WeAreAble, 2019
3D prints on felt.
Photo by: Benedikt Adler
From series: WeAreAble
Jacket

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Ganit Goldstein. Piece: WeAreAble, 2019. 3D prints on felt.. Photo by: Benedikt Adler. From series: WeAreAble. On body.Jacket. Ganit Goldstein
Piece: WeAreAble, 2019
3D prints on felt.
Photo by: Benedikt Adler
From series: WeAreAble

On body.
Jacket

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Ganit Goldstein. Shoes: WeAreAble, 2019. 3D print.. Photo by: Benedikt Adler. From series: WeAreAble. Ganit Goldstein
Shoes: WeAreAble, 2019
3D print.
Photo by: Benedikt Adler
From series: WeAreAble
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Portrait of Sheng-Hung Lee, photo by Winfried Reinhardt..
Portrait of Sheng-Hung Lee, photo by Winfried Reinhardt.

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Sheng-Hung Lee is working on his piece, photo by Winfried Reinhardt..
Sheng-Hung Lee is working on his piece, photo by Winfried Reinhardt.

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Sheng-Hung Lee. Piece: Small Things with Big Heart, 2019. 3D print.. Books, post-it holders, umbrella holders, vase add-on, stamps.. Photo by: Benedikt Adler. From series: Small Things with Big Heart. Sheng-Hung Lee
Piece: Small Things with Big Heart, 2019
3D print.
Books, post-it holders, umbrella holders, vase add-on, stamps.

Photo by: Benedikt Adler
From series: Small Things with Big Heart
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Sheng-Hung Lee. Object: Small Things with Big Heart, 2019. 3D printing.. Photo by: Benedikt Adler. From series: Small Things with Big Heart. Sheng-Hung Lee
Object: Small Things with Big Heart, 2019
3D printing.
Photo by: Benedikt Adler
From series: Small Things with Big Heart
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The final exhibition, work by Ganit Goldstein, photo by Winfried Reinhardt..
The final exhibition, work by Ganit Goldstein, photo by Winfried Reinhardt.

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The final exhibition, work by Dabin Lee, photo by Winfried Reinhardt..
The final exhibition, work by Dabin Lee, photo by Winfried Reinhardt.

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The final exhibition, work by Sheng-Hung Lee, photo by Winfried Reinhardt..
The final exhibition, work by Sheng-Hung Lee, photo by Winfried Reinhardt.

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