2021 Goethe-Institut Radio Art Residency Program for Artists from Non-German Speaking Countries

Deadline: January 31, 2021.

The Radio Art Residency is an international fellowship programme for artistic practice on the radio. The residency is a joint project by the Goethe-Institut and Experimental Radio at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar in cooperation with the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar, Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Thuringia’s Landesmedienanstalt, EIGENHEIM Weimar/Berlin and ACC Galerie Weimar. 

The programme offers a three-month residency twice a year in Weimar for artists from non-German speaking countries.


  1. The programme is for artists working in the field of acoustic and time-based arts (radio, performance and sound artists).
  2. Applications are open to artists from non-German speaking countries without residence in Germany.
  3. Although experience in radio production is not necessarily required, an interest in engaging with the medium and using the radio for your own work is expected.


  • Financing of arrival and departure expenses
  • Provision of accommodation in Weimar for 3 months
  • A monthly fellowship of 2,300 euros (includes material and production costs as well as costs for local transport and travelling)
  • A broadcast in the Klangkunst programme of Deutschlandfunk Kultur
  • Curatorial supervision and technical support by Experimental Radio at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. Provision of airtime by bauhaus.fm (Radio Lotte)

Further opportunities:

  • Work and present for a month in the exhibition space of the EIGENHEIM Weimar
  • A workshop with students from Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
  • An artist talk at ACC Galerie Weimar
  • An artist talk as part of the radio talks series of Experimental Radio and concerts in the Studio for Electro-Acoustic Music (SeaM)
  • Networking with relevant artists and institutions via the network of Experimental Radio and the Goethe-Institut
  • If possible, a German language course at a Goethe-Institut in the country of residence


Applications must be in English and contain the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae with full contact details, educational background and an overview of your artistic career to date (residencies, other fellowships), 2 pages maximum.
  • Letter of motivation: Please describe your motivation for participating in the residency programme in a maximum of 2 pages. Please also describe the project you would like to work on during your stay and describe your approach to the medium.
  • Portfolio: Please send us a brief portfolio that provides insights into your previous artistic work.

Please submit your application as a single PDF document. Audio files may be sent via email or uploaded to relevant digital platforms.

Please send your application by to:
  [email protected]
Subject: Radio Art Residency

OFFICIAL LINK: https://www.goethe.de/en/kul/ser/rep/rad.html

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