Call for applications [EXTENDED] “Art-Kazan: Where art meets data”

Art-Kazan: Extended call for applications
The School of Data NGO, in partnership with UN Women, is thrilled to extend an invitation to creative minds across Central Asia to join our art residency. This unique opportunity allows participants to create compelling art pieces and narratives rooted in gender data. If you are a creative individual looking to craft your own art product with a focus on gender data, Art-Kazan eagerly awaits your participation. Together, we can weave stories and create art shaping a better future for all! Full details ▼
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Start date: 06 May 2024 | Start time: 11:30 UTC +00:00
End date: 17 June 2024 | End time: 23:59 UTC +00:00
Location: Central Asia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan

Event description

What is Art-Kazan?

Art-Kazan is a unique program designed for creative talents from across Central Asia to participate in an online training on data, a four-day immersive art residency in the heart of Central Asia, and a platform to showcase their work at an international exhibition. Art-Kazan stands as a symbol of Central Asia’s rich multicultural diversity and provides a space where various national contexts can merge into unique art products advancing gender equality.

The primary objective of this initiative is to delve into contemporary art by harnessing the power of gender data for positive change.

Who is this for?

Art-Kazan welcomes all creative minds who are eager to produce their own art pieces, utilizing gender data for change. Whether your art product is a tangible object or an interactive piece, as long as it can be showcased as part of an exhibition, we are excited to support you in your creative journey.

Main requirements: you must be at least 18 years old at the time of registration and hold citizenship in one of the Central Asian countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, or Uzbekistan.

Why should you participate?

  • Immerse yourself in a four-day art residency.
  • Master the fundamentals of analyzing, visualizing, and communicating gender data to create art projects that promote gender equality.
  • Collaborate and network with international experts in the field of gender data and art, as well as fellow creators from Central Asia.
  • Receive financial support for the creation and implementation of an art project based on gender data.
  • Showcase your work at an international exhibition.

How can you apply?

Tell us about yourself and your experience by completing the application form by 17 June 2024, 23:59 Istanbul time (GMT +3:00).

For more detailed information, including selection criteria, please refer to the flyer.

We look forward to your participation!

Sponsored by: Europe and Central Asia Regional Office
Other Co-Sponsors: UN Women regional programme “Making Every Woman and Girl Count”, NGO “School of Data”
More information:
Contact person: Aidai Tokoeva eca.genderdata[at] +996220614106