Digital Earth Research Fellowship for Artists and Designers in Africa and Asia, 2018

The brand-new 6 months long Digital Earth Research Fellowship is offered available for artists and designers. This fellowship is offered for the trainees from Asia and Africa.

The fellowship is targeted at artists and designers at a phase in their profession wanting to take 6 months for reflection and research.

DigitalEarth: A fellowship for research and experimentation with and around the materiality and immateriality of the digital truth.


  • ApplicationsDeadline: August19, 2018
  • CourseLevel: This is a 6 months long research fellowship program.
  • StudySubject: Digital Earth is a 6 month-long fellowship for artists and designers based in Africa or Asia, working throughout a range of media, who wish to examine our present technological truth. It is a special research assistance program, which supports skilled artists to show, research, experiment and produce work. Examples of possible research subjects are: the facilities of Mongolian crypto-mining, the performativity of the robot-ports on the Siberian shoreline, the soundscapes of the coltan mines in the heartlands of Congo, the cultural procedures of freeport zones, the looks of satellite images, the company of machinic vision, the political creativities of geoengineering tasks– and more.
  • ScholarshipAward: The Digital Earth Fellowship offers:
    A stipend to make it possible for research, experimentation and to produce work in a particular geographical place in Africa or Asia, for 6 months. The precise quantity of the stipend will be based upon the expense of living in the nation where the research will occur.
  • Access to a research and production facilities including a network of scientists, (online) theory and practice courses, research institutes, exhibit places, innovative centers, art biennales, residencies and business.
  • A coach, who will support you in your research. The Digital Earth coaches are internationally-renowned artists, designers and scientists.
  • The opportunity to discuss your practice with other fellows throughout sessions on Google Hangouts;-LRB- *******).
  • Final works and research findings will be shown in 2019 or 2020 in a roaming exhibit.
    • Nationality: Fellowship is offered for designers and Artist from Asia and Africa
    • Number of Scholarships: This fellowship is offered for 15 artists and designers.
    • Scholarship can be taken inProjects ought to be based in among the nations in Asia or Africa.

    Eligibilityfor the Scholarship:

    EligibleCountries: Geographically, the focus is on the nations that become part of the brand-new silk roadways linking Africa to Asia, through Central Asia and the Middle East.

    EntranceRequirements: Applicants need to satisfy the following requirements:

    • Projects needs to be based in among the list below nations in Asia or Africa: Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Angola, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Benin, Brunei, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic (CAR), China, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini (previously Swaziland), Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Russia, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Korea, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tunisia, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen Zambia, Zimbabwe.


    Yourapplication will be examined by a choice committee on the basis of your research proposition; this consists of this consists of the quality of your work, your visual and reflective abilities. Also, the committee will check out the significance of your proposition to the research summary of DigitalEarth A balance will be looked for in between candidates from various geographical places.

    EnglishLanguage Requirements: Applicants whose mother tongue is not English are generally needed to offer proof of efficiency in English at the greater level needed by the University.


    How to Apply: Please make certain to check out all the requirements and conditions explained in this pdfand on our site, prior to sending anapplication Apply digitally, by emailing an application, no behind 19 August2018 (2359, CEST) to info-at-thedigitalearth. org.


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