2017 ARTEC Artist-in-Residence Fellowship in Digital Art / New Media / Technology at NTNU Application

NOTE: New deadline December 1, 2016 and extension of the period  (January 1, 2017– December  31, 2017.)

Applications are now being accepted for the ARTEC Artist-in-Residence Program at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway’s largest research university. Up to 6-month artist-in-residence fellowships are available for the period January 1, 2017– December  31, 2017.

The ARTEC Artist-in-Residence Program is intended for media artists and media technologists who are interested in contributing their work to Adressaparken, an interactive installation outdoor park in the heart of Trondheim, the technology capital of Norway (https://www.ntnu.edu/thepark/). The aim of the fellowship is to explore the public and creative uses of the Adressaparken infrastructure. The artist(s)-in-residence will use Adressaparken as both a laboratory and an exhibition space in order to experiment with digital storytelling and new ways of communicating art, technology, and the humanities in a public sphere. The artist is also expected to explore on the concept of Creative Placemaking (https://www.ntnu.edu/web/thepark/tutorial) in their proposal. This page also includes a document describing the parks infrastructure and hardware.

The fellowship will provide access to the workshops, laboratories and equipment needed for the project work; instruction in the use of the necessary equipment and software; and project supervision for technical aspects and project content. The fellowship will also offer access to NTNU libraries and ample opportunities to conduct one’s own research. For more details and announcements visit, https://www.ntnu.edu/web/thepark/air.

The grant is made available through Trondheim Kommune on behalf of Trondheim kommune, NTNU, and Adressavisa. The grant is managed by NTNU ARTEC.

ARTEC artist-in-residence fellowship offers

  • A stipend of up to 10000 Euro for up to 6 months (possibly prorated for multiple fellows), which can be used for travel and research and the production of the project
  • Accommodation
  • Access to and use of Adressaparken (following training)
  • Shared studio and workshop facilities, including video or audio analog and digital equipment for presentation and production
  • Technical and administrative support
  • NTNU library access
  • Exhibition space and opportunities
  • Interdisciplinary and creative working environment

Candidate Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be an artist who has sufficient experience with creative coding and/or hacking, preferably on an open-source platform, and experience in public, interactive art projects. Emerging, mid-career, and established local or international artists from a range of fields (visual, sound, etc.) are invited to apply.

The successful artist-in-residence will be required to

•       Give two artist talks in the middle and toward the end of the program

•       Complete a public digital artwork at Adressaparken before the conclusion of fellowship

•       Document their process of artistic research and development.

Application Guidelines

Applications (up to 10 MB total) should be submitted electronically by October 15, 2016, via


The application must include all of the following:

  1. Project proposal (maximum 1000 words) including a detailed description of work to be completed during the residency (preferably with visual, sound, or mix media materials, if applicable)
  2. Tentative budget
  3. Timeline of completion (in English)
  4. CV (in English)
  5. Artistic portfolio (up to 10 relevant works)

Selection Procedure

The ARTEC artist(s)-in-residence will be selected by an ARTEC committee consisting of its board members. Shortlisted candidates for the residency will be notified by October 31, 2016. Final decision of the winner/s will be announced on November 7, 2016.

Results or Output of the Residency

The results / output developed and documented as part of this residency will be accessible and stay at Adressaparken. All equipment and materials purchased as part of this residency is expected to remain at Adressaparken or at the host institutions.


The Art and Technology Task Force (ARTEC) is a diverse group of researchers and artists from across fields and departments at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). ARTEC champions research and artistic excellence and aims to support cross-disciplinary collaboration in the fields of art(s), humanities, and technology at NTNU.