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Call for applications: EXECAL Residence at La Becque



ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne, in partnership with La Becque | Artist Residency, launches an open call for its alumni, for three residency programs during summer 2019 in La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland.

Programs dates

The three four-week residencies will be offered to three different ECAL alumni. Applicants must select a time period during which they can participate in the EXECAL Residence:

  • July 8 - August 2, 2019

  • August 5 - August 30, 2019

  • September 2 - September 27, 2019

Application deadline: January 20, 2019, at 11:59 pm CET.

The residency program EXECAL Residence at La Becque results from the partnership between ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne and the artist residency La Becque, launched in 2018 by Fondation Françoise Siegfried-Meier and located on the shores of Lake Geneva, between Lausanne and Montreux.

The first joint venture between the artist residency and an art and design school, the ECAL x La Becque initiative aims at fostering research projects and promoting excellence in art and design education.Therefore, during summer 2019, the EXECAL Residence at La Becque will offer three ECAL alumni the opportunity to each participate in a four-week residency, exploring the intersection of nature and technology, La Becque’s lead thematic orientation, while benefiting from the unique infrastructure that the residency has to offer.

Regardless of the discipline it is developed in, the residency project will later be integrated into a digital catalogue showcasing the EXECAL Residences at La Becque.

The call for applications is open to all ECAL alumni from all disciplines having graduated at least three years before the beginning of the residency programs at La Becque in summer 2019.

More information and submit your online application

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Announcement of our year-long partnership with artist residency La Becque, in la Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland.

ECAL is pleased to announce its partnership with La Becque, the newly launched artist residency located on the beautiful shores of Lake Geneva, between Lausanne and Montreux. The first joint venture between the artist residency and an art and design school, the ECAL x La Becque initiative aims at fostering research projects and promoting excellence in art and design education.

The collaboration will start in February 2019 with the first ECAL Residence at La Becque featuring Mitch Paone, partner and creative director at renowned Brooklyn-based creative design agency DIA Studio. Specialized in kinetic identity systems, graphic design and typography, Mitch Paone will spend four months at La Becque developing his own research project while guest lecturing during the entire spring semester at ECAL, in the Bachelor Graphic Design and Master Type Design programmes. The next guest resident will be invited in fall 2019, for a residency spanning the entire semester.

Additionally, ECAL will offer its alumni the opportunity to apply for a summer residency at La Becque, with the EXECAL Residence at La Becque. Between July and September 2019, three ECAL alumni will be selected to each partake in a month-long residency, developing their practice while exploring the intersection of nature and technology, the current thematical focus of La Becque.

More information on the call for applications for the EXECAL Residence at La Becque will be announced early December. Stay tuned!

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