10 September 2008
We are happy to announce the call for applications for the 2009 UNESCO-Aschberg Bursaries for Artists.As an implementation instrument of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, the Programme promotes the mobility of young artists through sojourns in art residencies abroad so as to foster creativity and cultural diversity. It recognizes the important contribution of artists in the creative process and their central role in nurturing the diversity of cultural expressions.
Artist-in-residence bursaries are being offered in institutions around the world in the following three fields: visual arts, creative writing and music.
To consult the list of bursaries being offered for 2009 please visit the website at www.unesco.org/culture/aschberg. There, you will find direct links to institutions and full instructions on the application requirements and necessary dates.
For all questions or enquiries that have not been addressed on the website’s FAQ section please contact via email at Aschberg(at)unesco.org.