Residency Program 2020

Established in 2017, the Stiftung Reinbeckhallen is at once dedicated to promoting art, culture and education and developing its own collection of contemporary art. Its program experiments with ways of presenting modern and contemporary art and invites its visitors to contemplate current issues while establishing a clear dialogue between the past, present, and future. Often collaborating with diverse individuals, groups and institutions from around the globe, its central objective is to maintain an openness in regards to its program and to embrace innovative exhibition formats and curatorial practices.

The Stiftung Reinbeckhallen is hosted by the Reinbeckhallen, an event space and cultural center located in a former AEG transformer factory in Schöneweide, Berlin. Several established and emerging artists have their studios in and around the Reinbeckhallen.

The Residency Program

The aim of the Stiftung Reinbeckhallen’s residency program is to offer artists, particularly visual and performance artists, free space and the support of a professional team to help develop their artistic projects.
The idea is to support the development of projects that deal with a wide and open range of themes, with a special focus on translocality and transculturalism.

The Spaces and Dates

Resident artists will be offered a studio (22,5 sqm, ceiling height of 2,56–4 m) in a space (100 sqm) that is shared with other artists, architects, and designers. Each residency period lasts from 8 to 10 weeks during the following timeslots:

January 27th – March 29th, 2020
June 29th – August 23rd, 2020
September 1st – October 25th, 2020

At the end of each residency period, artists will be offered a space for the presentation of an exhibition, performance, or similar project, for the maximum duration of 15 days.

What We Offer

  • Free use of a living/working studio during the above-mentioned time periods
  • Space for a final presentation, which will be included in the foundation’s program
  • Onsite organizational, communication and curatorial support

Who Can Apply

The residency program of the Stiftung Reinbeckhallen is open to artists who reside outside of Germany and who are active in the fields of visual and performing arts.

Special Consideration Will be Given to

  • LGBTQI+ people or socially disadvantaged individuals
  • Artists who include printmaking or printing techniques in their artistic practice

Applications from mothers with small children are welcome and no age limit is set for participation in the program.

How to Apply

Fill out the application form available here until November 30th, 2019. Applications close at 12pm GMT+1.

Please provide us with your CV, a letter of intent (up to 500 words), an artist statement (up to 500 words) and a portfolio with a selection of works (max. 5 works, max. 10 MB).

For the requested documents, we suggest you to organize a folder with your full name containing the files (in PDF format). Please upload it to your own server or a file hosting service (such as WeTransfer or Dropbox) and provide us with the download link.


The final selection of participants will be made by a board of professional members that includes curators, art historians, foundation members, and advisers.

The results will be announced by December 15th, 2019.

If you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact us.