AiR Open Call: Artists Development Programme

06.12.23 | Opslagstavle

The European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute is pleased to announce the 2024 edition of its Artists Development Programme (ADP) in partnership with Cité internationale des arts (Paris) and Neumünster Abbey Heritage Site for Culture (Luxembourg).

The ADP offers emerging European visual artists a three-month residency, enabling them to develop their practice and create a new (body of) work(s), boosted by the mentorship of a renowned artist. In 2024, the residency will take place over three months between the Cité internationale des arts in Paris for two months (September-October), and Neumünster Abbey Heritage Site for Culture in Luxembourg for one month (November). The laureates will be mentored by acclaimed Franco-Italian artist Tatiana Trouvé, as well as professor, theorist and art critic Christophe Kihm.

Residency programs

From 15 December, 2023, emerging artists under the age of 35 are invited to apply for the following calls for applications:

  • Thematic call “Disruption: The Imprint of Man”: 2 Laureates, open to nationals of EU Member States
  • Thematic call “The Future of Water”: 1 Laureate, open to nationals of EU Member States

Eligibility criteria

  • Born after 1 January 1989 (in the case of an artist duo, both members must be aged 35 or under)
  • EU National or National of a specifically targeted country (in the case of geographic calls)
  • Fluent in English

How to apply

Applications will open December 15 2023.

Find information on how to apply from 15/12 on

Budget and duration

The residency in Paris will take place from the beginning of September until the end of November 2024.

The EIB Institute will cover the artists’ travel costs to Paris, from Paris to Luxembourg, and from Luxembourg.

The artists will receive an €80 flat-rate daily allowance to cover their living costs during the residency and all or part of the production costs, and will be provided with a live-in studio space.

In addition to the above, the artists will be granted a contribution towards production of €500 at the beginning of the residency and a success fee of €1 000 at the end of the residency, provided that they have produced a work or body of works.

Upon completion of the residency, the EIB may consider acquiring an artwork produced on-site by the artists.

More information

More about the residency programme.

More about the EIB Institute

More about Cite internationale des arts 

More about Neumünster Abbey Heritage Site for Culture

Picture: Cooking Section, ADP 2016 laureates, installing the artwork produced during their residency in Luxembourg