Like every year the Lepsien Art Foundation has awarded this year again five scholarship courses for the international programme 2013/14 “emerging artists” in Dusseldorf. Like every year the Lepsien Art Foundation has awarded this year again five scholarship courses for the international programme 2013/14 “emerging artists” in Dusseldorf. The winners of the scholarship are 2013/14: – Julia Gerber (oil on canvas) 1983 born in Cologne, Germany, lives and works in Dusseldorf – Rimma Arslanov (sculpture, installation, drawing), born in 1978 in Tajikistan, lives and works in Tel-Aviv, Israel – born Benedikt Partenheimer (photography) in 1977 in Munich, lives and works in Berlin – Sean Lavelle (sculpture, installation) born in 1991 in UK, lives and works in London, UK – Mojtaba Amini (sculpture, Installation) 1979 born in Sabzevar, Iran, lives and works in the Iran detailed information you will find under: cms/front_content.php? idcat = 211 the tender for the delivery year 2013/14 It was marked by very many international applications, especially from regions and countries that were so far still not so strongly represented. So, the Lepsien Art Foundation this time reached a much larger number of applications from the Iran, the Iraq as well as Morocco, Tunisia, Israel, but also from southern Europe, such as Italy, France, Greece and Spain. Received many highly motivated and interesting applications from countries such as India, Pakistan, Thailand, China and Russia.
The Lepsien Art Foundation still from Germany received most of the applications. As well as in the past few years, the Foundation received a variety again applications from former graduates of the Art Academy of Dusseldorf. All other German art academies were also represented with many applicants. Overall, the Lepsien Art Foundation reached several hundred international applications. While the use of the newly introduced online application tool has proven itself.
This was by the artists very well accepted and used. According to Christian Lepsien (Chairman Lepsien Art Foundation), the high proportion of international applications is a positive witness to the intensive international work of in recent years. It’s to bring a special concern of artists from around the world but the Lepsien Art Foundation, embarrassed Exchange and build new bridges. Extraordinarily gifted and talented young artists from different countries and cultures, many different disciplines and styles, meet with the fellows in 2013/14. All will work together for the coming year in the art house in Dusseldorf. The programme 2013/14 is launched in September 2013, and runs until end of August 2014.