NIFCA - Nordic Institute of Contemporary Art introduces
 NEW MEDIA AiR, a residency program dedicated for new media

 Themes for the residency program are:

 1. Software art and software tools for artists
 - Art projects implemented as software, or art projects
 that have an essential software component
 - Projects dealing with the concept of software
 - Creative tools for artists

 2. Sound/audiovisual performances and installations
 - New media art that manifests itself as a performance,
 event or installation and extends beyond the screen.


 Following residencies are available for 2003
 in Nordic/Baltic region:

 Estonia : Tallinn - E-Media Centre + Artists' Union
 Finland : Helsinki - Sibelius Academy CM&T + NIFCA
 Latvia : Riga - RIXC + Artists' Union
 Norway : Bergen - BEK + Hordaland Kunstsenter
 Sweden : Stockholm - Splintermind + Studio House Malongen
 and Gothenburg - Nätverkstan + Konstepidemin
 Russia : St. Petersburg - PRO ARTE Institute

 Nifca has also established an artist residency exchange
 program with following countries/organisations:

 Canada : Montreal - SAT
 Great Britain : Huddersfield - The Media Centre
 Portugal : Lisbon - ZDB


 Artists from Nordic region (and from Estonia, Latvia and
 Russia) are eligible to apply for all the residencies.
 Artists from the residency exchange countries (Canada,
 Great Britain, Portugal) can apply to the residencies
 in Nordic/Baltic region.


 The application form and more information is
 available at