16 June 2019.



(Fully Funded)


The artist residence GUESTSTUDIO GLEIS70 will start a joint residency program with NEUMARKT Zurich in 2020.

NEUMARKT is a hybrid place between city theatre and experimental stage and a meeting point for the local and international performing scene.
The GUESTSTUDIO GLEIS70 is located in Zurich Altstetten in a former factory building in a industrial area. Artists, musicians, designers, inventors, composers, writers, graphic artists, dancers, filmmakers, and many more work in the Gleis70 Cooperative building.

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For three months (April-June 2020), residents can use the Chorgassen Studio/ Workshop of NEUMARKT in Zurich’s Old Town and a work and living space of the Gleis70 cooperative: the GUESTSTUDIO GLEIS70, in the industrial part of Zurich Altstetten. There is also a close connection to the artistic and cultural life of NEUMARKT, the Gleis70 cooperative and the city of Zurich.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Visual Artists.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 Months.

  • From April to June 2020.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Visual Artists must have completed their studies at least 3 years ago and worked since in the artistic field.
  • This residence format is intended to facilitate artistic research, aesthetic experiments, participation or larger spatial projects. The submitted project idea is binding.
  • Selected artists are encouraged to provide insights into various phases of their artistic process during their stay from time to time.
  • Following your stay, we need a final report. It should include information about your stay at Gleis70, your work in progress during that time and how your stay will benefit your artistic work in the future.
  • For our Guestartist collection and documentation we care for a trace of your stay, for example a small piece of your work or a short photographic documentation of what you did during your residency.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • The Cooperative Gleis70, the Cultural Department of the State of Zurich and Pro Helvetia, Swiss Cultural Foundation provide the GUESTSTUDIO GLEIS70 to the artist for free. In addition the artists will receive a monthly payment of sFr. 1’500.-, as well as travel expenses from the home destination to Zurich and back (one time). The artists will also receive Fr. 1’000.- toward project costs. The artist will have health insurance during their stay. The artist is responsible for additional costs, livingexpenses, materials, etc.
    NEUMARKT will provide the Chorgassen studio/workshop and technical support.

How to Apply

  1. Please send the following as 1 PDF by email only:
    (IMPORTANT: the complete PDF file attachements can not extend 10MB):
    – Applicationform applicationform_2020
    – Project description
    – Ideas for three to four open events.
    – Curriculum vitae
    – Documentation of recent artistic works (last 6 years)

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mustafa Abdelshafy / Egypt

Reviewed by “ Samira Shehta / Egypt
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