Opportunities : Bursaries/Grants/Loans : CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR 2021 INTERNATIONAL FUNDING COLLABORATIONS

CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR 2021 INTERNATIONAL FUNDING COLLABORATIONS

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 11, 2020

Phileas is a philanthropic organisation based in Vienna, Austria, that enables ambitious projects within the field of contemporary art. Its activities focus primarily on international exhibitions by Austrian and Austrian-based artists. 

The deadline for applications for project collaborations in 2021 is September 11, 2020. Applications are only accepted from institutions. Applicants will be informed of a decision in November 2020. For further details, please see application form.

Phileas provides curatorial assistance to museum and Biennial curators, and organises funded research trips to Vienna for curators and critics to visit artists' studios, foundations and museums. Phileas also assists museum trustee and patron groups with planning and organizing trips to Vienna. Please contact Bianca Boscu at bianca@phileasprojects.org for further information.

Phileas was founded by Jasper Sharp and Moritz Stipsicz. Its programme is managed by Stefanie Reisinger and Bianca Boscu, with assistance from Hannah Marynissen.

Since 2015, Phileas has co-produced and funded projects at the following museums, Biennials and other institutions:

2020
5th Biennale Internationale de Casablanca for the participation of Oliver Ressler 13th Gwangju Biennale for the participation of John Gerrard 5th Kochi-Muziris Biennale for the participation of Ana Hoffner 11th Liverpool Biennial for the participation of Ines Doujak 2nd Riga Biennial for the participation of Katrin Hornek 2nd Riga Biennial for the participation of Sarah Ortmeyer 34th Bienal de São Paulo for the participation of Philipp Fleischmann 22nd Biennale of Sydney for the participation of Katarina Matiasek Centre Pompidou-Metz for a solo exhibition by Susanna Fritscher Kunsthalle Giessen for a solo exhibition by Christian Eisenberger Museum der Bildenden Künste Leipzig for a solo exhibition by Judith Fegerl Queens Museum, New York, for a one-year installation by Ulrike Müller

2019
58th Venice Biennale for the exhibition of Renate Bertlmann in the Austrian Pavilion 58th Venice Biennale for the participation of Ulrike Müller in the main exhibition 15th Lyon Biennale for the participation of Ashley Hans Scheirl & Jakob Lena Knebl 15th Lyon Biennale for the participation of Thomas Feuerstein 14th Sharjah Biennial for the participation of Nikolaus Gansterer 3rd Art Encounters Biennial, Timișoara, for a collaborative project by Renate Lorenz and Pauline Boudry 22nd Biennale of Sydney for a research trip to Australia for Katarina Matiasek Cell Project Space, London, for a solo exhibition of Anna-Sophie Berger Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl for a solo exhibition of Marko Lulić Kunsthaus Bregenz for a solo exhibition and publication of Ed Atkins Grazer Kunstverein for an exhibition and publication of Triple Candie Österreichisches Filmmuseum, Vienna, for a publication on Guy Debord's cinematic oeuvre Significant Other, Vienna, for a solo exhibition of Céline Condorelli

2018
Manifesta 12, Palermo, for the participation of John Gerrard 33rd Bienal de São Paulo for the participation of Oliver Laric 21st Biennale of Sydney for the participation of Martin Walde 21st Biennale of Sydney for the participation of Jun Yang 10th Liverpool Biennial for the participation of Mathias Poledna 4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale for the participation of VALIE EXPORT 3rd Dhaka Art Summit for the participation of Ines Doujak 1st Lahore Biennale for the participation of Kay Walkowiak Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, for a solo exhibition and publication of Gelatin Casino Luxembourg for a solo exhibition and publication of Christoph Meier Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, for a solo exhibition and publication of Julia Haller S.M.A.K., Ghent, for the participation of Anna-Sophie Berger in a group exhibition Kevin Space, Vienna, for a solo exhibition of Paul Maheke das weisse haus, Vienna, for its graduate curatorial internship programme

2017
documenta 14, Kassel and Athens, for the participation of Lois Weinberger 57th Venice Biennale for the participation of Franz West in the main exhibition 57th Venice Biennale for the participation of Søren Engsted in the main exhibition 14th Lyon Biennale for the participation of Susanna Fritscher 15th Istanbul Biennial for the participation of Leander Schönweger 78th Whitney Biennial, New York, for the participation of Ulrike Müller steirischer herbst, Graz, for an exhibition and performance-lecture by Walid Raad MAK, Vienna, for a solo exhibition and publication of Thomas Bayrle Secession, Vienna, for a solo exhibition and publication of R. H. Quaytman das weisse haus, Vienna, for its graduate curatorial internship programme

2016
9th Liverpool Biennial for the participation of Oliver Laric Museum Moderner Kunst (mumok), Vienna, for a solo exhibition of Július Koller Österreichisches Filmmuseum, Vienna, for the acquisition of Guy Debord's entire body of cinematographic work Vienna State Opera and museum in progress for the Safety Curtain by Tauba Auerbach Kunsthaus Bregenz for a solo exhibition and publication of Theaster Gates Salzburger Kunstverein and Kunsthalle Darmstadt for a solo exhibition and publication of Hans Schabus das weisse haus, Vienna, for its graduate curatorial internship programme

2015
56th Venice Biennale for the exhibition of Heimo Zobernig in the Austrian Pavilion MAK, Vienna, for a solo exhibition of Amie Siegel Secession, Vienna, for a solo exhibition and publication of Vija Celmins Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz for a solo exhibition of Latifa Echakhch

Phileas is funded by the contributions of private individuals. The following organisations and corporations also support our activities:

Bundesministerium für Kunst, Kultur, öffentlichen Dienst und Sport legero united – the shoemakers | con-tempus.eu Deloitte. Gehrer Plötzeneder DDWS Auktionshaus im Kinsky                        

Website: www.phileasprojects.org
Email: bianca@phileasprojects.org

Image Credits:  Ulrike Müller, Installation view, Arsenale, 58th Venice Biennale, May You Live In Interesting Times. Photo: Andrea Avezzù. Courtesy: the Venice Biennale.

Graphic Design by Ishmael Annobil /  Web Development by Ruzanna Hovasapyan