Praed (Raed Yassin and Paed Conca)

An Interview with Praed

vs. Interpretation 2016

Our video series continues with this interview with Praed, a duo (Raed Yassin and Paed Conca) who improvise with music influenced by everything from Egyptian pop, free jazz, and elecronics.

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Camouflage and Photographic Surveillance

Hide-and-Seek in Science, Art, and War
June 29, 2017, 7pm, Tranzitdisplay

Hanna Rose Shell, from the obverse vantage point, will argue that camouflage is an adaptive logic of escape from photographic representation. Shell’s talk traces the evolution of camouflage as it developed in counterpoint to technological advances in photography, innovations in warfare, and as-yet-unsolved mysteries of natural history.

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Call for Nominations 2017

Perpedes Grant Program

As part of its grant program Perpedes, the Agosto Foundation is requesting nominations from the general public for the support of the activities of individual artists, as well as for artistic or cultural projects. The Perpedes grant program aims to foster a closer connection between artistic and cultural activities, and the daily lives of various social levels and communities, on both the local and regional scale. The program focuses on strengthening smaller individual and civic initiatives which intersect or interact with interdisciplinary cooperation, and which address themes pertaining to social and environmental networks working within the framework of contemporary art.

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Call for Artists and Researchers

Agosto Foundation Artist-In-Residence Program
Prague, Czechia

Artists and researchers may apply for a residency, using a private apartment in the center of Prague for a period of up to 3 months, a grant to support the proposed project, and assistance in its implementation. The Foundation encourages and welcomes the participation of artists and researchers from all backgrounds to apply for the support of projects which are in line with the mission of the Agosto Foundation and the declared objectives of the residency. Deadline: August 30, 2017 for residencies taking place between November 1, 2017 and May 30, 2018.

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Arthur Streeton: Australia Felix

Opportunity / Work Offer

Grant Program Perpedes

The Agosto Foundation is looking for a new colleague to guide and oversee the development of a pilot grant program for the support of individual artists and artistic and cultural projects. Read the full item for details,

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