Residency for illustrators in Tábor in 2024

The Miroslav Šašek Foundation, in cooperation with the town of Tábor, announces a residency for one illustrator, comic book or graphic novel author
The following are eligible to apply for this residency:
- illustrators working in the field of literature for children and youth and adults, authors of comics and graphic novels
The aim of the creative residency is to give the selected applicant from 1 Juni 2024 to 30 Juni 2024 the space to work concentrated and creatively on their own project, to connect and get acquainted with the local cultural community and to build on a long-standing cultural initiative in Tábor. The artist will be accommodated in a residential apartment (two rooms including kitchenette) in the historical centre of Tábor. In addition, the author will receive a stipend of 33000 CZK (1300 €).
The author applies with his/her own project. In addition, he/she undertakes to participate in one or two public events (reading, presentation, workshop) during his/her stay, if the partner organisation organises them,  and to promote the project through an interview in the local media.
The deadline for applications is 22 April, with the announcement of the results on 29 April.
The application form (downloadable here), which includes a description of the creative project carried out during the residency, a professional CV and a structured portfolio (pdf or website link), must be sent to sasekfoundation@gmail.com by 22 April 2024.
Due to the international nature of the project, the selection documents must be sent in English or Czech.