OPEN CALL – Residence Exchange Program

Tandem Residency–Exchange Program 5 Weeks Marrakech/Morocco + 5 Weeks Cologne/Germany The bilateral program facilitates the encounter of one Moroccan and one German multidisciplinary artist with a high interest in cross-cultural exchange and the shared desire to research, work and reflect on individual and collective initiatives through artistic work as well as critical discussions. This residency […]


Michael Stockhausen studied Art History and Literary Studies. Since 2014 he is working as a lecturer at the Department of Art History at the University of Bonn, Germany. In his research and teaching he focuses on modern art, contemporary art and art theory. Stockhausen worked for the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (art collection of North Rhine Westphalia), […]

Curator 2017: Jari Ortwig

She studied art history and Romance studies in Erlangen-Nuremberg and at the Universitá degli Studi di Torino, Italy. After an internship at the Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, she was awarded the curator’s scholarship smax at Schloß Ringenberg. From 2012-15 she managed the exhibition space VITRINEN in Cologne and travelled to Brazil/Colombia with a grant from the Goethe-Institut […]

Janneke van der Putten – Directed to the sun

Vocal performances / audio-visual installation “I see my interventions as part of the landscape, in which the entire environment and its contexts are involved” Janneke van der Putten Directed to the Sun “is a vocal performance and audio-visual installation by the Dutch artist and vocalist Janneke van der Putten. The work was created in 2015 […]

Evamaria Schaller & Simohammed Fettaka

DOZE is a cooperation between the scholarship holders Evamaria Schaller from Cologne and Simohammed Fettaka from Marrakech, which was developed during the first phase of the residency exchange in Morocco in May 2017 and the current second phase in Cologne. “As in Morocco also in Germany the road and landscape becomes a train of thoughts […]