Sharing Future – Artist in residence scholarship 2023
✨The Artist in Residence grant „Sharing Future “of the International Elias Canetti Society, sponsored by the Danube Rectors’ Conference, is already in its FIFTH round this year. ✨
🟢We received many quality applications from artists and artist duos, so the selection process proved to be a difficult task.
🟢First of all, we would like to thank the artists from all over the world for their diverse project ideas and their interest in working in Ruse for a month.
🟢The selection of the scholarship holder was made by a five-member board of trustees of the Elias Canetti Society and the Danube Rectors ‘Conference. The exact composition of the Board of Trustees was as follows:
▪️Mr. Sebastian Schäffer – Secretary General of the Danube Rectors ‘Conference (our sponsor)
▪️Prof. Dr. sc. Penka Angelova – Chairperson of the IECS
▪️Ms. Elena Velikova – Director of Ruse Art Gallery
▪️Ms. Detelina Kamenova – Media Relations
▪️Tatjana Alahverdjieva – Accountant
🎊This year’s scholarship holder is the North Macedonian playwright and screenwriter VESNA KUSLESKA. Congratulations! 🎊
📌Vesna Kusleska is also author of scripts for short films and TV series, as well as the award-winning drama text “Work for six days, rest for the seventh”.
📖 She will be in Ruse for a month to work on her artistic project: writing a theater play, titled “The Art of Not Sharing“. 📖