Open Call for the 2024 Passage Shorts

Open Call for photographers and filmmakers.

For the two ‘Passage Shorts’ residencies in July 2024, the Kultur- und Kunstverein Kemberg e.V. and the Polygona Kunstverein e.V. are looking forward to receiving applications from national and international artists from the fields of photography and film.

The two ‘Passage Shorts’ residencies will take place during the music festivals splash! (04th-06th July 2024) and MELT (11th-13th July 2024). One place is available per festival. With the residencies, we offer the opportunity to capture the festivals from different aspects through the camera.

Applications can be made informally by sending an email to info[at] by 16th June 2024. Applicants must be at least 18 years. Required information for the application are surname, first name and a valid email address. In addition, the following information must be attached to the email in one pdf (max. 15 MB):

• the festival for which the application is being submitted (splash! or MELT)
• artistic curriculum vitae
• planned work project during the ‘Passage Shorts’ residency (max. 2000 characters)
• meaningful work samples

The funding includes:

• The arrangement and assumption of the costs for accommodation in the Dübener Heide or accommodation on the campsite of the festivals splash! or MELT up to an amount of 200,00 EUR.
• Ticket and photo pass for the festivals splash! or MELT.
• Travel expenses for travelling to and from the festival up to a maximum of 300,00 EUR.
• A grant of 300,00 EUR.

All further details can be found under Application.

Published: 3rd June 2024