Grant published at DOGC on July 4th,2017
Visual arts, architecture and design 2017
Grants by the Institut Ramon Llull for the promotion of visual arts abroad
The purpose of these guidelines is to govern the awarding of travel grants in support of activities taking place outside of Catalonia within the sphere of Catalan visual arts, design and architecture taking place from July 1st to December 31st 2017, contributing to broaden the presence of Catalan culture abroad, provided that the following requirements are fulfilled:
a) That the artist, curator, designer or architect has had at least one professional solo exhibition in the past three years, and/or has had a monograph published in relation to his/her work.
b) That the author has been reviewed by specialist critics in the past three years.
These grants are offered solely and exclusively for the transportation of cargo and the author’s travel expenses, so that s/he may attend the opening of the exhibition. The artist may be accompanied by another person who fills an artistic or technical role that is necessary to the exhibition.
The trip must begin and end in Catalonia. In any case, the travel expenses for the author and his/her artistic or technical assistant, as well as the transportation expenses for the exhibition cargo, must be applied for in the same application.
These grants are available to self-employed individuals and legal entities that meet the requirements set out in these guidelines.
A maximum of three applications per author can be submitted during the grant-call year.
The travel cost for the author, who may be accompanied by another person carrying out a necessary atistic or technical role with regard to the activity, and the cargo transport costs for the show in question must be included in the same application.
The minimum sum that may be requested is €300
The maximum sum awardable is €15,000.
Grant-supported expenditures only and exclusively include cargo transport costs, insurance coverage, packing and production of boxes for moving the work, as well as accommodation (maximum two nights, or three if it involves an intercontinental trip) and/or travel cost for the author to attend the event. The author may be accompanied by another person carrying out a necessary artistic or technical role with regard to the development of the activity.
Grants awarded for the aforementioned purpose do not cover business class or first class travel, fees, per diems, visas, fuel, tolls, taxis, urban transportation, parking, and other associated costs or expenses.
1. Applications and other formalities associated with the procedure for awarding grants must be submitted preferably via the Institut Ramon Llull’s virtual office, using the accepted digital certificates.
Hiperlink accepted digital certificates
Non-resident foreign citizens submitting their applications electronically must present personal accreditation via the website's identification system with a user name and password. The Institut Ramon Llull will provide the parties concerned with a user name and password, via a secure channel, once the documents accrediting their identity have been verified. To request user name and password you can contact with Mònica Estrada (email@example.com).
2. Applications can be submitted in person at:
Institut Ramon Llull
Avinguda Diagonal, 373
08008 Barcelona (Spain)
3. They can be submitted at any of the registries and offices set out in Article 38.4 of Law 30/1992 of 26 November on the Legal Framework for Public Administrations and Common Administrative Procedure.
In case of foreign applicants (non residents self-employed individuals and legal entities) requesting a grant for the first time at the Institut Ramon Llull:
Certification is needed. If you do not have an accreditarion, you must apply for one. The Ramon Llull Institute is responsible for generating it and send it after having verified the documentation accrediting the applicant identity.
The accreditation is valid for five years from the date of submission of documents proving the identity of the person concerned, unless there is some change.
Upon receipt of the accreditation, the applicant may apply for a grant.
The period for applications is from the day after the publication date in the official journal of the government of Catalonia up to 31st July 2017, both dates included.
CONSULTING AND SUBMITTING DOCUMENTS
Files may be consulted electronically on the virtual office.
Any additional documents, if applicable, and supporting documents may be submitted in digitalized format through electronic means online in our virtual office, or alternatively submitted in person.
In case of submitting supporting documents, please read this guide.
For any question, please contact with Eva Solans firstname.lastname@example.org