April 8, 2019 - Phileas - A Fund for Contemporary Art - Call for applications for 2020 funding collaborations
April 8, 2019

Phileas - A Fund for Contemporary Art

Gelatin, Vorm – Fellows – Attitude, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Rotterdam, 2018. Photo: Jason Schmidt.

Call for applications for 2020 funding collaborations

Application deadline: July 19, 2019

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Phileas is a philanthropic organisation based in Vienna, Austria, that enables ambitious projects within the field of contemporary art. Our primary focus lies on projects by Austrian and Austrian-based artists exhibiting internationally. We co-produce new works and their presentation in museum exhibitions and Biennials, and where possible acquire the works for public collections.

The deadline for applications for project collaborations in 2020 is July 19, 2019.

Applications are only accepted from institutions. Applicants will be informed of a decision in October 2019. Please visit our website for the application form.

Since Phileas was founded in late 2014it has co-produced and funded projects at the following museums, Biennials and other institutions:

2019  
58th Venice Biennale for the exhibition of Renate Bertlmann in the Austrian Pavilion 
58th Venice Biennale for the participation of Ulrike Müller in the main exhibition 
15th Lyon Biennale for the participation of (artists to be announced)
14th Sharjah Biennial for the participation of Nikolaus Gansterer  
3rd Art Encounters Biennial, Timișoara, for a collaborative project by Renate Lorenz and Pauline Boudry
22nd Biennale of Sydney 
for a research trip to Australia for (artist to be announced)
Cell Project Space, London, for a solo exhibition of Anna-Sophie Berger 
Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl for a solo exhibition of Marko Lulić 
Kunsthaus Bregenz for a solo exhibition and publication of Ed Atkins
Grazer Kunstverein 
for an exhibition and publication of Triple Candie 
Österreichisches Filmmuseum, Vienna, for a publication on Guy Debord's cinematic oeuvre  
Significant Other, Vienna, for a solo exhibition of Céline Condorelli 

2018
Manifesta 12, Palermo, for the participation of John Gerrard
33rd Bienal de São Paulo
 for the participation of Oliver Laric
21st Biennale of Sydney for the participation of Martin Walde
21st Biennale of Sydney
 for the participation of Jun Yang 
10th Liverpool Biennial
 for the participation of Mathias Poledna
4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale
 for the participation of VALIE EXPORT
3rd Dhaka Art Summit 
for the participation of Ines Doujak
1st Lahore Biennale 
for the participation of Kay Walkowiak
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
, Rotterdam, for a solo exhibition and publication of Gelatin
Casino Luxembourg
 for a solo exhibition of Christoph Meier
Midway Contemporary Art
, Minneapolis, for a solo exhibition and publication of Julia Haller
S.M.A.K.
, Ghent, for the participation of Anna-Sophie Berger in a group exhibition
Kevin Space, Vienna, for a solo exhibition of Paul Maheke
das weisse haus
, Vienna, for its graduate curatorial internship programme

2017
documenta 14, Kassel and Athens, for the participation of Lois Weinberger
57th Venice Biennale for the participation of Franz West in the main exhibition
57th Venice Biennale for the participation of Søren Engsted in the main exhibition
14th Lyon Biennale for the participation of Susanna Fritscher
15th Istanbul Biennial for the participation of Leander Schönweger 
78th Whitney Biennial
, New York, for the participation of Ulrike Müller
steirischer herbst
, Graz, for an exhibition and performance-lecture by Walid Raad
MAK
, Vienna, for a solo exhibition and publication of Thomas Bayrle
Secession, Vienna, for a solo exhibition and publication of R. H. Quaytman
das weisse haus, Vienna, for its graduate curatorial internship programme

2016
9th Liverpool Biennial for the participation of Oliver Laric 
Museum Moderner Kunst (mumok)
, Vienna, for a solo exhibition of Július Koller
Österreichisches Filmmuseum, Vienna, for the acquisition of Guy Debord's entire body of cinematographic work
Vienna State Opera and museum in progress for the Safety Curtain by Tauba Auerbach
Kunsthaus Bregenz for a solo exhibition and publication of Theaster Gates
Salzburger Kunstverein and Kunsthalle Darmstadt for a solo exhibition and publication of Hans Schabus
das weisse haus, Vienna, for its graduate curatorial internship programme

2015
56th Venice Biennale for the exhibition of Heimo Zobernig in the Austrian Pavilion 
MAK, Vienna, for a solo exhibition of Amie Siegel
Secession, Vienna, for a solo exhibition and publication of Vija Celmins
Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz for a solo exhibition of Latifa Echakhch
 

Phileas organises an annual research trip for international curators and critics to artists' studios and institutions in Austria. The next research trip will take place in November 2019.

Phileas was founded by Jasper Sharp and Moritz Stipsicz. Its programme is managed by Stefanie Reisinger and Bianca Boscu. For further details, please see www.phileasprojects.org or contact office@phileasprojects.org.

Phileas is funded by the contributions of private individuals. The following organisations and corporations also support our activities:

Bundeskanzleramt Österreich
legero united – the shoemakers | con-tempus.eu
Deloitte.
Gehrer Plötzeneder DDWS
Auktionshaus im Kinsky                                              

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