Idea & Concept

Find out what's behind the stadt_potenziale funding pot.

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What is stadt_potenziale?

stadt_potenziale is a funding pot initiated by the City of Innsbruck.

How often is stadt_potenziale advertised?

The call for proposals is issued annually.

Who is stadt_potenziale aimed at?

To artists and cultural practitioners from the independent cultural scene who deal with the topic of the city in general and Innsbruck in particular.

Which projects does stadt_potenziale support?

stadt_potenziale innsbruck focuses on contemporary art and cultural work. Special consideration is given to experimental projects that understand art as intensive social research with an open outcome.

stadt_potenziale aims to support impulses from the independent cultural scenes and provides funding to enable artistic experimentation and cultural research.

stadt_potenziale also aims to promote cooperation and networking. Funding is provided for art and cultural projects that are primarily cross-sectoral or interdisciplinary. However, individual artists are also invited to submit projects.

Who decides on the selection of projects?

The selection of projects and the amount of funding is decided by an independent, annually changing and nationally staffed jury of three experts. Discussion and decision take place in a publicly accessible jury meeting, broadcast in audio live stream, which takes place in the 3rd quarter of the respective year.

Why was stadt_potenziale created?

In a dialogue process between decision-makers in cultural policy, cultural officials and representatives of the independent scenes in Innsbruck, the need for a funding pot specifically tailored to the independent scenes was identified. Subsequently, the funding pot was developed and announced for the first time in 2008.


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