Portraits of current and former MRI scholarship holders and their artistic work

Virtual Residencies


In total, the MRI provided virtual residencies to 30 artists in eight countries in 2020 despite pandemic-related restrictions. Click here for a selection of the funded projects.

Tewa Barnosa


Tewa Barnosa from Libya, born in 1998, artist, curator, cultural manager, came to the Berlin-based host organisation coculture e.V. in January 2019 as an MRI scholarship holder.

Igor Vidor


Igor Vidor from Brazil, born in 1985, photographer, visual artist, and, since July 2019, MRI scholarship holder at the host organisation Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin.

Sujatro Ghosh


Sujatro Ghosh from India, born in 1993, photographer and video artist and, since November 2019, an MRI-scholarship holder in Berlin.