Category: Residencies & Studio Exchanges


Open Call | Residency 108, Claremont NY, USA

Deadline for applications: 26 February

Residency 108 are seeking applications to their 4 week long residency occurring 30 April – 28 May 2018, located in Claremont (NY, USA). It is open to emerging and established artists of any age, working alone or collaborating in groups of up to three people, with no geographical restrictions. They are particularly interested in practices that engage with landscape, ecology, and or projects that employ historical or first-hand research of the 108 site. The residency is free and on-site accommodation is provided, however travel and material expenses must be provided by the artist.

Please include the following by email to director@residency108.org:

– Copy of resume
– Statement of intent
– Please include the name of the organization or website where you found the listing for our program.
– 10 images with title, date, dimensions, and medium. Video work up to 15 minutes may be submitted in any online viewing format.

residency108.org/apply/


Open Call | Interface Artists in Residence 2018/19, Galway

Application deadline: 2 March

Interface invites applications to the artists in residence programme Autumn 2018 – Spring 2019. Residencies take place over periods of between two and six weeks at Cloonacartan, The Inagh Valley, Co. Galway.

Interface strives to provide catalysing opportunities for artists in residence to engage with other artists through a unique platform which explores the intersections between science and art. Interface prioritise proposals with an emphasis on science and art or which respond to the unique environment at the aquacultural facility. The programme is open to writers, musicians and visual artists.

Interface provide the artist with studio space and accommodation. The artist is responsible for their own travel to, from and around Connemara, and for transportation of their own materials and artwork home. Interface endeavour to introduce the artist to the local artistic community through meetings and potential artist’s talks.

Applications for residency are made by emailing a pdf to the address info@alannahrobins.com. The pdf should include the following:

  • Your proposal for your residency period (max. A4)
  • CV
  • Artist’s statement
  • Eight samples of recent work
  • Please include a letter of reference in the email.

interfaceinagh.com


Open Call | Cill Rialaig Residency, Co. Kerry (Submission Fee)

Application deadline: 15 March

The Cill Rialaig Project invite applications for residency awards at their artist retreat on Bolus Head near Ballinskelligs, County Kerry.

Cill Rialaig is located in the restored ruins of a 1790s pre-famine village. Seven individual cottage studios are occupied by artists; the eighth cottage, Tigh an Comhrá (Meeting House) offers a place for residents to gather or enjoy a rich library.

Residencies are open to full-time practicing professionals from Ireland and abroad for durations of one to four weeks throughout the year (the average residency being one to two weeks). Each resident occupies a small cottage with its own living and work space. Cill Rialaig is a quiet, remote retreat where one may temporarily leave ordinary domestic and work demands. The isolation offers the opportunity to focus entirely on one’s creative work without interruption.

Please note there is a submission fee of €35 to apply. For artists selected for residency there is a minimum utility fee and waste disposal fee to cover the high electric and waste disposal costs of €60 per week. Residents are responsible for their own transportation, food, solid fuel and art material costs.

Please email Mary O’Connor at cillrialaigarts@gmail.com for an official application pack.


Open Call | Aerial Residency, Sokolowsko, Poland

Application deadline: 19 February

AIR Wro is a programme of residencies, study visits and international cooperation that is a part of Culture Zone Wrocław. The goal of AIR Wro is to support and promote the activities of artists representing various fields of culture and art, who are interested in cooperation with representatives of local communities and circles, as well as those willing to build international cultural relations.

Culture-Ecological Association Filtrator and Culture Zone Wrocław within the framework of AIR Wro Programme are jointly launching a call for a residency in Sokołowsko in Lower Silesia, Poland. Residency is dedicated to designers, makers and artists active in the field of community projects, education and sustainable development as a part of promoting a civic attitude towards the local environment.

The aim of the project is to make the inhabitants of Sokołowsko and Lower Silesia aware of how big the threat to sustainable development and ecology is the polluted air. By finding reference points in the past times of Sokołowsko, the organisers want to create a space for the resident artist to hook up the topics related with the quality of life in the town, offering him/her a range of equipment to create means of expression. Using his/her experience in working in similar spaces, the resident will have the opportunity to cooperate with the local community to develop a message or social campaign aimed at educating and activating inhabitants in the field of taking care of the quality of their nearest environment.

Are covered: travel costs, accomodation, funds for materials, a fee or daily allowance up to the amount of 3000 PLN, access to equipment such as: screen printing, RISO, 3D printing, CNC technology and electronics.

For more information and application details: strefakultury.pl/aerialresidency2018


Open Call | URBAN FRICTIONS with PACT Zollverein, Germany

Application deadline: 19 February

As the focal point of this chapter, the city will become a setting for artistic, social and political activity in which the clash of different infrastructures, needs and living realities gives rise to complexity and productive friction. Over the course of the festival period, forums, project presentations, open laboratory visits and cooperative field studies will introduce participants to new perspectives and offer them time and space in which to explore their own ideas.

URBAN FRICTIONS brings together people concerned with studying, changing or escaping the complex structure of the city and its effects.

Over the course of several weeks, the edition invites participants from the fields of art, science, journalism, urbanism, architecture and other broader disciplines, to engage in individual research as well as joint encounters, exchanges and experiments during symposia, open labs, talks, lectures, gatherings and presentations.

At certain stages, participants will also have the opportunity to invite visiting dialogue partners to inform both their own research and that of the other residents in the form of lectures or discussions. Travel and accommodation for visiting dialogue partners as well as an expense allowance will be covered by PACT.

A residency can include:

  • Studio space (from 69 to 173 sq. m.)
  • Local accommodation (max. 6 people)
  • Weekly grant allowance of €500 for all of the residency project participants (max. 6 people)
  • Travel costs covering one journey only per participant to and from PACT Zollverein (subject to prior agreement)
  • Technical equipment (by arrangement and subject to availability)
  • Possible lectures, workshops, exhibitions or performances (at short notice and subject to agreement)

For more information and application details: pact-zollverein.de/platforms/


Residency Open Call | BEYOND at ACA, Northumberland, UK

Deadline: 31 January 2018

BEYOND is an ambitious project that will bring together an eclectic mix of artists, curators, astronomers, scientists and audiences to take advantage of the new North Pennines Observatory at ACA. We are seeking an artist/creative practitioner with a strong track record and innovative practice.

Artist in Residence

The residency will provide an opportunity to research, develop and present new work and to engage with a wide range of participants.
The successful applicant will be offered a four week (20 day) residency at mutually agreed dates between February and June 2018.
He/she will be expected to:

Develop his/her work (in any medium) relating to the BEYOND project.
Contribute to our ongoing programme of educational and public engagement events

ACA will offer accommodation, studio space, access to the astronomical observatory on site, observatory tuition and guidance, exhibition or presentation opportunities and a fee of £2,000.

A limited budget will be available for production/travel/event costs which will be negotiated with the curators.

For more information please visit: https://www.acart.org.uk/beyond


Open Call | ROJA ART LAB Programme 2018, Latvia

Application deadline: 4 February

Short-term artist in residence program ROJA ART LAB is currently accepting applications for the summer of 2018. Located in a small seaside town in Latvia, this residence program attracts vibrant international emerging and mid-career artists. It provides an opportunity to create experimental and/or site-specific artwork and is open to all disciplines and formats including visual / fine, sound / noise and performance based artists.

Residency provides housing, meals, a communal workspace and materials along with technical support and basic facilities.

Location: Roja, Latvia
Dates: 20 July – 5 August, 2018

More information is available at rojalab.lv


Funded Residency | AUX-AiR Sonic Art Programme 2018, Middlesbrough, UK

The Auxilairy are now accepting submissions for their artist-in-residence programme, AUX-AiR 2018. They are looking for four emerging and early career international artists working in the fields of sonic art, performance and installation to undertake a funded 6 week residency at their project space in Teesside, northeast England. Chosen artists will receive a stipend, production budget and travel allowance. During their residency, artists will present an exhibition/performance and a talk/workshop at The Auxiliary’s gallery space, network with local artists and organizations and benefit from critical feedback sessions with invited artistic mentors.
Successful applicants will also benefit from networking opportunities with our partners Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Navigator North, Platform A and Middlesbrough Council.

Successful applicants will receive:

– a 6 week residency (incl. studio and accommodation at the auxiliary)
-£1360 stipend
-travel allowance of up to £150
-production budget of up to £350
-exhibition or performance and a talk or workshop
-one on one critical feedback session with a leading artist/academic
-networking opportunities and advice on community engagement with our partners and local organizations
-technical support with any install and de-install.
-full access to av equipment at the auxiliary

Eligibility
Artists must be emerging, early career international artists. The AUXiliary term ‘international’ artists as:
1. artists living outside the uk
2. artist living in the uk that have exhibited abroad.
artists must use the medium of sound in their work.
we deem an ‘exhibition’ as any artistic public facing event.

More information can be found at theauxiliary.weebly.com/auxair-apply1.html


Open Call for UK Based Artists | Victoria and Albert Museum Residencies

Application deadline: 15 January

The Victoria and Albert Museum is seeking applications for a 3-month residency (February – April 2018) at the Museum. They are looking for artists who are keen to engage with the histories of slavery and slave-ownership that are ‘hidden in plain sight’ within the V&A, embodied in many of its objects but rarely acknowledged or discussed – and to make these visible through performance, sound, film, projection mapping or a digital intervention.

There is a residency stipend of £6,500 and a budget of £2,000 for production/research/facilitation/public engagement. Applications can be from artists and practitioners of any age and nationality, and from artists based in or outside London (in the UK), however there is no separate budget for accommodation or travel.

For more information and application details: vam.ac.uk/info/


Residency Open Call | Pivô Research Program, Brazil

Application deadline: 1 February

Pivô Research program launches an international open call for 4 fully-sponsored residencies in São Paulo. Artists living outside São Paulo, over 20 years old and working professionally for over 3 years are welcome to apply.

4 artists will be selected for a 3-months residency at Pivô, starting in March 2018.

The program Pivô Pesquisa is one of the central axes of the Institution. It focused mainly on the practice of studio and project monitoring, the program aims to create an experimentation environment in which the time of the individual creation is respected, at the same time as the artist opens up for frequent dialogues with curators, the public and others program participants.

Among other costs, a round trip ticket is covered.

For more information and to apply online: pivo.org.br/


Open Call and Open Day | A4 Artist in Residence Programme 2018

For those interested, in the process of, or planning to make an application for our Artist in Residence Programme, A4 Sounds are having an open day on Saturday 20 January between 2pm and 5pm.

Please come along, ask questions and get a tour of the building and facilities to get a feel for the studio and what might be possible during a residency.

The A4 residency programme was established to offer selected artists the time, space, and facilities needed to develop their professional practice in a supportive environment, while furthering the mission of our studio through projects that focus on social and political issues relevant to Dorset Street and surrounding areas.

Two residencies are available throughout the year. Applications are now open for 2018.
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 31st Jan 2017.

Residency 1 : 5th March – 6th June 2018 (3 months), with exhibition dates 7th – 17th June 2018
Residency 2 : 11th June – 12th Sept 2018 (3 months), with exhibition dates 13th-23rd Sept 2018

Exhibitions are encouraged but not a necessary outcome of the residency programme.

A4 will select artists that they feel will benefit from the facilities on offer at their studio and who are also in line with their overall mission as an organisation.

Applications will be accepted from artists working in the following disciplines: Social Practice, Social Justice, Social Intervention, Socially Engaged, Dialogical, Participatory, Critical Thinking and Research, Activist, Political, Relational, Community, Collaborative Art or New Genre Public Art.

a4sounds.org/apply


Open Call For UK + UK Based Artists | Hospitalfield Residencies 2018, Scotland

Application deadline: 22 January for Summer and Autumn Residencies 2018

Artists apply with a proposal describing an urgent project they wish to undertake during the Summer or Autumn Residency at Hospitalfield. These four-week residencies provide an opportunity to develop new ideas or prepare for forthcoming projects within the focused and collegiate setting we can provide.

This year Tessa Giblin who is the Director of Talbot Rice Gallery in Edinburgh and the artist Charlotte Prodger will select the Summer Residents.

The Autumn Residents for 2018 will be selected by Steven Cairns, Curator – Artists’ Film and Moving Image at the ICA in London and the artist Hayley Tompkins.

Selectors consider both the indvidual’s proposal and the dynamic of the overall residency group.

For more information and to apply: hospitalfield.org.uk/visual-art-residencies-2018


Open Call | SAC-FIC Curatorial Residency Programme 2018, Barcelona

Application deadline: 20 January 2018

SAC-FIC Curatorial Residency Programme 2018 is the new residency programme at Barcelona’s Sant Andreu Contemporary and Fabra i Coats – Fabrica de Creació available to international curators. As part of the programme, they are announcing an open call for proposals to choose an international curator who will be part of the Miquel Casablancas Prize for the Visual Arts’ jury in 2018, and will later develop a curatorial project with a selection of artists chosen from applicants to the prize. The project must be presented at the country of residence of the curator. The residency covers the expenses of jurying the prize and for the curatorial proposal (1,700 €), for the production of the exhibition (2,000 €), accommodation and travel.

The purpose of the open call is to offer the curator personal knowledge of the art context through involvement in the jury of the Miquel Casablancas Prize, and to foster, in the context of young art talent, future collaborations between local and foreign cultural actors.

For more information and to apply online: santandreucontemporani.org


Open Call | EIB Artists Development Programme – Dealing with History through Art, Luxembourg

Application deadline: 3 January, Midnight (GMT+1)

he European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute is pleased to announce the 2018 edition of its Artists Development Programme (ADP). In the framework of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage the EIB Institute is looking for ONE visual artist from an EU Member State to work on the theme of “Cultural Heritage: Dealing with History through Art”.

The ADP offers emerging European visual artists a 5-6 week-long residency in Luxembourg, enabling them to develop their practice and create a new (body of) work(s), boosted by the mentorship of a high-profile established artist. In 2018, the recipients will each be mentored by acclaimed British artist Callum Innes.

Eligibility

  • Being born after 1 January, 1983
  • EU nationality
  • Fluency in English

Budget and duration
The EIB Institute will cover the artist’s travel costs to and from Luxembourg (residency), and to and from Callum Innes’s studio (before the start of the residency). The artist will receive a stipend (EUR 100 per day to cover living costs and production) and will be provided with a living/working space. Upon starting the residency the artist will be given an additional production budget of EUR 500 and at the end of the residency will receive a success fee of EUR 1 000, provided he/she has produced an artwork. The residency in Luxembourg will take place in May/June 2018.
Upon completion of the residency, the EIB may acquire the artwork(s) produced on-site from the artist.

Applications should be sent electronically to Ms Delphine Munro ay arts@eib.org.

For more information and application details see: institute.eib.org/call-for-application-for-the-artists-development-programme-2018


Open Call | EIB Artists Development Programme – Disruption: The Imprint of Man, Luxembourg

Application deadline: 3 January, Midnight (GMT+1)

The European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute is pleased to announce the 2018 edition of its Artists Development Programme (ADP), looking for ONE visual artist from an EU Member State to work on the theme of “Disruption: The Imprint of Man”.

The ADP offers emerging European visual artists a 5-6 week-long residency in Luxembourg, enabling them to develop their practice and create a new (body of) work(s), boosted by the mentorship of a high-profile established artist. In 2018, the recipients will each be mentored by acclaimed British artist Callum Innes.

Eligibility

  • Being born after 1 January, 1983
  • EU nationality
  • Fluency in English

Budget and duration
The EIB Institute will cover the artist’s travel costs to and from Luxembourg (residency), and to and from Callum Innes’s studio (before the start of the residency). The artist will receive a stipend (EUR 100 per day to cover living costs and production) and will be provided with a living/working space. Upon starting the residency the artist will be given an additional production budget of EUR 500 and at the end of the residency will receive a success fee of EUR 1 000, provided he/she has produced an artwork. The residency in Luxembourg will take place in May/June 2018.
Upon completion of the residency, the EIB may acquire the artwork(s) produced on-site from the artist.

Applications should be sent electronically to Ms Delphine Munro ay arts@eib.org.

For more information and application details see: institute.eib.org/call-for-application-for-the-artists-development-programme-2018


Open Call | A4 Artist in Residence Programme 2018

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31 January

A4’s mission is to transform the means by which cultural works are produced, accessed, and understood in Ireland, and by doing so to contribute to the development of a more just society.

The A4 residency programme was established to offer selected artists the time, space, and facilities needed to develop their professional practice in a supportive environment, while furthering the mission of our studio through projects that focus on social and political issues relevant to Dorset Street and surrounding areas (For international applications: North Inner City Dublin).

Two residencies are available each year. We are currently taking applications for our 2018 programme:

Residency 1 : 5th March – 6th June 2018 (3 months), with exhibition dates 7th – 17th June 2018
Residency 2 : 11th June – 12th Sept 2018 (3 months), with exhibition dates 13th-23rd Sept 2018

Exhibitions are encouraged but not a necessary outcome of the residency programme.

There is no fee to take part in our residency programme. Unfortunately A4 are unable to offer an artist stipend or cover travel or accommodation costs for applicants.

Applications will be accepted from artists working in the following disciplines: Social Practice, Social Justice, Social Intervention, Socially Engaged, Dialogical, Participatory, Critical Thinking and Research, Activist, Political, Relational, Community, Collaborative Art or New Genre Public Art.

For a full brief, application and selection process please visit: a4sounds.org/artist-in-residence


Open Call | European Media Art Platform Residencies

Deadline for applications: 20 January, 2018

The European Media Art Platform offers residencies for media artists in the fields of digital media including internet and computer-based artists, filmmakers, and those working in media based performance, sound or video as well as robotics or bio-art. Artists with European residence or a European passport can apply for a two-months residency within April and August 2018 at one of the involved organisations in Linz, Liverpool, Zagreb, Helsinki etc.

Students are not eligible, but young artists are encouraged to apply. However, there is no age limit. Artists groups are welcome if they are wiling to share the conditions including the accommodation.

EMARE includes a grant of 3.000,- Euros, project budget of 4.000,- Euros, free accommodation, travel expenses up to 500,- Euros, free access to the technical facilities and media labs within the host institution, consulting by production and market experts and a professional presentation as well as the option to participate in exhibition tours at our members’ festivals in 2018-2021. All selected artists will be invited for a networking kick-off conference 23rd to 25th of March in Helsinki.

Applications should be submitted online and must include a CV, (audio)-visual documentation and a preliminary plan or sketch of the proposed project to be developed within the EMARE programme.

Detailed information online call.emare.eu/


Open Call | Nightlife Residency, China

Application deadline: 15 December

China Residencies, I: project space and The Neighbourhood are calling for DJs, producers, artists, and performers to work in Beijing for a fully-funded two month residency in February & March 2018, in the ever-growing and increasingly idiosyncratic nightclub and electronic music communities in Beijing and China.

The chosen resident will get:

  • A round trip flight to Beijing
  • Two months accommodation and worskspace at i:project space in February & March 2018
  • $1,000 USD stipend
  • Introductions to local collaborators and project support from our three supporting organizations
  • Open Studio, resident nights at nightclubs & spaces to perform or exhibit across Beijing

For more information and to apply online visit: chinaresidencies.com/news/


Open Call | atelier LUMA Research Programme, Arles, France

Application deadline: 5 January

atelier LUMA is a programme of the LUMA Foundation. It is a think tank, a production workshop and a learning network developed as part of the new creative, production and research center currently under construction in the city of Arles, located in the Camargue region in the South of France.

Based at the Parc des Ateliers in Arles, atelier LUMA creates new and sustainable ways of using the natural and cultural resources of the bioregion. From agricultural waste recycling to the promotion of traditional craft, as well as facilitating transdisciplinary exchange between innovative creators, atelier LUMA aims to develop long-term solutions for local issues with global resonance. Central to their approach are the greater implementation of circular economic practices, the engagement with the environment and the community alike, using design as a tool for transition.

Designers, architects, engineers, researchers and other practitioners from all over the world are invited to submit research proposals that can benefit from the know-how and expertise of atelier LUMA.

Proposals should present innovative directions for engagement with local resources and assets, and can range from materials research to social services and impact. Proposals should also outline a research direction and a preferred topic of engagement, with the understanding that atelier LUMA will act as a mediator in the region, connecting designers with local partners and resources, and assisting the research grantees during all steps of their project development.

Grantees will be expected to conduct a one year research with a flexible period of residence in Arles. In addition to a designer fee, the recipient will receive an allowance to realise their project (subject to scope of proposal).

Submitted proposals should take in consideration the following criteria: environment, use of local resources, hospiality, culture and education, innovation and excellence.

For more information and application details visit: atelier-luma.org/opencall/


Open Call | TBG+S/HIAP International Residency Exchange 2018

Deadline for receipt of applications: Monday 18 December, 5pm

Temple Bar Gallery + Studios (TBG+S) in partnership with HIAP–Helsinki International Artist-in-Residence Programme invites applications from Irish artists for the twelfth annual exchange between Ireland and Finland in 2018.

Since the partnership began in 2007, TBG+S and HIAP have supported a total of 19 artists and curators from Ireland and Finland to undertake new creative work in the cities of Dublin and Helsinki through the exchange programme. Now a well-established opportunity, the TBG+S and HIAP exchange fosters opportunities for Irish artists to gain experience, build networks internationally and engage in an interdisciplinary dialogue with the HIAP community.

The TBG+S and HIAP International Studio Programme is supported by The Arts Council of Ireland, The Finnish Institute, London, The Embassy of Finland, Dublin and FRAME – The Finnish Fund for Art Exchange.

For information on how to apply and to download an application form, please click here: templebargallery.com/studios/residency