Motivation: Because there is a local need for an international platform for art and we want to share with others our space, facilities and expertise. Offering the opportunity to simply have space and time to focus on their own work in a place surrounded by an incredible beauty.
Situation: Each AiR program is embedded in, and conditioned by its specific situation. Which conditions determine most the profile, the content and the purpose of the this AiR program?
We offer tranquility and although it is well conected by public transport and we offer a bicycle, the place is isolated surronded by an incredible beauty over the Natural Park of Las Dunas de Corrubedo.
The house is located in the countryside, the studio is quiet and it can be used only for the artist who is selected. It is possible that he or she brings his or her family (there is space for four).
There are not other users or artists, althoug how this residence is made by artist for artist after the interview they can manage to support artistic and professionally our Artist in Residence.
There is the possibility to meet the local community and make some workshops (children and adults) presentations and exhibitions.
Application guideline: stays from October to June / consultation without commitment other periods + applications in English and Spanish.
Selection made by committee:
to consider: cv + artist’s career + project (max 20 dinA4 – 5 megas) there will be an interview via skype to know the needs of the artist and as far as possible adapt to them.
Las Dunas AiR program is an independent artist run initiative and does not have direct institutional support. They can help you find external funding to different foundations or your embassies in Spain.
The space / price: 250 euros week
included: internet, water, electricity, weekly cleaning, bicycles, transport to the airport
las dunas AiR program (grant of 30% discount): It can be requested at anytime and it would be during winter, from December to February
las dunas AiR program (grant of 20% discount): It can be requested at anytime and it would be during the months of October or November
Las Dunas AiR select a maximun of 2 artists for each grant every year.
For more see: lasdunas-air.com