Coventry Biennial celebrates and promotes contemporary art, producing high quality exhibitions, activities and events in one of the UK’s most creative and industrious cities. This biennial festival is deeply connected to Coventry, its histories and wider context, but also retains an outward looking perspective, ensuring that the programme has wider appeal, significance and impact. Now working towards our second festival in 2019, we are also looking forward to contributing to Coventry taking the title of UK City of Culture in 2021 and we intend to play a significant part in attracting local, national and international audiences to experience the distinctive voices, rich culture and diversity inherent to Coventry. Our programme occupies unexpected sites in the city such as historic buildings, community centres, empty retail units, theatres and public spaces as well as more traditional gallery and museum spaces. This invites new audiences leading to distinctive interactions with both the works on display and the city. The biennial is artist-led, meaning that it was founded by, is owned by and is run by artists and aims to provide meaningful opportunities for practitioners at all stages of their careers, from recent graduates to established artists, with peer-to-peer development opportunities embedded into […]
Artist-run studio and exhibition space located in the old meat packing district in Copenhagen. We are interested in collaborating with other artist-run exhibition spaces worldwide. Contact through our Facebook page: https://m.facebook.com/staldgade74/
Staldgade 74, 1699 Copenhagen, Denmark
Arts Letters & Numbers (ALN) is a non-profit arts and education organization dedicated to fostering creative exchanges across a broad range of disciplines including architecture, visual arts, theatre arts, film, music, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Operating globally, regionally and locally, ALN seeks to bring together artists of diverse backgrounds, practices and ages. It conducts programs in educational and cultural institutions worldwide, collaborating with universities, high schools, museums, theatre companies, and community organizations. In addition, the organization runs an ongoing interdisciplinary artist-in-residence program, as well as educational workshops, sessions, exhibitions and events, taking place year-round at ‘The Mill’ located in Upstate, NY.
1543 Burden Lake Road, Averill Park, NY 12018
BRASHNAR CREATIVE PROJECT Skopje, non-profit association for contemporary interdisciplinary art and ecological development, aims to engage directly in the support and creation of an environment for contemporary artistic expression and the development of an ecologically sustainable community for the purpose of enriching and conserving Macedonian culture. Goals of the association: -The organization, preparation and realization of art projects (national and international exhibitions, art fairs, art festivals, competitions, site-specific exhibitions and residencies). -To engage and strengthen the local community bond through organized public cultural events. -To introduce traditional and contemporary artistic practices to the local community to further the appreciation of the arts from diverse cultures and backgrounds. -To promote, conserve and enrich local Macedonian culture and customs. -To develop, organize, manage and produce cultural activities that encourages art, cultural exchange and ecological awareness. -To enrich the local structures by encouraging dialogue between artistic communities and other members of society. -To foster artistic development of established, emerging, and aspiring regional, national, and international artists. Brashnar Crative Project, as an artist led project from May 2 to September 30 each year, organizes an international Artist-in-Residence program BRASHNAR located in the neighborhood Hrom on the west side of Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. BAiR is […]
Panko Brashnarov 17, Skopje 1000 R.Macedonia
WE AIM TO SURVIVE! SUPPORT! ATTRACT ATTENTION! CENTRE THE ARTIST! MAKE CIVIC SPACE! Eastside Projects is an artist run multiverse, commissioning, producing and presenting experimental art practices and demonstrating ways in which art may be useful as part of society. Eastside Projects provides vital infrastructure, supports best practice and works to expand the role of the artist run space. Alongside imagining, testing and modeling a free public gallery, we are engaged in an expanded range of public activities – we make art, curate exhibitions, programme events, devise public art strategies, serve as commissioning agents, create production facilities, produce public art projects, generate and apply research, develop talent, train future art leaders and create structures to support artists locally, nationally and internationally. Our ESP programme supports and exercises new models for artists and curators to research, produce and thrive, and develops regional talent positioned in productive local and national contexts with an international viewpoint. Eastside Projects is a practice, a process and a tool. We believe in working collaboratively towards change and do so to support the cultural growth of Birmingham. Our programming aims to create active audiences by generating opportunities for deep engagement where individuals have agency and are […]
86 Heath Mill Lane, Birmingham, England, B9 4R
The East Leeds Project is a curatorial platform and operates nomadically at present within a five-mile green corridor running north to south through the eastern part of the city of Leeds, UK. This follows the route of the Wyke Beck Valley and is bookended by formal and historic parks at Roundhay and Temple Newsam. The project is research-led and seeks to locate an intersection between the overlapping concerns of contemporary visual art (as social practice); blue-green infrastructure in the city; and issues of sustainability – both human and environmental. We are actively seeking partnerships with artists and organisations interested in these practices globally. Team: Kerry Harker (Founder and Director), Claire Irving (Communities Director), Paul Harker (Communications Director)
Artopus collective is a group of 13 interdisciplinary artists based in Tel Aviv, Israel. We share a studio space, produce exhibitions, workshops, lectures and cultural events within that space. Artopus aims to invite the public to explore their own creativity and get to know the local artists working in their midst.
Simtat Beit HaBad 3, Tel Aviv
Modern Clay is a studio project run by Mark Essen it provides a studio facility for the production of ceramics. It is accessible for artists and encouraged that the studio is available to be used by local community groups, artist educational projects and charitable groups. The studio is a resource for artists to produce their own work while developing a new programme of artistic opportunities for West Midlands artists. If offers support for community groups and is part of developing a new programme of artistic opportunities for West Midlands artists.
Clay Unit 17 Minerva Works Fazeley Street Birmingham B5 5RT
Soanyway is an independent online magazine, providing a platform for work that tells stories using any combination of words, images and sounds. The title ‘soanyway’ is an expression used in daily speech to refocus after digression, or as a means of changing or avoiding a subject. The conclusive ‘so’ merged with the ‘anyway’ of alternation suggests a diversity of possible stories in which interdisciplinary boundaries are crossed. This allows these apparent digressions to flow as multi-layered narrative. We interpret story broadly, considering it in relation to fact and fiction, narration or implication, and structure or a lack of it. We also regard most history, theory and critique as the telling of stories about stories. ISSN 2043-6408 Editors: Derek Horton, Gertrude Gibbons Advisors: Steve Argüelles, Billy Cancel, Leah Capaldi, Chris Paul Daniels, Poulomi Desai, Michelle Williams Gamaker, Alexandra Kingston-Reese, Evelyn Loschy , Sara Makari-Aghdam, Catriona McAra, Harold Offeh, Jonathan Watkins, Grace Weir “There’s a thousand sides to everything – not just heroes and villains. So – anyway – so anyway – so – any – way – ’Soanyway’ ought to be one word. Like a place or a river – Soanyway River.” Daria in Zabriskie Point (1970) dir. Michelangelo Antonioni
This Delray Beach CRA rehabilitated warehouse located on Artist Alley in the Pineapple Grove district is an Arts Incubator space for artist residencies, arts education, community-based arts projects, as well as exhibitions, events and talks focused on Contemporary Art. The Arts Warehouse provides developmental programs & assistance to visual artists locally, nationally and internationally. Resident & Affiliate Artist have 24 hour facility access.
313 NE 3rd Street, Delray Beach, Florida, 33444
Ergastule is an Artist-run space founded by ten artists in 2008. Its goal is to promote contemporary art pooling competencies and tools of its members to create and show art-works and editions in its studios in Nancy (FR) as well as off-site temporary group shows. Ergastule invites artists to realize their projects by bringing their ideas and learning new skills. The organization’s uniqueness is based on shared competences, each artist learning from the others. The association is interested by traditional as technical know-hows to serve contemporary art’s research. Ergastule aims to bring about a situation conducive to novelty. Competences: Shaping, casting & edition: polyester resins, ceramics, blown glass and cast glass, silicones elastomers, latex, plaster, wax, metals Graphism: Paper publishing, books, photo-engraving, photopolymer, press, intaglio, linocut Digital: numerical modeling, synthetic imagery, animation, 3D-numerising, 3D-printing, 3 axes milling etc.
24 rue Drouin 54000 Nancy FRANCE
Réseau Art Actuel is a portal dedicated to the promotion of current contemporary art, and to the many activities and practices of a rich and diverse network. Réseau Art Actuel presents an impressive body of information on current contemporary art in Quebec. Its calendar enables users to find, according to date and city, the activities currently taking place in over 125 different locations throughout Quebec, including 60 artists-run centers. The platform provides increased visibility, and access to professional information intended for the arts community. It also plays a unique role in bridging highly specialized practices and members of the general public who wish to be informed. Réseau Art Actuel is an initiative of the Regroupement des centres d’artistes autogérés du Québec (RCAAQ). The RCAAQ is a national advocacy organization whose mandate is to support, bring together, represent, and promote Quebec’s artist-run centers.
2, rue Sainte-Catherine Est, espace 302, Montréal, Québec, H2X 1K4
Laundromat Art Space is an Artist-Run Residency Program & Exhibition Space for professional artists, located in the neighborhood of Little Haiti in Miami, FL. Our 4,500 sq ft space houses 10 artist studios and a gallery. We offer engaging community programming and contemporary art exhibitions. Resident artists have the unique opportunity to be part of an environment which fosters collaboration between multidisciplinary creatives and draw influence from the microcosm of Caribbean Culture which defines Little Haiti. Founded by Alumni from The Art Center South Florida, Bakehouse Art Complex, and the Wynwood Arts District, Laundromat Art Space is a collective which focuses on the development of local artists, provides innovative curatorial opportunities and artistic programming for the community.
5900 NE 2nd ave Miami, FL 33137
KuBa: kulturbahnhof is an independent non-profit art project. With our Artist in Residence program, we want to create a specific space for inspiration, dialogue and cooperation, open to the challenges of our time. KuBa: kulturbahnhof is located on the site of a former train station in the town of Klein Warnow (Brandenburg), on the Berlin-Hamburg railway. The residency program offers artists, writers and cultural scientists a place to work, create and experiment. The interaction with this unique location is an essential element of the project. The artistic directors of KuBa: kulturbahnhof are Sharon Horodi and Cheb Mika Kammerer. The two are artists, active in the field of video, photography, performance-art and creative writing. Both have many years of experience in curating exhibitions and artistic events, community based art projects and transcultural exchange programs. Vision: A train station is a space comprised of motion and of emotions, arrivals and farewells, a place of joy and longing. Like art, the station forms the thin line between the private and public spheres. Our vision is to create within this space a place that inspires one’s own work, and invites artists to interact with one another and the place itself. KuBa – Art Residency […]
KuBa: kulturbahnhof Am Bahnhof 13 Klein Warnow 19357 Karstädt (Prignitz), Germany
ART RESIDENCY & EDUCATION FOR ARTISTS Snehta is a non-for-profit organisation that promotes and facilitates local and international artists through its residency, exhibitions and educational programmes in Kypseli, Athens. For the residency artists are selected through an open call who then spend two months researching in Athens under the guidance of the residency team and an established Athens based curator. Snehta also organizes a series of exhibitions and talks in response to topics that critically engage with Athens’ unique identity as a historical and social center. Alongside its art residency Snehta offers burgeoning educational programmes offering professional mentoring and technical knowledge to emerging artists who want to excel in their artistic practice. The programme is staffed by established Athens based artists with a strong and living artistic practice. SNEHTA – ATHENS IN REVERSE Snehta stands for the name of the City of Athens written in reverse. This name metaphorically suggests that the artists involved are to rediscover Athens by reading and translating it alternatively, observing and using the City’s local, social and cultural dynamics. Our work ethos is to reinforce participating artists to bring a renewed awareness of Athens through the works produced, exhibitions and events. These should relate to and critically stimulate Hellenic, inter-European […]
Zaratan – Arte Contemporânea is a not-for-profit space and an organization founded by artists in Lisbon city center in November 2014. Zaratan is a creation, production and promotion structure for contemporary art and a space of reflection and listening. In order to stimulate creativity and contribute to generate valid cultural processes, Zaratan has developed so far a heterogeneous and mostly free of charge agenda of events, that parallel to the regular schedule of exhibitions, presents video-projections, concerts, talks by artists, presentations and performances. Zaratan defends an interdisciplinary attitude and aims to promote a deeper comprehension of the artistic languages of the present with an independent structure.
Rua de São Bento, 432, Lisboa, Portugal
WPA supports artist-driven projects, advocacy, and dialogue so that artists can live, work and flourish. WPA invites artists to conceive of programs that showcase the work or ideas of other artists (or creative thinkers, scholars, activists, etc.) and then supports them with money, introductions/connections, idea-development, planning & production, communications, marketing and promotion. In our view, artist-driven programming combines the best of two existing models—“artist-run” and “artist-centered”. It is closer in intent to the former than the latter because artists are curating everything—exhibitions, performances, talks, workshops, screenings, platforms, etc. Yet it provides a degree of professional support and organizational stability that an “artist-run” organization might not.
WPA, 2124 8th Street NW Washington, DC 20001
Berlin Sessions Residency Program is a platform conceived to offer curatorial expertise, network building and logistic support in the art sector to artists and cultural professionals who are interested in gaining an insight into Berlin’s vibrant art scene. We offer three personalized programs: Residency program, Study visit, Project management How we work Our programs and residencies are conducted in collaboration with funding bodies such as universities, art councils, private companies or foundations who, together with our staff and selected participants, first draft aims and objectives of the program and second, take care of the successful finalization of the project. Please note Berlin Sessions does not offer direct financial support. Experience Berlin Sessions is an initiative that draws from the experience of Berlinerpool, a not-for-profit platform for artists, curators, art managers and spaces of Berlin supported by a physical documentation archive of its members, that is taking shape of a research center on Berlin-based art. The team of Berlin Sessions collected knowledge in an organization of artist-in-residence programs during a former project Culturia, that has been active in the years 2005 – 2014, hosting more than 200 artists, curators, creatives from around the globe.
Anton Saefkow Platz 13, 10369 Berlin
The independent and non-commercial project initiative stay hungry was founded in 2014 in Berlin by the artists Michel Aniol and Meike Kuhnert. stay hungry was founded to provide national and international artists and creative artists a non-hierarchical, independent platform for exchange and experimentation outside of commercial structures and supports alternative and self-organized forms of presentation. Since 2016 stay hungry expanded the exhibition program by a new conceptual element and established Mobile Menu, an interventional food series, that has become an integral part of all ongoing projects. Mobile Menu aims to create various dinners interrelated to the concept and topic of the current exhibition and is served at the finissage.
Berlinskej Model is a non-profit gallery based in art district Holešovice, Prague, Czech Republic. Berlinskej Model has been founded in 2011 and it’s known as a meeting point for the current art scene, crossing borders of the local district, genres and generations. The gallery is also organizing workshops, talks, discussion panels, concerts and regularly issuing art magazine RAJON. Berlinskej Model mainly focuses on contemporary art overlapping in political and social involved activism. Berlinskej Model runs exhibitions once per week, presenting every new artist on Wednesdays only. The show is on just for one night only, so it’s an opening and a closing ceremony in one, including a meal cooked by the exhibiting artist.
Pplk. Sochora 1387/9, 170 00 Praha 7-Holešovice, CZ
Julio Artist-run Space is an independent project specialized in the production, distribution and commercialization of contemporary art propositions, founded by the artists Maria Ibanez Lago and Constanza Piaggio. Julio has been running since 2016 in the Belleville-Ménilmontant neighborhood in Paris, hosting exhibitions called “Assemblage #”, which bring together two to three artists for one month, as well as specific presentations (performances, book presentations, conferences, etc.). It connects Argentinian and international artists generating links between consummate and emerging artists, from diverse generations and mediums.
13 rue Juillet, 75020, Paris, France
During the year Voltage is a studio space for artists from different disciplines (Painting/ Street Art/ Photography/ Music). With external curators we organize group exhibitions, artists talks and workshops. Being inspired by different subcultures we still believe in D.I.Y. We have also a press for publishing unique selfmade artist books.
Mülhauserstrasse 48 Basel
[gP] is an artist collective living and working from Lincoln, UK. Promoting exchange with wider artist led initiatives nationally and internationally [gP] seeks to stimulate a critical discourse, and sustain an engaged visual arts culture in the city through the programming of exhibitions, events and workshops. With an emphasis on a fluid and experimental approach, gP encourages a diverse range of artistic practices that are developed collectively. Within the core group of approximately 10 artists there are on-going collaborations with more specific interests such as Curio, Mulch, Angry Gang, GAST, Reel and KAC which extend into the wider artistic community, incorporating contributions from practitioners in other locales. This collaborative ethos is clearly demonstrated through our workshop practice too; continuing to encourage collective exploration of creative subjects, blurring the line between workshop facilitators and workshop attendees.
Akrill House25 Clasketgate, Lincoln LN2 1JJ
We offer a professional workshop specializing in intaglio printmaking. We are inviting printmakers and visual artists (also artists of another disciplines like writers and poets) to our residency. We provide you with personal assistance and workshop space you need to research and create your work. Our rural setting provides a tranquil space for you to live and work. You have the freedom to create your own work or participate in our selection of courses and workshops. More information: http://artprintresidence.com
Carrer Ramon Llull, 1, 08358 Arenys de Munt, Barcelona, Espanya
THE BIENNIAL LAM 360° (Land Art Mongolia | acronym LAM) is a biennial art festival located in Mongolia. LAM focuses on Land Art as a form of spatial visualization of the relations between nature, culture and social policies. It strongly promotes freedom of expression in joining people and institutions from all sectors of Mongolian society by meshing their respective backgrounds and perspectives through collaboration and networking actions of regional and global scope. By doing so, the organization would like to incite an advanced discourse on cultural and social policy which will take up environmental and social sustainability with a strong emphasis on the most vulnerable sectors of society in Mongolia (such as: nomadic people | ethnic minorities | non-commercial cultural organizations and youth) in the broader perspective of cultural transformation in Central Asia. MNG 360° БАЙГАЛИЙН УРЛАГ МОНГОЛ is an Ulaanbaatar based independent, non-profit, contemporary art organization (NGO) with the purpose of raising awareness for issues as sustainability, nomadic culture, ecological decentralization and democracy by means of contemporary art as an impulse generator for civil society in Mongolia, with a main mission of promoting and realizing the Biennial Land Art Mongolia.
S.Otgon, Ba yanzurkh duureg 6-r khor oo 13-r, khoroolol 23-r bair 63 t oot, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Belgrade AIR is a program as part of the Center424 nonprofit artist-run organization that supports artists, curators and martial artists via one-week to three-month residencies in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. Residency programs aim to foster cultural exchange between artists from different disciplines, create a dialogue and encourage possible collaboration. Visits to art galleries, museums and artists’ studios will be arranged to facilitate the interaction of international and local art practitioners. BAIR was founded in 2012, and has since hosted various artists from all over the world. Moreover, the program established artist residencies and exchange programs in Konstepidemin, Gothenburg, Sweden, and also with Homesession in Barcelona, Spain.
toplicka 22, apt 5, 11000 belgrade
Small presses, university journals, and literary magazines have long provided publication opportunities to visual artists for their cover and editorial images. Their traditional freedom from advertiser control has allowed them to provide a home to work that is challenging or confrontational. Although they welcome visual art, such publications’ primary modus is text and the imagery is often sprinkled among the stories, several artists are typically included in a single issue, and the number of works from any one artist is sometimes quite limited. Non-profit Dek Unu Magazine focuses on the visual, providing space for one artist at a time to show adventurous work in depth, themed and curated by the artist alone. During the publication month, each featured artist is promoted extensively on web and social media.
1618 San Silvestro Drive Venice, Florida, USA 34285
PARSE NOLA is a curatorial and research-based residency and art program that serves as a platform for critical dialogue about contemporary art. This program hosts three to five visiting curators, writers, and artists annually. During extended stays in the city, residents are encouraged to engage in studio visits with local artists, conduct research in the area, and utilize PARSE’s resources to experiment with the boundaries and possibilities of curatorial and artistic practice. PARSE NOLA is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit organization.
819 Marigny Street, New Orleans, LA
I started painting early, I do not remember age, but discovering as a child distant drawings and scribbles on the walls of my parents’ workshop. Then, I was drawing for hours on my parents’ sewing machines while they worked. I did it for pleasure and because my weak health did not allow me to run around with other children. Then they sent me to a teacher and I met the oil painting, the models, and the museums and galleries, as well as the concerts, since it was part of my teacher’s demands. As a teenager I embarked on painting as an adventure, which led me to discover other active artists, to live together in the San Telmo Fair. The Constructivism was a solid foundation for walking the path of Painting, giving a solid approach towards mural painting & Applied Art. With the decades this form of work received new names as Urban Art, and many times in fusion with graffiti artists. I believe that the artist’s task is to give a testimony of his time and to tell something individual and important of one: to make a place on earth and relate something unique and relevant. When I have the […]
Emek Ha-Ela 5/7, Israel
The Kulturdrogerie association, located in a former drugstore on Gentzgasse 86-88 in Vienna’s 18th district, Währing, makes studio space, production space, and exhibition and presentation area available to selected, invited artists. The association was founded in 2005 by sculptors Markus Hiesleitner and Franz Tišek. Kulturdrogerie is an experimental art space that functions as an ideational testing ground, and provides artists with support and space that they otherwise would not have at their disposal to realize their projects. The Kulturdrogerie thus views its purpose as a place of production and exhibition for contemporary young art.
1180 Wien, Gentzgasse 86-88/1-2