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DOMIE is 400 square meters intended for artistic experiments. It features studio and exhibition, music and performance space, gathering and accommodation. The building undergoes continuous transformation, becoming an artistic medium in itself and provoking site-specific activities. DOMIE welcomes everyone and anyone who believes in the idea of openness, is able to embrace frictions and work in intersections. DOMIE is a place requiring care, a difficult, ghastly place, which responds to the sense of uprooting, chronic nomadism, housing crisis and poverty among artists. Domesticity and ownership have ended. It is time of post-dwelling, zombie-communities, unstable domiciles. The project was initiated by Martyna Miller and Katarzyna Wojtczak, who are developing it with DOMIE community. DOMIE is also an experiment in itself. It focuses on a 10-year plan of reclaiming a building in the center of Poznań/Poland, which due to long-term neglect has been falling into disrepair since 1988. The founders of the project undertook the daunting task of renovating the building without any financial capital. That aimed at spreading the responsibility of the ruin, which used to be an important cultural space in the past (the house of cinema prototype – Kaiser’s panorama of the city), among various – formal and informal […]
Święty Marcin 53a, 61-806 Poznań, Poland
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Grochowska 301/305, Warsaw, Poland
L’AiR Arts is a grass-roots non profit association with a mission of supporting intercultural and artistic exchange through providing international artist residency opportunities. Our programs bring together artists, researchers, arts professionals and arts supporters of different nationalities and backgrounds with the aim to foster creativity and artistic practice, while promoting inclusion, diversity and international understanding through arts and cultural heritage.
E T A J is an artist-run space, a catalyst that focuses on the efficiency of the contemporary artistic object within the local context. Some artists have grouped themselves into the idea of conceiving a cultural cell. Through their journey, but also in their connection there is no conventional model. Whether it is a group exhibition, a solo one or other events originated here, the principles of the artistic practice and a sense of authenticity are those guiding the initial collective actions at E T A J.
George Enescu Str 43, Bucharest, Romania
The ZK/U ZK/U seeks to develop projects, co-produce knowledge and share values created through exchanges. ZK/U does not offer a fixed set of ideas and principles for its fellows. Rather, individual projects and needs shape what could be described as a continuous formation. Instead of letting the ‘final product’ constrain the possible routes that a practice might take, ZK/U focuses on the processes that come from, and feed into, the particular contexts of the fellows’ practice, whether they be locally-defined situations or international discourses. THE ORGANIZATION BEHIND ZK/U: KUNSTREPUBLIK The ZK/U concept and practice were initiated by the artist collective and non-profit organization KUNSTrePUBLIK e.V.. The association managed to become the owner of the former railway depot and holds a 40 year lease on the ground. KUNSTrePUBLIK‘s concepts and projects are equally focused on local involvement and global exchange. Coming from non-institutional backgrounds, the founders aspire to continue exploring ways of collaborating, researching and creating, that go beyond the lines of existing structures and preconceptions. As part of their artistic practice, KUNSTrePUBLIK considers the development of ZK/U a long-term process that will evolve through the contributions and critical feedback expressed by its participants, partners and a diverse audience. KUNSTrePUBLIK is […]
Siemenstr. 27, 10551 Berlin-Moabit, Germany
Fluctuating images is an independent, non-commercial platform for media art and media design, established 2004 in Stuttgart, since 2008 in Berlin. The focus of its transdisciplinary curatorial and scientific approach are audiovisual productions (visualization of music) as well as developments in art, design, architecture, music, dance and film.
Willdenowstrasse 10, 13353 Berlin, Germany
The Organization for the Democratization of the Visual Arts is an activist organization based in Berlin, Germany whose aim is to establish a new economic model for the contemporary art market based on a participative and democratic basis. We invite all people join the coalition of ODBK at the next link: https://www.odbk.tk/index.php/join-odbk/ More info please contact us at: [email protected]
LychenerStr. 12, 10437 Berlin
WE ARE ARTISTS FOR UKRAINE stands in solidarity with the artists, artist-run spaces, and all the people of Ukraine who are bravely resisting an immoral and illegal Russian invasion, those who have lost loved ones, or have been forced to flee their homes and country. Living in a country where we have a right to choose our leaders, and where we enjoy freedom of expression without fear, we also applaud those Russians who are speaking out and demonstrating against their government. WE ARE ARTISTS FOR UKRAINE is an initiative of: Pallas Projects/Studios (Dublin), Ormston House (Limerick), Askeaton Contemporary Arts (Limerick), 126 (Galway), Sample-Studios (Cork), Catalyst Arts (Belfast) International supporters: HDLU (Zagreb), EKKM (Tallinn), Solas Nua (Washington DC), SUPERMARKET – Stockholm Independent Art Fair, Artist-Run Network Europe (ARNE), Artists’ Initiatives’ Meetings (AIM Network) ~ Charity partner: ARTISTS at RISK Printing partner: @hensteethstudio Design partner: Other Office Artist’s website: Paul Hallahan
SPACE is a multi-disciplinary art center that promotes the arts and humanities through advocacy, programming, commissioning, statewide grantmaking, resource-sharing, and community collaboration. We work inside our home at 534-538 Congress Street, outside with public art and programming initiatives, statewide with our grant programs, and (inter)nationally within our professional and artistic networks. Founded in 2002, SPACE is a multi-disciplinary launchpad for ideas, an ever-evolving creative resource, and a coalition of values-based artists building a safe(r) space, performing arts venue, gallery, and maker hub in southern Maine. We envision our organization as a bridge: between artist-led and curatorial presentation practices, connecting disparate geographies and audiences, and as a pathway to new conversations. SPACE’s mission is to supports contemporary arts projects, champions artists, and encourages an open exchange of ideas.
538 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101, USA
Drogerie is located in Berliner Strasse 99, in the east of Braunschweig. It is an autonomous and independet platform which is mainly used as a studio for currently two artists. It also provides the opportunity for concerts, exhibitions, lectures, screenings and more.
Berliner Str. 99, 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
sluice is an artist/curator-run initiative for similar. Sluice was founded in 2011 by art historian Ben Street and artist Karl England. Our focus is transnationally local, i.e we’re focused on the local – globally. Sluice is concerned with applied theory, both in regards of the impact of the societal and economic environment on the arts but also how the arts can in turn impact our societal and economic environment. Sluice has staged art fairs and biennials in London and expos in New York and Berlin. Sluice strategically adopts structures in order to showcase artist, curator and emergent discourse, projects and galleries. Sluice magazine grew out of these initiatives and is now independently published by Sluice Art twice a year.
ARTIST FOUND COMPANY Founded by artist Soon(aka Niña), our puzzles have a focus on original art by the artists of today. As an independent artist, Soon has been struggling to find a way to keep creating full-time, as there were barriers like money, exposure, and finding the right community for support. In her journey of searching ways to keep create, SOONNESS was born. Throughout the first year of the business in 2021, Soon created 6 artworks that would be made into puzzles and learned about manufacturing, marketing, and all things business. With lots of love from the puzzle community, we are able to collaborate with artists starting 2022 and build premium quality puzzles. We have one goal: Let the artists create, and make the world a colorful one. As Soon knows how important it is for talented artists to be exposed, she wanted to create a platform to introduce artists through an affordable art. Puzzles not only give us time to play & destress, but also a great medium for everyone to enjoy art by up & coming artists of this time. Artists get a cut of every sale, so we can support artists while you enjoy your peaceful time. Our puzzles […]
7691 Green Vista Gate, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 7S4, Canada
PROSPECT ART is a forward-thinking, Los Angeles-based artist-run not-for-profit 501c3 organization that fosters artists’ careers by providing exposure through open dialogues, critical writing, project grants, and exhibitions. The organization was conceived during the 2020 pandemic. Prospect Art is looking towards a world of representation and equality by creating new opportunities for local, national, and international artists. The organization is structured as an agile, responsive entity to serve artists, the local Los Angeles community, and beyond, by supporting existing and new works to be presented to the public. We’re interested in breaking down silos and sharing information and knowledge to further the careers of artists and forge new alliances with the community.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Pigeons exist all over the world yet they are often overlooked. Like artists and writers, they are beautiful, iridescent, quirky, and resourceful. Some birds find more fame than others, but we see the pigeons in all their glory. Of course, pigeons might not be as majestic or smart as their feathered friends, and they fly headfirst into a window. But how else can we find the barriers in our own world except by running into them headfirst, over and over again, waiting for them to break? Pigeon Review was started by an artist and a writer looking to make a home for artists and their art. From a cluttered room or a cup of coffee to an inquisitive face, we like art that tells a story.
Independence, KS 67301, USA
PigPrints is printmaking studio with facilities in Milan, Italy. Founded by artist and printmaker Guido Pigni, PigPrints specializes in intaglio techniques, and focuses on creating and promoting works achieved through printmaking by emerging and established contemporary artists. The prints are made by the artists working independently or in close collaboration with the studio staff and are hand-printed on our etching presses. In addition to collaborations with artists, PigPrints offers contract printing services. PigPrints’ founder Guido Pigni, who is also a painter and a multidisciplinary artist, has extensive experience in the field of printmaking. PigPrints operates on different levels: it’s a collaborative print workshop where artists can work independently on their personal projects, profiting from the quality professional equipment as well as the tranquility and inspiring atmosphere of the place. it’s a place where invited artists can work alongside the studio staff and benefit of their assistance to create shared projects. Prints and editions produced over such collaborations can be exhibited in the in-house gallery space. It’s a venue open for residencies where artists, primarily but not only printmakers, can experience a period of work in an intimate and fully equipped printshop and enjoy a private studio/bedroom 24/7 […]
Via Monte S. Genesio, 13, 20158 Milano MI, Italy
Commenced in 2019, Read the Room is an expanded literary practice space that encourages experimental writing, both on and off the page. Co-directed by Melbourne based visual artist Carmen-S Keiso and writer Kat Capel, Read the Room functions as a liaising hub for various practitioners interested in pursuing the literary form, particularly those working on the fringe of the artistic industry. We host ongoing writing workshops, experimental lectures, exhibitions and reading events independently and in collaboration with other artist-bodies. We are dedicated to both challenging and fostering a community of expanded-literary-practice within Melbourne. We are best reached via our email address [email protected] or via our instagram @readtheroom_
Melbourne VIC, Australia
Field Projects is an artist-run project space and online venue dedicated to emerging and mid-career artists. Centered on long-term curatorial projects, Field Projects presents monthly exhibitions at their Chelsea location in addition to participating in pop-up exhibitions in and around New York as well art fairs around the world. The gallery invites artists to submit their work for consideration twice a year through an open call submission process. We discover about 80% of the artist we show through our open call submission process. We also have a artist residency, and publish self-identified ethnic and gender charts of artist we have shown and worked with.
526 W 26th St #807, New York, NY 10001, USA
Commons, cocreate, collaborations, classes, cultural preservation, events, gather, synergies, philanthropy & ecosocial actions/projects. Based on a solidarity-social economy model and with a philanthropy channel towards Arts, Cultures & Community/Climate Actions. + info https://ataec.wordpress.com/2021/04/04/whats-ataec-que-es-ataec-quest-ce-que-ataec/
126 was set up in response to the lack of spaces in Galway, Ireland in November 2005. In 2007 it modeled itself after Transmission Gallery in Glasgow with a rotating Board of Directors.
Galway, Co. Galway, H91 NN29, Ireland
PROGRAMMING ATHICA: Athens Institute for Contemporary Art is an independent, non-profit gallery promoting and supporting innovative contemporary art and artists through exhibitions, education, and events. ATHICA is committed to the local art community and to bringing in national and international contemporary artists of all media. The programming features rotating exhibitions of various themes and affiliated events (such as performances, music, panel discussions, screenings, lectures, workshops, children’s events, tours, and more). Over the past decade, ATHICA has presented over 1200 regional, national, and international artists in over 60 exhibitions and hundreds of affiliated events. ATHICA features up to seven formal exhibitions yearly, including an annual juried exhibition which has featured jurors such as Michael Rooks of Atlanta’s High Musuem, Harry DeLorme of Savannah’s Telfair Museum, and Teresa Reeves of the Zuckerman Museum. Specific programs include: Exhibitions Performances/Events Artists-in-ATHICA Residency Internship Education – Adult Education – Youth Membership Community Access Volunteer 100% VOLUNTEER / ARTIST-LED ATHICA is an all-volunteer organization, with a working board of directors that contributes a minimum of 10 hours a month, interns that contribute a minimum of 70 hours a semester, artists, curators, docents, event staff, preparators, installers, graphic designers, programmers, carpenters, cooks, educators and faculty, […]
675 Pulaski St STE 1200, Athens, GA 30601, USA