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RAMA Art Residency in PortugalResearch and experimentation by national and international artists, researchers and curators
RAMA – Art Residency is located in the municipality of Torres Vedras, in the west part of Portugal. Born in 2020, it is aimed at research and experimentation by national and international artists, researchers and curators, it promotes the interaction between professionals and the crossing of artistic practices, the sharing of experiences and knowledge, and relationship with the local community, culture, crafts and traditional knowledge, and with the region’s history and landscape. RAMA, as part of a rural landscape in Maceira village, parish of Dois Portos, and Alfeiria village, parish of Carvoeira e Carmões, intends to develop as an advanced research center in the arts’ field and at the intersection with science and education, looking for ideas for sustainability, ecology and the balance between systems. Residencies last from 1 to 4 months or for longer periods depending on the nature of the projects. Residency programs with mentorship and studio visits are customized to each project in a specialized and immersive working environment. Artistic Residency The program with accommodation and studio, or with studio space only, can host up to 4 artists simultaneously, in each Residency period. Mentorship program for non residents The program in the artists’ private studios, is open […]
R. de Quinta de Cima 12, 2565-184, Portugal
We are a creative and political collective that has grown out of the solidarity and sister*hood – and the difficulties – we have experienced in the industry. We want to destigmatise stripping and sex work as a whole, to start a dialogue about sex work in which people can learn about our work and lives, and, last but not least, to share the art of stripping. The sex industry presents many problems. Our collective want to provide a space where strippers’ voices can be heard and where we can share our love for sensual movement without being at the mercy of strip club rules and discrimination. We are advocates of the decriminalization of sex work globally. We condemn gender and racial discrimination in the sex industry. We want to challenge oppressive structures. We, the BSC, bring you original performance, pole skills, and sheer sexuality on a silver platter, with a political edge. Forget everything you thought you knew about strippers.
Gensinger Str. 78, 10315 Berlin, Germany
Award winning, not-for-profit arts publication reflecting on mental wellbeing. Produced and curated by Alice Bradshaw, Vanessa Haley & Lenny Szrama, founded in 2018.
9 Market Ave, Huddersfield HD1 2BU, UK
Founded in 2009, Arquetopia Foundation is an internationally established, award-winning non-profit arts and cultural foundation based in Mexico, Peru and Italy, with a social scope that emphasizes critical thinking through artistic practices. Our comprehensive, customized International Artist-in-Residence Programs are the largest and most reputable in Latin America, with an array of contents anchored in a solid structure of collaborations with prominent cultural institutions, renowned experts, and notable artists. We are invested in approaching art and art history with a critical perspective by understanding Mexico and Peru’s complexity in context and incorporating nuances in narratives and interpretation especially of the 3,000-year heritage of visual culture of these two countries. Our residency programs offer competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, curators, art historians, art educators, writers, journalists, and cultural researchers age 20 and over. TESTIMONIALS FROM OUR PAST RESIDENT ARTISTS For profiles, feedback and testimonials from many of our outstanding past resident artists, art historians, and writers, don’t miss this page on our website: Arquetopia Foundation: Our Resident Artists OUR ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAMS Our customized International Artist-in-Residence Programs offer competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, curators, art historians, art […]
Avenida 15 Poniente 715, Centro Histórico. Puebla, Puebla 72000 MEXICO
Lapsus is an independent project space and art-lab in Timișoara focused on the local scene, emerging artists, community projects and collaborative or educational approaches of creative endeavors. It is located on the first floor of the old paint factory on Peneș Curcanul street, nr. 3-5, in studio 27. Founded in October of 2017 by curator Alex Boca and artist Cătălin Bătrânu, Lapsus is a local hub for young artists and experimental projects working as a small-scale network for art practice. We organize screenings, exhibitions, performances as well as multimedia workshops or simple meetings. Lapsus is a hybrid between a project space and a makerspace, holding dear the open source culture and trying to improve artistic visions with technological advances while also studying their effects on human affect or the social environment.
Splaiul Peneș Curcanul 3-5, 1st floor, room 27, Timișoara, Romania
Yellow Brick is a non-profit artistic workspace that fosters relations among local and international artists, art collectives, curators, writers, thinkers and makers with the Athenian context as predominately accessed and introduced through the area of Nea Ionia. Initiated by artist Vasiliki Sifostratoudaki in 2016, Yellow Brick has so far hosted 32 artists from 25 countries. Yellow Brick wishes to participate in the cultural production of the city by focusing on the Athenian periphery and more specifically on Yellow Brick’s locale, a culturally diverse neighborhood established by immigrants from the coast of Asia Minor. Yellow Brick understands local identity as an assemblage of cultures, histories, languages, expressions and forms, and welcomes artists and cultural practitioners to activate and sustain a creative dialogue within Nea Ionia and greater Athens through their current interests, social concerns and artistic practices. All participants are called upon to act as hosts and poetic activators of forms and ideas through a three-week research trajectory (at minimum). Yellow Brick facilitates research and practice by providing residency in a studio and exhibition space that also contains a private sleeping area, private bathroom, shared kitchen, and a beautiful terrace. Yellow Brick’s small team develops the necessary conceptual tools, working modes, […]
7 Eptapirgiou, Nea Ionia, 142 31, Attiki, Greece
Sandbox Studios is a small group of art studios, gallery, international artist residency and workshop space, with a focus on facilitating a creative and social space. One of our studio spaces is sponsored on a yearly basis by our patron Peter Day. The studios are located in Brunswick, approximately 6km from the Melbourne city centre. The mission of Sandbox Studios is to cultivate a social space that provides a small number of affordable artist studios and hosts an international artist residency, with a focus on professional fine arts practice.
Factory 9/102 Henkel Street, Brunswick, Melbourne, Australia, 3056
Space52 founded by the artist Dionisis Christofilogiannis in 2017 and supports Athens based artists and continuously seeks collaborations with art spaces and professionals from abroad. Our community and network grow by facilitating collaborations, exchanges and research-based project. Space52 serves as a hub for local and international creatives, intellectuals and theoreticians. Main focus of all our engagements is the current inquiries of our growing dynamic community. Space52 is the Athens incubator of ideas and experimentations.
Kastorias 52, Athens 104 47, Greece
Oika is a small but growing community of artists, storytellers and media-makers dedicated to manifesting ecological intelligence through our work. We are creating a new culture in alliance and alignment with nature. Oika elevates the value of art by aligning it with the power and abundance of nature. Our artists are in deep communion with nature and manifest ecological intelligence in their creations. This alliance between nature and artist affords a moral, ecological imperative. “Oikadelic” art brings ecological intelligence to culture through nature and ecological healing to nature through culture. Into the Artmosphere is Oika’s core educational program for artists, storytellers and media-makers. Throughout 2020 Dr. Rich Blundell is traveling to diverse artistic communities introducing the principles and practices of ecological intelligence. We teach artists how to practice Oika for creative inspiration and give them the language, concepts, and confidence to publicly communicate the eco-cultural value of their work Oika seeks to surface and capacity-build ecologically intelligent artistic communities. Into the Artmosphere presents a progressive on-ramp for artists and curators to get involved. Responding appropriately to the climate crisis requires a whole new category of media-maker. In addition to specialized technical skills, we need new creative professionals with a fine-tuned […]
Love’s Remedies is an initiative by artists BRD (Bridget Rosalia Driessen) and Hannah Kim Varamini. Started in 2018, Love’s Remedies uses the artists’ collective interest in care and attention as media, and invites other artists to utilize them and their resources for their own benefit. For their inhabitance at ArtCenter DTLA through 2020, Love’s Remedies continues to investigate the relations between friendship and artist networks, professional practices and expansive action.
114 W. 4th Street Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA
ERGO Collective is a creative platform founded on the premise of collaboration. We approach collective creativity as mode of encouraging dialogue and triggering stimulating ideas on the critique and collapse of borders between Art’s disciplines. Our team is formed by permanent and guest artists and other curious people from various places and spaces. Our journey began in a nomadic manner with an emphasis on site specific shows. Today ERGO occupies a physical space in Athens making its first steps as an artist-run-space. Our new space allows the collective to be more spontaneous on realizing projects, ideas and activities. To have a home, means to be a host and therefore ERGO is welcoming creatives from around the world to share and propose ideas on exhibitions, performances, workshops, symposia, screenings or any other intriguing event. ERGO Collective (Non-profit Organization) was initiated in September 2017.
Egiidon 31, Kato Petralona, 11853 Athens, Greece
As the longest-running ARI in Perth, Paper Mountain is a highly reconfigurable studio collective and gallery with co-working and event spaces. Constantly evolving, our core ethos aligns with queer, decolonialist, anti-patriarchal, and anti-ableist ideas and working methods. Our priority is supporting underrepresented and courageous new voices, for learning as we go and adapting to the realities of a damaged world by generating experimental structures and creative solutions. We welcome artists, community groups, organizers, and workers in other disciplines.
267 William St, Northbridge WA 6003, Australia
Nieuwe Vide is an exhibition space for contemporary art. Nieuwe Vide also houses artist studios and a project space. We work with young and upcoming artists as well as more experienced artists. The studios are rented by visual artists and creatives. Nieuwe Vide works with these artists and creatives whenever possible. Nieuwe Vide, as such, is a launching pad for upcoming artists’ careers. The project space is used for (educational) workshops and gatherings. True to its squatters roots 20 years ago, Nieuwe Vide is socially engaged and operates on a community level. We offer a weekly soup lunch for artists and neighbourhood residents. Every year we offer an educational art trajectory for kids aged 14-18, called Nieuwe Vide Academy. We also have a film community, CineClub, with a focus on all kinds of film and film-discussion.
Minckelersweg 6 2031 EM Haarlem, Netherlands
WYKWIT is a place of artistic activity and exhibition. It came to be out of the potential of the cellar space in the post-German mansion we inhabit. The creators of WYKWIT are inhabitants of the house. The building on the Aleja Kochanowskiego street dates back to roughly 1900 and was erected in the Wilhelmsruh district. Back then Wroclaw was the German Breslau. Currently, the house is in a quite dilapidated condition. The original furnishing outside is damaged in many places. Inside there are many brutal rearrangements made by countless tenants. The mansion is surrounded by a large garden. WYKWIT is opposite to a typical white-cube arrangement. Projects presented in WYKWIT should consider its potential, specific and/or contexts. Parallel to the WYKWIT’s activities of an art gallery WARSTWY (Layers) have born- a concept-experimental project focusing its activity on intervention in already existing situation and playing with it. WYKWIT consists of: Karolina Balcer Michal Kamiński Martyna Muth Krzysztof Rubach Janusz Czyżewicz Layers (Adam Martyniak, Michał Mejnartowicz, Karolina Włodek)
Kochanowskiego 21, Wroclaw, Poland
bi’bakbi’bak (Turkish: have a look) is a non-profit organization and cultural space based in Berlin, with a focus on transnational narratives, migration, global mobility and their aesthetic dimensions.
bi’bak (Turkish: have a look) is a non-profit organization and cultural space based in Berlin, with a focus on transnational narratives, migration, global mobility and their aesthetic dimensions. bi’bak’s programme examines diverse disciplines in art, academics, and community development, including film screenings, exhibitions, workshops as well as music events and culinary excursions. bi’bak is a non-profit organization founded in 2014 by the artists and curators Malve Lippmann and Can Sungu. The curated film programme, bi’bakino, as well as the audio programme bi’bakaudio aims to show transnational, postcolonial and postmigrant perspectives. Experts invited from the fields of art, film and academics will enable a more differentiated, explicitly non-European view of society and cultural history. bi’baxchange offers a platform for cultural actors, initiatives and projects and initiates cross-border collaborations. bi’bakwerk is interested in the development of innovative location-based mediation concepts, which aim at an equal participation and the exchange of ideas, knowledge and creativity. bi’bak’s research-based exhibitions focus on dimly-lit narratives in (Western) Europe in order to generate new perspectives that are crucial for a comprehensive understanding of socio-political and socio-economic contexts worldwide. bi’bak was awarded a project space by the Berlin Senate for Culture and Europe in 2017.
Prinzenallee 59, 13359 Berlin, Germany
KaninchenHaus artist-run-organization is glad to announce the new international open call to collect proposals to organize a program of workshops for the year 2019 in the spaces of viadellafucina16 condominio-museo, in Turin, Italy. The call is addressed to artists of any nationality and discipline, experienced in teaching to other artists and interested in exploring the cultural scene of Turin, Italian capital of contemporary art, and the specific context of viadellafucina16, one of the most innovative residency programs for artists in the world. Our goal is encouraging new occasions of international mobility and mutual learning and bringing to our city the most innovative and experimental experiences in every fields of contemporary creation. To the artists who are going to apply is requested to indicate a fee for their workshop session/masterclass comprehensive of roundtrip costs from their town to Turin. Accommodation will be offered by KaninchenHaus within the condominium-museum. Workshops can last from one to three days (Friday to Sunday). They can be addressed indistinctly to professionals, amateurs or both. In case of selection, the activation of all workshops will depend on the reaching of the minimum number of subscribers in order to cover the costs. The project is supported by fUNDER35. […]
Via S. Giovanni Battista la Salle, 16 10152 Torino TO Italy
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
SnehtaArt exhibitions and public events by Snehta residecy alumni compose a large archive of curatorial texts and photographic documentation that is easily accesible
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 […]
Ιωάννη Δροσοπουλου 47
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