Open calls Summer 2014

Over the summer, quite a few artist-in-residence programmes are open for applications. In need for an overview ?

Check out the ones we know about, as well as a review of other platforms where you can find artist-in-residence open calls.

Regional Artist in Residence Knowledge

DutchCulture | TransArtists collaborates with other cultural knowledge centers elsewhere, which offer an overview of artist-in-residence opportunities in their own region, including, Italy | AIR_J, Japan | Arts Residency Network, Taiwan | Artmotile, Spain|, Switzerland | Alliance of Artists' Communities, United States...

Apply any time

Some residencies do not work with application deadlines, but rather accept artists' proposals all year long. Make sure to check this listing from time to time!

Residency for international arts critics, Vienna, Austria

studio das weisse haus, in cooperation with EIKON - International Magazine for Photography and Media Art, is offering a residency for an arts journalist, critic or writer with a focal point in contemporary visual or media arts. The residency will take place from November 10 until November 30, 2014. Deadline: 15 August (per email).

Welcome! is the platform stimulating and strengthening artists' mobility in the Netherlands and internationally. It combines and shares expertise and offers tools and services on artist-in-residence programs and related issues. At you find all about facts, use and value of international AiR programs as well as other cultural opportunities for artists to stay and work elsewhere. 

Retreat for visual artists in rural Norway

The new guest studio at Atelier Austmarka is practically completely renovated. Until the building is fully finished in May 2015, the hosts are offering a 14-day free stay to visual artists (individuals or groups). You can also extend your stay for up to a maximum of 12 weeks (for 1000 NOK per week - approximatively 122 euros). Deadline: 15 September.

X Platform: OPEN CALL for young European interactive and new media artists // 1-month residency in Bucharest, Romania

Preparatory to the 9th edition of the eXplore dance festival — Bucharest International Contemporary Dance and Performance Festival, Romania’s main dance and performance event, 4Culture Association in co-production with Tangaj Dance kickstart Platform X — a residency program dedicated to the new generation of interactive artists across Europe that supports the research and the production of interactive, new and trans-media projects. Deadline: 8 August.

JAPIC artist-in-residence programme for young animation artists: 70 days in Tokyo in 2015

This project, organised by the Agency for Cultural Affairs (Bunka-cho / Government of Japan), is a fully-funded artist in residence program which aims to provide three outstanding young animation artists (between 20 and 35) from around the world with an opportunity to come to Tokyo and create new works while directly interacting with Japanese animation culture. In doing so, they aim to promote both the creation of excellent works of animation and a better understanding of Japanese culture. Deadline: 10 September

Phynance residency: 4 months & exhibition in London

In partnership with the Barry Flanagan Foundation, Flat Time House is accepting applications for an artist's residency to begin in November 2014. FTHo, the former home and studio of the artist John Latham, which he designated a 'living sculpture', will operate as a base for interrogating sculpture as a subject of research, rather than a static artform or medium. The residency is fully funded (more information in the article). Deadline: 24 August.