“Counterhegemony: Art in a Social Context” at NIDA Art Colony

“Counterhegemony: Art in a Social Context” is a seven-week Artist Fellowship Program at NIDA Art Colony that looks at genealogy, or the epistemic context within which bodies of knowledge become intelligible and authoritative, as a point of departure in art production. Five to eight artists will be selected and will receive a stipend (more info in the article). The program will take place from November 1–December 19, 2014. Deadline: 20 September

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 Artinresidence.it, Italy | AIR_J, Japan | Arts Residency Network, Taiwan | Artmotile, Spain| Artist-in-Residence.ch, 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!


TransArtists.org 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 www.transartists.org 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. 

International Artist & Curator residencies in 2015 at HIAP, Finland

HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme is one of the largest international residency centres in Finland and the only one operating in the capital. HIAP focuses primarily on the Visual Arts and is open to artists and curators from various disciplines. There are currently two open calls: Helsinki International Curatorial Programme (deadline: 30 September) & HIAP Residency Programme (deadline: 31 October).

ArtsLink Residencies and independent projects

ArtsLink offers opportunities in the United States for International artists and arts managers from 37 countries. Deadline for ArtsLink Residencies: October 15, 2014 (Performing Arts and Literature). Residency will take place in fall 2015. Independent Projects 2013 Deadline: December 3, 2014. Eligible project dates: May 1, 2015 – April 30, 2016.

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.

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