Language 
English, Spanish
Founded 
2013
Duration 
5 weeks
Paid by artist 

Residency fees range depending on length of residency, as well as the type of accommodation (housing, airport transfers, daily breakfast, air conditioning and all residency events included.
Air travel and other meals are not included).

4 week Residency fee, with breakfast included:

  • Private room/Private bath: $1200 per person (approx.)
  • Shared room/Shared bath: $1000 per person (approx.)

Private casitas also available. Please contact the organizers for the rates.

Application guidelines 

In order to apply, please submit:

  • contact information
  • bio/c.v.
  • examples of work
  • intended residency project
  • one professional reference
  • any relevant websites
Deadline 
25/03/2017

Akumal International Artist Residency

Akumal International Artist Residency

Description 

The Akumal International artist residency is seeking an international mix of visual, literary and performing artists including, but not limited to: painters, sculptors, photographers, filmmakers, writers, poets, singers, actors, improvisers, dancers, choreographers, musicians. The residency program offers a jungle playground to explore, breathe and create, all surrounded by the natural landscape of the Mexican Caribbean. The accomodation areas offers simple, large rooms located in the jungles of Akumal, a short drive to the ocean. In each room is a bed, desk, chair and ample work space. Wi-fi internet is provided as is air conditioning. Each room also has its own private bathroom with shower and has maid service weekly. The studio offers communal creation space in the form of open outdoor space, a large screened in work space and a shared kitchen and dining area. Residents may cook and share food and time with  fellow artist residents. Private rooms also have an abundance of work space. The residency offers salons of works in progress and an end-of-residency exhibition in which to share yourself and your final work with the community. It is ask to artists to teach a class in the community while they are in residency to enhance both of their experiences. Akumal allows artists to create in context of solitude, community, water, sky, jungle.

Outcome 

Weekly events, salons and classes will be held for and with the community, as well as a final exhibition at residency end.

Accommodation Information 

They offer simple, large rooms, private or shared, located in the jungles of Akumal, a short drive to the ocean. In each room is a bed, desk, chair and ample work space. Wi-fi internet and air conditioning are provided . Each room has its own private bathroom with shower and has maid service weekly.

Studio Information 

They offer communal creation space in the form of open outdoor space and a shared kitchen and dining area. Here you may cook and share food and time with your fellow artist residents. Private rooms also have an abundance of work space.

Location 

Jungle of Riviera Maya, minutes from Ocean.

Address: 
Baratillo 11, Centro
Guanajuato ROO 36000
Mexico

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