ZARYA AiR, Vladivostok

ZARYA AiR, Vladivostok

ZARYA Artist-in-Residence program based in ZARYA Center for Contemporary Art in Vladivostok is a project aimed at provision of support to professionals in the field of contemporary art that welcomes artists regardless of their preferred genres and techniques, as well as age and nationality. ZARYA A-i-R offers the young artists an opportunity to live and work in the new environment and conditions conductive to intensive work that provide a chance for successful implementation of creativity projects.

Individual artists or teams (age requirements – not younger than 18 years), working with painting, sculpture, graphics, photo and video, installation, performance, choreography, theater, music and street art are invited to apply. The duration of the residence is 1 or 2 months. The artist-in-residence will be be provided with: 

  • a grant for development and implementation of project in the amount of 40 000 rubles (approx. 700 USD);
  • compensation of air ticket and/or railway fare in the amount not exceeding 22 000 rubles (approx. 385 USD);
  • partial compensation of the project materials in the amount not exceeding 8 000 rubles (approx. 140 USD);
  • accommodation in a furnished studio apartment (2 studios for 2 residents in each, kitchen + living room, household appliances) at the premises of ZARYA CCA;
  • a workshop (33 m2) at the premises of ZARYA CCA for joint use;
  • PR support of the developing project;
  • assistance in coordination of the developing project (introduction to the local context, meetings arrangement, information and literature search assistance).

Expectations from the artist:

  • develop and present the project within the program timeline;
  • provide an introduction lecture;
  • provide an additional event in another format (master-class, seminar, off-site lecture, open studio day, training course, etc.)
  • submit final artworks for ZARYA CCA collection (the number of artworks and other details are to be negotiated individually).

ZARYA CCA acts on a competitive basis and considers all applications submitted until October 15th, 2017 (applications receipt closing – 18:00 Vladivostok time, UTC+10). Required documents:

  • application form (download individual or group application form)
  • updated portfolio (PDF file)