Accommodation. The AiR Celeia Celje programme helps the artists with a stipend of up to 600 Euro monthly depending on the application.
The travel costs are not covered by CELEIA. As well as healt insurance and personal needs.
In order to apply, please send the following documents per post or email:
Read more on www.celeia.info
Run by the Celeia Celje Institute - Centre for Contemporary Arts since 2005, the AiR Celeia Celje Artist-in-Residence programme for international artists and curators is based on inter-disciplinarity and participation, with the aim of building a dialogue and cooperation between foreign and local artists and curators as well as between art and the broader community.
The programme is conceived in a way that encourages artists in residence to create ties and actively participate in the local community, as well as enable local artists to work in a foreign environment. This provides them with new contacts and new models of production and presentation. The residency programme is based on mobility, inter-disciplinarity, participation, and builds a dialogue and cooperation between artists as well as between art and the broader community.
Resident artists receive an opportunity to present their work publicly at the CCA CELEIA as lectures, projections, public discussions, exhibitions and performances. They are also encouraged to realise their work in the public spaces of Celje and its sourounding .
Studio apartment 80 m2 in the cultural distict /historical centre of Celje, walking distance from Centre's exhibition spaces. The apartment has one bedroom, fully equiped kitchen, living room/studio space, internet access. Guest are expected to bring their own computers.
The Centre for Contemporary Art Celje consists of three exhibition venues in the downtown Celje area: Gallery of Contemporary Art, since 1993), Likovni salon (Likovni Salon Gallery, since 1963), and Galerija Racka (Racka Gallery, since 2006).
With 50.000 inhabitants Celje is the third largest town in Slovenia. It is the development, business, economic, trade, cultural, educational, administrative, health care, sport facility and fair centre of the Savinja region. Taking into account its smallness the town has an extremely lively and fluent art scene. As it is situated merely an hour from the capital city of Ljubljana, and is one of the most representative institutions for the production and display of contemporary visual arts in Slovenia, the Centre represents a creative hub devoted to arts, culture and theory, and is experienced in the specific conditions of the current social, political, and economic situation. Under the auspices of the City Council of Celje and its Cultural Department, the Centre has been actively engaged in the project-based cultural programming in cooperation with partners across the region and beyond.
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