Language 
English, French, Arabic
Founded 
2012
Application guidelines 

During the pilot phase of the residency, aria selected 2 artists based on their interest in making future work in or about Algeria. The relevance of their practice to the local community is also a key deciding factor. This ensures that international guest artists exchange with the local community and fully benefit from their residency.

Deadline

Deadline 
mostly by invitation

aria

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Artist Residency in Algiers

Description 

Aria (artist residency in algiers) hosts resident artists and connects them with local and regional networks to facilitate the development of ideas related to the Algerian context. The programme provides opportunities for emerging and established artists from North Africa and across the world to conduct artistic and cultural research and production. Aria started in 2012, the programme aims at building cross-border dialogues and to create an ongoing dynamic network across diverse international art communities within and beyond Algeria. It provides opportunities for emerging and established artists from North Africa and across the world to conduct artistic and cultural research and production. Aria hosts resident artists and connects them with local and regional networks to facilitate the development of ideas related to the Algerian context. This programme aspires to project a positive awareness and visibility of Algeria and its surroundings to global audiences

Read here an interview of Zineb Sedira (Founder and director) by Yasmina Reggad about aria Artist Residency in Algiers in Nafas Art Magazine (June 2012).

Accommodation Information 

The flat is large (100 sq meter) and comprises a studio/office space, kitchen and large living space and a bedroom. It is located on the third floor in a french colonial building with many balconies and a lot of natural light.

Location 

apartment situated in a popular yet central area in Algiers

Address: 
centre
Algiers
Algeria

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