Each artist automatically applys to win the sponsorship by PAC. One artist every period can win a full refund of their €600, the winner is chosen by the Art House Holland jury and announced on the website of PAC.
The residency costs €600 a month. This includes the stay at the house, use of the workspaces and breakfast from monday to friday. It does not include travel or other expenses.
The applications can be submitted untill at least one month before your preffered period of residency. The selected applicants will be noticed by e-mail and afterwards, there will be a page on the residency website where pictures about their process will be published.
Every applicant must send a portfolio which includes a small biography and curriculum vitae, images of their latest work, a brief motivation letter and contact information, pointing the residency period of interest. Please send the documentation to email@example.com including the title ART HOUSE HOLLAND RESIDENCY (important: all the documentation has to be in pdf. format and they won´t accept documents bigger than 10MB attached to the e-mail).
The successful applicants will be selected by a jury composed by Santiago Pani, artist and director of the residency; Óscar García García, director of PAC and Sara Torres Sifón, commissary and editor at PAC. The beneficiaries will be selected by the next criteria: 60% originality and innovation in their artistic or investigation work; 30% curriculum and trajectory and 10% motivation letter.
Art House Holland by PAC is an artist residence located in Leiderdorp, in a rural atmosphere, just a short trip away from the big cities like Leiden, The Hague, Rotterdam and Amsterdam. They currently offer the artist-in-residence programs for five artists (2018). They provide private spaces for self-directed residencies, providing time, support and room for creativity.
The residency offers support and encourages artists with creation, investigation and the promotion of contemporary artists and cultural agents. Every residency can last a minimum of one month and up until a maximum of three months, during the period between January 1st and November 31st 2018.
The beneficiaries of the artistic residency can belong to any discipline and nationality - directed to culture professionals (commissaries, curator, artists, etc) with no age limit, who want to develop a creative or investigation project. The applicants must have a previous artistic background or qualifications which certifies them in the art or cultural field.
Work on their personal works and studies plus engage with other residents. The organizers ask each artist to donate one piece to be exposed during the Art House Holland exhibitions. All the project and artist get mentioned in a piece on the PAC website (Plataforma de Arte Contemporaneo), which is the most viewed online art magazine in spanish speaking countries.
Five private rooms, four of them fit 2 people. There are two bathrooms and an extra toilet. Additionally there is a shared kitchen and living space area.
Two studios, one is 150m2 provides lots of space, focused on painting, sculpture making. Offers individual working tables, drawing tables and a woodshop. The second studio is a printing workshop, dedicated to design, print making (60x100cm press) and silkscreen.
Basic tools for any wood work.
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