Founded 
1995
Duration 
from 1 week to 11 months
Paid by host 

Grant programme: including 1 grant for a Catalan artist, 1 grant for a Catalan scientist and Grants for artists to participate in exchange programmes with other centers (The Tyrone Guthrie Centre (Ireland), The HIAP of Cable Factory (Finland), Ufa-Fabrik, Berlin (Gemany), Artellewa Centre, El Cairo (Egypt).

Paid by artist 

Accommodation, board, food, etc. Check the website for an up-to-date price list.

Application guidelines 

The artists and scientists who come to Farrera will be established professionals for the most part. They will be invited or accepted on the basis of specific projects they would like to realise.

The deadlines of the grants for 2014 are still to be published.

Centre d'Art i Natura

Centre d'Art i Natura

Description 

The Center of Art and Nature (CAN) of Farrera is a residence programme for artists and researchers from all over the world. Placed in the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees, in Pallars Sobirà, the village of Farrera (25 inhabitants at 1360 m) has a privileged and calm environment for reflection, inspiration and creativity. The residence is mainly addressed to artists with a special interest in nature, geologists, botanists, geographers, historians, anthropologists and other experts in the areas of social and natural science.

Accommodation Information 

Separate from studio. Simple, comfortable individual and double rooms. 

Studio Information 

There are three production spaces and one research space in the village. The studios are light-filled work spaces with running water and electricity.

Technical Information 

Available materials at the studio spaces:

  • Indoors and outdoors easels
  • Tripods
  • Projectors
  • Light table
  • Binoculars
  • Telescope
  • Electric Piano Yamaha Clavinova 
Location 

The village of Farrera is located in the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees situated on an south-facing bluff at 1365 metres of altitude. As one of the highest inhabited villages in Catalonia, its views are of the surrounding mountains breathtaking. The mountains beyond are rugged and wild, with native pine and birch forest covering the lower slopes and high, bare peaks above soaring into blue southern skies. All kinds of rare animals are found here, including wild boar, chamois, black woodpeckers, golden eagles, capercaillies and vultures.

Address: 
La Bastida S/N
25595 Farrera de Pallars (Lleida)
Spain
Telephone 
+34 973 622106
Fax 
+34 973 622106

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