Language 
Spanish and English
Founded 
2007
Duration 
2 or 3 months
Application guidelines 

The residency program is a flexible model, one can propose directly to CRAC a specific project that they want to develop or they can apply when CRAC calls for an open residency.

Deadline

Deadline 
Ongoing

CRAC Valparaíso

CRAC Valparaíso

Description 

CRAC Valparaiso is a collaborative non-profit platform that focuses on different socio-artistic productions over the city of Valparaiso, Chile. CRAC is an independent project with a flexible and autonomous management model that has been self-sustained since 2007. It is a centre for residencies aimed to artists and researchers. The residents are open to experiment with temporary actions that will directly involve the local community such as talks, workshops, performances, seminars and so on. The artistic residencies to be developed at CRAC are understood as city practices and methods of public presentations and workshops that feed and activate our archive which is based on cultural exchange of knowledge. Beside the residency program, they offer access to a public community archive with a printed publication and a digital publisher. Their approach is to rethink from a Latin American city what public art means in relation to other cities. They have worked with a number of different platforms, groups, artists and researches that encourage decentralised collaborative practice.

Outcome 

Talks, workshops, performances and seminars.

Accommodation Information 

CRAC offers a room in the historic district, or similar, depending on the project that the artist / researcher proposes.

Technical Information 

CRAC offices have work tables, wireless internet, and a documentary archive on contemporary art, public sphere, city and territory.

Location 

Valparaíso is a major city, seaport, and educational center in the county or commune of Valparaíso, Chile. Greater Valparaíso is the second largest metropolitan area in the country. Valparaíso is located 111.8 kilometres  northwest of Santiago and is one of the South Pacific's most important seaports. Valparaíso is the capital of Chile's third most populated administrative region and has been the headquarters for the Chilean National Congress since 1990.

Address: 
Avenida Prat 798
oficina 574
Valparaíso
Chile
Telephone 
56 32 2214034

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