Travel costs (airfare and visa), art material, health insurance and residency fee (includes airport pick up/ drop off, half-board accommodation, private bedroom, administrative & technical assistance, full disposability of the studio, marketing and publicity, exhibition, all residents have a bike & a prepaid cell phone on their disposal).
Fees: 635 eur per person/per month for the Tractor programme, 800 eur per person/per month for the Mixer program.
D´Clinic invites visual artists, photographers, writers, composers, playwrights, curators and professionals working in any other creative field to submit a project. Participants are selected on the basis of the quality of the proposed project and the feasibility of the project within the facilities and the expertise of the studios.
D'CLINIC is designed to deliver a supportive community where artists can focus on their own creative practice and/or research, share skills and knowledge, interact or collaborate in an multidisciplinary vibrant environment free from constraint, harshness or formality. The residency has both indoor and outdoor spaces for creativity. The offered working space is flexible, and generally adopted to each artist's individual requirements and needs. Each proposed project is agreed individually.
Artist in residency programs:
Mixer is a cross-disciplinary collaborative “playground”/experiment where artists from different art-forms and cultural backgrounds can engage, share methodologies and inspire each other. With the task of working together artists are given the opportunity to regenerate their creative dynamism, exchange and develop new ideas.
Shovel is an instrument for lifting or scooping loose material; this artists-in-residence framework is to help you focus, gather and re-consider your existing artistic/creative thinking. “Test” your ideas within a new context, within a larger frame than your own studio. This self directed creative programme offers you the comfort of a unique unconventional approach to play with innovative ideas, experiment with different techniques or modes of production and boost your creative network.
Within the framework of Tractor international artist in residency you’ll be exposed to a unique opportunity to explore, expand and/or develop your artistic ambitions. This self directed creative programme offers you the luxury of time, space and freedom to perform new body of work, research innovative ideas, experiment with different techniques or modes of production. Interact with other artists, or use the time as an opportunity to re-turn to yourself and the nature – you choose.
Now: They keep a limited number of residency places reserved for those last minute/quick on their moves artists.
The residency offered within this framework provides professional development opportunities for artists and do not involve gallery-based or other set outcomes or objectives. However, you have the option to share your work threw open studio events, presentations, readings, screening, workshops or lectures. There is also a possibility to show your work within an exhibition at the end of the residency. Interested artists have to discuss this matter with the center in advance.
An open network of cultural institutions & workshops provides resident artists with a wide range of equipment and/or materials they might not have at place (i.e. bronze casting tools & foundry for small-scale sculptures, wood workshop, lithograph supplies & press, dark room, screen printing equipment, all sorts of wooden frames, canvas stretchers etc). All requirements will be discussed on a case-by-case basis before signing the residency contract. Thus at your arrival to the center all agreed tools and supplies will be ready for you to use.
Located in the west of Hungary, on the banks of the Zala River. Close to the Slovenian, Austrian and Croatian border and only 220 kilometres (137 miles) south-west of Budapest (by road), in the city of Zalaegerszeg. Famous for its natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and laid-back lifestyle, Zalaegerszeg offers an inspirational setting for intensive, introverted exploration, experimentation and/or creation within contemporary arts practices.
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