1 week € 400, each next week € 300. The Residency fee cover housing in the historical complex of Pieve di San Cresci for the duration of the program including studio space, shared room, and, if requested, ground transportation from and to Firenze airport on the first and last day of each session. The resideny fee cover also the attendance to the workshop in several disciplines ( when scheduled). The artists are responsible for material costs, travel and subsistence costs.
Applications are open to artists of all proficiencies-beginners to more advanced artists. Guidelines at: www.chianticom.com
La Macina di San Cresci is a residence for artists unique in the area, in which the residents find a space to pursue work , taking full advantage of the rich cultural backdrop offered by the ancient place and its surroundings. The centre offers the opportunity to work alone, or together with other creative people from other countries, developing and interchanging concise ideas on contemporary art and culture.
Apartment "Artist's house" 120 m² , is situated on the first floor. It has: 2 bedrooms with 3 beds, 2 bathrooms (one with shower and one with bath), a well-equipped kitchen and a living room area with fireplace are in common.
Two common studios : Ample 45 m2 workshop-room, suitable for pottery, painting and sculpture (access directly from the square) and Historic cellars (220 m2) divided into different areas and equipped with: meeting table, video projector, projection screen, computer, amplification system, wireless internet access. There is also space in use for different communal activities: reading, computer work, listening to music.
Based above Greve in Chianti in the heart of Tuscany, between Florence & Siena. The Pieve di San Cresci is the oldest in the Chianti region, and is found in ecclesiastical documents as far back as the year 948. The Pieve is a part of an architectural complex composed of the Church, the Chapel of SS. Sacramento and the parish house. The cellars of the Pieve are part of the parish house with their entry directly on to the communal road.
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