Selected artists within this program are provided with lodging at Aloj´ace and meals during working days at the studio.
4-week production residency will cost from 475 to 725 USD per week, fees are variable according to the specific type of residency: Production residency/ Exploration residency/ SUB30 residency/Micro-residency. The basic fee includes the rent of the studio, general guidance, periodical reviews, use of the facilities, meals and refreshments at the studio during weekdays, coordination of the project. Artists can also choose extra options such as: lodging, materials, technical and editing assistance, exhibition, reception and post cards. Since Proyecto´ace does not have neither governmental nor private support it is not within its possibilities to offer grants at this moment. Artists are encouraged to apply for grants or sponsors in their origin countries. Proyecto´ace will provide invitation letters to cooperate with artists' necessary fund raising. Note that the fee does not include air travel and health insurance.
Artists-in-residence are selected by their proposals submitted by an online open call. Ace pays special attention to those projects questioning the singularity of the art object by using the reproducible capacity of traditional and/or experimental printmaking techniques, photography, new media and/or design, exploring their mutual interference and hybridizations, as well as those proposals that attempt to make interventions in the urban environment. Qualified candidates from all countries and nationalities are encouraged to apply; ´ace team is bilingual Spanish/English. There is no application fee. To apply applicants should:
1) Ask for the application form, guidelines and fees here.
2) Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject: "ApplicationForm_yourname&lastname". It should contain the application form filled with the required information:
The 'acePIRAR Artist-in-residence international program aims to support all kind of contemporary artistic practices (including performance and curatorial proposals) through research and production residencies, promoting the exchange, debate, experimentation and collaborative work. A program that provides time, space and guidance to explore expanded as well as traditional print media, while it connects the artists with the art scene of Buenos Aires. To be in residence at ‘ace means: to work collaboratively, to receive technical and artistic assistance and to be immersed in a vibrant city's cultural life.
While in residence, the artists will benefit from an intense production time enhanced by the exchange of ideas and experiences with peers. Ace pays special attention to those projects questioning the singularity of the art object by using the reproducible capacity of traditional and/or experimental printmaking techniques, photography, new media and/or design, exploring their mutual interference and hybridizations, as well as those proposals that attempt to make interventions in the urban environment.
The project can be displayed in Políglota Room or Central Hall, being formally presented to the community by a reception. Exhibitions are open to the public from 3 to 4 weeks after completion of the residence.
Applicant may choose to stay at Aloj´ace (the guest house) or may choose its own accommodations. The election of each of them will make the fee vary.
Buenos Aires, situated on the coast of Río de la Plata, with more than 13 million people, one of the biggest cities of South America.
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