Language 
English, Swedish
Founded 
1974
Duration 
2 months
Paid by host 

Grant, travel, accommodation, PR material, limited production budget, visa & insurance.

Paid by artist 

Meals.

Application guidelines 

Each year the application is only open for specific regions This year it is Lisbon. One artist will be awarded with the international residency at Skovde Art Museum.

Deadline 
29/10/2017

SKOVDE ART MUSEUM

SKOVDE ART MUSEUM

AiRS

Description 

Skovde Art Museum is a municipal art museum located in the Culture Center where there also is a library, cinema, city museum, concert hall and restaurant. The art museum collection is primarily Swedish art modernism to contemporary. In addition to the museum there is also a kunsthalle and they have participated in many projects for public space. The museum, cultural center and the artist residency program is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and disability.

AiR Skövde is a residency for international artists founded in 2014 for Socially Engaged Art/Art in Public Space located in West Sweden. It is semi directed residency between 2014-2017 and the program investigates ”boundaries” in and between different societies, locally and/or internationally. Suggested themes are, but not limited to; migration, democracy, voice, ownership etc. They encourage work with attempt of claiming or having a critical stance to sites in public or semi public spaces.

Outcome 
  • Artist talks
  • Networking
  • Opportunities to engage with artists and non governmental organizations
  • Production is optional if proposed a limited budget is provided
  • Curatorial and museum staff consultations.
Accommodation Information 

1 bedroom + kitchen, shower, laundry & studio and one sofa bed. Accommodates 1 (max 3). Bed linnen and towels provided. Please note steep stairs to second floor.

Studio Information 

Combined studio and living. Located in a separate building next to artist run gallery, print studio and the art museum.

Technical Information 

They collaborate with artist run print studio. Technical support from museum upon request if available.

Address: 
Trädgårdsgatan 7
541 28 Skövde
Sweden
Telephone 
46734420394

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