You can apply at any time. To do so, please request an application form (applications will be accepted in English, German, French and Russian) at [email protected]
The St. Petersburg Art Residency (SPAR) was founded in 2012 in the oldest local art centerPushkinskaya-10. The program invites art professionals from all over the world to live and create in Russia’s cultural capital. But it is much more than just working on a project in a guest studio. Being part of the SPAR means experiencing a whole artistic adventure by becoming a community member, exploring the city’s unique cultural landscape and presenting your own art. The residency regularly accepts participants from Europe, US, Canada, Asia, South America, Australia and Africa. Being a platform for transcultural communication the program supports continious exchange between artists and researchers of various art directions and media, with different artistic training and world-views. The SPAR participants live and work in a unique cultural surrounding of the lively art centre Pushkinskaya-10 located in the historical part of St. Petesburg. It is home to 40 studios of St. Petersburg artists, musicians and performers, exhibition venues and concert stages the artists-inresidence are welcome to explore.
At the end of their residencies the participants hold a public presentation of their projects in a form of a solo exhibition, performance, artist talk or publication.
Working and living spaces are provided.
Library, dance and performance practice space, sound recording studio, presentation and exhibition spaces and others. The art centre is also home to a museum, café and galleries.
The residency is located in the central district of the city.
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