Total monthly fee of 900 Euros on a room sharing basis and 1200 Euros on an exclusive room basis includes food and accommodation. Raw material worth 50 Euros for weaving and weaving lessons. During the residency artists will have lot of chances to taste and interact with the local culture and society.
Please contact the host directly for details.
TASARA -an Institution dedicated to creative weaving, is situated In Beypore, a village in Kerala. on the west coast of India. Founded in 1989, Tasara (weaver's shuttle in Sanskrit) is an extension of Spider Weavers, which was established in 1977 .The Centre endeavors to deliver a contemporary touch to this age old form of art, by bringing together artists and weavers in an inspiring ambience, enabling both to break through the limitations of their own mediums.
Tasara provides an artist in residence program for artists of all media. Since 1990 the spacious studios and facilities have been used by artists across the world. This is a unique opportunity especially for textile artist and painters. The Centre is well experienced in collaborating with renowned artists and designers in realizing their projects. Tasara provides training in weaving, dyeing (chemical and natural printing and batik) for both beginners and advanced. Tasara annual Workshops have become a major textile venue for international artists and weavers to get togather and interact.
A twin based accommodation or an exclusive room basis are available.
Beypore is a small coastal village in Kozhikode district of Kerala, south India. The place was formerly known as Vaypura / Vadaparappanad. Tippu Sultan named the town “Sultan Pattanam”.This place also has a small port and a beautiful beach. Beypore port is one of the oldest ports in Kerala from where trading was done to the Middle East.