ARE is a two guest studio's residency, within the building of the art initiative B 93, a local artists collective.The residency studios are spacious and include the facilities to live and work. One studio is equipped with computers and software fitted for video art, sound art, and media art projects. The other studio is very light and suitable for painting, drawing and small scaled sculpture or space installations. Basic tools and work equipment are available.
The artist is invited for 3 months and is expected to present his/her research in an exhibition at the end of the stay. They are working with several local art initiative where the exhibition can take place. The city of Enschede supports each artist with a little material budget for his/her exhibition.
The residency period is scheduled as following:
- Period 1: January, February, March,
- Period 2: April, May, June
- Period 3: july, August, September,
- Period 4: October, November December
Exhibition or presentation.
The guest studios are especially suitable for media arts, painting, drawing, installation and small-scale sculpture. They are not suitable for traditional sculpture or welding. Both studios are spacious and receive plenty of natural light. There are basic tools and equipment as well as wireless access to Internet. One studio, which is equipped with state-of-the-art computers and software, is ideal for video, sound and installation artists.
The residency includes use of all facilities (private room, studio, computer equipment, wireless internet, kitchen, bathroom, washing machine / dryer, basic tools).