ARTCEB International Residency Program
ARTCEB is an artist residency in one of the African diaspora villages in the expansive habitation of the Saramaccan population. ARTCEB offers:
- Individual residency
- Project recidency
- Residency for young participants
- Residency for former participants
For artists who want to undertake experiments or take up the challenge to nourish cultural developments by means of art; artists who like the challenge and opportunity to acquire more in-depth knowledge by exploring how this residency might inspire them to develop parts of their strategic objectives and to strengthen and expand their international network. Former residents and organisations will be invited to team up with ARTCEB to join and participate in future exhibitions, festivals and projects at hand.
Read the AiR experience by Joljin de Wolf "You’ve got the clock but we have the time." (2011).
During the residency participants have a studio at their disposal in- and outdoor workspaces. Various studio possibilities are negotiable to meet their desire.
A separate building offers accommodation with all facilities for personal care. Each artist can have a private room. Various housing possibilities are negotiable to meet your desire. In the main building a spacious kitchen is available for artists who wish to prepare their own meals. Within walking distance there are shops and the river.
ARTCEB functions as a laboratory where participants are encouraged to experiment with technical and artistic possibilities to develop new work. The participants are expected to perform their work with the highest possible degree of independence. Technical supervisors are available to provide expert advice.
ARTCEB is located in the center of Botopasi a village founded in 1895 in the inlands of Suriname at the Suriname River. There are approximately 2000 inhabitants, 2 small shops, a school and a church. The village is only accessible by boat or airplane. Along the riverside there are many similar villages in the expansive habitation of the Saramaccan population. All surrounding Botopasi you’ll find natural beautiful scenery with adventurous landscapes.