English, Hindi
about 15 or 20 days
Paid by artist:

Residencies cost between Euros 350 to Euros 1800 depending upon the location and facilities. This includes all meals. All payment needs to be done by bank transfer or paypal two months prior to the residency.

Travel costs, visa, materials are also at the charge of the artists (not included in the fee).

Application guidelines:

The Spring Program of the Artists Residency will be hosted at The Salawas Village near Jodhpur, Rajasthan from 20th February to 5th March 2017. Have a look here at the guidelines to apply.

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Carpe Diem Residency

Carpe Diem Residency


Carpe diem Residency is a non-profit organisation, founded by awarded independent filmmaker Shivajee Chandrabhushan. The team of Carpe diem consists of other curators who are into creative writing, art education and filmmaking. The hosts are committed to the cause of enhancing artistic experiences globally and have thus started this residency. As facilitators, they engage the artists in intensive workshops and thought-provoking conversations to pursue cross-cultural art and trans-media storytelling.

Description of the residency programme:

Carpe diem residency, a series of artist-in-residence programs is designed to invite artists, writers and film makers for a time and space away from their usual social environment and domestic obligations. The idea behind the program is to facilitate a stimulating eco-system or co-inhabiting space for artists to participate, research, produce and reflect on an emerging body of work. It allows a fellow artist to explore his/her practice within another community of artists; meeting new people, using new materials and experiencing life organically in a new location. The hosts believe that best of our creative instincts can be nurtured when we elevate our experiences in a holistic way.


The hosts feel the final takeaway might be individualistic for each participant but the process will be collective, leading each artist to fully explore their inner dimension of art. The hosts would step in as facilitators (not to forget fellow artists) to engage you in intensive workshops, brainstorming sessions and free-flowing conversations helping you inch closer to your projects.

As a part of the residency each participant will need to hold a workshop/talk for the fellow participants about their field of work.

Accommodation Information

Individual Cottages on twin sharing basis with attached bathroom.
All meals available.


The location of the residency varies, e.g. depends on the current program. For information about the upcoming programs, please see here:

Contact information

Salawas Village
Jodhpur 342013

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