LA JUNQUEIRA RESIDENCY
La Junqueira Residency is an artist residency, a place for production, dissemination and promotion of art. It aims to promote the artistic expression through the immersion of Portuguese and international artists in the (re)discovery and enhancement of the city of Lisbon in all its aspects: cultural, architectural, historical, sociological. The residency is also open to curators wishing to stay in Lisbon for their research and productions related to the city.
La Junqueira Residency is a place where residents have space and time to fully devote themselves to their artistic creations. Each resident can freely develop his or her experimentations and professional network in an open context of communication and exchange. La Junqueira Residency emphasizes interaction with international artworld and develops socio-cultural links to facilitate the implementation of new artistic projects and offers residents a value to their work. The residency welcomes two residents per year for a stay of three months maximum each. The residencies start in March and September.
In order to promote the resident's visibility and spreading of the works, in agreement with the resident, La Junqueira Residency organizes studio visits by professional actors from the Portuguese and international artworld, workshops with the inhabitants of the district and also convivial exchange events. At the end of their stay, each resident is invited to donate an artwork that will integrate La Junqueira Residency's collection dedicated to the theme of Lisbon.
La Junqueira Residency will also organize within the premises, an exhibition that will allow a large audience to discover the works produced.
The residents also have an atelier at 10 min. walking distance from the main house that they can occupy at their convenience. It is a space of 100m2 with easy access for large works.
Artists and curators are housed in the founder's mansion and have at their disposal 21m2 equipped living space (with kitchen and private bathroom) and 70m2 workshop.
- library with many reference books
- Crafter Volkswagen truck