ZAWP LAb is a space for research and creation part of the Zorrotzaurre Art Work in Progress, a project launched by Asociación Cultural hACERIA arteak in the context of the urbanisitic process "Plan Zorrotzuarre" for the Ribera de Deusto and Zorrotzaurre, a postindustrial area. This great urban development plan of the city Bilbao, will turn this small peninsula into a real island.
ZAWP Lab is a space for experimentation, research, creation and sharing of knowledge, where diaologue and interaction is encouraged.
Artists must make a presentation of their projectat the end of the residency, whether the work is finished or not.
2 containers dedicated for residencies, and an 2500m2 old warehouse (divided in 4 pavilions) open space to work and perform in.
The accommodation has a living room with TV, small office, rehearsal room and 4 individual bedrooms, shared bathroom.
ZAWP LAb is located in an old warehouse in which different shipping containers become spaces for labs and artist studios. This warehouse also shelters transmedia, sound and education labs and permanent projects and resident collectives The building has WiFi connection and it is accesible for people with reduced mobility.
The building is located in the Ribera de Deusto and Zorrotzaurre, a post industrial area is being renowed by the local government after a process of decadence. The residency is within a walking distance from the center of Bilbao and artistic institutions like the Guggenheim Museum.