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2018 open call! Despina Residency Programme in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Deadline Extended!

Deadline: 25 Sep, 2017

Disciplines: Activism, All Disciplines, Architecture, Art Education, Ceramics, Collaboration, Community, Concept & Theory, Crafts & Trades, Critical studies, Curatorial, Design, Digital, Drawing, Experimental, Film & Video, Fine art, Glass, Installation, Land Art, Light and Projection, Media Arts, Moving Image, Music & Sound, Other, Painting, Performance, Philosophy, Photography, Poetry, Printmaking, Research, Science, Sculpture, Social Practice, Sound, Technology, Textile, Urbanism, Visual Arts.

Location: Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Deadline: 25 Sep, 2017

Duration: between 1 to 3 months

Eligibility: Artists and curators

Support: • Art studio • Accommodation in a self-contained studio flat (optional) • One-to-one meetings with a curator • Weekly follow-up meetings • Opportunity to propose workshops and talks • Open studio event at the end of the residency to introduce the artist and the works to the public • Special tours in museums and art studios in Rio de Janeiro

Costs: EUR 2.500,00 (with accommodation) or EUR 2.000,00 (without accommodation)


Program Description:

Despina Residency Programme is designed for artists and curators wishing to immerse themselves in their work and/or research. We provide them with the space to explore practices, concepts, new ideas and materials; and to develop a project while receiving professional feedback and support.

The selected artists/curators have the chance to live and work in Rio de Janeiro and to participate in a range of activities such as talks, meetings, studio visits and exhibition tours. Participants are also encouraged to propose talks and workshops, and to learn about the socio-cultural and political scenario in Brazil.

The support, networks and creative environment offered by Despina Residency Programme encourages professional/artistic development and international contacts.

Please, download the PDF file available at and see how to apply. You can also learn more about the programme, criteria and costs.

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