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Open Call for Visual Arts and Curatoral Practice in Mexico City


Disciplines: All Disciplines, Animation, Ceramics, Collaboration, Community, Concept & Theory, Curatorial, Digital, Experimental, Film & Video, Installation, Land Art, Light and Projection, Media Arts, Moving Image, Painting, Performance, Photography, Printmaking, Research, Sculpture, Sound, Technology, Visual Arts.

Location: Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico

Duration: From May to June

Eligibility: Resident applicants must be between 21 years old and 35 years old, Visual Arts (Photography, Painting, Sculpture, Drawing, Video, Architecture, Installation and Conceptual Art),Sound Art, New Media (Digital Art, Interactive Art, Installation, NetArt, and Media Art), Curatorial and Research projects

Support: ADM-PIRA provides technical and personal support to develop the projects created by the artists in the residence period. Promotion on our media channels, networking, studio visits and artists talks. Creation and planning of an academic activity (workshop or lecture) in Centro ADM to obtain financial support for the development of your Project. An exhibition or one night show at ADM Gallery. (Previous concern of the proposal with the Visual Art Committee from CentroADM. All the services of the residence

Costs: Application fee for North American, European and Asian artists is 35.99 USD. For Latin American, Caribbean and African artists the application fee is 25.99 USD


Program Description:

Centro ADM-PIRA is a non-profit space based in Mexico City dedicated to the promotion, education, production and research of Visual Arts, Design and New media. Our vision is focused on encouraging creation through the exchange whether across different disciplines and colaboration between artists from all the world. PIRA (International Program of Artist Residences) plays an important role to accomplish this goals. Through our International Art Residence Program (PIRA), Centro ADM offers international art residences in Mexico City to artists and emerging curators in the fields of production, research and promotion.


The accommodation is in a private appartment for two artists. (Both of the artists are selected by ADM-PIRA program) It depends on the selection if the artist shares the space with another artist. Full-studio with Wi-Fi Access, 2 bedrooms, kitchen and services. It is located in Colonia Roma Norte (The artsy hood) on Mexico City.

Studio/ workspace

The studio/workspace is the biggest area in the appartment and the artists have the possibility to access to the equipment in Centro ADM our art center. This space counts with macs, photo studio, recording room, audio and video studio.

Application information

The application must be sent by email to: or

Please attach a single PDF file that does not exceed 25mbs with the following documents:

Application form

Paypal invoice. Send the payment via paypal at:

Profile picture and CV

A statement of reasons for choosing to apply to the PIRA residency and an illustration of your objectives during your intended residence (maximum one A4 page)

Between 10-20 images or slides of your works with titles.
Include techniques and explanation if necessary.

No more than 3 images of exhibition catalogues or published materials in magazines or websites.

Links to video works to be watched online (vimeo or youtube channels)


Centro ADM-PIRA does not provide airfare, food, or health insurance.

Family members are permitted with prior notification.

The residency apartment should be used only for studio and living purposes.

The selected artists have a minimum of three weeks to confirm their commitment to attending the residency.

Knowledge of Spanish or English is necessary

Centro ADM/PIRA can provide the selected artists with confirmation letters and official invitations in order to assist with applications for external grants and financial support for the development of their projects.

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