Self-Directed Artist Residencies. All Sessions in 2018. Arquetopia. Puebla, Mexico
Deadline: 27 May, 2018
Disciplines: Activism, Administration, All Disciplines, Animation, Architecture, Art Education, Ceramics, Choreography, Collaboration, Community, Composition, Concept & Theory, Crafts & Trades, Critical studies, Curatorial, Dance, Design, Digital, Drawing, Engineering, Experimental, Film & Video, Fine art, Gastronomy, Glass, Installation, Journalism, Land Art, Light and Projection, Literature, Media Arts, Moving Image, Music & Sound, Other, Painting, Pedagogy, Performance, Philosophy, Photography, Poetry, Printmaking, Research, Science, Sculpture, Social Practice, Sound, Technology, Textile, Theater, Urbanism, Visual Arts, Writing.
Location: Puebla, Mexico
Deadline: 27 May, 2018
Duration: Flexible, 4 to 12 weeks during 2018. Applicants may nominate their own range of residency dates.
Eligibility: Emerging or mid-career artists, designers, and photographers; minimum age 22
Support: Detailed at http://www.arquetopia.org/our-artist-residencies/residencies-general-info
Costs: Fee reduction possible. See below.
Self-directed sessions of 4 to 12 weeks during 2018 in the majestic central historic district of Puebla.
APPLY NOW: Fee reduction possible. Spaces are limited. All residency applications are evaluated for selection when they are received versus after the deadline has passed.
ART, DESIGN, OR PHOTOGRAPHY PRODUCTION RESIDENCY
The Art, Design, or Photography Production Residency is a self-directed, non-instructional residency in which residents work independently in our on-site spaces.
EXAMPLES OF TECHNIQUES OFFERED (BUT NOT LIMITED TO THESE)
Drawing • Painting • Paper • Graphic design • Textiles • Sculpture • Wood carving • Performance • Ephemeral (including food and other perishable materials) • Photography: digital photography and alternative photographic processes • Digital media • Design and illustration
OUR ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAMS
Our Artist-in-Residence Programs offer competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, curators, art historians, art educators, journalists, writers, and cultural researchers age 22 and over. Our programs are based on a non-exploitative model promoting social consciousness. Residents are strongly encouraged to explore various ways of cultural exchange as part of their artistic and/or research goals and to actively engage in critical discussions as part of their residency experience.
Arquetopia is distinguished worldwide for its array of unique residency programs with academic content. In contrast to various property rental schemes, tourist resorts, B&B’s, and sublets elsewhere, our residency spaces function exclusively for productive art professionals, writers, and researchers and include informative programs; a network of collaborative workspaces, institutions, and studios; and individualized project support.
Founded in 2009, Arquetopia is an internationally established, award-winning nonprofit arts and cultural foundation with a social scope that emphasizes critical thinking through artistic practices. Our Artist-in-Residence Programs are the largest and most reputable in Mexico and Latin America, with an array of contents anchored in a solid structure of collaborations with prominent cultural institutions, renowned experts, and notable artists.
A spectacular, four-story 1939 Mexican Colonial California-style compound conveniently located in Puebla's central historic district and close to the city square accommodates the offices, residency space for up to 12 artists-in-residence, and numerous production spaces of Arquetopia. The residency offers a large, natural-light studio; a darkroom; a printmaking studio, a ceramics firing facility with a medium-sized gas kiln; a natural pigments laboratory; ten furnished bedrooms; a large dining room; an open-access kitchen; furnished outdoor terraces and viewing decks; a small botanical garden; a research library; and a rooftop lounge with panoramic views of the city.
PUEBLA, SOUTHERN MEXICO
Accessible via two international airports in Puebla (PBC) and Mexico City (MEX), Puebla is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that lies 136 km (84 mi) from Mexico City and has approximately 5,000 colonial buildings. With a population of 2.7 million, Puebla is famous for a deep cultural identity, delicious cuisine, and Talavera ceramics. Puebla has a mild climate year-round.
WHAT THIS RESIDENCY INCLUDES
+Each resident meets weekly with our staff for individualized research assistance/resources, project guidance, and critiques
Accommodation and Meals:
+Furnished, private bedroom
+Meals and 24-hour access to the kitchen and dining room
+Use of Arquetopia’s residency spaces including 4th-floor lounge and outdoor terraces
+Shared bathrooms with modern fixtures and showers
+Studio Workspace and Materials:
24-hour access to large and bright, shared art studio with generous natural light
+Personal workspace with large table and wall space
+Some tools provided
+For self-directed residencies, artists bring their own materials and supplies or obtain them locally
RESIDENCY FEE & DATES
Session Length: Flexible, 4 to 12 weeks during 2018. Applicants may nominate their own range of dates.
Fee/Payment: USD $495 per week. Fee reduction possible; e-mail us.
HOW TO APPLY
Contact Chris at email@example.com
Visit the Arquetopia website at http://www.arquetopia.org
Complete and submit the Artist-in-Residence Online Application Form, following the instructions on the web page.
Following selection, applicants are notified immediately via e-mail.
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