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The Lab Program:Creators in Residency, Mexico City.

Ongoing

Disciplines: Activism, Administration, All Disciplines, Animation, Architecture, Art Education, Choreography, Collaboration, Community, Composition, Concept & Theory, Crafts & Trades, Critical studies, Curatorial, Dance, Design, Digital, Drawing, Engineering, Experimental, Film & Video, Fine art, 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: Mexico , City, Mexico

Duration: One-month residency (minimum). Submissions open for winter season (Dec-Mar, ’17-’18)

Eligibility: All creatives interested in developing their work in a non-conventional environment and willing to get out of their comfort zones. There is no requirement to have an artistic background or trajectory.

Support: Housing, Gallery, Workspace, Tutoring and exposure to our audience and our media, curating final outcomes.

Costs: One-month residency (minimum) $400 USD*, $90 weekly after first month. -Upon acceptance and before arrival a fully refundable $50 studio & apartment security deposit is required for residents living on site. -Sliding-scale for Mexican residents. *Costs are used to pay staff maintenance of the workspace, gallery and rest of the facilities only. Each resident needs to pay for their own living and traveling expenses.

URL: https://www.thelabprogram.com

Program Description:

The Lab Program is a partner project with Pandeo-DF, an independent cultural center in Mexico City. Through this collaboration we offer a creative laboratory to receive any kind of researchers interested in questioning their production process, and willing to expand their questions using intersectional production and curatorial strategies.

The Lab Program invites candidates to take creative risks by re-negotiating genuine curiosity as a main gear for critical thinking.

​Participants are guided to develop their ideas and outcomes in relation to the cultural, affective and urban experiences of living in Mexico City.

Our residents get the chance to share their work in public events such as talks, exhibitions, workshops, open studio sessions or any other format that may fit the nature of their projects. While, through Pandeo, The Lab Program has a gallery space, we try to challenge the most common formats of exhibition that are usually engaged in contemporary art contexts.

Additionally some independent art spaces are open to collaborate with our residents. Engagement with the local community is highly encouraged.

More Info: https://www.thelabprogram.com

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