Open Call

OPEN CALL: BALKAN RESIDENCY IN SOFIA 2019

World of Co

No Funding
Sofia, Bulgaria

Eligibility

The Residency is open for all kind of creatives, emerging and established artists, from all around the world. Residents can develop ideas and experiment with different techniques while focusing on a personal project or collaborating with local and international creatives. The aim of the Residency is multileveled - from one side, bringing together international artists and creative people to Bulgaria to exhibit, collaborate, learn and share. From another side, to unveil a different perspective of one not-so-well-known country and its’ art potential.

Number of Participants

During the month the participants are 3 or 4. ACCOMMODATION & SHARED STUDIO SPACE The residency apartment & studio are located in 140m² large space in the city center of Sofia. It has three individual bedrooms. The artists are accommodated in a private fully furnished room, around 15 sqm. The apartment has a fully equipped shared kitchen with oven, fridge, laundry machine, a shared bathroom, extra restroom, and Wi-Fi connection. There is also a shared living room to eat, talk and have fun together. The shared studio space is large open space, part of the same apartment. Equiped with desks, chairs, lamps, easels, including Wi-Fi and all utilities (water, heating, electricity).

Deadline

No deadline

Duration

May 01, 2019 - November 30, 2019

Costs

  • €650.00 program fee

Facilities

Co-Working, Desk Space, Shared Studio

Housing

Apartment, Live/Work, Private Room

Meals

No meals

Public Programs

Critique, Discussion, Exhibition, Self-Directed, Workshops

Languages

No languages listed

Program Description

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES: Accommodation & Shared studio in one Traditional craft workshops (carpet weaving and wood carving) Introduction to Bulgarian art & culture: From traditional to contemporary art (series of lectures) Bulgarian Chit-Chat language lessons Weekly group meetings Support with research and project execution Artist's studio/Museum or gallery visit Artists' talk – present your art to the local audience Collective exhibition and the end of the stay Sofia City Guide - a curated collection of contemporary galleries and museums, art stores, print shops and etc. Monthly list of art and culture events in Sofia Bulgarian SIM card RESIDENCY FEE Residency program with provided accommodation: 650€ per month If you share the room with another artist the price is 500€ per month for each www.worldof.co/apply

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