Deadline: Open call

ROOSTERGNN ARTIST RESIDENCY IN MADRID, SPAIN. OPEN CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2018!

ROOSTERGNN Global News Network is accepting applications for its first open.

Description of residency program
OPEN CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2018. 
Spots available for ten (10) Residents. Open to all nationalities.
ROOSTERGNN Global News Network (RGNN.org) is accepting applications for its first open call for the ROOSTERGNN ARTIST RESIDENCY in Madrid, Spain, which will accept ten (10) Residents in 2018.
The Residency can be carried out in English OR Spanish. It is not necessary to speak Spanish in order to complete the Residency. Our Orientation Coordinator is bilingual (English and Spanish), so that Residents can communicate in English or Spanish with him or her.

Duration of residency
Applications are open for 2018 for complete months. Minimum: one (1) month, maximum: twelve (12) months.

Disciplines
Open to writers, journalists, bloggers, photographers, filmmakers, videographers, digital artists, graphic designers, social media artists, creative programmers, coders, entrepreneurs and innovators.

Characteristics of the Residency, Facilities & Benefits.
The Residency includes the following:

  1. ACCOMMODATION. Accommodation at the Residency in the central neighborhood (barrio de Salamanca) in central Madrid, Spain. The accommodation can be in shared (double, 2 separate beds) apartments or single (1 individual bed) apartments. Please indicate your choice in the application form. RGNN will assign housing. If you are interested in bringing a companion (spouse, partner, friend, family member or children), please contact residency@roostergnn.org for availability.

 Each apartment is furnished with the following facilities:

  • Furnished apartment
  • Own bathroom and kitchen, complete with fridge, stove, microwave and cooking utensils
  • Air-conditioning / heating, depending on season
  • Cleaning and changing of sheets and towels
  • Wifi

The Residency building moreover includes the following facilities:

  • 24 hour concierge
  • Laundry, dryer and ironing facilities
  • Swimming pool and sundeck, depending on season (usually open during high season months of June, July, August)

2. BRAINSTORMING ROOM. Residents will have access to a shared “Brainstorming Room” with work tables and wifi internet connection to work on their creative projects. The Brainstorming Room will be open from Monday through Friday, from 9.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Note. All Residents should bring their own laptops to work on their projects.

3. CONFERENCE ROOM. Residents will have access to a Conference Room to conduct meetings and conferences. Access to the Conference Room will be based on availability (there will be a sign-up sheet to fill out).

4. RGNN PHOTO & VIDEO STUDIO. Residents will have access to the RGNN Photo and Video Studio, a professional photo and video studio complete with white infinity backgrounds, green backgrounds and black backgrounds as well as professional lighting and a clothing rack. Residents can use the studio to shoot and photograph for their creative projects. Access to the Studio will be based on availability (there will be a sign-up sheet to fill out).

5. PHOTO BOOK OF THE RESIDENCY PROJECT. For each Resident, ROOSTERGNN will conduct a photo shoot with a professional photographer, so that Residents have a photo book of their projects.

6. PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOT PHOTOSHOOT. In addition to the photo book of the Residency project, the professional photographer will take professional headshots for the Residents that they can use for their future career, websites, Linkedin profiles, social media networks, etc.

7. PUBLICATION AND PROMOTION ON RGNN.ORG. The projects and/or interviews with Residents moreover can be published by the agency, RGNN.org, as well as on its diverse communication channels and social media networks, allowing Residents to publish and promote their work to a global audience.

8. ORIENTATION COORDINATOR. The Residency program is supervised by an Orientation Coordinator in charge of the logistics of the Residency and at the Residents’ disposal for orientating them in Madrid and with their projects. Please note that Residents complete a self-directed project; the Orientation Coordinator does not complete the project on behalf of the Resident; his or her job is to orient the Resident. The Orientation Coordinator is bilingual (English and Spanish).

9. PORTABLE WIFI ROUTER (OPTIONAL). Residents can opt to receive a router with portable wifi high-speed 4G internet connection. To access the router, the Resident will have to make a router deposit of fifty (50) Euros, which will be returned to the Resident when she or she returns the router.

Fees and support
Residency Fee.

Standard Residency Fee:

  • 1,500 Euros. Shared (double) apartment.
  • 2,000 Euros. Private apartment.

High Season Residency Fee (June, July, August):

  • 2,000 Euros. Shared (double) apartment.
  • 2,500 Euros. Private apartment.

Expectations towards the artist
Every Resident works on a self-directed creative project throughout his or her Residency. Candidates should detail their project proposal in the application form. It is not required that residents finish an entire project during their stay at the Madrid Residency; you can work on a project you have started elsewhere, or work on a project in a brainstorming format and continue to work on it after the program.

 Application information
 To apply for a spot, please fill out the following form:
http://rgnn.org/residency/madrid/application

ROOSTERGNN ARTIST RESIDENCY IN MADRID, SPAIN. OPEN CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2018!

ROOSTERGNN ARTIST RESIDENCY IN MADRID, SPAIN. OPEN CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2018!

Location
Spain

No application deadline / Open call

Residency starts
01/03/2018

Residency ends
31/12/2022

More information
http://rgnn.org/residency/