Deadline: 15/07/2018

A Retreat in Princes´ Islands - Tab Residency Autumn Applications

An interdisciplinary artist residency in suburban upstate of Istanbul.

Organization
Tab Residency program offers artists a residential space to devote time and focus on creating both individually and collectively and a gallery space to be be used for solo exhibitions, performances, music collaborations, and spontaneous conversations.

Duration
Tasarim Bakkali (Tab) is founded and run by artists, is open to all contemporary artists throughout the year. The residency periods are organized with open calls for three months and applications are accepted before the deadline of the open calls.

Accommodation
The Princes´ Islands are an archipelago off the Anatolian coast of Istanbul Turkey, mostly car free, naturally and historically preserved area. Ten minutes walk from Buyukada port, the residency building is a four floored shared building, one floor for the studio spaces, one floor for accommodation rooms, one floor for common spaces such as kitchen and living room and a garden.

Studios
The residency studios does not contain any specific workshops so they can be used for any kind of work. The studios will be reorganized considering the needs of each artist. Please feel free to ask for other equipment or tools besides the listed, depending on your needs. Disciplines involved can be architecture, industrial design, fashion, interior design, conceptual art, literary arts, visual arts, new media, performing arts (the artist should consider the small exhibition space), multi disciplinary works, any kind of recycle, upcycle or reuse projects.

Disciplines
Visual Art
New Media
Animation
Printmaking
Curatorial
Film Making
Architecture
Sculpture
Ceramics
Performing Arts
Textile Art
Music
Literature

Tools
Internet Connection
Musical Instruments
electronics tools, printer, scanner, basic painting equipment, well equipped toolbox (drill, jigsaw, dremel, bench grinder...) and various materials to be reused for upcycle and recycle projects.
Library
Office
Kitchen
Computer
Woodworking Tools

What is expected of the artist
The artist should prepare an exhibition in Istanbul for the particular gallery space.
Donation of an artwork is not mandatory but will be appreciated.
The artist should straighten out the needs and style of production beforehand.
The artist should be experienced enough to design and prepare an exhibition in a limited time. (1-3 months)
The artist should provide information about old works and exhibitions.
A residency fee of 700 euros monthly should be paid before the beginning of the residency.

What are the benefits of the program:
The residency in Buyukada offers the artists a quiet and peaceful living and working opportunity, very close to the charming chaos of Istanbul.
The artist will have the chance to prepare a solo exhibition in Istanbul.
The exhibition will be exposed to the community via certain media channels.
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A Retreat in Princes´ Islands - Tab Residency Autumn Applications

A Retreat in Princes´ Islands - Tab Residency Autumn Applications

Location
Turkey

Application deadline
15/07/2018

Residency starts
01/08/2018

Residency ends
31/10/2018

More information
http://www.tasarimbakkali.cc