Deadline: 27/07/2018

Airgentum Artist Residence

Enjoy tranquility of rural enviroment in our countryside residence near Seville!

Description of residency program
Airgentum Hoja de Ruta offers a work studio for artists from around the world and of all medias to live and work in Castilblanco de los Arroyos, Seville. Come to enjoy the silence, the quite small noises of nature and rural enviroment in our countryside house in Castilblanco. Feel free to work on your creative journey, we will support you and guide you if you need it. The gorgeous Seville city us just at a bus ride from Castilblanco: you´ll be able to visit museums, exhibitions, monuments and much more in a city worldwide known for its wealth in arts, culture, architecture and history.

Duration
Residencies are available for 4, 8 or 12 weeks.

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
All disciplines of art /research are welcomed. We provide work space, assistance in local contacts, introduction to Castilblanco de los Arroyos village and its community and Seville city information as well. If specific tools/equipment are needed, please contact us directly. 

Accommodation
Airgentum offers to their artists the chance to stay in the residence in private bedroom with fan/heater depending on the season. Bathroom is shared with the rest of artists in residence (up to 4 people maximum). Houses have a confortable living room with chimney and a fully equiped kitchen for artists to share. Accompanions are not allowed. If you would like to travel with your partner or your family we´ll help you to find an alternative accommodation. Arrival should be on monday and departure in friday. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DEADLINES IF YOU DO NOT FIT INTO THIS ONE.

Studio/ workspace
There are 2 studios with work table, shelves, artificial and/or natural light, chimney for the winter, fan for the summer. Other tools and elements can be provided (easels, jars, in ex). Please tell us about your project and we´ll make all our best to provide anything you may need. Some artists are places in rooms provided with a dekstop to work on them.

Fees and support
The monthly fee is 600€ . This membership fee includes work studio/desktop, accomodation in single room, bedlinen Wi-Fi conection, garden space, pickup from Castilblanco bus stop on arrival, vegetable eco garden to enjoy working on it (depending on the season), swimming pool for the summertime and also open spaces to work and get inspired.  Please notice that food is not included, we just provide basic supplies(toilet paper, water, soap, etc). Food in Andalucia is very affordable and incredibily good quality. 

When possible we´ll visit Seville city to maybe visit local artists studios, or art galeries/exhibitions and enjoy Seville´s wide history and cultural heritage.

We are a small private non-profit organisation and do not provide financial support. We can provide you with a letter of acceptance for your grant/funding application.

Expectations towards the artist
Our artists residence guidelines are inspiring and generating artistic debate/projects in relation to nature and environmental conciousness, degrowth, social issues and human rights, with special emphasis in woman´s rights.
In case the artist is open for talks, performances, workshops or an exhibition we are most happy to discuss the options. We expect you to be selfsuficient but we´ll do our best to help and support you in anything you may need.

Application information
Please, send following information and documents to our email address info@airgentum.org

  • Sample of previous work (website, PDF, Dropbox or similar)
  • C.V. max. 2 pages in A4. Please include personal information: name, surname, nationality, permanent address, date of birth, passport number, phone number
  • An artist statement explaining the main motivation of your artistic research/site-specific project (max. 200 words)

PLEASE SEND US YOUR APPLICATION to info@airgentum.org
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate contacting us!

Airgentum Artist Residence

Airgentum Artist Residence

Location
Spain

Application deadline
27/07/2018

Residency starts
27/08/2018

Residency ends
21/09/2018

More information
http://www.airgentum.org