Deadline: 28/01/2019

Open Call for young artists at SERDE 2019

Two months residency for young artists.

Description of residency program
We are looking for 2 young artists - volunteers from Europe in the framework of strategic EVS project “Corner of Europe” for two months period between 1st of July to 16th September 2019.

We are looking for volunteer who:

• has experience and interest in arts, crafts, culture and restoration fields;

• are able to work individually and in team;

• might be willing to organize workshops and events for locals;

• has good communication skills and is eager to gain new experience;

• has intermediate English level

• is 21-30 years old;

• we expect the volunteer to take part in daily organizational work

• is willing to spend couple of mounts in rural area in historical town and building.

Fees and support
For selected participants the transport and living expenses, as well small production grant are covered by EVS.

Application information
To apply you have to send the application form and CV to smg.serde@gmail.com

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
Visual Art, Educational Programmes, New Media, Film Making, Architecture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Dance, Theatre, Performing Arts, Textile Art, Music, Literature.

Accommodation
Residents work and live in the same building. SERDE centre has 8 rooms, each room has 2 beds but it is easy to transform to single room. Few rooms is possible to transform to family apartments and add an extra bed. For short term residencies, meetings, seminars we have possibilities to host up to 20 people.

The resident shares the studios, kitchen, and bathroom. Bedrooms are supplied with beds, mattresses, bed linen, blankets, and towels.

Studio/ workspace
SERDE has 3 different workshop studios:

1. Clasical black and white photography laboratory (pinhole, all sizes photo negatives),

2. Ceramic art studio,

3. Mixed material studio for work with metal, wood, plastic etc.,

SERDE has conference room for meetings, seminars, performances and presentations. Conference room is easy to transform for working space.

Expectations towards the artist
At the end of residency artist has to send few photos and short text about his/her work for the annual publication - SERDE’s year book.

We expect artists will share their residency results with the local audience at the end of their residency. In addition there is possibility to present your work at annual SERDE event “AppleThink” on 14th of September. Here are videos from previous years: https://vimeo.com/smgserde

Open Call for young artists at SERDE 2019

Open Call for young artists at SERDE 2019

Location
Latvia

Application deadline
28/01/2019

Residency starts
01/07/2019

Residency ends
16/09/2019

More information
http://www.serde.lv