Deadline: 31/01/2019


14-day residency, workshop & exhibition in Leonidio, Arcadia / Greece.

The Textile Quartet is an artist residency for international artists who wish to explore Greece's rich textile tradition through a series of customized and specialized workshops and present their work in a 4-day exhibition in Leonidio, Arcadia.

The Textile Quartett addresses artists who work or wish to work with textile art/textile techniques/textile installation/textile and narrative/ textile and performance/ textile design.

The Textile Quartet includes:

  • A customized introduction into ancient, Byzantine and contemporary Greek culture and textile art (8 hours workshop)
  • A customized workshop on traditional Greek textile motifs and techniques (8 hours workshop)
  • An experimental textile brainstorming (5 hours workshop)
  • A textile and narrative group performance (3 hours)
  • An experimental tool making workshop (3 hours)
  • Local textile makers workshop visits
  • 19th century city tour
  • Customized networking advice
  • Curatorial assistance/advice for the realization of the exhibition.

The Textile Quartett provides shared accommodation (in two bedrooms x two artists in a 19th century mansion) and (common) working space in Leonidio, Greece for minimum two to maximum four artists who wish to share accommodation, atelier, experiences and present their work in a special show at AYGO AGVO Art Space Leonidio. The curated four-day exhibition takes place at the end of the two week residency period. Promotional, press and social media support, plus e-invitation+press release for the show (GR/EN) and website documentation is included in the program services.

Residency date:  Monday 17 to Sunday 30 June 2019

Exhibition:  4 days during the second week of the AIR

Price:  780 € / artist.
The fee does not include travel fees, meals, artist material or print matter for the show.

Application: Individual artists or artists groups up to 4 persons can apply. In case you want to apply for funding, FaveLAB will provide you with a letter of recommendation.

How to apply: E-mail your application with cover letter to introducing yourself and stating your incentive to participate in The Textile Quartett. Include your bio/cv and website (no social media pages or blog) or 6-8 images of your work (if no website available).

Application deadline: 31 January 2019




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