Deadline: Open call

Airgentum Special for Writers and Chefs

Come to create by Dehesa landscape, get inspired by the authentic andalusian rural environment.

This programme is an special option for those artists that are seeking for a quieter creation space, for those creators looking for a place in which they will be catered while focusing completely in their project and, also, for those that would like to experience Andalusian gastronomy.

Residencies are available for 2 weeks. Starting/ending residency dates are flexible. We exceptionally can accept 3 and 4 weeks residencies. Please contact us in this case to discuss your options,.

This programme is specially recommended for writers, poets, chefs or any artists interested in nature and local traditional food.. All disciplines of art and research are welcomed if the residence period is going to be used for sketching, designing, researching, writing rather than producing in large scale.

Airgentum Special offers a private bedroom with fan/heater depending on the season. Bathroom is shared with Antonio, Eva and her daughter Irene. You´ll have the chance to enjoy their comfortable living room with chimney and a fully equipped kitchen, Bedlinen, desktop, Wifi connection and full board are included. There is a swimming pool for the summer,a garden with Views to the Dehesa, veggie garden and trees (corks, olive trees, orange trees). Accompanions are not allowed.

Fees and support
The 2 weeks fee is 600€. 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.

This membership fee includes full board with local fresh products, accommodation in single room (shared bathroom), desktop, bedlinen, towels, Wi-Fi connection, garden space, pickup from Castilblanco bus stop, swimming pool for the summertime and also open spaces to work and get inspired. Meals will be prepared with proximity local fresh products following Andalusian traditional cuisine recipes..

Expectations towards the artist
We expect you to be self sufficient but we'll do our best to help and support you in anything you may need. Please notice that we are placed in a real authentic rural environment, which means that houses are not in the village but in the countryside, many roads have no streetlights. We provide bikes to those who would like to move around. Buses to Seville city depart from Castilblanco de los Arroyos several times per day (a bit less during weekends). Wifi connection is sometimes gone for a while due to general power cuts in the area.

All artists that stay in this programme are welcomed to join Airgentum Villa Ducal and Airgentum Sierra Norte activities and gatherings! You´ll have the opportunity to mingle with international artists while keeping your own privacy and calm space in Airgentum Special. Please notice that activity in the regular programme houses may be sometimes low or totally inactive.  

Application information
Please, send following information and documents to our email address

  • 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)


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate contacting us!

Airgentum Special for Writers and Chefs

Airgentum Special for Writers and Chefs


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