Deadline: 30/11/2019

Winter of 2020 in Istanbul with halka

Come join us to be inspired in a vibrant atmosphere to work on your art project

Description of residency program
halka art project is a non-profit art initiative focusing on the production, discourse, and presentation of contemporary art. halka art/ residency is located in one of the most beautiful, motivated and sophisticated neighborhood on the Asian Side of Istanbul, Kadiköy-Moda. We create for artists, writers, curators, filmmakers, cultural researchers, a hub to both concentrates on work yet to socialize and exchange experiences with the artistic cycles, artists, art students, and local audience through artist talks, workshops, and exhibitions regarding the necessities of the proposed project.

Duration of residency
The residency period can be between 1 to 3 months.

Disciplines, work equipment, and assistance
We encourage all visual artists, photographers, dancers, musicians, video and performance artists, writer, filmmakers, cultural researchers and curators who have a project idea to come to join us.

Accommodation and studio/ workspace
halka art project residency program offers the selected participants private rooms with working units within, aside from the co-shared studio spaces, a co-shared kitchen, bathrooms, an exhibiting spaces with the residency.

Fees and support
The residency fee at Halka is 375€ weekly for single participation and 550€ weekly for artists duos. Since halka is an independent organization initiated and sustained without any public or private support or sponsorship it has to create its own resources to continue its commitment to art, artists and the audience.

We provide both physical and intellectual space that the residencts need to be productive. We work in every step of your project with you in its development, promotion and networking among the members of the community, fellow art professionals and local and international audience. We provide exhibiting and self-presentation opportunities for our participant residents.

Expectations towards the artist
In return, we expect to see and share with the audience the end results of the residency in the form of an exhibition, artist talk or a workshop which we can decide together.

Application information
Please send your application request to our following e-mails, so that we can provide you our application form:
For futher information please visit (Note that the English version can be reached through the icon on top of the main page)

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Winter of 2020 in Istanbul with halka

Winter of 2020 in Istanbul with halka


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