Centro Rural de Arte

General information

Brief description of organisation

CENTRO RURAL DE ARTE creates interdisciplinary operative platforms, where people with various knowledge interact. Residencies, workshops, talks, different ways of creation and research. Some activities are nomadic and we have alliances with places that host these experiences temporarily.
We generate displacements between people, knowledge and actions. We design projects that take the plunge in creating possible articulations between issues that are not related to each other. Watching the multiple usages of specific knowledge can be really exciting. We work on contents that cross different lands, generate unprecedented practices and celebrate the relation between different information.
We do trust in rural areas. We orient our energy towards the place where raw materials are produced, we match our bodies to cyclic time, we try social forms and relations with nature. CENTRO RURAL DE ARTRE looks forward to overflowing itself with each alliance. An exchange that stimulates desires.

Since 2013, CENTRO RURAL DE ARTE makes some activities in the village of Cazón and builds an space there. Cazón is 12 km from Saladillo, at the confluence of routes 205, 51 and 63, in the province of Buenos Aires.

Cazón has around three hundred inhabitants, thousand of trees, a primary school, an agro technical secondary school, a milking yard, a huge municipal plant nursery, around other ten private plant nurseries, two grocery stores, a butchers shop, a club, a football pitch, a campsite, two parks, four abandoned charcoal ovens, houses with greenhouses, trail station in use, pave roads, dirt roads, and roads that end where field starts.

Organisation founded in

2008

Residency program since

2008

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
  • Educational Programmes
  • New Media
  • Printmaking
  • Curatorial
  • Film Making
  • Architecture
Type of organisation
  • Artist-Run
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 2 weeks
Number of artists resident at one time

between 5 and 10

Companions allowed
  • Other
Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Supplies
  • Food
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Other
Application who/how

Application by Mail

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency

Setting

Rural

Resources
  • We adapt different spaces for each project. The facilities are variable depend on the place.
Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

Accomodation
  • Shared Room
Working language(s)
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Presentation
  • Films
  • Exhibitions

How to reach

By plane

Ezeiza International Airport (near buenos Aires)

Contact information

Centro Rural de Arte
Santos Dumont 4442, departamento B
1427 Buenos Aires
Argentina

info@centroruraldearte.org.ar
http://www.centroruraldearte.org.ar

Phone: (0054) 911 60130259 / 11 48627333 / 911 3272 8771

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