La Paternal Espacio Proyecto (L.P.E.P.)

General information

Brief description of organisation

LPEP is an independent space whose objective is the promotion of dialogue between artists of different disciplines and nationalities, as well as between art and society at large, with a specific interest in projects focusing on Art and Politics.
LPEP offers a workspace for the research, production and exhibition of works in the local circuit. We also offer contacts and connections with institutions related to art and culture (galleries, museums, artists, cultural centers and alternative spaces) as suits the needs of each artist-resident.
ONGOING PROGRAMS
- Museum Night
- Art in public spaces
- Art and Technology
- Art and Experimentation
- Art and Politics

Organisation founded in

2009

Brief description of residency program

2013-2014 ART RESIDENCY PROGRAM IN BUENOS AIRES
We are calling on domestic and foreign artists to participate in the ART RESIDENCY PROGRAM at La Paternal Espacio Proyecto(LPEP), in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina for the 2014-2015 cycle.


GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CANDIDATES
- Must be 21 or older (or be legally emancipated).
- Must have good command of Spanish and/or English.
- Must have your own project in artistic production or investigation (whether in art or communication).
- Must have interest in collaborating with LPEP’s ongoing programs and with the projects of other residents.
- Special interest in artistics intervention in public spaces, Performances & art instalations.

PRESENTATION
To be considered, candidates must present a portfolio with the following (in PDF format):
- Letter of intention
- Personal, professional, and artistic experience
- 3 images of past work (in PC-compatible audiovisual formats)
- Exact dates of the year you plan to be in residence.

APPLICATION AND PROJECT PRESENTATION PERIODS
- Project portfolios must be received by December 1, 2013.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
Priority will be given to projects that:
- Strive to transcend the limits of their original discipline, deterritorializing their field and employing new technologies in their development. --
- Reflect on the state of contemporary environmental and tecnologic, situations.
- Propose interaction with and participation of general public and public spaces. - Investigate and deepen collaborative methods with other artistic and non-artistic disciplines.

RESIDENCE SPACE FEATURES:
- Bedrooms between 12 and 15 mts2
- Shared kitchen and bath
- A large outdoor terrace
- Furnished common area Workshop/studio space
- Exhibition space Production office.
The residence will also be graced with the presence of Vladimir and Vigo, the 2 resident felines.

RESIDENCY COSTS
- Stay of 1 to 3 months: 470 USD per month
- Stay of 4 to 6 months: 420 USD per month

Residency program since

2009

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
  • New Media
  • Animation
  • Printmaking
  • Curatorial
  • Film Making
Type of organisation
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 1 month
Number of artists resident at one time

3

Companions allowed
  • Partners
Grants available

LPEP does not offer full grants. We will work to help artists in applying for grants and outside funding. ORGANIZATIONS OFFERING GRANTS FOR ARGENTINA DAAD – German organization for academic exchanges www.daad.org.ar Fundación Botin www.fundacionbotin.org Site for international grants and scholarships http://www.internationalscholarships.com/browse.php

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

Application by Mail

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Exhibition at end of Residency

Description of residency

Setting

Urban

Resources
  • Internet Connection
  • Library
  • Office
  • Kitchen
Number of studios

2

Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

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

La Paternal Espacio Proyecto (L.P.E.P.)
Espinosa 2672
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Argentina

residencia@lapaternal.org
http://lapaternalespacioproyecto.blogspot.com/

Phone: 0054 11 45828185

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