A.I.R. Madreselva

General information

Brief description of organisation

The residence is managed by a local association of Montevideo "Casa Madreselva", in collaboration with the association "Ottovolante" of Bologna, Italy (which has experience in the management of residences for artists in Italy and abroad).

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

The Casa Madreselva residence, an ancient house (1865) in the very center of Montevideo, aims to promote the exchange between artists from all over the world and the artistic-cultural realty of Montevideo: it offers its guests an opportunity of collective stay, of production in multifunctional laboratories and exhibition of their work, and also organizes or hosts meetings and workshops.
In the splendour of its Liberty interiors guests can sleep, cook, produce and exhibit artistic works in an atmosphere of sharing and freedom.

Residency program since


Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Music
  • Literature
  • Educational Programmes
  • Printmaking
Type of organisation
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

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

between 5 and 10

Companions allowed
  • Partners
Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Food
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Exhibition
  • Other

Individual and collective art production

Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Supplies

How to reach

Nearest airport

Aeropuerto Internacional Carrasco, Montevideo

Contact information

A.I.R. Madreselva
Calle Durazno 1666
11000 Montevideo


Phone: 00598 99 278 315

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