Can Serrat International Art Centre

General information

Brief description of organisation

Can Serrat, it is
a masia

a big masia



1187 m2 of masia

350 m2 of studios

9000 m2 of garden

a printmaking space

an access to sound recording equipment

3-century years old walls and ceiling

limited internet

comida rica*



below the village of el bruc

& montserrat



a moving community since 1989

started by 12 norwegians artists**



international within the local, historical & contemporary

catalan context



alive thanks to its residents __ who care about it & fix it from time to time



an experimental project

not an institution

not professional

very professional

independent & private

a network

processing reflexions

a drift



6 different composed juries per year



6 full grants

18 partial grants offered every year



20 self-supported invitations for each call

Relationships with Art schools, non profit organizations, public institutions & government

that support the project.



many good friends

many returns

many ghosts

many memories

many layers of history



supported by el bruc’s council

member of xarxaprod



teeny tiny happy team



* good food



** Tone Fjereide | Johanna Getz | Thorleif Gjedebo | Siv Johansen | Helle Kaarem | Vibeke Marnburg | Yngvild Nergaard | Terje Nicolaysen | Live Rasmussen | Vilde Von Krogh | Leah Johnstone | Helle Storvik



Can Serrat closes from December 22nd until February 20th

Organisation founded in

1989

Brief description of residency program

Can Serrat meant to support artistic and writing production, and to offer a community working & living space.

Each jury (4 calls per year) selects 20 proposals per each open call to be part of the residency program. Within this 20 invitations, one is a full grant, one is a 70% stipend, one is a 50% stipend, one is a 30% stipend, 16 are self-funded invitations (the residency expects the applicant to come with an outside funding). In addition and after publishing result, Can Serrat offers 5 supplementary 30% stipends* to be eligible to depending on distance and income criteria.

Can Serrat funds up to 26790€ projects every year:

- 2190€ per each of the 6 full grants
- 1290€ per each of the 5 partial grant#1
- 900€ per each of the 5 partial grant#2
- 540€ per each of the 5 partial grants#3


Residency conditions:

- A private or shared room during the residency (depending on option chosen)
- Shared working space during the residency.
- Access to shared spaces (kitchen, toilets, bathrooms, etc.).
- Food (half-board)
- Access to all equipment (printmaking studio, sound recording equipment, projectors)
- Possibility to organize workshop/debate in the residency
- Promotion through social media
- Human and technical resources
- Access to El Bruc’s Council exhibition space to organize a show at the end of the residency
- Connections with the local cultural scene

[The grants do not include travel expenses.]



*only for self-funded invitations.

Residency program since

1989

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • New Media
  • Printmaking
  • Curatorial
  • Performing Arts
  • Music
  • Literature
Type of organisation
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • between 1 and 3 months
Number of artists resident at one time

between 11 and 16

Companions allowed
  • Children
  • Partners
  • Pets
Grants available

Each jury (4 calls per year) selects 20 proposals per each open call to be part of the residency program. Within this 20 invitations, one is a full grant, one is a 70% stipend, one is a 50% stipend, one is a 30% stipend, 16 are self-funded invitations (the residency expects the applicant to come with an outside funding). In addition and after publishing result, Can Serrat offers 5 supplementary 30% stipends* to be eligible to depending on distance and income criteria. Deadline for Applications : http://canserrat.org/category/call

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Supplies
  • Other

misc expenses, lunch, telephone charges

Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation

following the activities organized by the residency (conference, visit to emergent art spaces, etc), clearing studio space before leaving.

Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Housing
  • Food
  • Allowance/Stipend
Application who/how

Digital Application

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency

Setting

Rural

Resources
  • Internet Connection
  • Dance / Performance Practice Space
  • Kitchen
  • Printmaking Facilities
  • Welding Tools
Number of studios

4

Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

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

How to reach

By train

Train only to Martorell (15 minutes from El Bruc with a car)

Bus available __ company: Hispano-Igualadina
http://www.igualadina.com/index.php

By car

From Barcelona _ A2 highway direction Igualada/Lleida
Exit: El Bruc

Nearest airport

Barcelona El Prat

Contact information

Can Serrat International Art Centre
Masia Can Serrat s/n
08294 El Bruc, Barcelona
Spain

canserratart@gmail.com
http://www.canserrat.org

Phone: +34 937 71 03 13

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