Centro Selva Arte y Ciencia

General information

Brief description of organisation

Centro Selva Arte y Ciencia is a Peruvian center promoting projects, studies and training in the arts and sciences in the Central Amazon region. Situated on the farmlands of the company Margenes del Bosque, the center is in the Amazonian tropical rain forest of Eastern Peru.

Margenes del Bosque is an agricultural and livestock center that is working in conjunction with Centro Selva to develop holistic projects of responsible production with a multidisciplinary approach.

Brief description of residency program

Centro Selva is happy to present the first artist residency program of the Central Peruvian Amazon.
This residency program seeks to create and encourage the exchange between Amazon based artists and foreign artists in search of mutual enrichment.

Centro Selva seeks to create opportunities for artists in the Amazon region to work with national and international artists, and to utilize new spaces, to expand their own artistic possibilities, as well as to provide international artists the chance to study and create in a unique and culturally rich area of the world.

Residency program since

2012

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

Residency conditions

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

between 5 and 10

Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Leading Workshop or Class
  • Cleaning
  • Exhibition
Application who/how

Application by Mail

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Exhibition at end of Residency

Description of residency

Setting

Rural

Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

Accomodation
  • Shared Room
Working language(s)
  • English
  • Spanish
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Presentation
  • Exhibitions
  • Visit a Shipibo – Conibo native community, Lecture and workshop on Shipibo-Conibo Art, City tour of Pucallpa, with special interest in the art spaces that the city offers, amazon music and sounds workshop.

How to reach

Nearest airport

The international Capitán FAP David Abensur Rengifo Airport of Pucallpa (Pucallpa Airport)

Link to Google Maps

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Contact information

Centro Selva Arte y Ciencia
Campo Verde, Ucayali
Peru

residency@centroselva.com
http://www.centroselva.com/

Phone: 511 997564915

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