Cowwarr Art Space - CAN Inc.

General information

Brief description of organisation

For the past 20 Years we have facilitated a direct connection between our community and the contemporary arts. We are the original pioneers of the HYBRID ART SPACE. Together with our partner, Cowwarr Arts Network (CAN) Inc. the not-for-profit community arts organisation, we deliver a program comprising; residencies, exhibitions, performance, publications and social engagement. The strength and diversity of the artists involved the unconventional and innovative interactions and exchanges with audiences and our own community is unique.

Organisation founded in

1993

Brief description of residency program

CAN Inc. AIR program draws from a broad range of arts practices, related disciplines and nationalities.
Operating in a restored heritage Butter Factory C.1918 situated on the outskirts of Cowwarr, a small rural community in Victoria, Australia. It provides the perfect creative haven for artists wanting to get away from it all and make new work in a self-directed residency.

Residency program since

1993

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

Residency conditions

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

4

Companions allowed
  • Partners
Grants available

No Grants available

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

Digital Application

Selection procedure

By Curator

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency

Setting

Rural

Resources
  • Internet Connection
  • Dance / Performance Practice Space
  • Library
  • Office
  • Kitchen
  • Ceramics Facilities
Number of studios

4

Type and size of studios

Live-work space

Accomodation
  • Private Apartment
  • Private Cabin/House
Working language(s)
  • English
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Exhibitions

How to reach

Nearest airport

Tullamarine Airport / Melbourne

Contact information

Cowwarr Art Space - CAN Inc.
2730 Traralgon/Maffra Rd
3857 Cowwarr
Australia

caninc@cowwarr.com
http://www.cowwarr.com/air-info/

Phone: 0409828226

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