Intercambiador ACART

General information

Brief description of organisation

Intercambiador ACART is based in a nice studio at Carabanchel. Madrid City.

Where artists in residence and local artist share space, ideas and time.
The artists in residence are living in a cool apartament in Madrid Rio. Madrid City.

The team from Intercambiador: Marta Goro y Juan García as co-directors of the AIR program, and the collaborators: Ro Trejo, Beatriz Pellés and Irene Izquierdo runs this cultural association based in Madrid.

Brief description of residency program

Intercambiador ACART is a cultural association based in Madrid which oganizes an international Artist-In-Residence program and exchanges between Spanish and foreign artists. Including open studio presentations, interviews, lectures and exhibitions. This bilateral residence program focuses on the active practice of the artists. The association was founded and is coordinated by an artist-collective, with the goal to increase the resources for artistic practice and to establish international relations with other artists and associations.

Intercambiador ACART offers to each guest-artist:
- workspace in the shared association atelier
- a room in a shared artist-house
- a working period between 2 or 4 months

The artist will participate in the following activities:
- the meeting in the studio Encuentro Intercambiador in Madrid
- an artist-talk in the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University URJC
- an exhibition in Quinta del Sordo or similar exhibition space in Madrid
- an interview for the TAP Magazine
- an agenda visits to independent cultural agents, local artist, local studios and exhibition spaces

In this moment our AIR program it brings cost for the artist who enjoy the program.
The 50% of the complete expenses, which are 500€

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Performing Arts
  • New Media
Type of organisation
  • Artist-Run
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

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


Companions allowed
  • Partners
Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Food
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Leading Workshop or Class
  • Exhibition
Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Supplies
Application who/how

Digital Application

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Exhibition at end of Residency

Description of residency



  • Internet Connection
  • Office
  • Kitchen
  • Woodworking Tools
Number of studios


Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

  • Private Room
  • Shared Apartment
Working language(s)
  • English
  • Spanish
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Presentation
  • Exhibitions

How to reach

Nearest airport

Adolfo Suarez Airport

Contact information

Intercambiador ACART
Avenida del Manzanares 92
28019 Madrid

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