Dar Slimane

General information

Brief description of residency program

Our mission is to have on going functional relationships between artists, the environment, the on site animal sanctuary and permaculture gardens. We seek artists that find pleasure engaging in this holistic approach with a respect for nature, animals and sustainable living.

Artists are encouraged to develop and experiment in their medium while creating works that would contribute to the functionality and aesthetic of the various aspects of the property in forms such as but not limited to: murals, sculpture, mosaic, stucco relief, installations and creative landscaping functioning with elements of the permaculture garden, functional architecture for wildlife and animal sanctuary, photography, video, 3D projection, accoutrements for leisure, yoga and fitness. Art created while at the residency not intended to stay on site will be showcased for merchandising, artist promotion or be donated back to the artist.

Opportunities to visit the old city medina to meet local artisans and learn about their craft and techniques unique to the Moroccan culture will be arranged on an ongoing basis specific to artistsĀ“ program.

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Educational Programmes
  • New Media
  • Animation
  • Administrative
  • Film Making
  • Architecture
  • Permaculture
Type of organisation
  • Artist-Run
  • Other

Residence, Permaculture Garden, Animal Sanctuary, Yoga Retreat

Residency conditions

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


Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
Expectations of the artist
  • Donation of an Artwork
Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Supplies
Application who/how

Open Call

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency



  • Internet Connection
  • Library
  • Kitchen
  • Welding Tools
  • Woodworking Tools
  • Metal Working Tools
  • Dance / Performance Practice Space
  • Plaster Room
  • Musical Instruments
Number of studios


Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

  • Private Room

Wheelchair accessible studios and accomodation.

Working language(s)
  • English
  • French
  • Arabic, Italian

How to reach

By car

Ask for directions or arrange for a pick-up from the Amanjena located 6.5km northwest of the property,

Nearest airport


Contact information

Dar Slimane
Off the road to Ouarzazate
Marrakech Marrakech


Phone: +212 6 31 24 99 39

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