General information

Brief description of organisation

PRAKSIS is an Oslo-based not-for-profit organisation running multidisciplinary residencies that focus on developing creative practices through shared experience and cross-cultural exchange.

Community – local, national and international – is key to PRAKSIS’s thinking. We aim to link talented arts professionals from around the world to the Norwegian arts scene and its wider community, building links and enabling public access wherever we can.

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

PRAKSIS is an Oslo based not-for-profit aiming to provide an open, supportive residency environment without charge for local, national and international creatives and thinkers of all career stages.

PRAKSIS is currently running a nomadic programme, collaborating with established artists and organisations to develop themes and events that bring together communities to explore and develop practice.

PRAKSIS residencies run thematically and it is possible to apply through open calls which are published four times a year.

The best way to stay up to date on open calls is to sign up to the PRAKSIS newsletter at the bottom of PRAKSIS homepage.

Please see for more information.

Residency program since


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
  • Artist-Run
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

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

between 5 and 10

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Supplies
  • Food
  • Other

Visa arrangements

Expectations of the artist
  • Other

To participate in internal activities arranged by PRAKSIS

Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Allowance/Stipend
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
  • Kitchen
  • PRAKSIS works on a nomadic basis and provide facilities depending on the theme of each residency
  • Private Room
  • Shared Apartment
Working language(s)
  • English
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Presentation
  • Films

How to reach

Nearest airport

Oslo lufthavn - Gardermoen

Contact information

Rådhusgata 19
0158 Oslo

Phone: +4741181721

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