KIAR:Kalanirvana International Artist Residency

General information

Brief description of organisation

The Residency was established in Hyderabad in 2011 and shifted to Bhubaneswar in 2016.
Located in the heart of the eastern India, in Bhubaneswar, the cathedral city (state of Odisha, India), KIAR is an international cultural center dedicated to artistic creation, cultural exchange and Culture Tour. It develops and hosts artistic residence, exhibitions, and workshops dedicated to art and culture

Organisation founded in

2010

Brief description of residency program

Located in the heart of the eastern India, in Bhubaneswar, Kalanirvana International Art center is dedicated to artistic creation, cultural exchange and Culture Tour.
The purpose of KALANIRVANA is to provide an ideal atmosphere and platform for talented and emerging as well as established creative minds to explore and expand their horizon build on their creativity while continuing their artistic journey. Kalanirvana welcomes emerging and established artists, from various forms of art, curators, photographers, film makers, researchers and writers with an identified project and a commitment to fulfill their creative goals with various activities and projects of us.

Residency program since

2012

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • New Media
  • Curatorial
  • Film Making
  • Architecture
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
  • Performing Arts, Nature Art, Photography
Type of organisation
  • Artist-Run
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Curator Run

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 2 weeks
  • 3 weeks
  • 1 month
  • between 1 and 3 months
  • 3 months
  • between 3 and 6 months
Number of artists resident at one time

between 5 and 10

Companions allowed
  • Partners
  • Other

Friends, Siblings

Grants available

Artist must fund their own residency and apply for grants in their own country. KIAR can supply a letter of acceptance or invitation letter to assist with grant applications.. As the Residency is run by Curator, we try to provide semi sponsored Residency programs and some without any sponsor. KIAR, Provide a lot of local support, advice and connection for artists who are interested in research, explore and do documentary in India. As the Residency is run by Curator, it is very good for the artist to feel like home and one get a lot of support and connection regarding exhibition, or connect the right ind of connections in India.

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Supplies
  • Other

Visa , Food outside Residency

Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Leading Workshop or Class
  • Exhibition
  • Other

City tour, culture tour , airport Pick up exhibition only for resdient who stays more than 25 days.

Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Housing
  • Supplies
  • Food
Application who/how

Open Call

Selection procedure

By Curator

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency

Setting

OtherSemi-Urban location with a green zone.

Resources
  • Internet Connection
  • Dance / Performance Practice Space
  • Painting Studio
  • Library
  • Kitchen
  • Printmaking Facilities
  • Woodworking Tools
Number of studios

2

Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

Accomodation
  • Private Room
  • Shared Room
  • Private Cabin/House
Working language(s)
  • English
  • Hindi
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Presentation
  • Exhibitions
  • Art Discussions

How to reach

By train

Bhubaneswar is well connected from all most all big cities like Mumbai, Pune, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore.

By plane

Bhubaneswar is an International airport. And also it is well connected from all metro cities of India like Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Jaipur.
Nearest airport : Bhubaneswar airport : Kolkata airport : Vishakhapatnam Airport : Hyderabad Airport

By car

KIAR is 10km from railway station, 8.5 km from airport and 3.5 km from the main bus station. all are connected by UBER,OLA and auto rickshaw.

Nearest airport

Bhubaneswar ( Biju Pattnaik International Airport )

Contact information

KIAR:Kalanirvana International Artist Residency
GA 196, GA Colony
751003 Bhubaneswar
India

info.kalanirvana@gmail.com
http://www.kalanirvana.com/kiar-india/

Phone: 7077968949

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