2°Piano Art Residence

General information

Brief description of organisation

Z.N.S.project, or “ZentralNervenSystem”. The aim of the project is to Integrate Key feaures of creative processing, trying to transmit stimuli in exchange for answers.

The project moves in the field of Contemporary Art to support and promote young Apulian art and beyond. Mission of the project is to bring the art to the public, initiate a discussion about Contemporary art system, causing remixing and afterthoughts.

With “2° Piano Art Residences” and with “Via Murat Art Container” we continue to dream of a network of art insiders, synergies and collaborations effective for young, Art, curatorship and critic.

Re-thinking urban, social and domestic spaces, in a mutual exchange, artists and creative enter daily life and help us to comprehend the true meaning of things.

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

"2°Piano Art Residence" is a program of independent artistic residency, organized by Z.N.S.project, non-profit association, in southern Italy. Artists, creatives and curators are invited to explore, interact and reinterpret the territory. Societies, customs, traditions, streets, places and urban and natural landscapes are themes of investigation and artistic production.
Z.N.S.project, with "2°Piano", encourages knowledge among people, art and the territory; promotes various initiatives involving different institutions and private operators.
The residence has a minimum duration of two weeks, for two or three people. In residence, art workshops, presentations and study on the territory are activated with the artists. At the end of the residence, the artistic project is presented publicly to local community, public amministration, journalists and insiders. Every year, Z.N.S.project organizes three phases of residence, of two weeks, with different artists selected through open call. At the end of the three phases of residence another exhibition is organized with a selection of the best works produced

Residency program since


Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Educational Programmes
  • Curatorial
Type of organisation
  • Artist-Run
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 2 weeks
Number of artists resident at one time


Grants available

sharing economy

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Other

the necessary materials. The organization will be used to find waste materials

Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Leading Workshop or Class
  • Exhibition
  • Donation of an Artwork
Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Food
Application who/how

Digital Application

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Exhibition at end of Residency

Description of residency


Urbanrural landscape, agriculture and sea

  • Internet Connection
  • Atelier 120 mq, projector
  • Kitchen
Number of studios


Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

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

How to reach

Nearest airport

Bari or Brindisi

Contact information

2°Piano Art Residence
via murat 9
74019 Palagiano (TA)


Phone: 3291323182

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