Deadline: 01/12/2017

Fall in the artist hub of Istanbul!

Feel welcomed to enjoy the artistic circle of Istanbul while working on your project!

Description of residency program
halka art project is a non-profit art initiative directed by artists and art managers focusing in the production, discourse and presentation of contemporary art. halka art/ residency is located in one of the most beautiful, chill but very dynamic neighbourhood in the Asian Side of Istanbul, Kadiköy-Moda.

Duration of residency
Between 4 weeks - 3 months 

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
Writers and artists focused on visual arts, new media, performing arts, textile art are welcome to apply to our residency programme for Fall 2017. We encourage all artists who have a project idea to pursuit to come join us, we are looking forward to hearing your unique idea to be realized with halka art project.

We create you here, a hub to both concentrate on your work yet to socialize and exchange experiences with the artist community, art students, and the local audience through artist talks, workshops and exhibitions regarding the necessities of your project.

halka art project puts sincerity in the first place in its practises and work. Besides its multi-dimensional platform offers permaculture and self-sustaining community gatherings, workshops, film screenings and social responsibility projects.

Accommodation and studio/ workspace
halka art project residency programme offers its artists private rooms with working units within, aside from the co-shared studio spaces, a co-shared kitchen, bathrooms, a recreational garden and a gallery space for meetings, exhibitions and artist talks.

Fees and support
Since halka art project is a self-sustaining, independent art formation it has to create its own resources to keep working. The residency costs 375 € weekly for individual artists and 550€ weekly for duos. In return, halka art project not only provides residental and working/presenting space for its participants but also provides curotorial support, artistic assistance and exhibition management, required technical resources (beamers, printers, screens etc.) for the artst usage and sets to motion its networking channels for the promotion of artists events.  

Expectations towards the artist
For the residency terms no less than four weeks we organize and co-curate exhibitions if the project requires one. As a creative centre focusing on the production, discourse and presentation of contemporary art and culture halka art project is not only an art residency, a gallery, an atelier and a recreational space but a gathering place, a dialogue and a meeting platform. Each participant of the programme is expected to present an outcome of their residency project to share with the local audience. The form of this presentation will be determined in accordance with the project developped. It can be an artist talk, a workshop, a lecture or an exhibition.

Application information 

Fall in the artist hub of Istanbul!

Fall in the artist hub of Istanbul!


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