Deadline: 15/07/2018

ArteFacto Sonoro - music and sound arts residency in the Equator

Experience the sonorous and cultural diversity of Ecuador, in the middle of the world.

Join our music-and-sound artistic residence, based on a free structure program, where participants set their own objectives and working methodology, while the hosts facilitate spaces, tools, links and accompaniment in the territory.

Participants projects can include composition, musical and sound production, non-conventional practices, experimentation with other disciplines, research, academic meetings, exhibitions, concerts, etc.

To foster the meeting of the wide cultural, musical and sound diversity of Ecuador with creative proposals from other regions of the world.

Addressed for
- Creators, researchers, music producers and other agents from the music and sound arts.
- Artists and other creative professionals interested in exploring and dialoging with music and sound arts.

What we offer

In our furnitured apartment, among with other artists (2 persons per room max). Internet, bathrooms, equipped kitchen, living room, dining room. The residence is located in downtown, close to health facilities, financial centers, cultural, educational and recreational zones.

Tools and spaces for artistic creation and production
Basic rehearsal room with music instruments, amplifiers, microphones; basic production studio with midi keyboard, PC, basic secuence software (we recommend you to bring your own laptop with the software of your preference).

- Access and mediation for local arts scene, agents and diverse cultural expressions of Ecuador.

- Personalized approaching to different music and sound arts professionals: researchers, educators, creators, promotors, producers, composers and performers of traditional and contemporary genders from all around the country.

Seek of places for exhibiting the project products (depending on type and duration of projects):
These can include live performances, community activities, speeches, etc.

We do not cover
- Travel and feeding expenses should be paid by the participants.
- Other specific needs, depending on the project: professional recording studio, mastering tools and other specialized services linked to the project must be covered by the resident artist; the hosts will provide guidance for the best options considering the project needs.

Accompaniment to ongoing projects
The organization will provide strategic support for the development of the projects in the territory; however, the achievement of the objectives set out in the project is the sole responsibility of the artists in residence. This accompaniment will be offered considering the agenda proposed in the project, which may vary during its development, if reasons are justified.

Products exhibition
Whenever the projects merit so and its duration permit it, we propose the public exhibition of the residence outcomes, either as "work in progress" or as final products of the residence.

Project reports
All projects must build a blog with the process memory, supported in any format (audio, video, text, etc.), including an introduction text and a representative image. This material will be published on the ArteFacto Sonoro website as a reference of the process.

- Fill out the application form online.
- Curriculum Vitae (online format).
- Updated summary of relevant works (online format) with links to listen-visualize your musical or sound productions.
- Summary of the residence project (online format). Include objectives, methodology and tentative work schedule.
- Accept the terms of the call (online form).

USD$ 400 (1 month), $350 monthly (2 or more months). This price covers what is described in "What we offer" section.

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ArteFacto Sonoro - music and sound arts residency in the Equator

ArteFacto Sonoro - music and sound arts residency in the Equator


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