Deadline: 25/02/2019

Open Call 2019 A4 International Artists’ Residency Program Returns in New Outlook

ARIE 2019 is calling for Chinese and abroad artists, curators, researchers!

ARIE 2019 is calling for Chinese and abroad artists, curators, researchers to apply for a one to three months residency at the A4 Art Museum (deadline February 25, 2019). We provide a round-trip plane ticket, accommodations, studio, material fees, different kinds of salons and sharing sessions and other opportunities depend on different project and cities (Chengdu, Yokohama, Bangkok); selected artists will be equipped with a program assistant and be professionally supported by the staff of the museum. Throughout the residence, artists will have the opportunities to attend assorted activities and put on a final exhibition to end this unique residency program that helps artists dive into the local social fabrics and urban spaces.

In the meanwhile, starting from 2019, A4 International Artists’ Residency Program will put emphasis on the sphere of public art, such as land art, outdoor sculptures, installations, communal art and so on. In addition to the program’s customary support, selected artists can, according to the proposal, obtain extra budget and the chance to install the final work in the public area of LuxeLake.

The introduction of ARIE 2019
ARIE details 2019

1. Program types are as follows:

(1) Chengdu/A4 Art Museum
Duration: within 2 months, from April to December, 2019
Number of artists in residence: 4-6 artists/groups
Qualification of Applicants: Artists, curators and researchers from China and abroad

Item

Details

Responsible party

Flight

Return tickets

Luxelakes·A4 art museum, Exact amount is subject to the annual budget of that year

Workshop

Workshop and relevant facilities (not including laptop and electronic devices)

Luxelakes·A4 art museum

Accommodation

Rent of the accommodation

Luxelakes·A4 art museum

Subsidy for materials

Fees used to produce and display art work during residence

CNY10000

Special opportunity

Starting from 2019, A4 International Artists’ Residency Program will put emphasis on the sphere of public art, such as land art, outdoor sculptures, installations, communal art and so on. In addition to the program’s customary support, selected artists can, according to the proposal, obtain extra budget and the chance to install the final work in the public area of LuxeLake.

PS. Living expenses, visa fees, personal expenses, and successful eligible artist need provide the invoicing of travel insurance in the residency period.

(2) Yokohama/ Koganecho Area Management Centre
Duration: within 2 months, from the last ten-days of July to the first ten-days of October, 2019
Number of artists in residence: biennial, 1 artist/1 group
Qualification of Applicants: Artists from China

Item

Details

Responsible party

Flight

Return tickets

Luxelakes·A4 art museum, Exact amount is subject to the annual budget of that year

Workshop

Workshop and relevant facilities (not including laptop and electronic devices)

By the partner institution

Accommodation

Rent of the accommodation

By the partner institution

Allowance

Living allowance during residence

Exact amount is subject to the annual budget of that year

Subsidy for materials

Fees used to produce and display art work during residence

CNY10000

PS. Visa fees, personal expenses, and successful eligible artist need provide the invoicing of travel insurance in the residency period.

(3) Bangkok/ TENTACLES
Duration: within 3 months, from April to June, 2019
Number of artists in residence: Every year, 1/1 group
Qualification of Applicants: Artists, curators and researchers from China

Item

Details

Responsible party

Flight

Return tickets

By the applicant

Workshop

Workshop and relevant facilities (not including laptop and electronic devices)

By the partner institution

Accommodation

Rent of the accommodation

By the partner institution

Allowance

Living allowance during residence

By the applicant

Subsidy for materials

Fees used to produce and display art work during residence

By the applicant

PS. Flight, living expenses, Subsidy for materials, visa fees, personal expenses, and successful eligible artist need provide the invoicing of travel insurance in the residency period. Exchange activities and artist need to pay for the expenses of the exhibition of final work.

2. Eligible Applicants
The program mainly targets at artists or art groups with over 3 years of experience in art creation or curation, who have independent ideas and have breakthrough practices in their fields. Artists or curators should mainly come from the field of contemporary art, with no limitation on the media used for creation.

3. Exhibition of work
During the residence, participating artists should regularly provide materials to Luxelakes · A4 Art Museum for media release. The artist will have meetings and discuss the process and implementation of project with museum's staffs at the regular intervals. Participators will have the opportunities of open workshop, academic discussion, Salon talk, other educational exchange activities, and the final exhibition.

4. Related rights and obligation
(1) With the artist’s consent, work created during the residence will be donated to A4 Art Museum.
(2) Artists will own work completed during the residence, but the cost to transport it back to the home country should be covered by artists.
(3) Participators will have the opportunities of open workshop, academic discussion, Salon talk, other educational exchange activities, and the final annual exhibition.
(4) Reach out to the embassy, consulate, or cultural council of their home country for possible financial and media support. 

5. Application Procedure
Applicants should provide their latest CVs in English and Chinese, collections of representative work with picture and description, the program plan for residence, the program application form and other materials.

(1) The latest CV in English and ensure all information in the CV is accurate.
(2) Personal photo, about 1M in size.
(3) Collection of representative work should reflect the artistic quality and can fully represent the personal style of the artist. The size of easel painting picture and similar art works should be of the same viewing quality, about 1M in size and named in the standard order (name of the artist, name of the work, category/ material, size, and year). Music and similar works should provide MP3 document or website link; performance art and installation work should provide image information and descriptions with the quality of the picture and format same as described above. Work of other types can use supporting materials accordingly. All materials should be in English.
(4) Program plan during residence is a preliminary draft of art creation plan made by the artist; it may include an overall plan of the residence and requirements during the implementation of that plan such as material, space and people. Applicants can make specific creation plans for specific programs. The plan should be in English and Chinese.
(5) The Residence Application Form is the major application document. Please download and fill it up. The form should be completed in English.

Upon completion, please send it to Luxelakes·A4 Art Museum official email at: a4office@a4am.cn with the title as: A4 Artist in Residence International Exchange Program.

6. Notice
Please do not send the original work or any valuable documents to us. We will not send back any materials except for special requests and the postage should be born by the requester. Any information and materials provided by the artist must be accurate and authentic. Any legal responsibilities related should be borne by the artist.

7. Contact Us
For any questions about the Artist in Residence International Exchange Program, please contact:

Luxelakes·A4 Art Museum Tel: +86 28 85761265 INSTAGRAM:arie_a4artmuseum

Address: Luxelakes · A4 Museum, Luxelakes Art Exhibition Centre, Luxelakes, Tianfu New District, Chengdu, China.

Email: a4office@a4am.cn 

More information can be found in our website:
http://www.a4am.cn/artist_apply/926

Open Call 2019 A4 International Artists’ Residency Program Returns in New Outlook

Open Call 2019 A4 International Artists’ Residency Program Returns in New Outlook

Location
China

Application deadline
25/02/2019

Residency starts
01/04/2019

Residency ends
31/12/2019

More information
http://www.a4am.cn/artist_apply/926