Deadline: 31/01/2019

Hong Kong Call for Artists- Residency Program March to May 2019. Hong Kong Art Fair Months

TongLau Space is expanding space for more artists to join and exchange in 2019!

Description of residency program

TongLau Space is a new Artist Run association, to bring lively AIR program to Hong Kong and to create more choices and opportunities for artists from overseas.
AIR program in HK are mainly held by institutions, museums and art centres by invitation. Limited space and high rent alway are issues in HK, it is hard to provide housing, workshop and exhibition space for short term overseas artist by art association and independence artist studio. However, we strongly believe that AIR program is not only good for Hong Kong, but also good for artist around the world. We would like to try to create more opportunities for artist who are passionate in art, cultural exchange and interested in exploring the culture of Hong Kong and making new art in Hong Kong.

Objectives of Residency Program
To promote contemporary art in all its diverse forms within an international context, to stimulate creativity through direct contact with urban and the city of Hog Kong, to set up an exchange of ideas in contemporary art with local as well as international artists within various disciplines of contemporary art practice, artist talks, studio discussion, visit local artist studio, movie night and Hong Kong cultural exploration etc...

Duration of residency
Residency period 2019:
March 29 - April 25
April 29 - May 26 

Deadline for application
Jan 31 2019

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
Each artist will have the opportunity to develop his/her project within a number of different artistic fields:
Visual Arts painting, drawing, photography, installation art, sculpture, new media, ceramics, design etc.

We offer 2  rooms with capacity for four, same gender artists will be arranged to stay in the same room.

Studio/ workspace
Share 68 square feet Studio and 300 square common space at TongLau Space 

Fees and support
US$1,800 per month (Counts 28 days)
Costs cover – share bedroom and studio space, advise and administration support.
Resources – Internet connection, kitchen and laundry
TongLau Space can help organise the end exhibition and opening reception, as well as publicising to the public. Additional fee is requested for the end exhibition.

Expectations towards the artist
The program include artist talks, studio discussion – in groups and one to one – social events and professional development. Central to the program is a focus on working as an artist in Hong Kong, a city which offers opportunities to investigate multidisciplinary practice and to visit public arts institutions, commercial galleries and artist-run spaces. Each participating artist will shape their own experience, striking a personal balance between independent studio time and the program.

Hong Kong Art Fair information
Art Basel - March 29 -  31 2019
Asia Contemporary Art - March 29- April 1 2019
Affordable Art Fair - May 17- 19 2019 

Application information
(1) Recent CV
(2) Portfolio (at least 5 images, video, audio, essay or web links as relevant)
(3) Supporting materials to describe your residency project, as applicable (for example, sample schedules, images/videos, web links, etc.)
* The maximum total file size for the above data is 3MB.
Please send application materials to :

Hong Kong Call for Artists- Residency Program March to May 2019. Hong Kong Art Fair Months

Hong Kong Call for Artists- Residency Program March to May 2019. Hong Kong Art Fair Months

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