Deadline: 05/10/2019

Casa Xaan in Na Free Winter Residency

free 30 day residency off the grid jungle art retreat Tulum MEXICO.

Winter free residency
FUNDACION CASA XAAN is looking forward to extend full granted 30day residency program from international open call to sellection through this 2019, into supporting the individual production of art and on its mission to link the community we are located at to this cross-cultural process.

Open but no limited to visual artists, writers, musicians, performers, architects and scenic artists interested in relating their work by closer aproach to the mexican cultures.

3 sellected artists will be invited to live and work in Casa Xaán In Ná sustainable jungle complex, each having private access into living/working quarters (16-36m2), access to shared guest bathroom facilities outside room, access to shared workshop (28m2), access to central kitchen, wifi, and exterior lounge areas plus cooked meals served on site. Access to electricity is limited to common areas supplied by solar system.

This is a production oriented grant extended for excelency in artistic achievement which on the same time considers innovation as core value. Sellection criteria then is based on content of the proposal, then on the quality of previous finished work.

We expect to create a small interdiscipline group of artists from different levels of evolution so we may benefit in learning from each other, experience and learn about low impact living, and maybe network in future collaborations. The theme for this first edition is unrestricted and open so to be proposed individualy.

Any interested artist may apply. There is an application fee of $25usd which is not refundable but conducive to the realization of this program.

The grant does not include art materials, travel or extra expenses while on the program as this remain responsability from the artist side at all times.

Submissions to the artist selection for the the winter free residency program 2019 are received at

To be elegible must include and disipline(s), 2.portfolio or links to previous work. page proposal of creative process to evolve on 30 day residency.

With confirmation of received submission will send back invoice via PayPal. 4. cover the application fee before deadline. Application fee is non refundable but conductive to the realization of this program.

Open call starting from this publishing

Last submission received October 5
deadline to pay application fee October 9
Publishing of the 3 sellected artists on this site October 20

Casa Xaán In Ná does not adquire any right over the work done but expect for the artist to comply with his or her initial intention within an appropiate atmosphere, and finish the cycle with a presentation to be documented.

FUNDACION CASA XAAN has as mission the study, research and diffussion of Quintana Roo cultural heritage and its link with contemporary artistic expresion and world life. Located at Tulum, Mexico demonstrates a model for low impact touristic housing utilizing mayan architecture on a minimal, low density, low tech, jungle concept.

Travel and resource information will be extended based on individual needs.

While on residency we encourage communication and exposure of development into constructive critisim. This program and kitchen are hosted by its owners, architect and cook. Diner is a ritual that we enjoy sharing with our guests. If any further question you may have feel free to address

thanks for participating.

Casa Xaan in Na Free Winter Residency

Casa Xaan in Na Free Winter Residency


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