Deadline: Open call
Open Call for artist in residence starting from Jan 2013.
General Instruction regarding the residency (Please read the instruction carefully before filling in the form)
Site is an emerging art space, a gallery and a residency/studio situated in the Industrial estate in Vadodara, Gujarat, India. Its campus includes a gallery space, studio, and living quarter for a single artist, toilets/kitchen, café, library and the parent organization Rachaita Creative solutions, an art/architectural fabrication facility.
Contact person: Piyush Maheshwari
Contact Number: +91 989 805 0281 (Please keep in mind the time zone while calling this mobile)
Kindly fill in the application and send the same to email@example.com. The subject line should read- site application _(your name)_(your country).All application should be filled in ENGLISH.
The application form can be downloaded here.
PLEASE BE SURE TO HAVE SENT:
- Application forms all column should be duly filled.
- Images of work (5 images in .jpg or .tiff format. Be certain to include the medium, size, date and title for each work. Alternatively, you may provide a web address where your works can be viewed). All 5 files should less than 1 MB.
We offer residencies to artists from all disciplines - visual arts, sculpture, architecture, product design & furniture design. Please note that students (including those taking full-time and part-time MA and PhD courses) are not eligible to apply for a studio residency.
The selected candidate should acquire visa and other related document to visit our country in advance. We can assist artists seeking grants or other forms of funding by providing a formal invitation letter when a candidature is accepted.
Situation, Type, Size and Accommodation of the Studio
The studio is set in a "factory style" site, situated in GIDC Makarpura, located 6 km away from the city center. Studio space for an artist would be a 250 sq. ft floor area in the factory with high ceiling and good light, metal and welding tools. The studio and living quarter will be separate.
- Internet Connection
- Water purifier
- Weekly cleaning
- Kitchen with all basic amenities and stove.
- Welding Tools
- Metal Working Tools
- Paid Man power assistance. (*welder/carpenter/machinist/mould maker)
- Paid technical consultancy (*from experts)
Daily Food, local commute & packaged drinking water is at your charge.
We recommend necessary vaccinations, preventive medical procedures and appropriate medical insurance before departing to India.
Expected from artist
Open Studio day in the artist-in-residence Studio during or by the end of the Artist Residency. Or, After reviewed by the curator an Exhibition of the artist work in our gallery space free of cost where in invitation design, printing, opening reception shall be taken care by the artist. Gallery will help for the promotion of the event. Gallery staff will guide you for the event.
Artist will have to share the hi-res images of the work(s) done during the residency with us for documentation purpose.
The cost for the studio is. 750 USD per one month including (electricity, water, cleaning/weekly, and ADSL internet (Wireless).The period of residency can be extended, after the work and schedule of the work be reviewed by authority. The invoice will include taxes as applicable.
Special Offer for 3 months Residency 2000USD.
- Charges are subject to change; please verify current charges with us.
As soon as the artist is notified his selection via email by 1st October 2012, He / She should confirm the invite by paying the residency fees via account transfer or Western Union. PAYMENT DETAILS along with an invoice would be sent to the selected candidate via email. The acknowledgment receipt of payment would be sent via email to confirm your booking.
A booking is considered tentative until payment in full has been made. This should be completed as soon as possible to secure your booking. Although we will consult with you, Site residency reserves the right to re-allocate the booking before payment is made.
Apply for 2012-2013 artist in residence programme @Site .
All visual artist , painter, sculptor, installation artist, architect, product designer, furniture designers are invited.
Site is a factory-like set up residency in an industrial area of city of Vadodara,in Gujarat, India. As a noted artist hub and renowned art school , Vadodara has been on the art map since a while but art making ancillary like ours remains untapped source. Our aim is to offer a professional set up to international artist, which would be an enriching experience to both artist and the organization.
The resident/visiting artists enjoy a dynamic and vibrant time frame for working; they have a studio and living space at their disposal to complete their projects. They also network with and within the local art community, cultural institutions and the public at large.
Kindly see our blogspot to see further general information, fees and download application.