Deadline: 11/03/2018

3 Weeks Art & Nature 2018

Start your new art project close to nature during the golden August in The Avian Kingdom.

Description of residency program
ARNA is a nonprofit organization. We support a sustainable development in the The Avian Kingdom with the vision that it one day will be the world's first UNESCO biosphere reserve to include the cultural dimension of sustainability. In the center of our work we place our artist in residence, where artists explore and express humans relationships towards nature. Each artist dedicate a couple of weeks of work, a time of exploring art and nature that give back to The Avian Kingdom a great variety of expressions, as through; photography, poetry, sculpture, music, animation, visual and mixed media arts. 

Duration of residency
Three weeks residency between 4th – 25th of August.
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Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
"3 Weeks Art & Nature 2018" is open for artists in all disciplines to apply to. Explore the area called The Avian Kingdom, on the go to become the core area for a new UNESCO biosphere reserve. At arrival we give you a guided tour in the area so you feel at home and free to explore it on your own by foot or on bike. If you have any special interest in Swedish culture, history or food, we try to help out to spark your inspiration during stay.

The residency has 3 bedrooms. The house is situated just outside the village and has a big garden. There is only 400 meter to the village supermarket and the bus stop. The house is owned by an artist that now live in his earlier studio-house in the end of the garden.
Downstairs the house has a kitchen and a 40 m2 big room. The big room is used as a shared studiospace. Upstairs you find the bathroom, three bedrooms and a working area. All bedrooms have writing tables. Kitchen, bathrooms and laundry facilities are shared by the residents. The house is suitable for up to 6 people. Internet through Wifi is for free. Linen and towels will be provided.
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Studio/ workspace
The ARNA-house has a big room used as a shared studio space, a working space upstairs and two small studio houses in the garden.

The 3 Weeks Art & Nature offer
Pickup with car for you and your stuff at the trainstation in Lund at arrival.
A welcome lunch or dinner together with the ARNA-people.
A guided tour in the Avian Kingdom to inspire you to explore it on your own.
You will meet friendly people in informal and inspiring ways, maybe making new friends in Harlösa and from around  the world.
You will experience Sweden's nature during August when the colors are golden during the harvest time.
At departure we drive to to the train station in Lund.

8000 SEK (around 800 €/890 $) includes 3 weeks accommodation, transports from/to the train station in the city of Lund, guided tour and end of stay cleaning. 

Expectations towards the artist
Take part in end of stay Open Studio event.

Application information
You apply through an email. You find how at: 

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3 Weeks Art & Nature 2018

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