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Ilhabela Island Retreat – Brazil // Casa Na Ilha 2017 Interdisciplinary Call


Disciplines: Activism, All Disciplines, Architecture, Art Education, Collaboration, Community, Composition, Concept & Theory, Crafts & Trades, Critical studies, Curatorial, Dance, Design, Digital, Experimental, Film & Video, Fine art, Gastronomy, Installation, Journalism, Land Art, Light and Projection, Literature, Media Arts, Moving Image, Music & Sound, Painting, Pedagogy, Performance, Philosophy, Photography, Poetry, Printmaking, Research, Science, Sculpture, Social Practice, Sound, Textile, Theater, Visual Arts, Writing.

Location: Ilhabela, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Duration: 1

Eligibility: To apply we will ask: Short bio or statement.// Proposal describing the project or idea that you would like develop during the stay at Casa na Ilha. // A brief description of what you do or a selection of works or writing samples. ( maximum of 12 items) // Link to website/blog (if you have one).

Support: Food, lodging, studio space, exhibition, arrangements, logistical assistance for travel and projects

Costs: Program Fee: 320 Usd per week shared room - 417 usd per week private room Optional meal service: 60 usd per week ( 3 meals a day)


Program Description:

Casa na Ilha is a creative retreat in Ilhabela Island, Brazil, an ecological paradise and preservation area at 200 km from Sao Pablo.
The program runs in a colonial house emplaced in the middle of the rainforest surrounded with nature, just in front of the ocean a few meters away from the beach.
Casa na Ilha is a space where to develop, improve and curate personal and group projects in an interdisciplinary ambience, nurturing for different views opinions and expertise.
The main goal is that artists are able to focus on their ideas and projects, enhancing creativity and inspiration and connect, between them, the local community, art organizations and nature .

CURATION AND EXHIBITION: It will be optional to give a talk, exhibition or workshop as well as working with local organizations. We will help artist make the necessary contacts, approaches and arrangements with different parties the project requires.
Casa na Ilha works with a curator from an art center as well as art galleries and organizations.
Depending on the nature of the project and the willing of the artist, projects can be submitted to analysis to the center to receive not only a curation process but also to be exhibit.
Lectures, exhibitions an open studios are also going to be held subject to the work project, as well as being part of an online platform. This is an opportunity to show and exhibit the artist work developed during the residency.

Casa na Ilha gathers individuals with different expertise, sensibilitites, skills and backgrounds committed to contribute to the enrichment of intellectual and artistic circles with their professional collaborations and public interactions, also carrying a strong belief in the importance of building a community that shares and grows.

Activities such as working with local organization such as schools, educational organization, the preservation area Parque Estadual Ilhabela and the Caicaras communities are being held with the purpose of becoming a space that promotes not only cultural diversity but also generates collaborative and respectful ties with the environment and local organizations. These activities are completely optional for the artists, but it could be of interest of for those who have special interest in socially engaged art, community projects, indigenous cultures, historical themes, environment (in particular tropical flora and fauna, marine life), climate change, sustainable living and science. However it is not a requirement, we are open to all kinds of projects such as art, music, performance, travel, writing and other creative forms of expression. You will be able to work with other people in tune with the nature of this project.

To apply, send us an e mail to:

INFO@CASANAILHA.ORG and you will recieve and application form.

Let us know if you have any questions or doubts! We will be happy to help you.

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