OPEN CALL FOR BALKAN RESIDENCY PROGRAM starting August 2017
Deadline: 23 Jul, 2017
Disciplines: Activism, All Disciplines, Animation, Architecture, Art Education, Ceramics, Choreography, Collaboration, Community, Composition, Concept & Theory, Crafts & Trades, Critical studies, Curatorial, Dance, Design, Digital, Drawing, Engineering, Experimental, Film & Video, Fine art, Gastronomy, Glass, Installation, Journalism, Land Art, Light and Projection, Literature, Media Arts, Moving Image, Music & Sound, Other, Painting, Performance, Philosophy, Photography, Poetry, Printmaking, Research, Science, Sculpture, Social Practice, Sound, Technology, Textile, Theater, Urbanism, Visual Arts, Writing.
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Deadline: 23 Jul, 2017
Duration: The duration of the Residency is between 1 to 6 months, one-month minimum stay.
Eligibility: WORLD OF CO is a multidisciplinary residency - our doors are open for all kind of creative people.
Support: Housing, work space, research, workshops
Costs: 300 euro (including the program,workspace and utility bills) or 650 euro (including the program, accommodation, workspace and utility bills) For shared room by two artists, the price is 500 euro
WORLD OF CO is a multidisciplinary self-directed residency in Sofia, Bulgaria. We encourage artists and all kind of creative specialists to live, create and have fun together. Residents can explore ideas, experiment different techniques while focusing on a personal creative project or collaborating with other residents from the program.
WHY RESIDENCY IN BULGARIA?
Bulgaria is a country of contrasts and contradictions. The land is at a crossroad - geographically, historically and politically. The mixture of different influences – Thracian, Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, European, Soviet, Balkan and so on, is still visible in the urban structures, architecture, culture, and traditions.
WHAT TO EXPECT
World of Co provides accommodation and shared studio in the city center of Sofia, together with:
• Two traditional craft workshops (with possibility to choose additional workshops)
• Guided gallery tour
• Weekly Bulgarian language lesson
• Artists talk – present your art to the local audience
• Opportunity to use the space for workshops and exhibition
• Sofia City Guide - a curated collection of art stores, print shops, galleries, museums, restaurants and bars
• List of art and culture events in Sofia
• List of extreme activities all around the country
• Bulgarian phone number – SIM card
Co-living together in a five-bedroom apartment which is located in the heart of Sofia, next to the Vasil Levski monument. Every person has accommodated in a private fully furnished bedroom between 15 m² and 25 m². Each room consists of a bed, a nightstand, a desk and a wardrobe. The apartment has a fully equipped shared kitchen, a shared bathroom and a laundry room with a washing machine (free for use), Wi-Fi connection. There is also a shared living room to eat, talk and have fun together. The studio space is 10 minutes’ walk from the apartment.
Shared studio space is at the city center, located within 10 minutes walking distance from the residency apartment. The studio is furnished 140m² large space (chairs, tables), including Wi-Fi and all utilities (water, heating, energy, kitchen, toilet etc.). It can be used for different workshops or exhibition.
WORLD OF CO is a multidisciplinary residency - our doors are open for all kind of creative people.
Every program starts from the first day of the month.
Please fill in the application form here: http://worldof.co/apply/
If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
More Info: http://worldof.co/
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