Residency Unlimited

RU opportunities


Deadline: 26 Feb, 2017

Disciplines: All Disciplines, Animation, Architecture, Art Education, Ceramics, Collaboration, Community, Composition, Concept & Theory, Crafts & Trades, Critical studies, Curatorial, Dance, Design, Digital, 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: 26 Feb, 2017

Duration: Flexible- from 1 to 3 months or more

Eligibility: International artists of all backgrounds and areas of practice are encouraged to apply

Support: Housing, work space, research, exhibition

Costs: Monthly costs for Residency program, sleeping and work studio - 730 €/month


Program Description:

WORLD OF CO is warm and friendly Artist Residency program located in Sofia, Bulgaria for artists from all over the world.

The duration of the residency program is flexible, between 1 to 3 months or even shorter. The main language in the Artist Residency is English.

You will have the opportunity to taste, feel and experience amazing Bulgarian traditions, old villages, and cities. Our more than beautiful Nature which will open your inspiration and creativity in a totally new direction.

The aim is to foster creative energies, promoting international artistic exchange, and introducing international artists to our vibrant and exciting city.

Sofia is no grand metropolis, but it's a large modern, youthful city where street art culture thrives with a great force. Home to many of Bulgarian finest museums, art galleries, restaurants with amazing traditional Bulgarian food and bars. Nestled in the mountain Vitosha, Sofia may persuade you to stick around, explore and fall in love!

During WORLD OF CO Artist Residency program each artist is offered to participate in:

Group critiques with a mentor-meetings dedicates to your artistic work
Artists talks
Visit artists studios all around the country
Educational workshops mostly connected with Balkan traditional techniques, crafts, and habits
Memorable tours around cities of the country and the inspiring nature of Bulgaria
Night Life drawing with music and wine
Bulgarian language lessons
Final curated group exhibition with the individual works of every artist and one shared work which expresses all of them together during their journey in Bulgaria
Research & Support – we assist the artists in finding specific materials, accessing places and connecting them to organizations during their residency program

Media Promotion – we engage in active online and offline media promotion of our guest artists in different local media channels

You are welcome to explore THE WORLD OF CO.

Application information:
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Apply by February 25th, 2017

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