Arts Collaboratory Residency Opportunity in Colombia: Inviting Artists, Researchers from Africa, Asia and Middle East

Deadline: 31 July 2017

Applications are open for “2018 Residency Opportunity in Colombia”. The residency is based on a desire to promote knowledge exchange, the melding of social and cultural contexts, dialog, experimentation and the intersection of disciplines in order to generate collaborative processes in the host spaces.

This residency is exclusively for resident citizens from the Arts Collaboratory countries in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. It welcomes proposals from diverse cultural agents, artists, writers, researchers, curators, and others interested in creative projects, research, and collaboration within the context of the four AC organizations in Colombia (Lugar a Dudas in Cali, Más Arte Más Acción in el Chocó, Casa Tres Patios and Platohedro in Medellín).

Benefits

The residency includes:

  • Airplane tickets, health insurance, visa.
  • Logistical advice
  • Lodging
  • Per diem
  • Production cost up to COP $3,500,000 (approx €1000)
  • Artist Fee COP $3,000,000 (approx €900)

Project Criteria

  • Interest of the proposal and connection of the proposal with the host(s) organization profile and lines of work.
  • Viability.
  • Interview with finalists.
  • Willingness to participate in the organization’s program and documentation processes.
  • Commitment to share the experience in their home country/outputs and outcomes.

Chronogram

  • Evaluation: 1st August to 30th September, 2017
  • Selected Artists Announced: 15th October, 2017
  • 6-8 week residencies to take place between 1st February and 30th June 2018

How to Apply

Applicants must download the form, complete the questions and send it in a PDF file, via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Countries

Africa: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivorie, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Asia: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Cyprus, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen.

Middle East: Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

For more information, please visit Arts Collaboratory.

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