[artinfo] International residency at Klaipėda Culture Communication Centre

Sári Stenczer stenczer at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 22:33:03 CET 2010

International residency at Klaipėda Culture Communication Centre

Residency at Klaipėda Culture Communication Centre is open for artists from
around the world who represent different nations and cultures.
Representatives of applied and visual arts, literature, curators of modern
art exhibitions, art historians, critics and educators all have excellent
opportunities to bring their projects to life, communicate and exchange
valuable creative experiences with their colleagues during the period of

Established: 2009
Fields:  A. Drawing, graphics, ceramics, sculpture, photography, design.
B. Curatorship, art education.
Application deadline: applications can be sent all year long.
Duration of residency: one week to one month (residency period from January
to December).
Fee: those artists who have won a residency contest receive a stipend - 200
euros (700 litas). Residents cover all living expenses like housing, food
as well as other personal expenses on their own.

Living facilities of the residency consist of a hall, work room, sleeping
room, kitchen, shower room with WC.
Work studio:
Work space consists of four studios that are isolated one from another (117
m2 in total). These studios have different kinds of equipment: a clay
pottery wheel, high temperature electrical stove SNOL 225/ 1200, glaze
camera, graphics presses (120m x 0,90m, 180m x1m).
Residing artists are partly equipped with materials they need (based on the
needs of a project and individual negotiations) as well as basic equipment.
They are also assisted during the process of organization of an exhibition
and presentation of a project.
Conditions: residing artists are encouraged to produce works of art that
specifically suit Klaipėda Culture Communication Centre's gallery and "The
Yard of the Art" space that belongs to the Centre. Artists are also
recommended to engage in creative experiments, innovations, public
presentation of their works (educational lectures, discussions) as well as
interactive creative projects that would involve participation of local
Requirements: all professional artists who have at least 5 years of working
experience are welcomed to participate in the contest. Writers have to have
a contract with a publishing house or another institution that takes care
of their creative projects.
Application gudelines: open contest.
Website of the residency where the application package can be found:
Detailed information: Daržų St. 10/ Bažnyčių St. 4
LT- 91246, Klaipėda
Phone: (+370 46) 410 054
Fax: (+370 46) 310 357
Mobile: (+370) 603 20271
E-mail: galerija at kulturpolis.lt

Applications can be sent in Lithuanian, English, German, Russian languages.

Application documents:
A CV (the list of personal and group exhibitions, published texts,
translations, books to be included).
6-8 units of latest works (up to 5 MB of CD space) to be provided. Do not
send the originals as the works won't be returned.
Motivational letter (1 full A4 format page) explaining the aims and motives
for the residency should be included.
It is compulsory to note whether the resident agrees to allow his (her)
personal data to be used for the advertisement campaign (information on
Klaipėda Culture Communication Centre's website, other channels of media).

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