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The purpose of the project is to give hospitality to artists and curators for a short/medium period and to offer them accommodation and relations aimed to develop artistic researches both practical and theoretical. The residency is conceived as a meeting and work place where share ideas and experience.
The participants will be asked to work on a project proposal produced during the period of residency. The project proposal will be presented at the conclusion of their staying during the Open Studio day.
At the beginning of the residency residents will introduce themselves with an informal presentation of their previous activities and works.
Moreover, participants are invited to spend some days at the mountain shelter Marco Balicco (Azzaredo Alps) and reflect on the concepts of “Movement” and “Trench”.
2 artists/curators, who will share accommodation, studio, kitchen and bathroom, will be selected.
Eligibility: the program is open to artists or curators at any stage of their career, specialized in visual arts, photography, film & video, media arts.
Location: The Blank Residency. Via Quarenghi 50, Bergamo, Italia. Rifugio Marco Balicco, Alpe Azzaredo, Monte Azzaredo
Disciplines: Visual Arts, Photography, Video, Installation.
Paid by Host: 400 € each, accommodation, studio space and internet wifi.
Paid by Artist/Curator: travel, working materials, food and personal expenses during the residency.
Duration: from 18th October to 20th November 2016
Deadline for applications: 30th July 2016
The selections will be announced by 26th August 2016 through a dedicated newsletter.