The Council of Bergen and USF Verftet offer a residency to professional, foreign artists of all fields visual artists, audio artists, writers, directors, dancers, musicians, stage performers, curators and composers etc. The residence is open to all international artists, but not to norwegian citizens or artists living in Norway.
The aim is to strengthen, promote and develop a collaboration between contemporary artists in Bergen and foreign artists.
There are two studios and two small apartments available. These are situated at USF Verftet, an old sardine factory converted into a large and diverse arts- and culture centre.
We offer a 2 – 3 months residency at USF Verftet in a rent free studio and additional accommodation. All other expences such as living costs, travel, materials, insurance and transport must be covered by the artist. The artist must apply for possible funding from her / his own home country. There is no Norwegian funding related to this residency.
Application deadline is 1st of March every year for the programming of the following year.
- Independent Association/Foundation
- Months: 1 – 3
- Visual Art
- Performing Arts
- Textile Art