Fundacion Casa Xaan

Name of Residency: xaaninna

FUNDACION CASA XAAN extends a cultural residency program into supporting the individual production of art and on its mission to link the community we are located at to this cross-cultural process. Accounts on providing with living quarters, working space and healthy food into focus on self directed production of work through a period to choose from 2 weeks up to 3 months.

XAANINNA is located in the heart of the mexican mayan country, where the heritage of this antique civilization is still a current trade in the language, food, uses and costumes of its inhabitants.

Fantastic natural scenarios to be discovered among hidden mayan ruins in the jungle, short distance to one of the most famous beach locations of the world: Tulum, as its becoming a hot spot for world class electronic music and art festivals.

Residency Programme since: 2015
Description of Organisation:

FUNDACION CASA XAAN has as mission the study, research and diffussion of Quintana Roo cultural heritage and its link with contemporary artistic expression and world life. Located at Tulum, Mexico performs on a model for low impact suburban housing utilizing mayan architecture on a minimal, low density, low tech, jungle concept. Hosted independent and directly by its owners: architect and cook.

Organisation founded in: 2012
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Independent Association/Foundation
Working Languages:
  • English
  • Spanish
Presentation of artists’ work: Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 2
  • Months: 1
  • Months: 2
  • Months: 3
Number of studios: 3
Number of artists in residence at one time: 3
Studio type and size: Live/work studio
Accommodation type:
Private Cabin/House
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Printmaking
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
  • New Media
  • Animations
  • Film-making
  • Architecture
  • Curatorial
  • Education Programmes
  • Photography
  • Other
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Private accommodation
  • Shared studio / workplace
  • Kitchen
  • Space for partners, families, pets
  • Internet
  • Meals
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Exhibition space
  • Library/research resources
  • Technical assistance
  • Networking
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
If your residency does not include accommodation, do you assist artists in finding accommodation?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Children
  • Partners
  • Does your residency uphold partnerships beneficial to resident artists? : community inclusive engagement. residents further uphold option for partial sponshorship on 2nd. residency program
    Application process: Other
    If other, please specify: Invitation, Open call or Project based by artist proposal
    Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: Yes
    Do you charge a residency fee for your residency?: Yes
    If yes, what is the residency fee? (in your local currency): 330 – 550 usd per 15 days min. stay
    Do you provide the residents with any funds associated with the residency? (e.g. stipend, fellowship, production allowance): No
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Expenses paid by the organisation:
    • Housing
    • Production costs
    • Food
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • Exhibition
    • No requirements
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    • Films
    • Exhibition
    • Cafe/restaurant
    • Gardening
    • Forest Conservation
    • Family Life
    • Open Studios
    Selection process: By staff
    Setting: Rural
    Nearest Airport: cancun
    Nearest Train Station: n/A
    Street & Number: calle 17 esq. carr. fed.tulum-coba km.20
    Postal Code: 77796
    City: tulum
    Country long: Mexico
    calle 17 esq. carr. fed.tulum-coba km.20
    tulum 77796 MEX
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