Dimensions Art Center

+86 23 68508647
info@chongqingdac.org
Name of Residency: DAC Artists In Residency (DAIR)

DAC Artists In Residency (DAIR)  is a multi-dimensional art research and exchange platform with “contemporary”, “experimental”, “locality” and “publicity”. DAC is committed to materializing the symbiosis of art and society, facing the local social scene and cultural background under the context of the current era of international contemporary art environment to carry out cross-disciplinary, cross-media and interdisciplinary integration through researches on theoretical practices with open, innovative and experimental mindset.

DAC continuously recruits and invites artists, curators, designers and other professionals from all over the world to Artists In Residency and provide months of local residence and works presentation opportunities. DAC helps all kinds of professionals carry out theoretical research in locality and practices in creation on this platform, exerting their creativity with freedom. To this end, we also channel resources from various fields and leverage reasonable social cooperation and resources to materialize the social effect of art, the revitalization of the region and the symbiosis with joint efforts.

At present, the 2019 “Regular Residency Program” and the “Emerging Artists Residency Program” are opening to application!

Program 1: Regular Residency Program

Recruitment target: contemporary art and culture practice and researcher such as artists, curator and designers etc. from all over the world. Research direction and creative media are not limited.
Recruitment time: application open throughout the year, and the resident time is agreed upon between DAC and the artist.
Resident period: one to six months which is agreed upon between DAC and the artist.

Residence fee :
Residence fee is composed of Basic and Monthly which is calculated in following formula: Basic+Monthly*Resident Month.
· As for artists with third party support (sponsorship or aid), Basic is 400 Euro, Monthly is 400 Euro;
· As for artists without third party support (sponsorship or aid), Basic is 200 Euro, Monthly 200 Euro;
[ Example: Artists with support residing for four months: 400€ (basic)+400€(monthly)*4=2000€,
Artists without support residing for two months should pay: 200€ (basic)+200€(monthly)*2=600€]

The residence fee covers:
“Basic”:
· Round-trip transfer from airport or train station to Dimension Art Center;
· The use of professional exhibition halls and exchange meeting rooms and related equipment;
· Services such as resident results exhibition planning, academic supporting;
· Exhibition execution assistance services, including exhibition room layout and restoration assistance, exhibition propaganda, reception etc. No assistance to creation of art works is provided.

“Monthly”:
· A 30-square-meter, 24-hour service and a studio with a living room that is equipped with daily facilities as air conditioning, wardrobes.
· Use of photography, wood, clothing, dyeing and fabric and music studio facilities with professional support;
· Use of public living facilities such as public kitchens, laundry rooms, shower rooms, etc.;
· Possibility to invite DAC art directors, academic advisors, and institutional curators to visit the studio for academic exchanges;
· Proper amount of translation and living assistance is provided by DAC staff.

Program 2: Emerging Artists Residency Program

Dimension Art Center is a non-profit art institution. The operating costs of the organization come from the donations of various sectors of the community and the benefits from professional research and participation in social services. From 2014 to now, due to the continuous efforts of DAC in the development of regional art cultivation, it has gained more support from all sectors of society, making it possible to open a emerging artist residency program this year. In order to promote the development of regional art culture and realize social value of public welfare, we are more inclined to have a resident plan of cultural locality, social publicity and public interaction.

Recruitment target: emerging artists from all over the world under the age of 35. Creative media is not limited but creative direction should be in accordance with the theme of this residency program.
Recruitment time: application open throughout the year, and the resident time is agreed upon between DAC and the artist.
Resident period: two to six months which is agreed upon between DAC and the artist.

Residence fee: DAC offers free residency opportunity without any associated fees.

DAC Offers:
· A 30-square-meter, 24-hour service and a studio with a living room that is equipped with daily facilities as air conditioning, wardrobes.
· Use of photography, wood, clothing, dyeing and fabric and music studio facilities with professional support;
· Use of public living facilities such as public kitchens, laundry rooms, shower rooms, etc.;
· The use of professional exhibition halls and exchange meeting rooms and related equipment;
· Services such as resident results exhibition planning, academic supporting;
· Possibility to invite DAC art directors, academic advisors, and institutional curators to visit the studio for academic exchanges;
· Exhibition execution assistance services, including exhibition room layout and restoration supporting, exhibition propaganda, reception etc. No including works creation, Layout and withdraw supporting.

Application Procedures

1. Please click on the link below and download the Application Form for DAIR,
link: http://chongqingdac.org/admin/att?path=/2019-03-09/e40185fb-c7e0-44c9-b786-81df020ac74f.docx

2. Fill out the form and send the Application to DAC official email info@chongqingdac.orgin Chinese or English with designated title of Application to DAC International Residency Program.

3. DAC will finish assessment to application materials in half a month and feedback the results through email.

4. If the application is approved by DAC, an invitation letter to the resident plan will be issued to help artist proceed applications of funds and visa.
Feel free to contact us if you need more information: info@chongqingdac.org

If other, please specify?:

Public Art
Residency Programme since: 2013
Description of Organisation:

Dimensions Art Center (DAC), established in 2013, is located in the Huangjueping art district on the Jiulong Peninsula, Chongqing, China. Situated in a former arts institute covering an area of 3000m, the Art Center features academic research, art exhibition, and public education.
Dimensions Art Center is officially registered as a community-run non-enterprise institution (Non-profit (NPO) institution) in the Bureau of Civil Affairs in Jiulongpo District, and superintended by the Cultural Committee of Jiulongpo District, Chongqing.

In the past decade, Chongqing has witnessed fast internationalization, urbanization and an unprecedented creative cultural boom. Confronted with these new trends, art institutions are seeking cross-disciplinary and cross-media developments and better interaction with all walks of life. As a non-profit third-party art institution, Dimensions Art Center shoulders the responsibility of contributing to a robust and viable culture of Chinese art.

Major honors:
· In 2015, the third Prize of Chongqing Municipal Planning and Mapping Technology Progress Award, “Jiulong Peninsula Cultural and Creative Activation Program”.
· In 2017, won the honorary unit of the municipal “Chongqing National Art Popularization Demonstration Project”.
· In 2017, won the honorary title of “Jiulongpo District Model Demonstration Public Innovation Space” at the district level.
· In 2018, the membership units of“Chongqing Culture and People’s Consumption Alliance”, and will be included in the list of “The Second Chongqing Culture and People’s Consumption Season” innovative business model subsidy units.
· In 2018, in the 4th Small and Medium-sized Micro-enterprise Innovation Service Festival in Chongqing, won the “Chongqing Star of Entrepreneurship and Innovation” selection and winning prize.

Major projects:
· In 2015, the third Prize of Chongqing Municipal Planning and Mapping Technology Progress Award, “Jiulong Peninsula Cultural and Creative Activation Program”. The project was led by the Jiulongpo District Yulong Group, and DAC cooperated with Beijing Zhonghai Huayi Urban Planning and Design Co., Ltd. to form a joint working group, providing ideas and framework for the development of regional cultural and creative industries for Jiulongpo District.
· In 2015, the key construction project of Chongqing Municipal Supply and Marketing Cooperatives, “Chongqing Jingyu International Cultural and Creative Industry Park Project”.
· In 2016, the key project of Chongqing Municipality, “Study on the Chongqing Homestay Selected and Poverty Alleviation Model in Northeast Chongqing”, led by Chongqing Planning and Natural Resources Bureau.
· In 2016, in cooperation with the Cross-media Studio of the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, the establishment of the “Social Practice Teaching Base of the Cross-media Studio of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute” was built in DAC.
· In 2017, “Research on the Development Model of Modern Service Industry in Creative Park and Industrial Heritage Conservation in Chongqing”?the project of Chongqing Municipal Planning Bureau.
· In 2017, “Changshou Three Inverted Traditional Landscape Area Protection and Utilization Planning Project”, the project of Chongqing Changshou District Planning Bureau.
· In 2017, the DAC united with two international art exchange agencies in Huangjueping, Jiulongpo District, and actively interacted with various departments of the Jiulongpo District Government. Under the guidance of the Jiulongpo District Government, the “Jiulong Peninsula Contemporary Art Development Foundation” was prepared to build for the entrepreneurship development of creative group.
· In 2017, in cooperation with the New Media Art Department of the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute and the Department of Public Courses, the “Teaching Field Base of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute” was established in DAC.
· In 2017, we collaborated with the Incheon Art Platform (IAP) and the Incheon Foundation for Arts and Culture (IFAC) to conduct the normalization of the “Art Cooperation and Exchange Program”.
· In 2017, in cooperation with the Jeonbuk Art Museum (JMA) in Korea, the International Artist Residency Exchange Program was established.
· In 2017, under the support and guidance of Jiulongpo District Government, Jiulongpo District Yulong Group and other relevant government departments, the “DLAF2017 The 1st Dimensions International Live Art Festival in Chongqing” was held.
· In 2018, cooperated with the Internationalized Artistic Talents Program of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute to jointly establish the “Teaching Department of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute & the Practice Teaching Base of DAC”.
· In 2018, in cooperation with the School of Public Art of the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, the “The 3rd International Workshop of Public Art Education of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute” was co-organized.
· In 2018, initiated and organized the “DLAF2018 The 2nd Dimensions International Local Art Festival” with the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, in conjunction with other domestic and foreign universities and local institutions.
· In 2019, supported by the Jiulongpo District Government and the company Yulong Group of government platform, sponsored by Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing Photographers Association, and Chongqing Artists Association, DAC co-organized with the New Media Department of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Academy of Public Art, the Sculpture Department, the Tongmen Art Center, and Chongqing Juchen Culture Communication Co., Ltd., jointly hosted the “Time Mirror – The First Chongqing International Experimental Visual Art?photograph&video? Biennale (2018-2019 Huangjueping)”.

Organisation founded in: 2013
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Not-for-profit
Working Languages:
  • Chinese
  • English
Duration of residency:
  • Months: 1 – 3
  • Months: 3 – 6
Number of studios: between 5 and 10
Number of artists in residence at one time: between 5 and 10
Studio type and size: Live/work studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
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
  • Other
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Private studio / workplace
  • Kitchen
  • Space for partners, families, pets
  • Internet
  • Ceramics facilities
  • Woodworking tools
  • Small hand and power tools available
  • Musical Instruments
  • Puppet making and craft workshop
  • Fabric and textiles
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Exhibition space
  • Sound recording studio
  • Musical-instruments
  • Ceramic facilities
  • Woodworking tools
  • Technical assistance
  • Networking
  • Promotional services
  • Other
If other, please specify:

Dying Studio, Meeting Room, Photography Studio, Music Studio, Wood Studio
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Children
  • Partners
  • Pets
  • Does your residency uphold partnerships beneficial to resident artists? : with educational institutions or schools, local workshop facilities
    Application process: Digital application
    Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: No
    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
    • Production costs
    • Food
    Expenses paid by the organisation:
    • Accommodation
    • Other
    If other, please specify: Promotion, Exhibition service
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • Exhibition
    • Public talk
    • Workshop
    • Teaching
    • Donation of artwork
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    • Exhibition
    • Cafe/restaurant
    • Open Studios
    • Other
    If other, please specify: Lectures, Forums, Art Projects, Art Festivals
    Selection process: By committee
    Setting: Urban
    Nearest Airport: Chongqing Jiangbei Airport
    Nearest Train Station: Chongqing Station
    How to reach by car: Google/ Gaode/ Baidu map App search “十方艺术中心”
    Street & Number: Guanjialin 190, Huangjueping, Jiulongpo District
    Postal Code: 400053
    City: Chongqing
    Guanjialin 190, Huangjueping, Jiulongpo District
    Chongqing 400053 CHN
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