Muong AIR Studio

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Muong AIR Studio is an interdisciplinary place where artists and public can experience the work of local, Vietnamese and international artists working in the areas of traditional as well as contemporary based performing arts, visual arts, included new media and performance arts.

Muong AIR Studio is an art center belonging to Museum of Muong Minority, which is one of the earliest ethic groups in Vietnam.

Muong AIR Studio area and facilitations are designed suitably to its original village environment and provides possibilities to develop art works in outdoor landscapes. Muong AIR Studio also offers a vision of contemporary art in which the natural landscape and social environment, including the historical background are determinants in the creation of the works.

Residency Programme since: 2014
Description of Organisation:

Muong AIR Studio was founded in 2011 with such objectives:

– To open an open space for contemporary art activities: creating new works in the residence, workshop, cultural and art exchange as well as collaboration on the purpose of developing the contemporary art scene in Vietnam.

– To preserve and develop a local culture based on the connection between the ancient culture and contemporary arts.

– To connect other art centers in Vietnam and South East Asia and Asia to support the artists and contemporary art development in Vietnam.

The activities program of Muong AIR Studio includes art exhibition, projects, workshops and artist-in-residency program for both local and international artists.

Muong AIR Studio includes studios, open air space and gallery space. The studio is an open space based inside the stilt house, which is over 500m2 for artists working on different medium such as paintings, printmaking, ceramics and other disciplines. The Open air space is a garden designed especially for sculpture works, installations and other land art pieces. The total area for creating works and showcase is around 18,000 m2.

Organisation founded in: 2010
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Artist-Run
  • Independent Association/Foundation
  • Part of a Gallery/Museum
Working Languages:
  • English
Presentation of artists’ work: Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 1
Number of studios: 5
Number of artists in residence at one time: between 5 and 10
Studio type and size: Live/work studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Shared Room
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Literature
  • Architecture
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Office
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Exhibition space
  • Ceramic facilities
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Children
  • Partners
  • Application process: Digital application
    Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: No
    Do you charge a residency fee for your residency?: Yes
    If yes, what is the residency fee? (in your local currency): 38 USD
    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
    • Supplies
    Expenses paid by the organisation:
    • Accommodation
    • Food
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • Exhibition
    • Workshop
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Exhibition
    Selection process: By committee
    Setting: Both
    Nearest Airport: Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi
    Nearest Train Station: Hanoi
    How to reach by plane: Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi (80 km from/to the Muong AIR Studio).We also offer airport pick up on request.
    How to reach by train: No train connection.
    How to reach by car: Approximately 2hrs drive from/to Hanoi.
    Street & Number: 202 Tay Tien st., Thai Binh Ward
    Postal Code: 350000
    City: Hoa Binh City
    Country long: Vietnam
    202 Tay Tien st., Thai Binh Ward
    Hoa Binh City 350000 VNM
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