Space 118

+91 9821143837
space118studios@gmail.com

Structure of the Program offered:

The duration of the program would be for 1-2 months at Space 118 in Mumbai. The residency offered by you would fund their boarding, lodging, all meals, and provision of a working studio space.

At the end of their program the artist would be mentored and guided by our advisory panel members and be able to share and showcase their work created during their studio practice during the Open Studio Day at Space 118.

We offer lively interactive spaces for outdoor and indoor studio practices to artists from diverse fields working in various mediums. Our studio and apartment is nestled in the heart of South Bombay with close proximity to all galleries and art institutions. We are very accessible and connected by all means of public transport as well. Some of the features offered at our Studios and Residency are listed below:

Studio Residency:

1) Studio practice space

2) Pantry facility

3) Bathroom

4) Internet Connection

5) Library containing a wealth of books on artists, galleries and various topics featured in art.

6) High Security 24/7

7) Administrative assistance for all necessary paperwork.

8) Regular updates on all events related to the arts and culture happening around the city.

The artists will be able to participate in our Open Studio Day at our studios. Space118 becomes a lively dynamic ground for artists to share and showcase their ideas and research developed in our studios to friends, family, collectors, gallerists and the art fraternity at large. It is held at the end of the artist?s residency term, displaying the works of a fresh batch of artists residing and working in our space.

Residency Programme since: 2001
Description of Organisation:

Space 118 provides five studios, located in south Bombay, on a short-term basis (1-2 months) to artists for creative study and research as part of its commitment to supporting emerging art practitioners from all parts of the country and the world. Situated in south central Mumbai, it is within close proximity to the artists district in Colaba and the art fraternity at large.

We are looking at a diverse group of artists working in the studios to create a lively, supportive and dynamic work environment. We aim to foster the exchange of ideas and experiences amongst artists who work in different fields of art practice. In exchange for their enriching time in our studios, artists are required to grant an artwork either created during their studio practice or from previous collections. These artworks are catalogued and exhibited periodically to generate funds for the sustainability and maintenance of the space. Artists can choose to apply either for the studio practice only, or for studio and accommodation.

Image 1: Space 118 entire studios premises

Image 2: Studio 1

Image 3: Studio 2

Image 4: Studio 4

Image 5: Studio 5

Organisation founded in: 2010
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Independent Association/Foundation
Working Languages:
  • English
Presentation of artists’ work: Exhibition at end of residency
Duration of residency:
  • Months: 1 – 3
Number of studios: 5
Number of artists in residence at one time: 5
Studio type and size: Private studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Literature
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Library
  • Office
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Partners
  • Application process: Open call
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Accommodation
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    • Exhibition
    Selection process: By curator
    Setting: Urban
    Nearest Airport: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Aiport
    Nearest Train Station: Sandhurst Road Station
    How to reach by train: Central Railway – Sandurst RoadDirections:From Sandhurst Road station walk towards your right,then after the Dongri Police station take a right,then after Fazlani School, cross the railway bridge and take the first right.Walk 2 mins inside the lane and you will see a big Steel gate on your right, enter it.
    How to reach by car: Directions from Worli or Peddar Road.Once you reach Mahalaxmi Station on your left hand side, drive straight down the road towards Saath Rasta. From there taking Saath Rasta reach St. Mary?s High School in Byculla. Once you see the Byculla bridge on your left which takes you to St. Marys&rsquo School, take the first right turn after the school on St. Mary&rsquos Road. Towards the end of the road, take a right turn, you will see a white marble Jain Temple on your left. Go straight and take the first left turn. In a minute you will see a big steel gate on your right, opposite Copper Castle. Enter it that?s Space118. Directions from VT & Churchgate:Go straight down P. Dmello Road, till you see the Eastern Express Highway, don&rsquot take it, go under it. A little ahead, you will see a BP Petrol Pump on your LEFT, take the left turn AFTER and go straight down the road till you see a big steel gate on your left…Enter it, that&rsquos Space118.Bus Routes:Bus route from Churchgate Station: 134Alight at the Tar Wadi Bus Stop(same Bus from the opposite side to Churchgate Station)Bus route from VT Station : 45Alight at the Wadi Bunder road Bus Stop(same Bus from the opposite side to V T Station)
    Street & Number: 118 Wadi Bunder Road, Mazagaon
    Postal Code: 400010
    City: Mumbai
    118 Wadi Bunder Road, Mazagaon
    Mumbai 400010 IND
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