The Interdisciplinary Art Group SERDE

+371 29817180
smg.serde@gmail.com

SERDE residencies program aims at exchange and common work between artists and professionals from the creative and cultural world promote experiences exchanges and skills sharing encourage art and culture professionals to discover the Latvian country side as place where to create and inspire create the new works in unusual circumstances.

SERDE offer accommodation and working facilities in one of oldest and ?wonderful? historical buildings of town. We have a &ldquogreen thinking&rdquo approach to our residency centre development: For residents we offer to stay in a comfortable ecological house, where the house is preserved using environmently-friendly materials and historical building technologies. The residency rooms and workshops are located in 2 separate buildings.

Resident stays in their own bedroom, and shares the studios, kitchen, and bathroom. Bedrooms are supplied with beds, mattresses, bed linen, blankets, and towels.

Residency Programme since: 2002
Description of Organisation:

The Residency and workshop centre SERDE was founded in the historical centre of Aizpute during 2002 as a platform for international and cross-disciplinary collaboration. This artist run organization seeks to develop regional and international collaboration between different culture fields, organizations and professionals. SERDEs main activities involve the exchange between culture, science and education, including the organisation of residencies, workshops, seminars, lectures, presentations and other activities.

Organisation founded in: 2002
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Not-for-profit
  • Artist-Run
Working Languages:
  • English
Presentation of artists’ work: Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 1
  • Weeks: 2
  • Weeks: 3
  • Months: 1
Number of studios: N/A
Number of artists in residence at one time: N/A
Studio type and size: N/A
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Shared Room
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
  • New Media
  • Architecture
  • Photography
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Small hand and power tools available
  • Library
  • Photography-Darkroom
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Children
  • Partners
  • Application process: Digital application
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • Exhibition
    • Public talk
    • Workshop
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    • Exhibition
    • Open Studios
    Selection process: By committee
    Setting: Rural
    Nearest Airport: Riga International Airport RIX, Palanga International Airport PLQ
    How to reach by car: We are located 180 km from capital city Riga.
    Street & Number: Atmodas iela 9
    Postal Code: LV-3456
    City: Aizpute
    Atmodas iela 9
    Aizpute LV-3456 LVA
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