Name of Residency: Casa Creativa

CASA CREATIVA is a habitat for creative minds. It is a program powered by Deputacion de Coruña and Xeracion.

The aim of the space is to bring international artists from different cultural areas to Ferrol and give them the space to create their personal projects. It is about art and community building. The aim is to activate the local cultural life and social networking. The international habitants can stay here from 2 weeks to 2 months. He/She will have opportunity to live in shared flat with international volunteers and free working and exhibition space in the co-habitat.  In the end of /during the program an exhibition/workshop/presentation will be formed including artist talk – an open discussion with the author to introduce the international resident to local community and open up his/her creation. Come and discover the wild Galicia and share your artwork!

Residency Programme since: 2018
Description of Organisation:

Xeracion is a non-profit organization composed by Galician young people sharing common ideas and visions. We work spreading a new youth culture: more European, tolerant and with equal opportunities. To reach that objectives we organize regular workshops, presentations, cultural trips and language exchanges.

Organisation founded in: 2013
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Independent Association/Foundation
Working Languages:
  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
Presentation of artists’ work: Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Duration of residency:
  • Months: 1 – 3
Number of studios: 1
Number of artists in residence at one time: 1
Studio type and size: Shared studio
Accommodation type:
Shared Room
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Internet
  • Printmaking facilities
  • Computer
  • Office
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
If your residency does not include accommodation, do you assist artists in finding accommodation?: Yes
If yes, please specify: We provide the opportunity to rent a room in a shared apartment.
Application process: Open call
Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: No
Do you charge a residency 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
  • Food
Other activities happening at the space:
  • Workshops
  • Presentation
  • Films
  • Exhibition
  • Open Studios
If other, please specify: Concerts- in case of musicians in residency.
Selection process: By committee
Setting: Urban
How to reach by plane: The best way to get to Galicia is to book your flight tickets to SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA or A CORUÑA or PORTO (PORTUGAL). Probably you will not find direct flight. Please contact us before you will book tickets and share plan of your trip. We can help you with the details of transportation.Your travel expenses WILL NOT BE reimbursed.
How to reach by train: You can take train to SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA or to A CORUÑA and from there continue your journey by bus to FERROL.
Street & Number: Calle Almendra 9
Postal Code: 15401
City: Ferrol
Country long: Spain
Calle Almendra 9
Ferrol 15401 ESP
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