WE OFFER YOU A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE, Perfect environment for creative exchange and collaboration.
BELGRADE ART STUDIO RESIDENCY is a non-profit international art program designed to bring talented artists, creative practitioners, researchers and writers from around the world to experience a unique cultural environment dedicated to art. Selected artists are invited to live and work in specially designed studio for a period up to 6 months. By bringing the creators of art in a unique setting the Program aims to situate art at the very heart of historical Belgrade.
WHO CAN APPLY
Art studio is open year-round, providing ARTISTS/WRITERS /CURATORS / CREATIVE PRACTITIONERS/ RESEARCHERS/SCHOLARS/THINKERS/PHOTOGRAPHERS with much-needed space and time to work on a project of their choice. The applications are reviewed by an art committee whose efforts ensure that a broad range of artistic disciplines, styles, and national origins is represented. The selection process aims to integrate artists and researchers in a spirit of openness and curiosity about creativity in its diverse forms and contexts.
WHAT WE OFFER
Residency in a private air-conditioned fully furnished apartment which is unique and has character, in Dorcol historic building, built in 1921-23. (approximately 80 square meters. It has 4.20 m high ceilings, large windows in two directions and a beautiful floor plan). Living in Dorćol has its charms, it could be like living in Kreuzberg in Berlin or Manhattan in NYC. A sense of history, with the pieces of furniture from 1920s and original wooden floor, windows, doors and a fully functional kitchen for the self-catering of residents, bathroom, dining/sitting room, studio. A painting studio is equipped with easels, stool, ample wall space, both natural and artificial lighting and a small library.The space was renovated over the course of a whole year and decorated following an ‘‘eclectic luxury’’ approach that combines vintage design with contemporary art. The space is filled with original art and vintage objects sourced in galleries and antique shops across Serbia and Europe. The result is a very personal, inviting space that skillfully mixes contrasting elements with surprising results.
Complimentary pick-up and drop-off for arrival and departure, welcoming traditional serbian meal, private Belgrade City tour, a studio representative always on hand to help out and lots more, check out http://belgradeartstudio.com/studio-accommodation/
Each resident is responsible for their own funding, though Belgrade Art Studio can help with this process. Please note that there is only one artist or an artist couple at a time in the residency. Every participant can bring along one family member or partner that will pay 50% of the price as well as a pet, free of charge.
We offer one fellowship per year to artists and creatives of outstanding talent. A fellowship covers the full cost of Belgrade Art Studio residency for a week. (travel not included). Only artists who have completed the financial assistance section of the online application will be considered for fellowship. You must submit this information at the time of application.
FINANCIAL AID PACKAGE
Our financial aid package cover up to a maximum of 40% of the cost of a residency (the total amount of our aid packages varies based on a combination of merit, need, and time of year; the maximum aid is more readily available for residencies scheduled between November and April). Only artists who have completed the financial assistance section of the online application will be considered for financial aid package. You must submit this information at the time of application.
For more about eligibility, selection criteria, expectations, application, fees, funding, check out http://belgradeartstudio.com/residency-faq/
You can stay from 2weeks up to 3months.
For the application, visit http://belgradeartstudio.com/apply/ NO APPLICATION FEE
Duration of residency
up to 3 months
Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
FINE ARTISTS, MULTIMEDIA ARTISTS, WRITERS, CURATORS, THINKER, PHOTOGRAPHERS, DESIGNERS
Studio / Workspace
A private studio is equipped with easels, stool, ample wall space, and both natural and artificial lighting.
Fees and support
FEES Each resident is responsible for their own funding, though Belgrade Art Studio can help with this process. Please note that there is only one artist or an artist couple at a time in the residency.
Expectations towards the artist
Exhibition opportunities/artist talk/studio visits. We respect that not all artists will want to host studio visits and/or show what they have produced therefore this is handled on an individual basis. If you have specific requests please feel free to inc