1+1 is a residency and exhibition project for international artists who wish to explore Athens’ rich cultural life and opportunities and present their work in a local art venue.
1+1 provides shared accommodation and working space in central Athens for two weeks and two (1+1) artists who wish to share experiences and take part in a duo show in Athens. The artists will present their work at the end of their 14-day residency period in a four-day curated exhibition in a downtown Athens art venue.
The 1+1 residency includes a customized introduction into ancient and contemporary Greek culture (two guided visits at Unesco sites, museums and art venues), individual networking advice, tips on Athens secret addresses, as well as curatorial assistance/advice for the realization of the exhibition.
• Accommodation in a studio apartment with two separate bedrooms / shared studio space
• A curated four-day exhibition in downtown Athens
• Assistance in / advice for the setup of the exhibition
• Two guided visits at Unesco sites, museums and art venues
• Individual networking advice
• Promotion, social media support, press release
• E-invitation + Website documentation
Duration of residency
14 days (13 nights) – the residency period begins on Monday and ends on Sunday. The exhibition takes place within the last four days of the residency.
Shared accommodation (private bedroom) in central Athens
Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
Artists who work in the field of sculpture, painting, installation, photography, performance, textile art, comics, design or jewellery are invited to apply. FaveLAB supports the artist with communication, practical advice and assistance during the setup of the exhibition or presentation. On request, FaveLAB supports the artist with an invitation letter.
Studio / Workspace
Shared studio – the workspace is part of the (102 / 75 m2) apartment.
Fees and support
470 Euro paid by the artist (plus 20 Euro cleaning fee).
Expectations towards the artist
Applications are accepted by artists who want to extend their professional practice and are interested in a dialogue with another artist during their stay in Athens.