Rucka Artist Residency is happy to announce an OPEN CALL for residencies in spring 2020

The aim of the residency programme is to bring together artists from different spheres (film and photography, multimedia, dance, theatre, design, drawing, etc.) to create artworks that address important social and environmental issues and involve members of the local community in the development of artwork.  When evaluating the residency applications for  the spring 2020 the […]

The aim of the residency programme is to bring together artists from different spheres (film and photography, multimedia, dance, theatre, design, drawing, etc.) to create artworks that address important social and environmental issues and involve members of the local community in the development of artwork. 

When evaluating the residency applications for  the spring 2020 the preference will be given to projects addressing ecology, sustainable economy, zero waste lifestyle, ecological farming, smart cities. 

Duration of residency

Residency lasts 1 (one) month. Residents should plan their stay at Rucka between 13 April and 15 May 2020.

Accommodation

Artists live in private bedrooms with shared bathroom. A fully-equipped kitchen and dining area is also available to the residents on a self-serve basis.

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance

Rucka Artist Residency programme is open to arts professionals from a wide range of disciplines, including but not limited to film, photography, multimedia, dance, theatre, design.

The residents have access to analogue photography laboratory, shared open space studios, workshop space for creating large scale artworks and library. Wi-Fi is available in the whole building.

Studio / Workspace

The residents have access to analogue photography laboratory, shared open space studios, workshop space for creating large scale artworks and library. Wi-Fi is available in the whole building.

Fees and support

The residency programme covers accommodation and shared open studio space costs for one month. In addition to that, each artist will receive a production grant up to 500 EUR to be spent on materials, rent of equipment and other costs required to create the artwork. Applicants are responsible for covering their travel and food expenses. Rucka Artist Residency will issue acceptance letter for successful residents in order to help them to obtain grants to cover travel, insurance, food costs etc.

Expectations towards the artist

Rucka Art Residency is looking forward to applications clearly outlining the project artist is planning to work on during the residency period and the result that will be achieved.
At the end of the residency period, artists are expected to share the results of the work created with the local community in the form of artist talk, screening, exhibition, other performance or to run a workshop.

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Application deadline
2020-01-10

Residency starts
2020 - Apr - 13

Residency ends
2020 - May - 15

Location
LV

Link to more information
http://www.rucka.lv/en/rucka-artist-residency-is-happy-to-announce-an-open-call-for-residencies-in-spring-2020/