|Call for artist-in-residency applications for spring 2012 in Nida|
|Tuesday, 27 September 2011 14:38|
Deadline 15th of October. Application (please download) have to be send to
Dates and duration of the residencies: 1 to 4 months between February 1, 2012 and May 31, 2012.
Keywords: Fluxus sand, the Baltic Sea as a medium, labyrinths of forest paths, smoked fish, solitude, landscape meditation, mind massage, contemplating the ten-meter-high studio space, migrating from water to water, media lab, beaches and breeze, reinventing tradition, creative sunbathing.
Nida Art Colony invites artists, designers, architects, curators, and art researchers to meet the coming spring on the Baltic Sea coast in the Curonian Spit National Park. The Colony was opened in March 2011 as a new branch of the Vilnius Academy of Arts (Lithuania).
Check the first issue of the Nida Art Colony Log at www.nidacolony.lt/images/log01.pdf for the pulse of the Colony’s life and A.I.R. portfolios in Spring 2011.
CALL FOR RESIDENCY APPLICATIONS
Time and inspiring solitude are becoming the most important values today, and these are plenty at Nida Art Colony. The residency in Nida will meet your expectations if:
Deadline for residency applications – October 15, 2011
Dates and duration of the residencies: 1 to 4 months between February 1, 2012 and May 31, 2012. There is one residency available in November 2011 and two residencies in December 2011. Apply for these as soon as possible.
Grants: one grant from the local Municipality is available to artists focusing on local social and cultural issues. Other selected candidates are issued a letter of support for individual grant seeking.
Costs: studio and living space rent is 312 Eur/month, including all taxes, use of equipment, communal spaces, bicycles and the minivan.
Location. Nida Art Colony is located on the Curonian Spit, which is a 98 km long peninsula separating the Curonian Lagoon and the Baltic Sea. The Curonian Spit is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of the most beautiful and unique cultural landscapes of Europe.