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INTERNATIONAL ART RESIDENCY PROGRAMME
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LARGO DAS ARTES | ART RESIDENCY IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: 2 FEBRUARY 2015
RESIDENCY PERIOD: SECOND HALF 2015*
* Residenc ies can last bet ween one and three mont hs . Art is t s should st at e t he month or months f or which t hey are applying.
Largo das Artes International Art Residency Programme is designed for emerging
artists wishing to immerse themselves in their work without the strains of everyday life. We
provide them the space to explore practices, new ideas and materials; and to develop a
project in Rio de Janeiro while receiving professional feedback and support.
The selected artists have the chance to live and work in Rio de Janeiro and to participate
in weekly activities such as talks, meetings with curators, exhibition tours and LargoLab.
Participants are also encouraged to propose talks and workshops, and to learn about Rio's
art and cultural scenes.
Largo das Artes International Art Residency Programme encourages professional
development, artistic exchange and international contacts. The support, networks and
creative environment offered by us provide an opportunity for artists to interact,
learn, research and experiment with new works, materials, and concepts.
The central aspects of our programme are:
• Studio at Largo das Artes
• Opportunity to propose workshops and talks
• Curatorial support through one-to-one meetings
• Weekly brainstorming sessions (LARGOLAB)
• Administrative and logistics support from Largo das Artes
• Open studio event at the end of the residency to introduce the visiting artist to the public
HOW TO APPLY
Deadline: 2 February 2015
Applications should be emailed to rioresidency@gmail.com with the subject 'Residency
Application' and the following information in a PDF file:
1. A cover letter with name, email, address, phone number and nationality, stating the
month or months in which you would like to take part in the programme
2. A statement outlining your research proposal, motivation, what you expect from the residency and what you hope to achieve (300 word max)
3. Artist's statement describing your practice and areas of interest in your work (300 word
max)
4. Between 10 and 20 images of recent works with dimensions, technique, title and date
5. A CV
CRITERIA
Prospective artists in residence will be selected by a committee of artists, curators and
Largo das Artes team. Creative individuals working in all fields may apply. The selection
will be based on the artists' body of work, CV and research proposal for the Residency
Programme. Largo das Artes will take into consideration the excellence of the proposal in
relation to innovation and artistic experimentation.
LANGUAGE
English, Portuguese
DURATION
1 to 3 months
COSTS
EUR 2,500 (with accommodation - please check: www.airbnb.com.br/s?host_id=3100654 )
EUR 1,500 (without accommodation)
EUR 500 registration fee to be paid upon acceptance
+ EUR 1000 / EUR 2000 to be paid prior to arrival
Artists willing to take part in our programme are expected to self-fund or apply for funding to cover costs
involved. We are happy to support with invitation letters. For more information about Largo das Artes,
please visit our website: www.largodasartes.com.br. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact
us through the following email address: rioresidency@gmail.com