Civic organization Periférne centrá (Dúbravica, Slovakia), which works with art in rural areas, is seeking submissions for artist-in-residency projects in the year 2018 within the frame of the Visegrad Artist Residency Program. The purpose of this program is  to facilitate art mobility and exchange for citizens of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries. 

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Supported period of each residency is 3 months.

To apply for VARP residency, each applicant has to find a host organization, which will accept his/her residency project, and fill out the on-line application form directly at the Visegrad fund website.

Selected artists will receive a residency fee (scholarship) of €750 per month and Periférne centrá as the host organization will provide the artist with accommodation and project support.

Selection preferences

Periférne centrá as a potential host organization welcomes site-specific projects

– architectonic and design projects (landscape object, furniture design, visual communication, landscape/garden design, or urbanistic project for ex.)

– projects of audiovisual art

– participatory projects

– projects which reflect local environment

– music/sound projects and experimental projects of any media

For more information about our activities and former artists-in-residence, please, look at our website www.perifernecentra.com.Periférne centrá requests that the applicants send their project proposal no later than February 8th so that they can be previewed by our advisory board – selection will be annouced 9th February. Recommended applicants will receive scanned invitation letter and other necessary documents that are needed for submission at the application form ( link to: on-line application form ) which deadline is February 15thResidencies can take place between May 1, 2018 to Oktober 31, 2018.

Project proposals must contain:
• Brief description of the project in English
• Name of the project
• Prefered term of the residency
• Artistic portfolio (files or link to artist´s website) in English

Please, e-mail your proposals to: info@perfernecentra.com with ” VARP residency program 2018″ and your name in the e-mail subject. Please don’t hesitate to discuss your project in advance with us. For more information about the activities and programs of Periférne centrá please look at our website archive. The amount of the support is 750 € per month for resident and 750 € per month for the host organization; each res­i­dency project receives €4,500 in total.

For International Visegrad Fund and VARP online application form visit: https://www.visegradfund.org/apply/mobilities/visual-and-sound-arts-residency/

Your application will include:

  • Copy of your ID or passport
  • Artistic portfolio (files or link to artist´s website)
  • Scan of acceptance letter issued by the host organization, which includes the name of the artist; title of the project; planned dates of the project; date; name and signature of the statutory representative.

Application sample: http://bit.ly/2DM7VwE

Space of residency – accomodation, studios, conditions, environment: