Application for the Assemblage Studios Artist Residency Programme

Assemblage is excited to announce the launch of its International Residency Programme. The Assemblage Studios is offering a funded studio space to artists across South Africa (not residing in Johannesburg) and Abroad. Applicants may apply for a period of 1 to 3 months between September 2015 and August 2016.


Call For Applications: 2015 Artists In Residency ( AIR ) Programme

Each year, the Africa Centre, provides artists with the unique opportunity to spend four to six weeks fully dedicated to developing their craft. This year through partnerships with residency programmes in Australia, Brazil, India, Italy, Kenya, Spain, Tanzania and the United States we are proud to offer thirteen unique residencies for our 2015 AIR programme.


CC Joburg 1-hour Residency Programme

CC Joburg | Glasgow is a city-wide, collaborative artwork which invites you to develop a large-scale outdoor canvas with us.


Call for applications: Curatorial residency in Basel, Switzerland 2016

International Arts Exchange Programme Atelier Mondial, located at Christoph Merian Stiftung in Basel, and Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council, have established a new exchange programme for curators in collaboration with independent art space “Ausstellungsraum Klingental”, located in Basel. Now one of the pre-eminent international centres of the contemporary art world, Basel and the surrounding region function as a dynamic nexus of people, ideas and work, which at the same time has a creative life outside of the major contemporary art events that are convened annually. In 2016, this residency will target the Southern African region, and the call will be managed through the Johannesburg office of Pro Helvetia.


Social Fabric artist-in-residence opportunity

“Social Fabric” is an art-based social development project with the ultimate aim of collaboratively helping the embattled SA textile industry. The project aims to instigate innovation into textile production – so that it competes on quality and innovation. The artist's work/research at the residence will hopefully serve as a catalyst for designers and manufacturers to see what is possible. At the same time we want it to be beneficial to the artist, as an opportunity to research, work and explore in a non-traditional environment, a textile manufacturer's plant.


Call for entries - artist residencies at PACT Zollverein

From January to July 2016 PACT Zollverein is offering a residen- cy programme for the development and realisation of projects and productions, which is open to professional artists from both Germany and abroad working in the fields of dance, performance, media art or sound art.


Flaggfabrikken Center for Contemporary Art - Call fo rapplications

Flaggfabrikken Center for Contemporary Art is offering the opportunity to undertake a one month residency for four artists in Bergen, Norway from September 19 to October 19.



In the context of its research and residency program, ZK/U offers a ‘living & work’ space for artists, scholars and practitioners working in the fields of urban research, geography, anthropology, urbanism, architecture and the humanities. The programme is open to brave, curious, artists in their field, working on the edge of their practice.


Khoj International Residency program

Khoj invites applications from artists and cultural practitioners for its forthcoming residency program, ‘Coriolis Effect: Currents across India and Africa’, a project which seeks to activate the social, economic and cultural relationship and historical exchange which exists between India and the continent of Africa.



Nafasi Art Space is a Contemporary Art Space in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania that has been in existence since 2009. It is situated on the edge of an industrial terrain and a residential area in Mikocheni B in an old warehouse with a large plot.


Call for creatives - Silence. Awareness. Existence residency program in Finland

The Finnish winter being famous for its darkness, S.A.E offers an extreme retreat into existence through art, silence and nature. The program brings together creative minds who are interested and working around the theme on various fields.


Artist-in-Residence: Headlands Center for the Arts

Headlands Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary, international arts center located in the Marin Headlands, and is a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Headlands’ artists programs provide opportunities for research, experimentation, professional development, and peer-to-peer exchange for artists working across disciplines at critical times in their careers.


ARCUS Project Residency, Japan

Artist-in-Residence Program of ARCUS Project which aims to support the artistic activities of emerging artists was launched in 1994 by Ibaraki Prefectural Government as its main organizer. In its 21 years history, ARCUS Project has invited 91 artists from 29 countries / regions, and supported their artistic projects and researches during the residence. A number of previous residency artists are now known as cutting- edge artists in the international art scene.


Space Between A-I-R: Artist Residency Program

Space Between supports international and local graduate students, emerging and established artists, designers, creative’s and curator’s with an affordable residency program located in Woodstock, Cape Town launching in 2015.



For the tenth edition of ‘DE SOKKEL’ Middelheim Museum collaborates with AIR Antwerpen. The museum and the residency offer an unique opportunity for an international visual artist to work on a site specific art project during a residency of four months in Antwerp, Belgium.


Kooshk Artist Residency Award (KARA 2015)

Kooshk residency is a non-political cultural and artistic space in Tehran. Kooshk, with sponsorship of private section tries to provide a convenient space for artists, curators, researchers, writers and filmmakers to encourage inter-cultural dialogues and art creation.


Floating Reverie Open Call

Floating Reverie is a digital art residency program which provides a platform for arts to explore process, research and concepts through a digital medium and specific process. Floating Reverie has hosted eleven individual artists and two collectives to date, with two of the artists using the networked platform to collaborate actively. The residency, through the participating artists, has come to reiterate the scope and potential of networked media for an integrated and innovative networked creativity.


Kamiyama Artist in Residence call for applications

Creating "Global Kamiyama" is the main purpose behind the KAIR Project. Their hope is that the artists will produce works full of originality, influenced by the experience of spending time amidst the timeless nature of Kamiyama, deep in the Japanese countryside, and inspiration from interacting with the local people.


221A Call for 2015-16 Curatorial Residents

221A is a non-profit artist-run centre that presents exhibitions, talks, publications and special projects that explore the role of design in the shaping of contemporary societies. 221A is seeking proposals from practicing artists, designers, architects, academics and/or curators, including curatorial collectives, for the 2015-16 Curatorial Residency Program.


Rijksakademie Call for applications residency January - December 2016

The Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten (Amsterdam, NL) is an international residency program which provides time and space for research, experiment and production. We offer outstanding opportunities to emerging professional artists from both The Netherlands and abroad, to develop their work and ideas at the highest level.

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