APPLICATION AIR KRISTIANSAND

OPEN CALL FOR FALL 2023 AND ALL OF 2024 AT THE ARTIST IN RESIDENCY IN KRISTIANSAND, NORWAY

About us
The Artist in residency in Kristiansand, Norway, is open year-round, providing professional visual artists much-needed space and time to work on a project of their choice. AiR-Kristiansand is run by Agder Center of Contemporary Art. The applications are reviewed by an art committee whose efforts ensure that a broad range of artistic styles and national origins is represented.

Application deadline
01.05.2023

Available Residency period
07.09. 2023 – 30.11.2024

Location
Kristiansand, Norway

Duration of residency
1 month – 3 months

Accommodation
Private accommodation

Studio / Workspace
A private studio inside the AiR-apartment is simpley equipped with a work desk, office chair, ample wall space, and both natural and artificial lighting

APPLICATION FEE
No Application fee required.

Link to application form
Available from 14th of February 2023

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Who can apply

Professional visual artists from Norway and abroad. The applicant must have completed a Bachelor degree or a Master degree at an approved Art College or Art Academy.

Fees
Our apartment is rent-free. All expenses related to electricity and internet are also covered by Kristiansand municipality. There are no general funds/scholarships linked to AiR-Kristiansand accept from the Cultural Rucksack program.

Each applicant is responsible for their own funding. The residency is self-catered (artists have to cover all expenses, such as living costs, travel, materials, insurance and transport). We encourage all applicants to apply for funding in their home countries.

Expectations towards the artist

We encourage Artists to hold Artist-talks and host studio visits, but we respect that not all artists will want to host studio visits and/or show what they have produced, therefore this is handled on an individual basis. If you have specific requests please feel free to include it in your project proposal.

Please have the following information ready before you start your application process

  • Short project summary (max 500 characters) and an extended project description/ intension of your residency (max 1 A4-page/6000 characters)
  • Documentation (max 8 low res pic/illustrations combined in a PDF)
  • CV
  • Portrait (press photo)

For further information please contact us via mail; post@agderkunst.no