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01 Jun 2023

Cyprus | Thinker Maker Space CYENS residency 2023

The Thinker Maker Space of CYENS, Nicosia (Cyprus), is calling for applications from artists, designers or creatives for their Artist-in-Residence Programme throughout 2023.

Resident artists have full access to the makerspace facilities, allowing experimentation with advanced fabrication techniques. They will also have the opportunity to present and exhibit their work at the end of the residency. Additionally, artists may deliver a series of workshops and talks relating to their practice and area of expertise.

The makerspace residencies are hosted on a short-term basis (two weeks to four months). The open call invites individuals from the creative industries (creators, designers, visual artists, academics and others) to submit a portfolio and a project proposal. Proposals need to include details of the project’s purpose and outcomes emphasising on fabrication methods.

Capacities of the space

  • Rapid prototyping 
  • Traditional making processes 
  • Electronics and robotics 
  • Photography and 3D scanning 
  • Workstations 


Successful applicants receive a monthly stipend of 1,200 EUR, which may include: 

  • International travel expenses 
  • Expenses for mobility, accommodation, and nutrition 
  • Workshop expenses and materials 
  • Remuneration 

Application guidelines 

Deadline 1 (for residency period 1 February–1 July 2023): 19 December 2022 

Deadline 2 (for residency period 1 August 2023–1 January 2024): 1 June 2023 

CYENS Thinker Maker Space is a creative hub where art, science and technology coexist and unite.