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15 Mar 2014

Greece | Mercouri Estate artist residency | apply now



Mercouri Estate and Create an Accident in Greece bring creative people together from all over the world and offer the opportunity to emerging artists and researchers to create / develop and present their project during a residency period at Mercouri Estate’s facilities, an old family-owned estate in the Western Pelopponese, Greece.

The 2014 residency call is open to artists and researchers working in a diverse range of media who want to produce, explore, challenge, and expand on their current practices. They will have the opportunity to live and work on a breathtaking landscape enjoying the hospitality of the historic Mercouri Estate. With the support of Create an Accident’s administrators, the residents are invited to develop a project and present it in an open event which is organized by the hosts at the end of the residency period. The project can be a complete stand-alone project or part of an ongoing project.

Mercouri Estate is located in the Western Peloponnese on the plateau of the Ichthis peninsula. It is an old Greek, family-owned estate with 150 years history in the production of wine, olive oil and currants. Mercοuri Estate is a strong supporter of local artistic and intellectual community. Τhe creation of this residency program aims to make the estate a strong core of support both domestic and international contemporary art scene.

Screen Shot 2014-02-11 at 07.16.30Create an Accident is a platform created in 2009 in Athens.  it is a hybrid project aiming at the creation and promotion of performing and visual works, as well as the production of original theoretical research in the cultural and social field.

There is no residency or application fee - NO grants are provided for travel or living expenses. Check details of other conditions.

apply for the residency programme [deadline: 15.3.2014] here