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19 Nov 2023

London | Delfina Foundation 2024 residency for artists based in India

Delfina Foundation is calling for applications from artists based in India for a residency in London, from 2 April to 23 June 2024. 

Alongside offering practitioners time and space to develop their work, Delfina Foundation residencies offer a programme that includes: 

  • Opportunities to meet and engage with artists, curators, academics and researchers through organised presentations, studio visits, events and meals; 
  • Professional development activities including: presentations and crits, portfolio reviews, and mentoring activities to strengthen the artistic practice; 
  • Collaborative exchange between residents through informal gatherings, crits and meals; and 
  • Guided visits to museums, galleries, non-profits, artist-run spaces and studios, as well as trips to institutions outside London. 

Applicants must be:

  • Based in (living and working in) India; 
  • An Indian citizen not restricted from travelling abroad
  • Under 40 years of age; 
  • An artist working in the field of contemporary art; 
  • Seeking an opportunity to develop their practice; 
  • Able to explain how the experience of an international residency will be of benefit, not only to their own artistic development but also to their local networks; and 
  • Proficient in English;

What is provided

  • A return economy-class flight
  • Airport transfers in the UK
  • Reimbursement of visa fees (if required)
  • A living allowance of 30 GBP per day
  • A materials budget of 1,000 GBP
  • A single bedroom with a desk at Delfina Foundation
  • A travel pass for London’s public transport network

Application guidelines

Deadline: 19 November 2023

The programme is run in partnership with Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation, Emami Art, and Charles Wallace India Trust.