13 Mar 2015
Norway | Nordic Artists' Centre Dale - residencies 2016 call
Open call to professional visual artists, designers, architects and curators - the A.I.R PROGRAMME 2016 at the NORDISK KUNSTNARSENTER DALE (Nordic Artists' Centre Dale) in remote nature of Norway. Residencies available in 2016 with travel costs, grants and excellent working conditions.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 13, 2015
WHO CAN APPLY
Professional artists, designers, architects and curators are eligible to apply for residencies in 2016.
Applicants from outside the Nordic region are expected to master the English language. The program is not available for students.
Professional artists, designers and architects are eligible to apply for a residency of two or three months duration. Curators are eligible to apply for a one month residence.
ABOUT THE RESIDENCY
The residency at the Nordic Artists’ Centre includes a monthly grant of NOK 8.000,- as well as covered travel expenses up to NOK 5.500,-. Living and working spaces for free. The centre has five private residency houses of various size for the selected artists. Five identical 50 m² north-lit panorama window studios, with an additional common workshop furnished with a variation of equipment and heavy machinery for wood work.
The artists’ lodgings is fully equipped. There will be internet in both house and studio.
WHERE WE ARE
NKD is located in a rather remote area, literally in the middle of nature. Dale is a typical small fjord community with a few shops and a small café. The nearest town, Førde is one hour away by bus. Bergen, the nearest city is three hours away by bus and boat.
WHAT WE OFFER
What we offer, besides excellent accommodation and working conditions, is time and space. Too much time of an artists everyday life is consumed by administration, transportation, networking and planning etc. leaving not much time left for the art production itself.
At NKD you will have the best possibilities for concentration and contemplation around your art practice, with not much interference and temptations of any kind, except for hikes and strolls in the immediate and exquisite nature.
In residence you are supposed to take part in presentations and an open studio day. We do not run a regular exhibition program.