Songkhla Thailand | Heritage Trust and OXLAEY residency open call
The Songkhla Heritage Trust and OXLAEY cultural heritage travel magazine have developed a new artist residency programme. Artists of any discipline are invited to apply. The residencies will take place in the historic town of Songkhla in southern Thailand during late 2018 and early 2019 for between 4 and 8 weeks.
The organisers are offering four positions as artist-in-residence between November 2018 and January 2019. The residencies are from 4 weeks to 8 weeks in length. We provide each artist a free, private room with air-conditioning, a free studio / working space, a free exhibition space, a food stipend of 360 Baht per day, and 5000 Baht which can be used towards travel, incidentals, or art materials.
The artist will be provided a free, private room with air-conditioning, a free studio / working space, a free exhibition space, and a food per diem of 360 Baht per day. Artists also receive a 5000 Baht stipend (one time) which can be used towards travel, for incidentals, or art materials.
While in Songkhla, the artist is encouraged to perform or share his/her art at a local school, discuss his/her work with the community during a small “Breakfast Talks”, and share or perform during the Songkhla Arts Festival (11 – 13 January 2019).
Deadline: 15 August 2018 (1st stage applications deadline)
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The Songhkla Heritage Trust is a registered Non-Governmental-Organization in Thailand. Our mission is to promote the regional culture and encourage the revitalization of Songhkla’s old town. We are headquartered in the historic Red Rice Mill in Songkhla. Our team regularly teaches students and visitors about the history of Songkhla, organizes the “2nd Sunday Market” in the old town, and holds conferences on culture, heritage, and conservation. Our team also works with the Thai government to support Songkhla’s old town infrastructure, conservation guidelines, and tourism activities. You can find out more about the Songkhla Heritage Trust’s activities here: www.facebook.com/songkhla.asia/.
OXLAEY is a cultural heritage travel magazine. Ryan Anderson leads the project which is made possible through a network of volunteers. We all work together for free to document and promote our world’s cultural heritage through videos, photos, recordings, and articles. We create stories about singers, painters, poets, craftsmen and craftswomen, as well as traditions and religious rituals. You can find out more about OXLAEY at www.oxlaey.com and you can watch some of OXLAEY’s documentary shorts from Songkhla here: www.oxlaey.com/category/ thailand.