CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: New Residency opportunity in Rio de Janeiro

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Barracão Maravilha’s International Residency program is an opportunity open to artists, curators and academics from the whole world who wish to explore their practice in a vibrant and challenging new context;

This residency is aimed at autonomous professionals who wish to expand their knowledge and challenge their practice on an international level. Individuals who wish to immerse themselves in the fabric of the city, produce and present new work. The program offers a professional mentor active in the contemporary art scene such as a renowned artist or curator. The mentor will follow the artist-in-residence’s progress with a view to help them realize a public presentation of the work carried out during the residency which can be in the format of a text, exhibition, talk or workshop. Is situated in Lapa, the cultural corridor of the city of Rio de Janeiro.

Application deadline: 22nd May 2013
Application guidelines and criteria please email to

The call for applications is public and directed at emerging or established artists, curators and academics of any nationality and of any visual arts discipline. The applications must be made on-line via email by completing and sending the application form by the deadline date. Applicants will be selected based on the quality and relevance of their residence proposal, artist’s statement, sample of works, referees and curriculum vitae.

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