call: Kintai Arts Residency in Lithuania
Deadline: 15 April 2020
Call for entries
Open Call For Residency Programme At Kintai Arts Arts Residence For 2020
Kintai Arts Residence is announcing an open call for emerging and established artists
working in the field of visual arts to apply for a residency programme in Kintai,
Kintai Arts Residence is a rather new artistic initiative located on the coast of the
Curonian Lagoon, Lithuania. Its goal is to provide spaces for artists coming from various
fields (music, visual or interdisciplinary) to work solitary or in active social conditions,
encouraging encounters with contemporary art practices outside of urban cultural
This elaborate initiative seeks to create a productive environment for inspiration and
concentration as well as establishing close cooperation between artists, musicians,
thinkers, and professionals from other cultural fields through interdisciplinary
programmes and residencies. As a knowledge-based platform for innovative creative
production, Kintai Arts Residence inte grates the social and cultural framework of
Klaipėda region while simultaneously supporting a strong international focus.
Located in a small rural town of a few-hundred people, the Residence is currently
inviting artists to develop their visual projects. Kintai Arts also organizes Kintai Music
Festival that in 2020 will be taking place for the 9 th time. Kintai itself is a quiet town
closely connected to the surrounding nature. With an hour drive or trip by boat, one can
reach world-renowned natural landscapes of Curonian Spit, the city of Klaipėda, or stroll
around the uncanny landscapes of Lithuania Minor.
This open call is for residencies in the timeframe of May–June and 6 September–6
October. There are 7 rooms with individual or shared bathrooms and kitchens, shared
studios and a possibility to do a public presentation or an exhibition in the two main halls
or other cities in Lithuania by arrangement.
Any li ving, production or traveling expenses are to be covered by the artist-in-residence.
The price for a room with personal bathroom and kitchen is 390 EUR per month (30
days), with shared facilities – 300 EUR per month.
Please send your application with portfolio, a brief project proposal and residency
preferences to email@example.com until 15 April. Also, please comment on the necessary
tools for your project development.