Deadline: 30 September 2019
Call for entries

las dunas AiR program
artists residence made by artists for international artists and writers

2. Deadlines
30 sept 2019 / 31 january 2020 / 30 april 2020

3. Dates & location of event context
– stays from october to june / consultation without commitment other periods
– The place is 65km far from Santiago de Compostela/Galicia/Spain

4.
– Accommodation: Where are the artists staying? Is accommodation located in the same place they work? If
accommodation is not provided by you, do you actively assist artists in finding accommodation?

Private house in the countryside.
We offer tranquility and although it is well connected by public transport and we offer a bicycle, the place is isolated
and surrounded by an incredible beauty over the Natural Park of Las Dunas de Corrubedo.
House located 2 km from the Natural Park of Las Dunas de Corrubedo in a family farm with swimming pool, tennis
court, large garden areas and barbecue area with outdoor table made by stone.
It has independent pedestrian and road access.
It has two bedrooms, one of them equipped as a study, bathroom with shower, fully equipped kitchen, fireplace,
washing machine and closed living room with fantastic views towards Las Dunas.

– Working facilities: What tools and materials are available for the artists and disciplines involved?

for their work:
art and culture library.
connection with spanish and portuguese artistic and cultural organizations.
participation in group exhibition or event.
publication on our virtual networks.
assistant to help you with your projects.
working spaces and facilities.
information about spanish and portuguese art scene, exhibitions and culture.
printer and office material.
basic art materials.
for their everyday life:
welcoming wine and fresh food
private/double bedroom (incl. towels and bedlinen).
fully equipped kitchen facilities.
bikes.
pick-up service for arrivals and departures.
wi-fi connection in all spaces.
barbecue, pool and gardens.
laundry facilities.
weekly cleaning services

Suitable for all disciplines
– The program guidelines: What is the focus of the residency program including its aims and objectives? What type
of artists are you looking for?

las dunas AiR program is an independent artist run initiative and does not have direct institutional support yet. We
can help you find external funding to different foundations or your embassies in Spain.
There is a local need for an international platform for art and we want to share with others our space, facilities and
expertise.
Offering the opportunity to simply have space and time to focus on their own work in a place surrounded by an
incredible beauty.
There are not other users or artists, although how this residence is made by artist for artist after the interview with
the selected artist we can manage to support artistic and professionally his/her career.
There is the possibility to meet the local artistic community and make some workshops (children and adults)
presentations and exhibitions.

– All our members should adhere to the mission of our network. Can you elaborate on how your organisation aligns
with our mission and values: http://www.resartis.org/en/about/about_res_artis/vision_mission__values/ ?

las dunas AiR program
Motivation
Because there is a local need for an international platform for art and we want to share with others our space,
facilities and expertise.
Offering the opportunity to simply have space and time to focus on their own work in a place surrounded by an
incredible beauty.
Situation
The residency is close to the Natural Park of Dunes of Corrubedo.
Location:
Private house in the countryside
We offer tranquility and although it is well connected by public transport and we offer a bicycle, the place is isolated
surrounded by an incredible beauty over the Natural Park of Las Dunas de Corrubedo.
Building:
Working and living space are under the same roof and location.
How the house is located in the countryside, the studio is quiet and it can be used only for the artist who is selected.
It is possible that he o she brings his or her family (there is space for four)
There are not other users or artists, although how this residence is made by artist for artist after the interview we can
manage to support artistic and professionally our Artist in Residence.
There is the possibility to meet the local community and make some workshops (children and adults) presentations
and exhibitions.

– Costs of residency: How long and how much does it cost to be an artist in residence. Do you provide the artist with
any support? (travel costs, materials, lodging etc.)

las dunas AiR program is an independent artist run initiative and does not have direct institutional support. We can
help you find external funding to different foundations or your embassies in Spain.
the space / price: 250 euros week

included: internet, water, electricity, weekly cleaning, bicycles, transport to the airport (Santiago de Compostela)
Support:
las dunas AiR program (grant of 30% discount)
It can be requested at anytime and it would be during winter, from December to February
las dunas AiR program (grant of 20% discount)
It can be requested at anytime and it would be during the months of October or November
We select a maximum of 2 artists for each grant every year .

– Applications: What does the application and selection process look like? How are residents going to be selected?
– stays from october to june / consultation without commitment other periods
– applications in english and spanish. selection made by committee.
to consider:
cv + artist’s career + project (max 20 din A4 – 5 megas)
there will be an interview via skype to know the needs of the artist and as far as possible adapt to them.

5. entry fee – NO

6. Contact adresses/URL
http://www.lasdunas-air.com
email us: application@lasdunas-air.com
las dunas AiR program 2019/2020 / http://www.lasdunas-air.com