Deadline: 1 March 2018
Call for entries

World of Co Artist Residency in Sofia, Bulgaria 2019

Dates & Location: April – June, July – September, October – December 2019

World of Co is multidisciplinary international artist residency, based in Sofia, Bulgaria. The program is making the early bird selection for 2019.

Residents can develop ideas and experiment with different techniques while focusing on a personal project or collaborating with local and international creatives.

The aims of the Residency is multi-leveled – from one side, bringing together international artists and creative people to Bulgaria to exhibit, collaborate, learn and share. From another side, to unveil a different perspective of one not-so-well-known country and its’ art potential.


– Accommodation & Shared studio in one

– Traditional craft workshops (carpet weaving and wood carving)

– Introduction to Bulgarian art & culture: From traditional to contemporary art (series of lectures)

– Bulgarian Chit-Chat language lessons

– Weekly group meetings

– Support with research and project execution

– Artist’s studio/Museum or gallery visit

– Artists’ talk – present your art to the local audience

– Collective exhibition and the end of the stay

– Sofia City Guide – a curated collection of contemporary galleries and museums, art stores, print shops and etc.

– Monthly list of art and culture events in Sofia

– Bulgarian SIM card

The residency apartment & studio are located in 140m² large space in the city center of Sofia. It has three individual bedrooms. The artists are accommodated in a private fully furnished room, around 15 sqm. The apartment has a fully equipped shared kitchen with oven, fridge, laundry machine, a shared bathroom, extra restroom, and Wi-Fi connection. There is also a shared living room to eat, talk and have fun together. The shared studio space is large open space, part of the same apartment. Equipped with desks, chairs, lamps, easels, including Wi-Fi and all utilities (water, heating, electricity).

Open for all kind of creatives, emerging and established artists, curators and researchers from all around the world.


Residency program with provided accommodation: 650€ per month

If you share the room with another artist the price is 500€ per month for each


There is no application fee.

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