Application deadline: 21.01.2019

Place: Košice, Slovakia.

How to apply?

To apply, send an email liudmyla.nychai@gmail.com

Subject of letter: “Competition_Kosice_Art_Residence_2019_Last Name".

Upload 3 PDF documents to Google Drive into a folder named "LastName_Contest_2019" (with access permissions via the link) or in the file manager and the link is attached to the email.

Warning! Wrong applications will not be considered!

K.A.I.R. Košice Artist in residence and NAZAR VOITOVYCH ART RESIDENCE invite visual artists from Ukraine to take part in the two-months residency in Košice, Slovakia.

For the residency in Košice, we are searching for a visual artist from Ukraine, who would like to work on the site-specific project reflecting the environment of the city. The artist should be open to collaboration with local artists. Only individuals will eligible to apply for the residency.

Application deadline: January 21st, 2019
Date of results: February 1st. 2019
Program Dates 4th March – 29th April 2019

K.A.I.R. Košice Artist in Residence is an international Artist-in-Residence programme for artists from all over the world and out of all artistic disciplines and expressions. K.A.I.R. is strongly focused on the creation of international cooperations between the Slovak and foreign artists and art organizations. Since 2011, artists have the possibility to work in the inspiring environment of Kosice`s singular cultural surrounding to realize art projects, collaborate with the agile local art scene and present themselves to the local and national public. K.A.I.R. Košice Artist in Residence also provides opportunities to Slovak artists to travel for residencies within the cooperation with the project partners

The NAZAR VOITOVYCH ART RESIDENCE is an educational and artistic center with workshops, recreation rooms and exhibition hall in the small village of Travneve, of Zbarazh district, Ternopil region. NVAiR opened in 2017 with the aim to support the artistic creation and the development of local community. The program was founded in honor of Nazar Voitovich, the youngest hero of the Heavenly Hundred, who was born and raised in the village, studied design at college, planned to study at the Academy of Arts.

The residency space works as an open art studio with: ctramic, handprinting and multifunctional studios.

The artistic residency acts in the interests of young talented Ukrainian artists (providing scholarships for the living and creating works of art) and in the interests of the local community (communication with foreign artists, curriculum and the place of the active cell formation). Along with it, the residency program has its priorities in the introduction of innovative, ecological and economic technologies through culture, learning through practice and communication and the development of mobility of ideas and people. The organization provides support for the professional growth of young talented Ukrainian artists and communication with the world art market.

What KAIR provides to the artist from Ukraine:

  • Eight weeks residency in Kosice
  • Eastern Slovakia: 4th March – 29th April 2019
  • Free accommodation and studio
  • Honorarium 1200€
  • Travel costs maximum 200€
  • Production and PR support

What we expect from an artist

  • Participation during the Open Studios Night to introduce himself/herself to the local audience.
  • One individual presentation or workshop during the residency.
  • Final presentation/exhibition at the end of the residency.
  • Compulsory attendance

The application should consist of three PDF in English

  • portfolio with selected works (max. 10 pages)
  • motivation letter: please describe your motivation to take part in the residency and the ideas or topics you would like to work with during the residency (max. 1 page)
  • Curriculum Vitae with basic information (Name, Address, Email, Website).

Application for Ukrainian artists will be online at https://nvair.art/

NVAiR: Nazar Voitovich Art Residence:
Management: Liudmyla Nychai
phone nr.: +380 95 3739231

K.A.I.R. – Košice Artist in Residence:
Management: Zuzana Tóthová,
Phone nr.: +421 915 078 489

The residency is supported using public funding by Slovak Arts Council.