A4 Artist in Residence International Exchange Programme 2019 is calling for Chinese and abroad artists, curators, researchers to apply for a one to three months' residency at the A4 Art Museum. Starting from 2019, A4 International Artists’ Residency Programme will put emphasis on the sphere of public art, such as land art, outdoor sculptures, installations, communal art and so on. In addition to the programme’s customary support, selected artists can, according to the proposal, obtain extra budget and the chance to install the final work in the public area of LuxeLake.
ARIE will provide a round-trip flight ticket, accommodations, studio, material fees, different kinds of salons and sharing sessions and other opportunities depending on projects and cities (Chengdu, Yokohama, Bangkok). Selected artists will be equipped with a programme assistant and be professionally supported by the staff of the museum. Throughout the residence, artists will have the opportunities to attend assorted activities and put on a final exhibition to end this unique residency program that helps artists dive into the local social fabrics and urban spaces.
Application are open until February 25, 2019.
The Artist in Residence International Exchange Program joined by important art institutions and groups from home and abroad, organises residence and exchange activities for artists in China and abroad. It aims to promote international exchange of art and development of contemporary art. During the residence, artists will have the opportunity to visit the resident city, showcase works, exchange ideas and exhibit the outcome of the residence.
Flexible. Please confirm for each programme.
Who to Eligible to Apply?
Contemporary artists and collectives, curators and researchers from China and abroad with over 3 years of experience in art-making or curation who have innovative, groundbreaking practices in their fields are encouraged to apply.
All artistic medium are welcome, with a special emphasis on public art, such as land art, outdoor sculptures, installations, community-based art.
Amount of the sponsorship
Flexible. Please confirm for each programme.
Exhibition of work
During the residence, participating artists should regularly provide materials to LUXELAKES · A4 Art Museum for media release. The artist will have meetings and discuss the process and implementation of project with museum's staff at the regular intervals. Artists will have the opportunity to attend workshops, academic discussions, Salon talks, and other educational exchange activities, and the final exhibition.
Related rights and obligation
(1) With the artist’s consent, work created during the residence will be donated to A4 Art Museum.
(2) Artists will own the work completed during the residence, and the cost to transport it back to the home country should be covered by artists.
(3) Participators will have the opportunities of open workshop, academic discussion, Salon talk, other educational exchange activities, and the final annual exhibition.
(4) Reach out to the embassy, consulate, or cultural council of their home country for possible financial and media support.
Applicants should provide:
latest CVs in English and Chinese, and include a personal photo about 1 MB in size;
collections of representative work with picture and description, which should reflect the artistic quality and can fully represent the personal style of the artist.
The size of easel painting picture and similar art works should be of the same viewing quality, about 1 MB in size and named in the standard order (name of the artist, name of the work, category/ material, size, and year);
Music and similar works should be provided in MP3 format or through a website link;
performance art and installation work should be provided image information and descriptions with the quality of the picture and format same as described above. Work of other types can use supporting materials accordingly. All materials should be in English;
the programme plan for residence, which is a preliminary draft of art creation plan made by the artist; it may include an overall plan of the residence and requirements during the implementation of that plan such as material, space and people. Applicants can make specific creation plans for specific programs. The plan should be in English and Chinese;
the programme application form. This is the major application document. Please download and fill the form in English;
and other supporting materials
Upon completion, please send it to LUXELAKES·A4 Art Museum official email at: firstname.lastname@example.org with the title as: A4 Artist in Residence International Exchange Program.
Please do not send the original work or any valuable documents to us. We will not send back any materials except for special requests and the postage should be born by the requester. Any information and materials provided by the artist must be accurate and authentic. Any legal responsibilities related should be borne by the artist.
For any questions about the Artist in Residence International Exchange Program, please contact:
LUXELAKES·A4 Art Museum
Tel: +86 28 85761265
Address: LUXELAKES·A4 Art Museum, Luxelakes Art Exhibition Centre, Luxelakes, Tianfu New District, Chengdu, China.
Source from A4 Art Museum.