OPEN CALL FOR SELF-DIRECTED ARTIST RESIDENCY ︎ Submissions: Open
︎ Disciplines: Ceramics but other disciplines are welcome
︎ Residency periods: September 2023 & April-September 2024 (2-8 weeks)
︎ Support: Living & studio space with ceramics equipment
︎ Covered by artist: Transportation, car rental, food & personal expenses
We look forward to receiving your proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org on a PDF document including:
- A description of the project
- Idea/s regarding interaction with the local community
- A short CV including contact details
- A portfolio or link-s to a website, work features etc.
For any question you can write to us at email@example.com or message us through our IG.
REON is a newly founded contemporary space for clay and arts, in North East Corfu. We provide an inclusive working environment for artists. We are especially keen to welcome professionals (artists, designers, architects and researchers) working between the intersections of clay and ecology, as well as artists with less opportunities. Recently graduated artists are also very welcome to apply. The residency is suited only for independent, self-organized individuals. The residents should be comfortable with working, living and driving in a rural mountainous setting.
Spontaneous applications are welcome, exact dates to be arranged together.
Please only apply if the prospect of having a residency at our studio seems truly exciting to you. If you don’t directly work with clay, but you are still very intrigued by the prospect of a residency with us or have a specific idea, do write us. Please read carefully of all the conditions before applying.
At the moment we can offer basic accommodation in the living space incorporated into the working space, which includes a bed, a kitchenette and a bathroom. We are gradually working towards renovating a part of the building that is the guest room. You can also find a few apartments/villas in the proximate area if that is something suitable for you.
Renting a car/motorbike is necessary as the studio is located in a village without direct connection to public transportation and moving solely by foot or bicycle is not viable. At the moment the space doesn’t have an internet connection. Note that due to water overconsumption in the island, there may be water interruptions throughout the day during the summer months but this is part of the life here.
The studio is fully equiped and limited amount of ceramics materials can be provided. A reimbursement of materials which would be used to support REON’s community workshops and actions would be appreciated but is not absolutelly necessary, this will be decided according to the artist’s condition. Bringing personal materials is also strongly encouraged.
You can find more information about the working space and location under the “Space” and “Surroundings” category in REON’s website.
The residents are expected to develop (start or complete) a project or research, new or existing, according to their own natural rhythms, spending time on location.
It is important that you would like to share part of your work & experience with the local community. This could be for example a sculpting workshop for children, a collective dinner with the locals, a workshop on a special technique, a presentation at the end of your residency, an open studio etc. Of course we would be more than happy to discuss and implement your own particular ideas.
A part of the work should be left for REON’s archival collection, depending on the duration and the type of the residency. It can also include prototypes, written matter, sketches etc. If you wish, you will be also able to create works or products that will be for sale at the online store of REON or get our assistance to place your works in other design/art stores across Greece.
The equipment and materials provided, should be used responsibly and with care. Residents are expected to leave the space and equipment in its original condition upon their departure, and engage with the local community and natural environment respectfully throught their stay.