NOTA: LAS FECHAS INDICADAS SON SÓLO ORIENTATIVAS.
AIR.CAT welcomes international applicants of diverse arts and design backgrounds , age 18 and older.
We accept up to six residents.
The ideal applicant is an experienced visual artist who is familiar -if not preoccupied- with the world of contemporary art and its vicissitudes.
We also welcome applications from video artists, film-makers, writers/poets and musicians/performing artists.
CV or Resume in PDF in the following format: name, date of birth, city of residence, educational history, solo exhibitions, group exhibitions, and press bibliography.
Letter of Intent
Describe your artistic practice and why an AIR.CAT residency would specifically benefit your work.
Samples of Art Work
Submit seven examples of current artwork including painting, sculpture, installation, site-specific, architecture, digital media, video, photography, or drawing. Use the digital format of 72 dpi, maximum file size 1MB. File names must follow this format: 01_LastName.jpeg
Video samples must be limited...to three minute excerpts.
Include a PDF describing each corresponding jpeg or video listing the number, title, year, medium, dimensions, and a short description if applicable.
Name, title and email addresses of three professional references who may be contacted.
Send all application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org
Expenses borne by each participant for a 4-week residency:
Airfare to Barcelona (book your tickets early and shop for the best price for you!)
Bus fare to and from Tossa de Mar from El Prat Airport: less than 30 euros round trip.
Group Activities: (Estimated at less than 250 euros ). This includes equipment rentals and field trips.
Food: We recommend preparing for a budget of 50 euros per day. Of course, this depends on the appetite and discernment of each resident. There are many ways to economize and there are many dining opportunities in Tossa that are delightful at low cost.
Heath/Travel Insurance: Proof of health insurance coverage is required for participation in AIR.CAT. Purchasing a Health/Travel insurance package for the entire summer can generally be purchased for about 125 euros/ person.
Materials for art production:
Participants should expect to arrive ready to make their art work. Specialty art materials are in limited supply within Tossa de Mar, proper. Participants are individually responsible for procuring supplies specific to their own practice.
The nearest art supply store is Barna Art, located in Barcelona. There is a limited availability of conventional art supplies within Tossa. There is also an unlimited availability of unconventional art supplies in the city as well.
All lodging, studio space, final exhibition event expenses and a 500 Euro cash stipend for other expenses are all covered by the City of Tossa de Mar for AIR.CAT resident artists.
Free Studio Work Space (Espai Colomer, accessible 24/7): Courtesy of the City Government of Tossa de Mar.
Free Lodging (4 weeks, a 2,000 Euro value): Courtesy of the City Government of Tossa de Mar.
Stipend: €500 cash stipend given to each resident artist, courtesy of the City Government of Tossa de Mar.
Free Exhibition Space: Located in the Municipal Art Museum of Tossa de Mar. Catering and promotion/advertisement of the event will be included.
Entrada actualizada el el 02 jun de 2021
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