ATHENS IN AUGUST

STUDIO RESIDENCY

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3-WEEK SUMMER STUDIO RESIDENCY IN ATHENS

APPLY UNTIL 22 JUNE 2024!

Discover the vibrating Greek capital in August! FaveLAB offers two three-week summer studio residencies in central Athens – Exarchia and Kypseli. Artists and designers working with painting (small formats), photography, textile art, graphic art, comics, jewelry, crafts, as well as writers, researchers, art theorists, art historians, curators are encouraged to apply.


Residency dates:  Between 1 and 31 August. Applications will be considered upon submission.

Duration of residency:   Three weeks (minimum period).
Choose which 3-week period in August fits best for you. On request, the residency can be extended by one week.

I. Studio apartment in Exarchia

The (90m2/102m2) Exarchia studio apartment is located in the very central artist district of Athens, 8 minutes walk from the very city center (Omonia Square) or 20 minutes from Monastiraki Square / Ancient Agora. The neighboring National Archaeological Museum is 3 minutes away. Cafés, restaurants and art supplies are nearby. The apartment can host one or, upon request, two artists. It is located on the 3rd floor of a modern 80's building with elevator.

Price: 780,00 euros / 3 weeks (one artist / 90m2). Second artist upon request: please contact us for price and details.

Download images (PDF) of the Exarchia studio apartment  >>> here

II. Studio apartment in Kypseli

The Kypseli studio apartment is a two-room studio (52m2) in Kypseli, 5 minutes walk to the bus and trolley station, and 20 minutes bus ride to Syntagma Square (or 8 minutes bus ride to subway station Victoria Square). Famous Patission Street is nearby.
Kypseli is an upcoming neighborhood with a growing art and crafts scene, interesting Art Deco and Bauhaus buildings, restaurants, cafés and bars etc. Kypseli, a non-tourist/non gentrified neighborhood has also a very good food market and is a good choice for artists who wish to experience Greek life among locals.

The studio apartment can accommodate one artist. It is located in the 4th floor of a late 1960s residential building with elevator. The studio has excellent light conditions.

Price: 630,00 euros / 3 weeks (one person / 52m2).

Download images (PDF) of the Kypseli studio apartment  >>> here

Support:  At the start of the residency, artists receive individual tips and information for their specific work or research planned during the studio residency.

Expectations towards the artist:  The artist is expected to show a professional interest in the Athens visit, e.g. by planning to carry out research or realize work during the studio residency. Minimum age for application is 30 years.

How to apply

Your application should include your bio/CV and up to three website or social media links, plus a short cover letter stating your incentive to visit Athens. Send your application via email to magazine@smck.org.




Applications are considered & selected immediately.
The open call runs as long as the studios are available.

Last day to apply is Saturday, 22 June 2024



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