ONE + ONE

ARTIST RESIDENCY

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14-DAY RESIDENCY & EXHIBITION FOR TWO ARTISTS IN ATHENS

APPLY BY 2 JUNE 2024!

Residency dates:

26 August – 8 September / 16 – 29 September /
30 September – 13 October


ONE + ONE is a residency and exhibition project for international artists, jewelers, crafters, performers, filmmakers and designers who wish to explore Athens’ rich cultural life, traditions and opportunities, study ancient Greek jewelry collections, and present their work in a local art venue.

ONE + ONE provides shared or single accommodation and studio space in central Athens for two artists who wish to share ideas and experiences, and present new work in an exclusive duo show at an Athens venue. The artists exhibit their work in a curated two-day exhibition or a special presentation in downtown Athens at the end of the two-week residency period.

The ONE + ONE residency program also includes a customized introduction into ancient and contemporary Greek culture (online introductory course + two guided visits at Unesco sites, museums and art venues), individual networking advice, tips on Athens' secret addresses, as well as curatorial advice for the realization of the exhibition.

The exhibition includes promotional, press and social media support, plus e-invitation + press release (GR/EN), and a digital/print magazine documentation in SMCK Magazine.




THE ONE + ONE RESIDENCY INCLUDES

  • Online introduction before arrival: ONE + ONE and contemporary Greek life and culture
  • 14 days / 13 nights accommodation in (central) Athens.
  • Three optional presentation formats:
    a) two-day exhibition in downtown Athens
    b) Participation in SMCK On Reel video festival
    c) publication in the digital/print medium SMCK Magazine.
  • Support and advice for the exhibition / presentation / publication
  • A guided city tour plus visit at Unesco sites, museums and art venues
  • Individual networking, promotion, social media support + press release
  • E-invitation + website and online/print magazine documentation
PARTICIPATION

Disciplines:  Artists who work in the field of jewelry, object, design, sculpture, installation, performance, photography, textile art, ceramics, as well as crafters, art theorists, researchers, curators are encouraged to apply.

Application requirements:   We accept applications from individual artists and from already existing artist duos. Artists must be at least 30 years of age.

Residency duration:  14 days (13 nights). The residency period begins on Monday and ends on Sunday.

Exhibition/presentation:  2 days (during the second week of the residency).

Price:  730 € / paid by the artist. The Price does not include travel fares, museums' and archaeological sites entry tickets, meals, artist material or tools, print matter for the show.

Optional residency dates in 2024:

26 August – 8 September
16 – 29 September
30 September – 13 October


HOW TO APPLY


Email your application with cover letter introducing yourself and stating your incentive to participate in the ONE + ONE residency project. Include your bio/CV and website/blog or instagram or 6–8 images of your work.

Application deadline is  Sunday 2 June 2024.


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