Serendipity Arts Announces Open Call for Artists in Residence
The Serendipity Arts invites artists from across the country for its Artist Residency, an annual three-month artist program in the nation’s capital. The program, now in its sixth edition, invites applications from emerging artists working in all disciplines. It will start on July 1 and end with an open studio the first week of October.
Conceptualized as an intensive studio residency for emerging artists, the three-month-plus residency program provides its residents with the space and resources to develop their practice, work on a new project, and interact with the wider artistic community of the city. city.
While five Indian artists in residence will be selected by an external jury – appointed by Serendipity Arts – one curator in residence will be selected by nomination, organizers have informed.
The deadline to submit the application is April 23.
“We’ve expanded the nature of the apps to support a wider range of artistic practices. We believe in providing a space for artists to meet their peers from different genres and disciplines by creating an informal space for artists and arts in the region to exchange,” said Smriti Rajgarhia, Director of Serendipity Arts Foundation and Festival, in a press release. .
This year’s program, according to Rajgarhia, will also include a French artist as a resident as part of Villa Swagatam – a project launched by the French Embassy in India to enhance collaboration and exchanges.
Artists selected for the program will participate in a series of peer-to-peer conversations, critique sessions, gallery and studio tours, artist talks and presentations, and more, which will allow residents to explore the artistic ecosystem.
Notably, the residency is only open to Indian citizens residing in the country under the age of 35.
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