A+ Artist In Residence International Exchange Program sponsored by Advance Art Museum and 58 small town, aimed at through the linkage of art and the new economy, to establish the national and regional artists’ visits and academic exchanges, to further activate the regional contemporary art ecology. It encourages artists or art groups with independent artistic thinking and breakthrough practice to conduct multiple collision of cultural blending in cities, explore and share artistic practices that meet the spirit of The Times. During the residence, participants will have the opportunity to participate in city visits, studio opening presentations, academic discussions, salon lectures or related education communication activities, as well as the final exhibition display section. It bring participants with diverse and in-depth creative space and possibility.
Provide application opportunities for artists, curators or groups with more than 3 years' experience in art creation or curator experience, independent artistic thinking and breakthrough practice. Artists and curators are mainly in the field of contemporary art creation.
(1) To fill out 2018 A+ Artist In Residence International Exchange Program officialapplication form - reside during the working plan, project research, theme and artistic concept sketches or interpretation (not less than 300 words);
(2) One person's recent life photos and media publicity, one copy of the electronic version of the identity card or passport;
(3) Personal latest English and Chinese resume, and 10 copies of the text message (WORD format); Image data or media files please send the Internet link address;
Please prepare more complete information, compressed file and send to the Advance Art Museum official email: firstname.lastname@example.org, subject of the application mail please note: 2018 A+ Artist In Residence International Exchange Program periods + artist name.
Residing place are locate at 58 Small Town, which is a new offline office ecological and industry development platform build by 58 Group, new district is located in the Xiang Jiang river in Hunan province is located in Changsha, the west lake park, 1200 mu of the west lake, the lake of 7.2 square around the architectural art.
Artists are required to participate in studio open display, academic discussion, salon lectures or related education communication activities, as well as the final exhibition display section.
The arts organization provides for the artist:
1．Offering subsidies 2000RMB for the round-trip airline ticket;
2．Offering subsidies 2000RMB for creative materials;
3．Offering accommodation, workshop, lunch and dinner (specific standards based on the organizer's offering);
4．Arranging corresponding personnel to assist in handling related affairs;
5．Advance Art Museum will hold the residence exhibitions for residence artists;
6．Selected artists will enter the artist database of Advance Art Museum, as a candidate artist for Chinese and overseas exhibitions, artists' residence and cooperation with art institutions;
7．Selected artists will have the opportunity to participate in city visiting, openly display their studio, academic discussions, salon lectures or related educational exchange activities, it can bringing artists with diverse and in-depth creative spaces and possibilities;
8．After the residence, the artist can choose to display his works in 58 small towns or not (if artists want to deal with their work on your own，they need to deal with all the relevant costs by themselves).
The artists who are selected should provide their own travel insurance.
The residence project is a non-profit academic activity, and the artists need to assume the cost of expenditures besides the above-mentioned things.
The way of resident Artists’ giving back:
1．After the residence program, the artist needs to participate in the residence exhibition, cooperating with the exhibition arrangement and the opening of the exhibition and some other related issues;
2．The organizer will select one of the Artist’s works during the artist's residence period as a collection;
3．The selected artists need to cooperate with the organizer about the related activities arranged during the residence period.
The arrival arrangements of residence artist:
1．Airport pick-up service;
2．Reception banquet for residence artists；
3．Signing the residence cooperation agreement;
4．Arrangements for the relevant matters during residence period;
5．Giving out residence subsidies.
The above is an overview of residence cooperation project.
add the WeChat of the museum manager, learn more details of the program
Address/ Advance Art Museum: 1F Taipingking Community, 167 Taiping Old Street, Tianxin District, Changsha, Hunan, China.
58 Small Town:Xihu Park, Fenglin Road, Yuelu District, Changsha, Hunan, China.