Introduction

A+ 国际艺术家驻留项目由前行美术馆与58小镇共同发起,旨在以艺术与新经济的联动,建立国家及地区间艺术家的互访与学术交流,进一步激活地域当代艺术生态。鼓励具有独立艺术思考与突破性实践的艺术家或艺术小组深入城市进行文化交融的多元碰撞,探索并分享符合时代精神的艺术实践。驻留期间,参加者将有机会参与城市走访、工作室开放展示、学术讨论、沙龙讲座或相关教育交流活动,以及最终的展览展示部分。为参与者带来多元、深度的创作空间与可能性。
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.

Eligible Applicants

主要针对具有3年以上艺术创作或策展经验、富有独立艺术思考与突破性实践的艺术家、策展人或群体提供申请机会。艺术家与策展人主要为当代艺术创作领域,创作媒介不限。
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.

Application Process

(1)填写2018 A+国际艺术家驻留项目官方申请表格——驻留期间的工作计划书、项目研究领域、主题、创作草图或艺术理念阐释等(不少于300字);
申请表:

http://s.letlike.com/2018/doc4/2018%20A+%20Introduction%20and%20Application%20Form.docx

(2)个人近期生活照和媒体宣传照各1张,身份证或护照扫描电子版一份;

(3)个人最新中英文简历、代表作品图文信息10张(WORD格式);影像资料或媒体文件请发送网络链接地址;
请准备以上完整资料后,压缩文件并发送至前行美术馆官方邮箱:a_art@foxmail.com,申请邮件标题请注明:2018 A+国际艺术家驻留项目第X期+艺术家本人姓名。

(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);
application form:

http://s.letlike.com/2018/doc4/2018%20A+%20Introduction%20and%20Application%20Form.docx

(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: a_art@foxmail.com, subject of the application mail please note: 2018 A+ Artist In Residence International Exchange Program periods + artist name.

Facilities

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.

Program Fees

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.

主办方承担:
国内城市至长沙往返交通费报销,国外城市至长沙往返交通补贴2000RMB;驻地期间创作材料补贴(2000RMB);机场或高铁站至驻留空间专车接送;创作及生活空间;中餐和晚餐;前行美术馆展览空间以及人员支持。
艺术家需自行负担:
创作材料费、生活费、签证费、旅行保险、个人花费等部分,成功入选项目的艺术家需提供驻留期间旅行保险凭证,艺术家驻留期间完成的相关作品归艺术家本人所有,但因作品运输而产生的相关费用需自行处理。


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.

Additional Information

Weibo/ @前行美术馆
http://shop.artron.net/7015
E-mail/ a_art@foxmail.com
Wechat/ qianxingmeishuguan
添加前行美术馆小管家微信,了解更多项目细则
add the WeChat of the museum manager, learn more details of the program
地址/前行美术馆:湖南省长沙市天心区太平老街167 号太平里文创社区1F
58小镇:湖南省长沙市岳麓区枫林一路西湖公园
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.