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Call for applications – residency 2015-2016, VAA Nida Art Colony, Lithuania

Call for applications – residency 2015-2016, VAA Nida Art Colony, Lithuania

Nida Art Colony of the Vilnius Academy of Arts (NAC) welcomes proposals from emerging and experienced artists, designers, architects, curators and art researchers/writers/philosophers for its upcoming remote residencies on the Baltic Sea coast in the Curonian Spit National Park, Lithuania.

NAC residencies are most appropriate for those who seek time and professional support for critical thinking, creative process, research, experiments, artistic production, exchange and cooperation of artists as well as those who need a big studio or spectacular open spaces-the Colony is situated about 600 meters away from the sand dunes and the Baltic Sea beach. You could also benefit from meetings with visiting professors and students as well as facilities in more than ten different workshops of Vilnius Academy of Arts in Vilnius.

Residencies between June 2015 and May 2016

Recommended duration of a residency is two months; possible duration of a residency is one to four months.

The atmosphere and intensity of residencies differs due to natural and social conditions. Please select the period of the year according to your project and needs: in summer Nida is turning into a busy (however not overcrowded) resort; from June 1st to July 15th and throughout September you will have art, architecture and design students in the house; from October to April you will enjoy solitude interrupted from time to time by art professionals or students arriving to the Colony for their workshops.

Curatorial proposals

We are looking for curators who could propose and run a thematic residency project at NAC or curate exhibition from past and present residents archive.

Deadline for applications: February 15, 2015

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