YARAT Residency Call for Artists

Nov. 17, 2019

YARAT Contemporary Art Space invites artists to apply for their 2020 residency programme. The programme is divided into two periods (March–July, September–December), and grants selected artists have an opportunity to live and work in Baku for up to four months. Each period hosts two international residents.

YARAT Contemporary Art Space, Exhibition View, 2018

YARAT Residency is open for artists who are engaged in open, research-based practise across disciplines and show an interest in discovering the Caucasus region. The programme engages residents in discussions with fellow artists, ARTIMLab participants and international arts professionals as well as travel around Azerbaijan. Artworks resulting from the residency are exhibited at the ARTIM Project Space, Baku. YARAT Residency programme is predominantly conducted in English.

The YARAT Residency offers a shared studio space, weekly meetings with artists and YARAT curators, as well as monthly meetings with international arts professionals. The residency will cover visa services, roundtrip airfare to Baku, local transport to and from GYD airport, an apartment for international residents to share, a living stipend of 600 AZN per month, including local and international taxes, as well as production support up to 1,000 AZN.

Application Info

Deadline: Nov. 30, 2019

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