OPEN CALL – 2 Cypriot Artists to participate in the 2nd International Artists’ Residency – Nicosia, 25/2 – 5/3 2016

OPEN CALL – 2 Cypriot Artists to participate in the 2nd International Artists’ Residency – Nicosia, 25/2 – 5/3 2016

25 January 2016,   By ,   0 Comments

Open CALL – Deadline 14th February 2016

Concept, Application and Guidelines

Viviaba Checchia foto

January 2016, Nicosia – The European Mediterranean Art Association (EMAA) and the Rooftop Theatre Group are announcing their second Open Call for visual-arts,
a 10-day Residency / workshop / exhibition
, which will take place during February & March 2016, within the framework of the EU funded project “Confrontation Through Art: Contemporary Art as an Instrument for Reconciliation in Cyprus”, 2014-2017.

The Residency will be curated by the CCA Public Engagement Curator, Ms Viviana Checchia (CV), under her proposed concept title ‘At the fruit stand! Three European artists are invited to participate in this Nicosia Residency, namely Beatrice Catanzaro (cv), Sarah Beddington (cv) and Vivien Sansour (cv). The Cypriot artists will soon be announced.

The two Cypriot artists will be selected by the curator through this Open Call. Cypriot Artists have until the end of the 14th of February 2016,  to apply and will be notified by the 16th February 2016.

The team of 5 artists (3 European and 2 Cypriot) led by the curators and supported by the project coordinators will be hosted in the old city of Nicosia. They will live and work together on the concept proposed from Thursday the 25th February till Saturday the 5th March, and produce an exhibition of their artistic endeavour. The exhibition will open at EMAA Capital Art Centre with the end of the residency on the 5th March.

Ozgul Ezgin
Argyro Toumazou

project co-coordination


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