Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Call for artists! AIZ residency 2011 in Latvia

We are happy announce the third workshop AIZ – artists residency open call for artists who might be interested in a half a month of research and exchange  in Latvia.
1 – 14 August 2011, at SERDE workshop and residency center in Aizpute, Latvia.

The deadline for applications is 1 March 2011. 

AIZ – artists residency (AIZ in the Latvian means; behind, beyond, over... across) is an artists-run, non-profit-making initiative unique in the Latvia that provides a creative arena for artists who are ambitious for their work and open to the challenges of an environment that demands experiment, co-operation and exchange. Artists can work in a variety of disciplines and media: installation, land art, performance, video, painting and sculpture, ceramics, time-based, photographic, etc. We are planning to have 10 artists in the workshop.


The Workshop has received funding from the State Culture Capital Fund of Latvia, Aizpute municipality and other private individuals and organizations.


For more info and applications please contact - aizmakslas@gmail.com


The Interdisciplinary art group SERDE is public association in Latvia and the mission statement of the organization is to develop the regional and international collaboration between different culture fields, organizations and professionals.

Since 2002 SERDE has developed the public workshop centre in Aizpute, a small town in Kurzeme region of Latvia. SERDE is located in old wooden historical buildings with technical equipment for experimental and innovative projects, and offers residencies for local and international artists, culture workers, activists, managers and scientists.

If you have any further questions concerning the project, please, do not hesitate, to contact us at aizmakslas@gmail.com

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