National and international call for a short stay residencies (2 and 3 months) in Hangar

The call for applications for a short stay studio (2 and 3 months) is open, with the possibility of accommodation in the residence for international artists. From now until November 17, 2020 midnight, the deadline for submission of applications is open. Any artist, of any nationality, can apply for the short stay residencies in its two modalities to choose: studio + residency (accommodation) or only studio.

Available studios: 5
Duration of the residency: Four 3-month and one 2-month residencies
Result of the selection: end of November 2020
Workshop rental: 130,26 Euro/month (VAT included)
Rent residence + workshop: 635.25 euros/month (VAT included)
Deposit: 1 monthly payment to be returned at the end of the stay
The expenses of the trip and stay in Barcelona are in charge of the artist

General information and bases

Workshop dimensions

*The 30m2 spaces are individual and the 60m2 spaces are shared by 2 artists.

Work tables, electric socket, water spike, internet connection (wi-fi), communal kitchen, showers and heating.

The residence for artists
Hangar’s artist residence is located at the entrance to the factory site where the center is located. The house has a first floor and a second floor (80.99 m2 and 62.59 m2 respectively). Each floor has two double rooms, a bathroom, a living room and a kitchen. It also has an exit to a garden.

The artists in the residence have a room for individual use and share a kitchen-dining room and a bathroom with another artist in residence.

Calendar and duration
5 places are offered for residences on the following dates:

– from 1 January to 31 March (2 places)
– from 1 July to 30 September (1 place)
– from October 1 to December 31 (1 place)
– from 1 November to 31 December (1 place)

We ask that you indicate in the application two options of dates to carry out the residence and also the flexibility.

Please note that when deciding on the dates for your residency, the Hangar offices are closed during the week of August 15th and Christmas week. Also, during the month of August some libraries, stores and suppliers in Barcelona and throughout the state are closed for vacations.

Resources offered
Hangar offers the following resources to residents selected through this call:
1. Accommodation.
2. Work space.
3. Use of the following services free of charge: digital image laboratory and video editing, Hangar’s spaces (sets and multipurpose room) and rental of audiovisual material.
4. Accompaniment during the development of the project:
– Free advice on issues related to artistic production (advice on production planning, budget preparation and management, etc.).
– Free consultancy once a week in the framework of the Open Thursdays from Hangar’s laboratories and the resident groups.
5. Free access to the workshops and activities that take place in Hangar.
6. Dissemination of the project on the web and organization of a public presentation within the framework of the Paratext, a monthly program of presentations by the artists in residence at Hangar, both long and short term, as well as international residencies.

Attention: the residency does not include any medical insurance. For the international residents, it is advisable that each one personally arranges medical insurance in their country of origin valid for the period of their residency at Hangar.

Application process
The application should be sent in pdf format to sergi(at) with the subject “Convocatòria nacional i internacional taller estada curta Hangar 2021”.

The document must contain:

– Personal data (Full name, date and place of birth, ID or passport number, email contact, telephone contact).
– Artist statement: It is not a biography but a brief discourse on the artistic identity of the work, that which characterizes it, thematic, theoretical and formalization (2500 characters maximum, spaces included).
– Curriculum Vitae (2500 characters maximum, spaces included).
– Graphic dossier of the last works (up to a maximum of 6 images with their technical data sheets).
– URL (only for videos). This field is optional if you have attached images to the graphic file, it is mandatory if no images are attached. You have to write a unique URL to a video or animation (personal web, vimeo, youtube, or any other). The commission will view a maximum of 5 minutes of video.
– Personal web URL.

Selection process
The selection will be carried out by the Hangar Program Committee.

Basic valuation criteria
– The presentation of all the documents and materials requested by the call, in the requested format and with the recommended extension.
– The adequacy of the personal material that is presented to the specific conditions of the call, either by the provision of workshops or an exchange grant.
– The clarity of the information presented in writing and visual material.
– The quality of the general project.
– The professional attitude of the artist in the description and defense of his/her project.

Formalization of the residency (for artists coming from other countries)
The selected candidates will have to pay a deposit of 10% of the total cost of the residence during the 15 working days from the communication of the result. Failure to make this payment within the established time limits will result in the cancellation of the residence.

Attention: once the residence has been formalized, the dates cannot be changed.


National residents

Sergi Bottle
+34 93 308 4041 ext. 21

International Residents

Marzia Matarese
Phone: +34 308 40 41 ext.22

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