International and national call to hold stays at the Hangar residence

Hangar opens a call to welcome artists of any nationality who need the services, work spaces, accommodation and context that the center offers for the development of its research project and / or artistic production.

The residence for artists
Hangar’s artists’ residence is located at the entrance of the factory building where the center is located. The house has a ground floor and a first floor (80.99 m2 and 62.59 m2 respectively). Each floor has two double bedrooms, a bathroom, a living room and a kitchen. In addition, you have access to a garden.

The artists staying at the residence have a room for single use and share a kitchen-dining room and a bathroom with another resident artist.

The workspace
The workspace offered within the framework of this call consists of a workshop between 30 and 60 m2 *, located on the first floor of one of the units that are part of the center. The space has a work desk, electrical outlet, water sink, Internet connection (wi-fi), showers and heating.

* The spaces of 30m2 are for individual use, those of 60m2 are shared by 2 artists.

Creators, including curators and theorists of any age and nationality.

Visual arts, sound experimentation, artistic research and interdisciplinary projects.

1. Residence and workspace: 525 euros per month + 21% VAT.
2. Prices include electricity, water, internet and wi-fi.

Resources offered
Hangar offers the following resources to residents selected through this call:
1. Accommodation.
2. Workspace.
3. Accompaniment during the development of the project:
– Free advice on issues related to artistic production (advice on production planning, budgeting and management, etc.).
– Free advice once a week under the Open Thursdays on issues related to digital image, interactive project development, digital production and DIY synthesizers.
4. 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 artists residing in Hangar for long and short duration, as well as international residencies.
5. Discount of 20% on all production services, courses and rental of spaces and materials of Hangar.

Please note that the residence does not include any medical insurance. It is compulsory for each resident to personally process medical insurance in their country of origin valid for the period of their residence in Hangar

Calendar and duration
This call is to carry out residencies that have a duration of between one and three months, starting in May 2019. Specifically, 5 places are offered for residencies in the following dates:
– from May 2 to May 31 (1 place)
– from June 1 to August 31 (1 place)
– from November 4 to December 20 (3 places)
It is requested to indicate in the application two options of dates to make the residence and also the flexibility.

Attention: take into account when deciding the dates of your residence that Hangar closes the week of August 15. Also during the month of August some libraries, shops and suppliers of Barcelona and throughout the state close for vacations.

Application process
The application must be sent in pdf format to marzia(at) with the subject line “Call for International and National Residence 2018 Hangar”. The document must contain:

  • Personal data (Full name, date and place of birth, ID or passport number, email contact, telephone contact).
  • Dates during which you want to carry out the residence (to choose between those that appear in the bases).
  • Artist statement: It is not a biography and it is a brief discourse on the artistic identity of the work, that which characterizes it thematically, theoretically and formally (up to 2500 characters, spaces included).
  • Curriculum Vitae (up to 2500 characters, spaces included).
  • Motivation letter (up to 2500 characters, spaces included).
  • Project (up to 2500 characters, spaces included).
  • Graphic Dossier (up to a maximum of 6 images with their technical specifications).
  • URL (only for videos). This field is optional if you have attached images to the graphic dossier, it is mandatory if you do not attach images. Write a single URL to a video or animation (personal web, vimeo, youtube, or any other). The commission will watch a maximum of 5 minutes of video.
  • URL personal website.

Process and selection criteria
The selection will be carried out by the Program Committee of Hangar, taking into account the applicant’s curriculum, interest and feasibility of the proposal, as well as, the adjustment of the project to the resources offered by Hangar and its network of collaborators.

Formalization of the residence
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 deadlines, implies the cancellation of the residence.

Attention: once the residence has been formalized the dates can not be modified.

Application deadline
The deadline to submit the application is January 20, 2019 at 11:59 pm (GTM + 1).

The final selection will be announced during the month of February 2019.

In order to know the space and to solve doubts you can come to our informative sessions.

For further information:
Marzia Matarese
Telf: +34 308 40 41 ext.22

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