All Residency Programs for Artists & Writers – ALL SESSIONS IN 2020
Arquetopia Foundation & International Artist Residency, Puebla, Mexico – Oaxaca, Mexico – Cusco, Peru
All Residency Programs for Artists & Writers: All Sessions in 2020 (Instructional & Non-Instructional)
DEADLINE EXTENDED – Apply Now: Spaces are limited. For applicant priority, all residency applications are evaluated for selection as they are received vs. after the deadline has passed.
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Founded in 2009, Arquetopia Foundation is an internationally established, award-winning nonprofit arts and cultural foundation with a social scope that emphasizes critical thinking through artistic practices. Our comprehensive, customized International Artist-in-Residence Programs are the largest and most reputable in Latin America, with an array of contents anchored in a solid structure of collaborations with prominent cultural institutions, renowned experts, and notable artists. We are invested in approaching art and art history with a critical perspective by understanding Mexico and Peru’s complexity in context and incorporating nuances in narratives and interpretation especially of the 3,000-year heritage of visual culture of these two countries. Our residency programs offer competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, curators, art historians, art educators, writers, journalists, and cultural researchers age 20 and over.
Arquetopia is now welcoming applications for the following residency programs in the majestic historic district of Puebla, Mexico; the open countryside of Oaxaca, Mexico; and the Sacred Valley of the Andes of Cusco Peru.
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PART 1 – SPECIAL RESIDENCY PROGRAM FOR ARTISTS, ART HISTORIANS, CURATORS, RESEARCHERS AND STUDENTS: JUNE/JULY 2020
1. ART & ACTIVISM: ARQUETOPIASUMMER 2020 Triple International Academic Residency Program June/July 2020: Includes Printmaking Technique Instruction, Site-Specific Intervention, and Art Production.
ART & ACTIVISM: Arquetopia’s renowned flagship residency program, ARQUETOPIASUMMER 2019 will focus on the relationship between art practices, activism, and the visual history of Mexico.
PART 2 – RESIDENCIES FOR ARTISTS, ART HISTORIANS, WRITERS, & RESEARCHERS: ALL SESSIONS IN 2020 (NON-INSTRUCTIONAL)
2. Art, Design, or Photography Residency.
Flexible sessions of 4 to 12 weeks. Various techniques and resources offered in Puebla or Cusco (mentored; non-instructional).
3. Mexican Ceramics Residency.
Flexible sessions of 6 to 12 weeks in Puebla (mentored; non-instructional).
4. Printmaking Residency.
Flexible sessions of 4 to 12 weeks in Puebla (mentored; non-instructional).
5. Art Educators Residency.
Develop new art education projects with students, exploring diverse pedagogic techniques with multiculturalism. Self-directed (staff-assisted), extendable sessions of 4 weeks in Puebla (mentored; non-instructional).
6. Art History or Cultural Research Residency.
Explore magnificent southern Mexico’s unique archives and resources from pre-Hispanic to contemporary. Self-directed (staff-assisted), flexible sessions of 3 to 8 weeks in Puebla (mentored; non-instructional).
7. Writers Residency.
Flexible sessions of 3 to 8 weeks in Oaxaca or Cusco (mentored; non-instructional).
PART 3 – ARTIST RESIDENCIES WITH MASTER TECHNIQUE INSTRUCTION: ALL SESSIONS IN 2020
8. Gold Leafing & Estofado Instructional Residency.
Learn Gold Leafing (Gilding) and Estofado techniques, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks in Puebla or Cusco.
9. Mexican Textiles Instructional Residency: Weaving, Embroidery, or Tapestry.
Learn traditional Mexican Textiles (back-strap Weaving, Embroidery, or Tapestry, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 or 4 weeks in Oaxaca.
10. Natural Ink Silkscreen Instructional Residency.
Learn to create and use a variety of Natural Inks for silkscreening, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks in Oaxaca.
11. Natural Pigments Instructional Residency.
Learn to create and use a variety of Natural Pigments for fiber dyeing, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks in Oaxaca or Cusco.
12. Organic Painting Instructional Residency.
Learn Organic Painting techniques, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks in Puebla.
13. Peruvian Textiles Instructional Residency: Andean Weaving.
Learn traditional Andean Weaving, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks in Cusco.
14. Pre-Columbian Ceramics Instructional Residency.
Learn pre-Columbian Ceramics techniques, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 5 weeks in Puebla or Cusco.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit the Arquetopia Foundation website at www.arquetopia.org
Following selection, applicants are notified immediately via e-mail.
Arquetopia is distinguished worldwide for its array of unique, customized residency programs with substantial content. Our residency spaces function exclusively for productive art professionals, writers, and researchers and are built on structured, informative programs; a network of collaborative workspaces, institutions, and studios; and individualized project support.
Arquetopia is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our diverse local and international community. Arquetopia’s resident artist and staff backgrounds vary in all aspects. As part of Arquetopia’s mission is to promote diversity, Arquetopia actively fights discrimination by offering access to its programs and activities without regard to race, color, gender or gender expression, national origin, age, religion, creed, or sexual orientation.
Main Website: www.arquetopia.org