This is an OPEN CALL to apply for a month-long residency at AqTushetii. AqTushetii is an artist colony and festival that fosters the arts, culture, history, and traditions of Tusheti whilebringing together creatives from around the world to collaborate, work, and share knowledge.
People working in all disciplines are encouraged to apply. Each summer, AqTushetii hosts residents from various backgrounds: visual and sound artists, musicians, philosophers,writers, anthropologists, lecturers, and more. This year the building will be open for residents from July 1 to October 15.
The following resources are available on site:
two art studio spaces, outdoor (undercover) working spaces, photographic dark room, cassette dubbing deck, CDR burner and printer, vinyl library of Georgian music, pottery wheel, raku kiln, wood fired ceramic kiln, outdoor stage, professional sound system, projector and screen, gallery space,sound recording studio [inc. microphones, electric piano, acoustic drum kit, mixer, Georgian folk instruments, various percussion].
During their stay, each resident should make a presentation / exhibition / workshop on what they are researching/working on. A selection of artists and musicians will also have the opportunity to exhibit and perform live in our sister-spaces in Tbilisi.
Price: 550euro total
this all-in price includes:
- transport from Tbilisi to Omalo and back to Tbilisi
- 30 nights accommodation (in dormitories)
- 30 days of catering: a light breakfast and two large meals per day
- access to all facilities and spaces within the building, as well as its events, workshops and lectures.
To apply, send us a portfolio and/or links to your work and indicate the dates you wish to stay between July 1 and October 15, 2019. Also detail in a short paragraph what you will workon while in Omalo. Send these items to: firstname.lastname@example.org and also feel free to contact us with any questions you have. N.B. It is possible to stay shorter or longer than 30 days, though we suggest an absolute minimum of two weeks; for altered stays, prices will be fixed accordingly.
This open call closes: May 30, 2019