OPEN CALL May – July 2021: for Online Artist Residency / Residencies

May 16, 2021

Organization Name: World of Co Artist Residency

Organization Location: Sofia, Bulgaria

Type: Residencies

Fee: Free to apply


Join the next edition of our virtual artist residency with an inspiring program in collaboration with international artists. With this initiative, we want to enhance connectivity among artists, embrace creativity at home, encourage curiosity in your process.

World of Co Artist Residency was established in 2017 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Our mission is to develop a collaborative platform for artistic and cultural exchange, empower exploration and foster collaboration.


– Learn from international artists during group critiques, discussions, artist talks and meetings. Designed to inspire, facilitate reflection, and improve practice.
– Connect and create: WOC provides artists with the opportunity to create new projects while forming meaningful connections with fellow artists.
– Present your work to a new audience: The program is curated to give artists the opportunity to present their artworks through online exhibition, blog posts, WOC social media channels, and networks.
– Participate from anywhere in the world: WOC provides a flexible environment to learn, connect, and explore your practice online. All you need is a good internet connection.

More about the program:

– Weekly group meetings throughout the residency hosted by the WOC team
– Group and individual critiques helping you to conceptualize your art projects hosted by professional artist
– Building an effective online presence as an artist. Individual advices on your social media channels and website moderated by the WOC web and graphic designer
– Artist talks and internal networking meetings, discussions with WOC artists
– Online promotion of your art on the social media channels of the organization – Instagram and Facebook. And on the World of Co website and blog.
– Participation in the online group exhibition at the end of the program in our virtual gallery
– Become part of the WOC Alumni network

The program is open to emerging and mid-career artists, curators, art researchers, and creatives from all around the world.

Duration of residency

You can apply for one or two months online residency program for the following sessions:
The one month program will take place in May, June and July 2021.
The two months program will have sessions starting from May and June 2021.
Each session starts from the 5th day of the month.

Residency Fee

The residency fee for a one-month program is 270 EUR, and for two months is 450 EUR.


Apply for the WOC Online Artist Residency until May 16th 2021 on the following link :

Applications are accepted only through the online form on our website. Please state in your application the program and the period you are applying for. In addition to evaluating the candidate’s professional background, during the selection World of Co team pay particular attention to the motivation to join the program. The selected artists will be informed via email regarding the next steps to join the program.

Opportunity Website

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