WOC Online Residency until September 1st / Residencies
September 1, 2021
Organization Name: World of Co Artist Residnecy
Organization Location: Online
The WOC Online Artist Residency is a great opportunity during lock down to develop a new project or continue working on a previous one, to receive feedback from fellow artists and support to experiment and stay motivated. It provokes dialogue, exchanging ideas and critical thinking.
As a collaborative program, it is designed to give a chance to communicate across the globe on a regular basis, to link people from different corners of the planet and to work with them in surprising ways. The program builds a strong sense of community and artistic collaboration among its participants which lasts after the program ends.
WHAT THE PROGRAM INCLUDES?
Regular meetings and activities throughout the month. Approximately three sessions per week.
Weekly live group meetings with fellow artists, focused on your work – discussion and exchange, moderated by WOC team
Group critique helping you to conceptualize your art projects hosted by professional artist
Workshops and seminars to change your perspective and enhance your knowledge
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
Internal meetups and discussions with previous WOC artists
Social media PR campaigns for each artist, on channels such as Facebook and InstagramExhibit your project in our online gallery at the end of the residency program
Presenting you on World of Co website and blog
Become part of our international artist network, consisted of more than 200 artists across the globe
Receive an official certificate of participation
Every residency program starts on the 5th day of the month and finishes on the 30th. All of the activities are held in the conference software Zoom.
Before the beginning of the program, the World of Co team will send you the monthly schedule with all of the activities and Zoom links. Every schedule is created considering the different time zones of the participants, in other the timing to be suitable for everybody.
WHAT WE EXPECT FROM ARTISTS?
Participatory and respective attitude towards all participants and the WOC team
Willingness to learn, to experiment and to show incomplete or drafts in sessions
Attend residency sessions or inform us if you are not able
Time and space for reflection
Good internet connection
The online program is open to emerging and mid-career visual artists, mixed media artists, painters, textile artists, illustrators, designers, writers, sound artists, multidisciplinary artists, curators and art researchers from all around the world.
You can apply for one-month or two-months residency programs. In order to get a full experience of the program, we suggest you participate in the two months program.
The one month program will take place from September 2021 to May 2022.
The two months program will have four sessions starting from September 2021 to April 2022.
The residency fee for a one-month program is 320 EUR, and for two months is 520 EUR.
Note: World of Co will provide you with necessary documents if you are applying for scholarship or funding.
Apply until September 1st 2021 on the following link : https://worldof.co/apply/
Applications are accepted only through the online form on our website. Please state in your application 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.
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