Delfina Foundation (UK) > Open call for Eastern European artists

In partnership with Gaia Foundation, DF is offering a twelve-week residency to an artist living in Eastern Europe and of Slavic heritage. In April 2017 DF launched a new thematic programme: Collecting as Practice, and applications relating to this theme are preferred. The residency period is 8 January to 30 March 2018.

During the residency, DF will develop a structured series of events and activities enabling residents to: 

• Research and develop areas of interest 

• Develop skills via training and mentoring

• Access information and resources through independent study, field trips and workshops

• Participate in both internal and external/public eventsTypical participants will include early to mid career practitioners.


• A twelve-week residency in London, including one return, economy-class flight, and a living allowance for food and materials;

• A single bedroom at DF with shared facilities, such as the laundry room, kitchen, and dining room

• Opportunities to engage in the art scene in UK through structured and independent time and activities

• Access to a programme of planned group activities and visits to cultural organisations in the UK


• An Eastern European citizen, currently living and working in the region and preferably of Slavic heritage;

• Seeking an opportunity to develop your practice 

• Able to explain how the experience of an international residency may benefit your career development and in particular why an opportunity in London would be beneficial

Deadline for applications: 15 June 2017
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