Where Arte Studio Ginestrelle, Regional Park of Mount Subasio Assisi, Italy
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Ginestrelle is a sympathetically restored traditional farmhouse set in the hills of the Regional Park of Mount Subasio, near the historic town of Assisi (UNESCO World Heritage site), famous for its frescos by Giotto and Cimabue. It offers residencies to artists from all artistic disciplines but its aim isto support excellence and originality, though young artists at the beginning of their careers are also encouraged to apply.
Applications will be judged on the basis of CVs and portfolios submitted.
Aims to promote contemporary art in all its diverse forms within an international context, to stimulate creativity through direct contact with nature and respect for the environment, to set up an exchange of ideas within various disciplines of contemporary art practice, to establish workshops, exhibitions, and open-air art events in the Regional Park of Mount Subasio.
Each artist will have the opportunity to develop his/her project within a number of different artistic fields: Visual Arts painting, drawing, photography, installation art, land art, sculpture, etc. Literary Arts fiction, poetry, script writing, novel, short stories etc. Performing Arts dancing, music, drama. Work can either be done in the studio, within the residency, or outside in one of the two refurbished barns which have been adapted as workspaces.
Groups of artists Ginestrelle provides the prefect milieu for international groups of artists already involved in a joint project to work together. The residency will provide an opportunity to bring to fruition any current project. Each group will have the chance to exhibit in Assisi at the end of the each year. Skills: an ability to work as a team How to apply: send a brief description of the project and the working practices of those involved demonstrating an ability to work as a team.
Grants The cultural association Ginestrelle can assist artists seeking grants or other forms of funding in their home country/institution, by providing an invitation letter when a candidature is accepted.
The International collective exhibition of all the works created during the residencies will be shown in Assisi at the prestigious Art Gallery Le Logge, from the 2nd to the 9th of December 2012.
For further information about the program, how to apply and more details about the residency contact the director Dr. Marina Merli, please:
Arte Studio Ginestrelle
Santa Maria di Lignano, 11 – Regional Park of Mount Subasio
06081 Assisi (Perugia) Italy
Tel. +39.075802336 Cell. +39.3388134078