Baltic Contemporary Art Gallery in Słupsk is a self-governmental cultural institution aimed at the promotion of contemporary art. It organizes over 30 artistic exhibitions yearly at its two exhibition halls in Słupsk and one salon in Ustka. Irrespective of the exhibition programmes, the gallery organizes meetings, performances, cyclical lectures on the newest art as well as artistic workshops. Now the gallery enters the artistic residential programme which will be organised at the Centre for Creative Activities located in the historic building of the port granary in Ustka (a hundred metres from the shoreline). This cultural institution awaits residential offers from artists interested in realising their artistic projects and works, as well as those interested in dialoguing with local environment and public space.
The Centre for Creative Activities includes a gallery and a café bar, as well as a sculpture and ceramics ateliers, computer-aided printmaking studio and a fully equipped film studio. The centre also includes a large lecture room and an exhibition hall. A modern accommodation base with a comfortable kitchen is prepared to enable artistic residences and placements. The centre is becoming a place for interdisciplinary activities within the field of widely understood visual arts, as well as film, theatre and performance projects.
The resident programme will be organised in two options:
A one-month stay module within the period September 2013 – December 2013
A three-month stay module, September-December 2013
The Baltic Gallery provides artists with free accommodation as well as free use of the following studios: a film studio, a computer-aided printmaking studio, sculpture studio, ceramics studio. A lecture hall can be used to present the resulting artworks. The gallery offers accommodation in single and double rooms, and a self-service boarding with a kitchen and a dining room.
The gallery doesn’t cover the costs of the materials needed to be bought during the realisation of your artistic project.
Sculpture, computer-aided printmaking, photography, ceramics, performance, and installation art
The Baltic Gallery has existed since 1976.
Ustka. The place is accessible by express trains from all the greatest cities in Poland.
The result of the project:
Artists should end their projects in a form proposed by them.
from 1 to 3 months.
Conditions and costs (provided by the organiser):
Free accommodation for artists.
Free use of artistic studios: film, computer-aided printmaking, sculpture and ceramics.
The gallery doesn’t cover the production costs or the boarding. The same concerns author’s fees and allowances.
Guidelines and criteria for applications:
Please send your proposal to: [email protected]
The application should include the following documentation (in PDF format, one zip file):
name and surname of the applicant
the artist’s statement on his/her artistic creation (150 words at the most)
the artist’s biography (no more than 2 standard pages)
10 examples of works (or the link to the website presenting his/her works)
description of the work to be made during his/her residential stay at our gallery
link to his/her webpage
references (at least 2)
Neither the country of origin nor the kind of the chosen medium or the age of the applicant are limited or preferred in any way. The candidates should have, however, a satisfactory command of English (in writing and speaking).