Home > Edition 2012 > INVITATION FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE THE OLD SCHOOL RESIDENCY, Gorna Lipnitsa, August 2012

Ladies and gentlemen,

Dear friends,

Development for Gorna Lipnitsa Association together with Gorna Lipnitsa municipality is organizing  The Оld School residency – 2012, in Gorna Lipnitsa village, Bulgaria. For one week the building of the ex-school will shelter artists from different nations, who will make art together with the idea of working in a new, unordinary place.

In the upcoming event, painters, sculptors, photographers, musicians, and other artists can take part. The participants will be chosen by committee.

The disciplines for 2012 are:

1       Painting

2       Wood sculpture

3       Photography

4       Visual arts and installations

5       Wall-painting and restoration

6       Music

7       Curatorial

8       Architecture

9       Literature

10     Short movies

Development for Gorna Lipnitsa Association provides working places, sleeping places, food, materials for work and translators (if needed). The art residence has six indoor workshops – for painting, wood sculpture, photo studio, movie and concerts place and also an outdoor area for work.

Expenses paid by artist: travelling to Gorna Lipnitsa

Date of activity: 17 – 26 August 2012.

Place: Gorna Lipnitsa village, Bulgaria

Motto of the Art Residence 2012 is:

THE END AS A BEGINNING:

GORNA LIPNITSA AND THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD, 2012.

The artists` work in the art residence will be organized by materials in which will be represented three parallels of beliefs for the end of the world in 2012:

  • Local beliefs.
  • Bulgarian beliefs.
  • World beliefs.

The residence will have interesting parallel program again, connected with the idea of THE END AS A BEGINNING, which will also represent the Russian futurism art movement that took place 100 years ago and its representatives – Burliuk, Mayakovski, Khlebnikov, Livshits, Kruchenykh, etc.

 

Terms of participating:

Each candidate should send us:

-         short CV;

-         the name of the chosen discipline;

-         an actual internet link with works, portfolio or pictures of works;

Number of participants: up to ten artists

Deadline for applying: 9 May 2012

Results announcing: 06 June 2012

E-mail for candidatures: oldschoolresidence@yahoo.com

 

You can find more information about Gorna Lipnitsa, organizers and the event in:http://www.gornalipnitsa.com/ and Facebook - Old School Residence Gorna Lipnitsa.

Video invitation representing the 2012 edition: http://youtu.be/nzkmf79iGvo.

The Old School residency is a member of the international network Res Artis. You can view the organization profile here:http://www.resartis.org/en/residencies/list_of_residencies/?id_content=5042

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