The residency is an opportunity for exchange, experimentation and reflection between local artists and guests; It takes place in the archipelago of Solentiname, located south of the Great Lake of Nicaragua, also called Lake Cocibolca; Participants in the residency are invited to live within the community, thus opening up possibilities for exchange. In addition to working on their independent projects, it is suggested that artists give a lecture about their work and conduct a workshop with local artists and artisans. The retreat is meant to stimulate creativity and reflection.
Any proposal is welcome, but we are most interested in projects related to: the environment, historical memory, sustainable architecture, gender, popular culture, community experiences, relational art, art and poetry, photography and social anthropology.
Submission call: Artists and curators.
Fees: Nothing, expenses for food and lodging are paid by the organization. Depending on distance, travel costs to Nicaragua and Solentiname can be discussed.
The residency is coordinated by Marcos Agudelo. Local participants include: the hostel ¨La Comunidad” on the island of Mancarrón on behalf of the Asociación Para el Desarrollo de Solentiname, and the “Elvis Chavarría” Union of Painters and Artisans of Solentiname from the island of San Fernando.
APPLICATION FORM: By sending a proposal to > firstname.lastname@example.org;