October 24, 2022
is the start of THE 10TH OPEN INTERNATIONAL ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE COMPETITION to receive grants for the realization of creative projects in the visual arts and literature in Kolomna in 2023-2024.
Artists and writers who are prepared to create projects in the Kolomna art residency in accordance with the terms of the competition are invited to take part. This year the competition is held to select the residents for two years 2023 and 2024. Since 2011, more than 100 authors have worked at the Artkommunalka residence.
The competition is to support the boldest and most radical creative projects in keeping with the spirit and objectives of developing modern art and literature. Attention to artistic interpretation of the Kolomna's modern life and heritage is welcome. ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE FOCUS •
Contemporary visual arts: art projects revealing the artist's world and presenting the artist in their context.•
Modern prose, poetry and drama: the literature residence is a laboratory of meanings, a 'writer's study room' with the opportunity for communication with the public. The outcomes of the writing projects should be texts in Russian.•
Silk and weaving. A timely theme for Kolomna connected with the launch of the project to revive the art of the Kolomna silk weaving, to interpret the 'genome' of a textile Kolomna through contemporary art and creative writing.
More info here