- How do I apply for the Space118 Contemporaries 2020?
A: You can apply by filling the application form and submitting your resume with your portfolio with last 5 years work.Pls send in your artworks in the PDF or PPT format, wherein you will specify the Title, Medium, Size and Edition of the work for every artwork.You can also send in your PDF/PPT via wetranfer or dropbox. If you are sending multiple emails, pls specify in the title of the email the number of the email. For example :1/3 , 2/3 and 3/3. If you are sending video works, pls send the vimeo link with the details of the video in terms of title, size and duration.
- Till when can I apply?
A: The deadline for submitting the application for the Space118 Contemporaries 2020 is 25th August, 2019
- Where can I send my application?
A: All application material must be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Space118 Contemporaries 2020’ in the subject line.
- How long is the studio given out to the artist?
A: The studios will be given out for a period of 2 months over three time slots-March-April 2020, June-July2020, and September-October 2020.
- Who can apply?
A: An Indian artist who has a B.F.A. degree or equivalent with at least 5 years of experience can apply for the grant.
A writer who has a B.A or higher degree can apply for the residency.
- I’ve applied for the Space118 Fine Art Grant. Can I apply for the Space118 Contemporaries as well?
A: As long as you fit the criteria, you can apply for both. You need to send individual application forms for each application.
- I’m a creative writer (poet, novelist, playwright, screenwriter, etc.), and I’m working on a book. Can I apply for the Space118 Contemporaries 2020?
A: Yes, the Space118 Contemporaries 2020 Residencies will select 2 fine artists and 1 art writer.
- What will be the selection process?
A: The grantee will be selected by a prestigious jury that comprises of prominent members of the industry including Shilpa Gupta-Artist, Mortimer Chatterjee-Gallerist, and Anurag Khanna-Collector.
- Are international artists allowed to apply?
A: No, Only Indian residents with a valid passport and residing in the country are allowed to apply for the Space118 Contemporaries 2020 Grant.
- Is there an age eligibility or limit for applying?
A: Only artists below the age of 40 can apply for the Space118 Contemporaries 2020 Grant.
- What is the cost of the residency?
A: There is no cost for applying for the Space118 Contemporaries 2020 Grant. A production grant of upto 1 lakh will be provided along with a stipend for food and travel to the Grantee.
- Are there any other costs to be directly handed over to Space118?
A: No, there is nothing to be paid by the artists. They only have to donate 2 artworks at the end of their residency ( one will go to the Space118 collection and one to the sponsor)
- Once selected, can the dates be changed?
A: Once the artist confirms the dates he/she cannot withdraw their acceptance and will have to comply with the schedule provided by Space118.
- Do I need to have a specific project in mind?
A: A 250 word proposal explaining what you will be working on during at the residency.
- Can the project I propose be the completion of a project that is currently underway?
A: Absolutely. The proposed project could be used to further an existing project or a work in progress.
- I have my two references; do I need to get letters of recommendation from them?
A: No, letters of recommendation are not required.
- Who does one select, as a referee, for the application?
A: An ideal referee would be someone from your area of specialty and/ or a prominent figure who knows your work well and has engaged with it. It could be your Professor, Curator, Artist, or anyone from the field of arts.
- Would my partner be able to share a week or two of the residency with me as we are travelling together? Are family, children and friends allowed to occupy the room with the artist during their residency tenure?
A: Artists and their visitors are required to sign the attendance register every day. No overnight stays by visitors are allowed at the studios or in any part of the warehouse premises. The residency is for artists who have applied only. Their families, spouses or children are not permitted to stay on the premises.
- Are the studios/residencies accessible for disabled artists?
A: If you have special needs, do not hesitate to write to us and seek for any information or clarifications.
- Is there internet access?
A:Yes, we have WI-FI, that is accessible from all studios.
- How can I contact the residency?
A: With other questions, please email us at email@example.com or call us on +91 9820098755.