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Programme of Residencies

Programme of Residencies The residency programmes are designed to provide participants with the time, space and means to work in optimal conditions. They include production support and expert assistance to encourage the transition to professional practice. The programmes are aimed at helping the participants achieve the highest possible level of professionalism by equipping them with suitable theoretical and practical tools and providing them with contacts in the complex art world.

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Acción Cultural Española has joined the international network of artists’ residencies by supporting the following programmes:
  • Graphic Novel Residency at the Maison des Auteurs Angouleme 2017-2018
    The aim of the residency is to promote creation specifically in the field of graphic novels. For this purpose it facilitates the completion of a project chosen for its artistic values and innovative nature in this field. The chosen candidate will enjoy a residency at the Maison des Auteurs in Angoulême (France) between December 2017 and May 2018. 
  • Ricardo Gassent Artistic Residency at the Cité International Paris 2017
    More than 60 artists from around the world will be in residence in 2017 at the Cité internationale des arts in Paris. The Cité internationale des arts programme is open to foreign creators, who wish to develop a project of research in Paris during a period of three or six consecutive months.The Spanish artist Ricardo Gassent, soundpainter and artistic director, has been selected among other artist from all over the world to develop a research project in Paris bwteen October 2017 and January 2017. 
  • Citè Internationale des Arts de Paris Writers' Residency 2017
    Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) and the French Embassy in Spain, with the support of la  Marie de Paris, la Cité des Arts and the Residencia de Estudiantes, organised this open call for artists who live and work in Spain. The residency will take place in the Cité des Arts in París for a maximum of three months between Septembre and November 2017. 
  • Writer Residency at the Toji Cultural Foundation 2017
    Acción Cultural Española (AC/E)  and the Toji Cultural Foundation, with the support of Residencia de Estudiantes, launch this three months open residency – between September and November 2017 – in the Seoul Toji Coultural Foundation, for writers that live and work in Spain. 
  • CIA Curatorial Residency 2017. Violeta Janeiro
    The Centro de Investigaciones Artísticas (Centre for Artistic Research) is a space where artists and thinkers from different parts of the world, especially Latin America, can meet and interact.  Curator Violeta Janeiro participates in this residency programme because she is interested in moving her research on collaborative practices in art to the Argentine context. She plans to investigate the application of theories of communication in the participatory art of the sixties in Buenos Aires.
  • Laura Alcala Freudenthal Residency at Creative Networks PST 2017
    Creative Networks is a programme of Dance and Coreography organized in collaboration between foreign and local dance artists. The project consists of a month residency when the performance is created and then presented in the frame of festival Biela Noc. For this edition, PST - Priestor Súčasného Tanca has invited the emerging spanish dancer and choreographer Laura Alcala Freudenthal. She will work with 6 dancers from and around Košice. 
  • Residency for translators Alicia Martorell y Gabriel Hormaechea at CITL 2017
    The residency programme at the CITL (Collège international des traducteurs littéraires Arles) is designed to provide participants with the time, space and means to work in optimal conditions. AC/E supports through the Mobility grants the participation of the Spanish translators Alicia Martorell and Gabriel Hormaechea in this residency during 5 months.
  • Research Residency FelipaManuela 2017
    FelipaManuela is a Residency Programme dedicated to research the relationship that establishes the art of our time with the places, the people and the different ways in which they coexist. It is aimed at curators and professionals from ​​Latin American institutions, who are invited to a research residence in Madrid, for a period of 15 to 20 days. It aims to promote the internationalization of the Spanish artistic scene and professional exchange.
  • Antoni Hervas Residency at 18th Street Arts Center 2017
    Barcelona-based artist Antoni Hervas' residency aims to develop a new body of work based on research into LGBTQ and subcultural histories of Los Angeles, which he will link to political histories of queer experience in Spain in an act of cultural exchange. 18SAC’s international residency programme hosts 35-45 international artists and curators annually, serving over 500 artists and art workers from 61 countries since 1998.
  • Ignasi Aballi SOMA 2017 Artis's Residency
    In 2017 the Spanish artist Ignasi Aballí is taking part in the SOMA residencies programme with the support of AC/E. The residency various activities include a public talk on the format of artistic residencies together with other residency projects such as Casa Vecina, Casa Maauad and Casa Gallina, and a theoretic and practical workshop on artistic interventions in unconventional spaces in Mexico city.