/¿Who is eligible?
/Presentation of the proposal and duration of the residence
/Conditions of the stay and complementary services
/Documentation for the application
/The selection of the projects
/Acceptance of rules
/Personal Data Protection
Since 2014, Arte Aurora Residency, located in the center of Barcelona,
operates as a search and recognition space of the local culture as well as a
launch pad and welcoming space for international artistic projects.
This call aims to provide support to the realization of artistic projects and
the consolidation of projects mature enough through handing over, for a
temporally use, the residency space, upon the payment of the established fee.
Priority will be given to projects that have a wide spectrum and the
capacity of generating collaborative methodologies, in addition to the
innovative and multidisciplinary character of the proposal.
¿Who is eligible?
This call is addressed to artists, groups, associations or cultural agents that
have an artistic project that is in the process of being created or produced of
any of the following disciplines: Performance, muralism, visual arts,
multimedia creation or audiovisual creation.
For technical reasons, all those proposals that imply the use of toxic more
inflammable materials and overall all those that need to be created in “dirty
workshop”, are excluded from this call.
There shall be no restriction upon nationality or place of residence.
The cultural agents that propose their participation, either as individuals or
as representatives of an entity, must be of legal age.
Presentation of the proposal and duration of the residence
There is no deadline for the application: the projects can be sent at any
moment. The selection committee will meet periodically during the year to
evaluate the projects and the postulants will be informed of the decision
taken by the committee and, if selected, of the starting date of their
The residency shall be of a minimum duration of one week and a maximum
duration of five weeks depending on the length of the project.
According to the possibility and the availability of the spaces, the residency
program will be formalized within six weeks after the Committee has taken
The evaluation and selection of project proposals shall be undertaken
taking into consideration the following administrative and technical criteria:
/ Originality of the proposal
/ Innovative and experimental character of the project.
/ Artistic and cultural value of the proposal and its affinity with the artist’s
career and the artistic context of Barcelona.
/ Outreach of the project beyond the residency period.
/ International nature of the project.
Conditions of the stay and complementary services
Rates and project agreement
After being selected, the inscription to the program will be finalized when
the agreement with Arte Aurora Residency will be signed and the payment
of the program’s costs, approved by the Committee and listed in the section
where the spaces are described, concluded.
The relationship between Arte Aurora Residency and the creators will be
defined by a residency protocol.
The residency program includes internet connection, the use of meeting
rooms, the use of the apartment and terrace. Light/ /water/gas are also
According to the characteristics of the project the artists will have access to
basic technical equipment in addition to:
/ Technical consulting in all stages of the program.
/ Technical accompaniment during the development of the project.
/ Participation to the Exchange programs with other local residencies.
/ The possibility to participate in on-going workshops.
The Selection Comittee shall be composed of the Director of Arte Aurora
and the artists that work in and with the gallery.
The monitoring Committee will be composed by the same artists of the
Documentation for the application
Pdf document, maximum 10 pages:
Part 1 – Project summary
/ Presentation: brief explanation of the project and how the project relies
with Arte Aurora residency. (max. 1 page)
/ Project Background: In the case of a new stage of a project in developing,
explanation of the previous phases (max. 1 page)
/ Perspectives: description of the project’s phase that will developed during
Arte Aurora Residency and future perspectives of the project.
/ Public activities: plan some activities open to the public (max. ½ pages)
/ Planning: indicate all the steps necessary to the development of the
project and the respective dates of their realization (max. ½ pages)
* It is recommended, even if it is not an essential requirement, to add a
video presentation of the project of maximum 3 minutes, in which all the
steps of the project are explained and there is a presentation of the team
that will work in it.
Part 2 – The applicant’s personal details
CV of the applicant (max. 2 pages)
Part 3 – additional information
A more detailed description of the project, in textual and graphic format
(max. 4 pages).
All the documentation will be presented in digital format through the
service wetransfer or a similar and send by e-mail to:
The Selection Committee will take in consideration only the applications
meeting the previous requirements.
The committee could summon the applicant to a videocall to clarify some
aspects of the proposed projects.
The Commission shall modify the duration of the residency program
according to the global evaluation of the project.
The selection of the projects
Within 3 working days of the date on which the Selection Committee
reunited, the results will be announced to the participants through the web
page of the gallery (http://www.arteaurora.com ) and by e-mail. The
projects that will not be selected will receive a notification by e-mail.
Acceptance of rules
The participation to the project implies the integral acceptance of the
conditions. Any unforeseen change will be settled by the organized entity
and notified to the interested parties.
Personal Data Protection
In accordance with the established Organic Law 15/1999 for Personal
Information Protection, we inform the participants that all the data
incorporated in the Residency inscription can be reclaimed or deleted by
sending a written notification to Arte Aurora calle Trafalgar 36, 08010,
Barcelona or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In any case, once the selection of the projects will be completed, the file
with personal data of the participants shall be removed.
For information on the currently available spaces and information on public prices
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