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Av. Francisco Antonio Encina, Paradero 21, Villa Alegre, Chile, Chile

Av. Francisco Antonio Encina, Paradero 21, Villa Alegre, Chile, Chile

One to two months

Application deadline:

31st May

The International Contemporary Art Residence 'OBRA PÚBLICA' takes place in Villa Alegre, a calm, rural town in the centre region of Chile. The Residency offers a friendly community, and a space of debate and reflection for contemporary art production and texts. 

As well as this, residents at OBRA PÚBLICA work together with the neighbouring organisation of Villa Alegra, with whom artists have already worked with during the past seven editions of The Social Summer Camp (February 2010 to February 2016).

Focused residency profiles:

> Residencies for ART PRODUCTION and DEVELOPMENT of PROJECTS in relation to the community. 2 residents per month.

> Residencies of THEORETICAL PRODUCTION and CONCEPTUALIZATION about contemporary art in relation to social process. 1 resident per month.

Program Offer: Accommodation for 27 days / 26 nights in community dorms and breakfast + organisation and coordination of activities (does not include the transportation expenses to and from the residency location).

Artist Fee: 700(USD) 

APT Special Offer: 14% discount, plus 2 places at the residency reserved for APT artists.(please mention your affiliation with APT on your application)

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