The open call is directed to Swedish and international artists in all art fields. The research part of the residency will take place on 28 June – 11 July 2021, the production & presentation part on 30 August – 7 November 2021). Residency dates are subject to change, and can be adjusted by the host in case of the ongoing pandemic or such.
Each accepted artist will receive equivalent to 138 000 SEK (~13,000 EUR) for a 12 week long residency, and a production budget of 20 000 SEK (~1900 EUR). Art Inside Out will also cover associated costs such as travel, housing, workspaces and process management.
Two artists will primarily be situated in Kungsbacka, and two in Halmstad. The artists will have the opportunity to work independently and together. The residency will conclude with public presentations of the artistic processes in Kungsbacka and Halmstad and other locations in Halland and Sweden. Public meetings will be held regularly throughout the residency.
Kungsbacka Municipality is home to just over 80,000 residents and is one of Sweden’s most affluent municipalities, with a strong influx of people. Halmstad Municipality has 100,000 residents and is known for its long sandy beaches.
The open call deadline is 29 October 2020. Details about how to apply and more information about the residency's theme can be found here.
Art Inside Out is a nomadic institution for artist-in-residence in all art forms and genres. Artists are invited to explore the possibilities for their own art practices, as well as delve into new collaborations, with the county of Halland as a playing field.
"Culture includes not only culture and arts, but also the way of life and system of values. In this sense culture becomes the major power for intellectual renewal and human perfection." (European Council Report on European Cultural Policy)