Located in the heart of the Jutland (Denmark) the Riddergade AIR is a platform for artists to create, develop and display art as well as a place for artists to meet and exchange ideas. In cooperation with Riddergade AIR, the Viborg Kunsthal offers workshop facilities and assistance for tasks of a practical and artistic nature, as well as access to a wide local, national and international network. Riddergade AIR also creates links between residents and Danish artists, facilitating new opportunities for international development of the Danish contemporary art scene.
There are two residency periods artists can apply for: the first begins on 22 March 2021 and ends on 28 June 2021, the second one begins on 23 August 2021 and ends on 29 November 2021. Artistscan apply until 22 November 2020.
The selected artists will get a grant of 2400 EUR for travel costs, materials and accommodation as well as a room in a villa near the Viborg Kunsthal and the chance to collaborate with other artists.
While staying at the Viborg Kunsthal it is required that the artists will hold at least one public event like an open studio where interested people can meet the artist. The artists should be curious to work with other artists living in the same villa and to participate in the local and national community and arts environment.
More information can be found here.
Viborg Kunsthal shows changing exhibitions with renowned Danish and international visual artists and has existed since 1994. The art gallery has a special focus on the living and creative art, and has a number of parallel events in connection with the exhibitions. Artist talks, lectures, concerts and workshops for children and adults are taking place at the Viborg Kunsthal. In addition, the art hall has an art school with teaching rooms, artist residency and two studios where artists can live and work.
"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)