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All Residency Programs for Artists & Writers (Instructional & Non-Instructional Programs) – All Sessions in 2021

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Arquetopia Peru International Artist Residency – Cusco, Peru

All Residency Programs for Artists & Writers (Instructional & Non-Instructional Programs) – All Sessions in 2021

 

Founded in 2009, Arquetopia Foundation is an internationally established, award-winning nonprofit arts and cultural foundation with a social scope that emphasizes critical thinking through artistic practices. Our comprehensive, customized International Artist-in-Residence Programs are the largest and most reputable in Latin America, with an array of contents anchored in a solid structure of collaborations with prominent cultural institutions, renowned experts, and notable artists. We are invested in approaching art and art history with a critical perspective by understanding Mexico and Peru’s complexity in context and incorporating nuances in narratives and interpretation especially of the 3,000-year heritage of visual culture of these two countries. Our residency programs offer competitive professional opportunities for emerging and mid-career, national and international artists, designers, curators, art historians, art educators, writers, journalists, and cultural researchers age 20 and over.

MEET OUR PAST RESIDENT ARTISTS: For profiles, feedback and testimonials from many of our outstanding past resident artists, art historians, and writers, don't miss this page on our website: Arquetopia Foundation: Our Resident Artists

Arquetopia Peru is now welcoming applications for the following residency programs in the Sacred Valley of the Andes of Cusco, Peru. Click on each link below for program info on our website.

 

PART 1 – RESIDENCIES FOR ARTISTS & WRITERS (MENTORED, NON-INSTRUCTIONAL) – ALL SESSIONS IN 2021

 

1. Art, Design, or Photography Residency.
Flexible sessions of 4 to 12 weeks; various techniques.

2. Writers Residency.

Flexible sessions of 3 to 8 weeks.

 

PART 2 – ARTIST RESIDENCIES WITH MASTER TECHNIQUE INSTRUCTION – ALL SESSIONS IN 2021

 

3. Gold Leafing & Estofado Instructional Residency.
Learn Gold Leafing (Gilding) and Estofado techniques, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

4. Natural Pigments Instructional Residency.
Learn to create and use a variety of Natural Pigments for fiber dyeing, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

5. Peruvian Textiles Instructional Residency: Andean Weaving.
Learn traditional Andean Weaving, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 3 weeks.

6. Pre-Columbian Ceramics Instructional Residency.
Learn pre-Columbian Ceramics techniques, with time for independent production. Extendable sessions of 5 weeks.

 

Arquetopia is distinguished worldwide for its array of unique, customized residency programs with substantial content. Our residency spaces function exclusively for productive art professionals, writers, and researchers and are built on comprehensive, mentored and informative programs; a network of premier collaborative workspaces, institutions, and studios; and personalized project support.

Arquetopia is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our diverse local and international community. Arquetopia’s resident artist and staff backgrounds vary in all aspects. As part of Arquetopia’s mission is to promote diversity, Arquetopia actively fights discrimination by offering access to its programs and activities without regard to race, color, gender or gender expression, national origin, age, religion, creed, or sexual orientation.

Deadline: 
07/26/2020
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Peruvian Amazon Storytelling Workshop Call for Applications

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Real Lives Multicultural Association is inviting visual artists, filmmakers, photographers, writers, poets, artisans to apply for the

Peruvian Amazon Storytelling Workshop June 24th to July 04th 2020

For 10 days, 15 passionate writers, artists and filmmakers will be submerged in the density of the Peruvian Amazonas and the lives of the local Shawi. Guided by a diverse Team of acclaimed international creatives and Peruvian indigenous leaders, participants will be exposed to the raw nature of the rainforest, conflicting forces impacting indigenous communities and sustainable activities to address climate change.

Each participant will develop a short provocation/artwork under the guidance and supervision of the Team. Unlike other workshops, the local inhabitants will not be mere characters in these stories but will serve as mentors, project collaborators and cultural mediators. The process of creation will require some form of partnership between local and international storytellers in defining, style, method, message and culture.

The workshop will take place in various setting including the urban river-based culture of Iquitos, the tropical rainforest surroundings of the Allpahuayo Mishana Reserve, and the facilities of Formabiap’s indigenous bi-lingual education centre at Zúngarococha.

For more info and to apply please go to our website and contact us through the online form.

Teaching staff:
Rafael Chanchari Pizuri; Shawi teacher, shaman and philosopher (Peru)
Juan Carlos Galeano; poet, filmmaker, professor (Colombia/US)
Sophie Beer; object artist, art historian, cultural manager (AT)
Leoncio Ramirez Vasquez; photographer, producer, Peruvian Amazon expert (Peru)
Mark Abouzeid; filmmaker, photojournalist, storyteller (US /IT/LB)

PAY IT FORWARD - Proceeds from the workshop will be used to support Voces Indígenas Pilot Project (Peru): Empowering indigenous youth through Documentary Filmmaking.

For more info and to apply please go to website and contact us through the online form.

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PAY IT FORWARD - Proceeds from the workshop will be used to support Voces Indígenas Pilot Project (Peru): Empowering indigenous youth through Documentary Filmmaking.

Tuition fee includes: Individual Field Kits (Value €500): 1 DJI Osmo Pocket, 1 art-quality sketchbook, 1 USB with background information, and 1 dry sack to protect your gear.

All accommodations – 11 nights.
Three daily meals for 10 days.
Availability of drinking water 24h.
Iquitos Airport Transfers.
Local Transportation in motorboat/canoe/vehicle for location visits and excursions.
Local Guides – translators.
Use of specialized equipment including drones, audio recording and field cameras.

Deadline: 
03/30/2020

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