RESIDENCY

Typical Residency length: minimum 2 weeks

Avg. number of artists in residence at a time: up to 6.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Artist Status: 18 years or older to apply

Collaboration: May apply as a team (up to two people), or bring partner

Geography: Open to ALL the countries.

 

DISCIPLINES AND MEDIA
Writing, Photography, Visual Art, Sculpture, Jewelry, New media, Animation, Filmmaking, Design, Architecture, Curators.

PERUGIA, ITALY

RESIDENCY FEES

The total cost of a residency in Perugia is $900 per week. Artists may apply to bring their partners or a member of a creative team for an additional $300 per week. 

Application Fee: $30

 

Expenses paid by artist: Travel, Art Supplies, Personal Insurance.

 

FACILITIES & SERVICES

Housing: Private bedroom in a shared housing facility + a Shared Art studio.

 

Meals: Residents make own meals/groceries. The artist apartment includes a fully-furnished kitchen and a separate working studio space.

 

Free Wi-Fi

 

FINANCIAL AID

Based ona combination of merit and financial need, HYDRA Art Project offers financial Scholarship Awards that cover up to 40% of the residency fees. See our application form for additional details.

 

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OUR RESIDENCIES IN ITALY

TESTIMONIES

"The beauty, the history, and the mystical atmosphere of Perugia immediately sparkled my imagination and inspired me to create a four-part piece - a quadriptych. Each panel on paper is influenced and dedicated to a specific part of the town and also to the architectural elements in which Perugia is full of. Every panel has its own name and all four I titled "PERUGIA", so there is "Corso", "piazzas, arcs and stairs" , "via", and "gates".


My inspiration came from the intricate web of streets all bounded by arcs and gates, passages and squares. All of it reminds me of a organism that I see in a micro and also macro scale, this analogy of a living thing and architecture is very much related to my overall artistic philosophy.

I would also very much like to thank the city and everybody involved for inviting me here and giving me this amazing opportunity to experience Perugia and everything else that beautiful Perugia has to offer!"

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Spontaneous testimony by the artist Mariusz Navratil