The Residencia Corazón – Artist in Residency (A-I-R) Program was initiated in 2006. Its main objective engenders the creation of a personalized and independent exchange among regional, national and international artists. It allows for mutual enrichment through professional and emotive approaches for new experiences and aesthetic realities. The resident / visiting artists enjoy a dynamic and vibrant time frame for working; they have a studio and living space at their disposal to complete their projects. They also network with and within the local art community, cultural institutions and the public at large.
Residencia Corazón offers a complete international Artist in Residency Program. Each artist, curator or writer receives exclusive and highly-personalised support from the Residencia Corazón team.
Our project is characterized by trying a close, intimate relationship with each resident, proposing that the stay transcends the artistic purpose and that their journey is printed as a learning adventure that they will treasure throughout their lives.
Duration of residency
15 days onwards, artists can choose their stay. But our A.i.R. Program 1 (with exhibition), the minimum period required is one month.
Our house is yours. A complete house for the residents, with everything necessary (wifi, kitchen with its elements, patio, barbecue, cleaning service, sheets-towels, tools, heating, fans, lights, projector, etc). Residencia Corazón provides individual (or shared) rooms as well an artist studios and gallery space.
Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
Open to emerging and established artists from all disciplines within the visual arts. It is also open to emerging and established writers & curators from all disciplines – from novelists, non-fiction writers, screenwriters to playwrights. Personal asssistance.
Studio / Workspace
Thanks to the configuration of the space, artists are able combine their stay and production within the same house and in great conditions. Our house has 3 workspace. Also because its large size, many artists choose to work in their room.
Many residents also choose to work in the broad context of the diversity of locations that our city offers (the river and its waterfront area, traditional old buildings, woods and squares, downtown area for interventions, its particular architecture, walls for murals and graffiti, etc.).
Fees and support
We have a FEE (USD $ 800 around x month) Residencia Corazón is an independent project with institutional support but we are currently unable to provide financial support for visiting artists. For artists applying for grants and scholarships in their home country Residencia Corazón can provide official documents and letters of invitation as necessary.Residencia Corazon has the institutional support of the National Culture Secretary, Cultural Institute of the Province of Buenos Aires, the Town Council of La Plata and the National University of La Plata.
Expectations towards the artist
Each artist, curator or writer receives exclusive and highly-personalised support from our team.The Residencia Corazón provides support for all aspects of the residency from:- assistance in navigating La Plata and its surrounds- finding local resources-curators- information about daily life as well as the local arts scene- assistance with research, production and post-production of work.3 differents Programs:
Program 1: with a solo exhibition at the end with personal curator an graphic piece
Programs 2 & 3 Recommended for artist-curators-writers who wish to develop research-investigation projects or works in progress without the opportunity to exhibit.
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