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ONE ARTIST A WEEK II

After our 2017 exhibition-series combining Artist-In-Residence & solo show during Documenta 14 in Athens ( >>> learn more ) we have the pleasure to announce the 2018 ONE ARTIST A WEEK series.

See the current shows >>> PROJECTS.

PROGRAMME:

• Living and working space in downtown Athens (7 days/6 nights)
• Four days of curated solo show in downtown Athens venues
• Promotional and PR support by a group of art professionals, journalists and networkers
• Customized introduction into ancient and contemporary Greek culture
• Project website.

Artists who wish to stay longer in Athens may book our AIR-extension programme.

More information/ fees/ terms and conditions:   >>> here


INITIATION IV - AIR IN ATHENS FOR JEWELLERY ARTISTS & DESIGNERS

Period:  July - December 2018

After the successful completion of our first Athens AIR & Workshops series for Jewellery Artists/Designers (2015-2018), we announce a new series of intensive one-week-long Artist Residencies including curated visits in major art and jewellery collections, as well as creativity boosting "Story Telling & Performance" workshops.

The programme addresses international jewellery artists and designers who wish to understand the very origins, functions and meaning of jewellery and find inspiration in the rich tradition of Greek jewellery art and spirituality - concepts / uses / motifs / symbols.

The curated visits at ten museum collections and archaeological sites along with in situ lectures on anthropology / mythology / history / art aim at adding background, context, meaning and purpose in the residents' own work. The AIR programme ambitions at enabling residents to understand the present significance of Greek world heritage for their career and fuel the urge for innovative jewellery.

The AIR programme is enriched by a Story Telling & Performance Workshop to boost creativity. Residents are also introduced in the highly didactic "Success Stories" of Greece's internationally established jewellery houses, while insider information on the international jewellery art scene may help them to map their own strategic itinerary.
Residents are also briefed on further possibilities to show work - in solo or group shows - in Athens, Munich (Munich Jewellery Week 2019), Berlin 2019 projects by   >>> ZLR Betriebsimperium.

Programmes are highly customized to address individual intellectual, aesthetical and conceptual questions.

The INITIATION AIR weeks in question are:

• Monday 2 to Sunday 8 July 2018 - APPLY with cover letter + weblinks by 15 May 2018
• Monday 27 August to Sunday 2 September 2018 - APPLY with cover letter + weblinks by 15 June 2018
• Monday 10 to Sunday 16 December 2018 - APPLY with cover letter + weblinks by 15 July 2018

Fee:

• 750 Euro per person for a group of 2 residents
• 680 Euro per person for a group of 3 to 4 residents
• 630 Euro per person for a group of 6 residents

The Fee includes accommodation (6 nights/7 days) in quiet/ big/ bright/ downtown Athens flat/ working atelier/ sites & museums tickets.

You may extend your AIR week before or after the above mentioned weeks (from 140 Euro per week). Groups of 6-10 students may contact us for more options on dates and special fees.

For more information or to make a reservation, please contact us:   >>>> here

OPEN CALL  >>>> here


JEWELLERY CONVENTION ATHENS - September 2018

More information on Jewellery Convention Athens to be announced soon.


JEWELLERY ART SHOWS 2019

More information on our next jewellery art projects and shows to be announced soon.


LITERARY ATHENS

Athens is UNESCO's World Book Capital from April 2018 to April 2019.

Our NEW writers residency programme will be announced soon.