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DOMIE is 400 square meters intended for artistic experiments. It features studio and exhibition, music and performance space, gathering and accommodation. The building undergoes continuous transformation, becoming an artistic medium in itself and provoking site-specific activities. DOMIE welcomes everyone and anyone who believes in the idea of openness, is able to embrace frictions and work in intersections. DOMIE is a place requiring care, a difficult, ghastly place, which responds to the sense of uprooting, chronic nomadism, housing crisis and poverty among artists. Domesticity and ownership have ended. It is time of post-dwelling, zombie-communities, unstable domiciles. The project was initiated by Martyna Miller and Katarzyna Wojtczak, who are developing it with DOMIE community. DOMIE is also an experiment in itself. It focuses on a 10-year plan of reclaiming a building in the center of Poznań/Poland, which due to long-term neglect has been falling into disrepair since 1988. The founders of the project undertook the daunting task of renovating the building without any financial capital. That aimed at spreading the responsibility of the ruin, which used to be an important cultural space in the past (the house of cinema prototype – Kaiser’s panorama of the city), among various – formal and informal […]
Święty Marcin 53a, 61-806 Poznań, Poland
Edge to Edge is a ViCA initiative that puts into action our policy of continual push to collaborate with artists and institutions across borders. In the first Edge to Edge show throughout 2019 we showed American and Estonian art in the US in our gallery, then did the same in Estonia over the summer. Each country being one edge of western civilization. Then we turned to our southern neighbor, and used the border as a metaphor for Edge to Edge, and brought 12 Mexican artists to the U.S. for the first time. In another participating gallery (in Venice, CA) closed for during the outbreak, we’ll install 12 artists from Japan in a few days, then show the work virtually online. In 2021 (postponed from this coming May) 12 galleries in our building will be hosting an equal number of galleries or more from Berlin. What ideas do you have? How can we help? We have a great space and we’d love to see you here.
1206 S. Maple Ave. #722 Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA
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Grochowska 301/305, Warsaw, Poland
L’AiR Arts is a grass-roots non profit association with a mission of supporting intercultural and artistic exchange through providing international artist residency opportunities. Our programs bring together artists, researchers, arts professionals and arts supporters of different nationalities and backgrounds with the aim to foster creativity and artistic practice, while promoting inclusion, diversity and international understanding through arts and cultural heritage.
E T A J is an artist-run space, a catalyst that focuses on the efficiency of the contemporary artistic object within the local context. Some artists have grouped themselves into the idea of conceiving a cultural cell. Through their journey, but also in their connection there is no conventional model. Whether it is a group exhibition, a solo one or other events originated here, the principles of the artistic practice and a sense of authenticity are those guiding the initial collective actions at E T A J.
George Enescu Str 43, Bucharest, Romania
The ZK/U ZK/U seeks to develop projects, co-produce knowledge and share values created through exchanges. ZK/U does not offer a fixed set of ideas and principles for its fellows. Rather, individual projects and needs shape what could be described as a continuous formation. Instead of letting the ‘final product’ constrain the possible routes that a practice might take, ZK/U focuses on the processes that come from, and feed into, the particular contexts of the fellows’ practice, whether they be locally-defined situations or international discourses. THE ORGANIZATION BEHIND ZK/U: KUNSTREPUBLIK The ZK/U concept and practice were initiated by the artist collective and non-profit organization KUNSTrePUBLIK e.V.. The association managed to become the owner of the former railway depot and holds a 40 year lease on the ground. KUNSTrePUBLIK‘s concepts and projects are equally focused on local involvement and global exchange. Coming from non-institutional backgrounds, the founders aspire to continue exploring ways of collaborating, researching and creating, that go beyond the lines of existing structures and preconceptions. As part of their artistic practice, KUNSTrePUBLIK considers the development of ZK/U a long-term process that will evolve through the contributions and critical feedback expressed by its participants, partners and a diverse audience. KUNSTrePUBLIK is […]
Siemenstr. 27, 10551 Berlin-Moabit, Germany
Fluctuating images is an independent, non-commercial platform for media art and media design, established 2004 in Stuttgart, since 2008 in Berlin. The focus of its transdisciplinary curatorial and scientific approach are audiovisual productions (visualization of music) as well as developments in art, design, architecture, music, dance and film.
Willdenowstrasse 10, 13353 Berlin, Germany
Zaratan – Arte Contemporânea is a not-for-profit space and an organization founded by artists in Lisbon city center in November 2014. Zaratan is a creation, production and promotion structure for contemporary art and a space of reflection and listening. In order to stimulate creativity and contribute to generate valid cultural processes, Zaratan has developed so far a heterogeneous and mostly free of charge agenda of events, that parallel to the regular schedule of exhibitions, presents video-projections, concerts, talks by artists, presentations and performances. Zaratan defends an interdisciplinary attitude and aims to promote a deeper comprehension of the artistic languages of the present with an independent structure.
Rua de São Bento, 432, Lisboa, Portugal
Current Space is an artist-run gallery, studio, and a headquarters for cultural production, nourishing an ongoing dialogue between artists, activists, performers, designers, curators, and thinkers. Operating since November 2004, we are committed to showcasing, developing, and broadening the reach of artists locally and internationally.
421 North Howard Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201, USA
The Organization for the Democratization of the Visual Arts is an activist organization based in Berlin, Germany whose aim is to establish a new economic model for the contemporary art market based on a participative and democratic basis. We invite all people join the coalition of ODBK at the next link: https://www.odbk.tk/index.php/join-odbk/ More info please contact us at: email@example.com
LychenerStr. 12, 10437 Berlin
ARTCONNECT platform is a place to share resources and build community within your local creative scene. Discover new opportunities, connect with other creatives, and keep up with local events, as well as promote your own work and skills to a growing creative network. Here, you can navigate and shape your creative community — not only by finding opportunities, but also by creating your own. ARTCONNECT launched in 2011 and quickly became the biggest online network for creatives in Germany. When the company took a step back in 2017, the community kept growing. With a fresh look and a more advanced platform, ARTCONNECT returned in 2020 – ready to support creatives even further.
Harzer Str. 39, 12059 Berlin, Germany
Oika is a small but growing community of artists, storytellers and media-makers dedicated to manifesting ecological intelligence through our work. We are creating a new culture in alliance and alignment with nature. Oika elevates the value of art by aligning it with the power and abundance of nature. Our artists are in deep communion with nature and manifest ecological intelligence in their creations. This alliance between nature and artist affords a moral, ecological imperative. “Oikadelic” art brings ecological intelligence to culture through nature and ecological healing to nature through culture. Into the Artmosphere is Oika’s core educational program for artists, storytellers and media-makers. Throughout 2020 Dr. Rich Blundell is traveling to diverse artistic communities introducing the principles and practices of ecological intelligence. We teach artists how to practice Oika for creative inspiration and give them the language, concepts, and confidence to publicly communicate the eco-cultural value of their work Oika seeks to surface and capacity-build ecologically intelligent artistic communities. Into the Artmosphere presents a progressive on-ramp for artists and curators to get involved. Responding appropriately to the climate crisis requires a whole new category of media-maker. In addition to specialized technical skills, we need new creative professionals with a fine-tuned […]
Art Dream Foundation is an upcoming online artist-run gallery and a collaborative project between two artists based in London and Zurich. They want to create a space that promotes hidden talent and artists that are underrepresented and often ignored. Joined by emerging young curators to collaborate on online exhibitions, residencies and creative projects, the Art Dream Foundation aspires to become an open platform for aspiring and emerging artists.
ERGO Collective is a creative platform founded on the premise of collaboration. We approach collective creativity as mode of encouraging dialogue and triggering stimulating ideas on the critique and collapse of borders between Art’s disciplines. Our team is formed by permanent and guest artists and other curious people from various places and spaces. Our journey began in a nomadic manner with an emphasis on site specific shows. Today ERGO occupies a physical space in Athens making its first steps as an artist-run-space. Our new space allows the collective to be more spontaneous on realizing projects, ideas and activities. To have a home, means to be a host and therefore ERGO is welcoming creatives from around the world to share and propose ideas on exhibitions, performances, workshops, symposia, screenings or any other intriguing event. ERGO Collective (Non-profit Organization) was initiated in September 2017.
Egiidon 31, Kato Petralona, 11853 Athens, Greece
one gee in fog (ogif) is an independent, experimental and transdisciplinary artist run space including an exhibition space, a library, a residency and an online platform named two gees in eggs (tgie). founded in 2014 in chêne-bourg (geneva) by artist ceel mogami de haas, opera singer claire michel and editor and researcher lucas cantori, ogif is currently run by a group of artists, curators, writers, publishers and art historians committed to critical thinking, research-based art practices and literature (mainly poetry and sf). our goal is to promote young cultural producers engaging with critical forms of visual art and art-driven theory, as well as with publishing, writing and research by the means of the arts. at present, the project is in charge of lucas cantori, ceel mogami de haas, bénédicte le pimpec, charlotte magnin and camilla paolino. in short, ogif explores the domains of visual arts and literature, instituting a space where language and writing encounter and integrate art practices. the fertile nexus of these two domains is engendered and investigated via the following triangulation: each exhibition project combines the works of one or more visual artists; a series of publications selected by an invited publishing house and available for consultation […]
Rue de Genève 25, 1225 Chêne-Bourg, Switzerland
Founded in 1976, Touchstone Gallery is located in a custom-built street-level space at 901 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC. Since the beginning, Touchstone’s mission has remained unaltered: to enrich the lives of the community through diverse contemporary art exhibitions; to promote a rich variety of art talent in the DC region; to showcase national and international artists whenever possible; and to foster continuing artistic and career growth of its 50 member artists through encouragement and support. The gallery is centrally located in Washington, DC, between the White House and the United States Capitol. Close to the CityCenterDC development, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and the National Museum of Women in the Arts, this venue is easily accessible by public transportation and a perfect modern backdrop for contemporary art. As a member owned and managed gallery, Touchstone artists enjoy the right to guide gallery policies and control their solo exhibitions. The support and camaraderie of the membership is an important benefit. From the start, Touchstone has been involved with the DC community and with philanthropic outreach in and beyond DC region. The gallery is part of local, national and international art scene, balancing its members’ shows with ongoing art […]
901 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC, United States
We are a neighborhood in south Tel Aviv in a former industrial zone. Since the factories closed or moved out, a lot of artists, designers, musicians, dancers, street artists and small business are now the heart of the neighborhood. Here, you’ll be discover amazing artists, crafters and unique experience. we partnered together created a website to open our studios and shops and interact with local and international scene. Hi everyone ! It took me some times but here some opportunities, resources, online options for my fellow artists, art related and art lovers Stay home, make art, learn new techniques, improve yourself 🖤 English and Hebrew israeli open calls, international, virtual gallery or museums, funding, learning or teaching from home feel free to contact to contribute or share no fees and no sponsor stay home and keep on being creative! https://www.kiryathamelacha.com/post/artandculture_during_corona
Shvil Hamifal 1, Tel Aviv, Israel
Soanyway is an independent online magazine, providing a platform for work that tells stories using any combination of words, images and sounds. The title ‘soanyway’ is an expression used in daily speech to refocus after digression, or as a means of changing or avoiding a subject. The conclusive ‘so’ merged with the ‘anyway’ of alternation suggests a diversity of possible stories in which interdisciplinary boundaries are crossed. This allows these apparent digressions to flow as multi-layered narrative. We interpret story broadly, considering it in relation to fact and fiction, narration or implication, and structure or a lack of it. We also regard most history, theory and critique as the telling of stories about stories. ISSN 2043-6408 Editors: Derek Horton, Gertrude Gibbons Advisors: Steve Argüelles, Billy Cancel, Leah Capaldi, Chris Paul Daniels, Poulomi Desai, Michelle Williams Gamaker, Alexandra Kingston-Reese, Evelyn Loschy , Sara Makari-Aghdam, Catriona McAra, Harold Offeh, Jonathan Watkins, Grace Weir “There’s a thousand sides to everything – not just heroes and villains. So – anyway – so anyway – so – any – way – ’Soanyway’ ought to be one word. Like a place or a river – Soanyway River.” Daria in Zabriskie Point (1970) dir. Michelangelo Antonioni
ada is… ein Projekt zur künstlerischen Zwischennutzung, welches ausgehend von den lokalen Gegebenheiten versucht KünstlerInnen zur Auseinandersetzung dieser conditio humana einzuladen, um dahingehend auch die eigene Rolle in der Gesellschaft zu hinterfragen. „Die einzige Konstante – ist die Transformation“ Dazu werden dort regelmäßige Präsentationen von unterschiedlichen Positionen der Gegenwartskunst stattfinden. Der Fokus ist eine breit gefächerte Präsentation (Malerei, Bildhauerei, Performance, Medienkunst etc.) von Kunst im Wechselspiel mit der Örtlichkeit. Ziel ist die Schaffung einer sich prozesshaft transformierenden Ausstellung, mit jeweils in situ entstehender Kunst, die in Symbiose mit dem Raum geschieht. Ein Umgang mit der Umgebung, eine Herausforderung an das Schaffen selbst – Ephemera und das du. Die Ausstellungsreihe zum Thema der Verwandlung und Vergänglichkeit der Identität repräsentiert in den Resten der menschlichen Existenz, ist die Vorgabe der Wandlung, nicht um das alte wieder lebendig zu machen sondern die Kunst als Sonde in die vielfältigen Ebenen der Humankondition zu nützen. Die Künstler sind konfrontiert mit der Geschichte des Raumes, dieser bedingt den darin stattfindenden künstlerischen Prozess; der Metamorphose vom Vergangenen zum Jetzt, hin zum zukünftig endgültigen Vergessen. Das Ausloten/Verbiegen der Räumlichkeiten, deren Geschichte, deren Umfeld, der künstlerischen Grenzen, stehen im Blickfeld. Transformierende Ausstellung: auf den vorgefundenen Resten aufbauend, lagern sich die […]
Wattgasse 16, Vienna, Austria
The Rib publishes commentary and criticism in the form of reviews, editorials, interviews, and essays that connects artists, spaces, curators, and advocates working outside of major arts communities in the United States. Smaller cities foster dynamic art making that demands a comprehensive critical platform in order for artists and their advocates to freely exchange ideas and opportunities. The Rib is founded on the belief that critical coverage leads to dialogue, dialogue leads to a strong network, and connectivity leads to greater social and economic viability. Like a physical rib–a small but essential bone within a network of other to protect a pulsing organ– The Rib continuously expands and contracts to facilitate a flow of dialogue and critique in order to collapse boundaries between communities and audiences. To that end, we seek to connect, collaborate with, and safeguard organs of art making on the American periphery.