Applications to Hordaland Art Centre’s residency are accepted via e-mail between October 15th and November 15th every year.

Hordaland Art Centre has been host to guests since 1987. Today the residency is focused on research and development and is an integral part of our programme. The residency is open to international artists, curators, art writers and other art professionals within the contemporary field. Our guests are expected to have a public presentation during their stay with Hordaland Art Centre.

Guests stay in a quiet residential area seven minutes walk from Hordaland Art Centre in the centre of Bergen. The flat has one bedroom, kitchen, living room and bathroom, as well as a south-west-facing balcony. The studio is 34 m2 and is located at Hordaland Art Centre. The studio is furnished and has open access wi-fi. Guests are expected to bring their own computer and other tools necessary for their work during the residency.

Hordaland Art Centre covers travel, rent, studio rent, electricity and a small stipend to cover the high living costs in Norway. The applicant can apply for periods of 2 weeks, 1 month or 2 months.

The residency is financially supported by Hordaland County and Nordic Culture Point. Successful candidates are also encouraged to apply for additional funding.

Please make sure you comply with the instructions. Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration. Please e-mail completed application form, cv and images/texts in one single e-mail to hks[at]kunstsenter[dot]no with your name as subject line.

Applications are accepted in English only to accommodate the international jury members.

Applications are assessed and chosen by a jury on the basis of merit, and the ability Hordaland Art Centre has to support the proposed research or project.

To be eligible for the Nordic residency, supported by Nordic Culture Point, you are a professional working artist, curator, contemporary art writer, critic or researcher from one of the Nordic (Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Greenland or the Faroe Islands) or Baltic (Estonia, Latvia or Lithuania) countries, or based professionally in one of these countries.

To be eligible for the International residency, supported by Hordaland County, you are a professional working artist, curator, contemporary art writer, critic or researcher from any country outside of Norway.

To download the application form, please visit Hordaland Art Centre’s website.

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