Location: The residency is based in India and is held at various locations across Himalayas. Also one of our upcoming programs will be held at Granada in Spain. Upcoming programs are at Cedar Hill Lodge In Shimla and Kalmatia Sangam Resort in Almora.
Mission: Carpe diem residency, a series of artist-in-residence programs is designed to invite artists, writers and film makers for a time and space away from their usual social environment and domestic obligations. The idea behind the program is to facilitate a stimulating eco-system or co-inhabiting space for artists to participate, research, produce and reflect on an emerging body of work. It allows a fellow artist to explore his/her practice within another community of artists; meeting new people, using new materials and experiencing life organically in a new location. We believe that best of our creative instincts can be nurtured when we elevate our experiences in a holistic way.
Cost: Cedar Hill program – Euros 1100, Kalmatia Sangam Program – Euros 1800
Application Fee: n/a
Number of Artists: Up to 15 artists at a time
Length of Stay: 3 weeks
Accommodations: Accommodations available on twin sharing basis in private cottages.
Demographic/Medium: Artists from all fields and all countries can apply. Minimum age should be 21.
Benefits: Our residency is designed to provide the artists with a clutter-free space (in mind and in geography), nurtured with both the silences of isolation and enriching conversations with fellow artists, inching you closer to your project every passing moment. Here, you are on a journey of looking inward, where you share your thoughts, ideas, and desires with fellow artists to experience a collective sense of freedom. We at Carpe Diem strongly believe that the best of your creative instincts can be nurtured when you elevate your experiences in a holistic way. We encourage you to comprehend that the final takeaway might be individualistic but the process will be collective, leading each artist to fully explore their inner dimension of art. We would step in as facilitators (not to forget fellow artists) to engage you in intensive workshops, brainstorming sessions and free-flowing conversations helping you inch closer to your projects.
Deadline: Please visit the website or RMAR Upcoming Deadlines for more information . . .