NKDale is offering the opportunity to undertake a two-month residency from January 1st to March 1st, 2019 for five artists followed by a group exhibition at Aldea on March 7th, 2019.
The residency at the Nordic Artists’ Centre includes a monthly living allowance of 10.000 NOK, travel expenses up to NOK 6000 NOK and living/ working spaces. The center has five private residency houses of various sizes for the selected artists. Five identical 50 m² north-lit panorama window studios, with an additional common workshop furnished with a variation of equipment and heavy machinery for woodwork. The artists’ lodgings are fully equipped and have wireless internet access.
The exhibition at Aldea will include 4000 NOK in production costs and 1500 NOK for the return shipping of work for each artist. In addition to the group will be given 2500 NOK to employ a text writer for their exhibition. Aldea´s gallery is currently under construction but sketches and recent images of the gallery under construction are available here. We will be using the Curatron software system a method to select the artists for the residency/exhibition.
Aldea is a new arts organization based in Bergen, Norway aimed at professionalizing working conditions for the cultural field. (3 hours from Nkdale by car). Our organization is comprised of 4 elements, a contemporary art gallery, wood/metal/digital fabrication workshops, working studios for cultural producers and an artist residency program.
NKDale is an Artist-in-Residence centre funded by Norwegian Ministry Of Culture. The A-I-R program encourages international contacts for artists and focuses on visual arts including design, architecture and locally rooted practice. Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale is situated in the village of Dale, the administrative centre of the Fjaler municipality on the West Coast of Norway.
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