Note : WE ORGANISE AN ART EXHIBITION AND ART TALK FOR ARTISTS WHO STAYS FOR 30 DAYS OR MORE.
From 1 week to 3 months Full access to the studio Technical support Artistic community Access to ongoing workshops
Art exhibition included for long term residencies We guide you to prepare your residency in advance KIAR Studio multidisciplinary network Possibility to enjoy local food,music,dance and cultural experiences Accommodations
WHO SHOULD APPLY ?
EMERGING ARTISTS ( get guidance, support , tips as well as network globally from International curator .
ESTABLISHED ARTISTS ( who want to do research or get inspiration and exposure globally with our network )
CURATORS / CULTURAL RESEARCHER
THOSE WHO LOVE INDIA AND ITS CULTURE OR WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT AND EXPERIENCE
Disciplines and media
Visual Art ( painter, performing artist, installation artists, site specific artist, video art )
Kalanirvana invites established and emerging artists, photographers, architects, writers, curators, cultural managers, performing artists etc for perusing their artistic exploration and experience Indian Culture, Art and its vibrant heritage to get inspired or to do research. To support the artists from all disciplines KIAR partly sponsor the Selected Residents Artists for city tour , air port pick up and drop and Local transport, cultural tour, workshop and art interaction with local artists. To apply please register with us .
1.Half sponsored ( STIPEND Based on Selection )
2. Interaction with local public and artists
3.Learn Indian Cuisine ( three minimum and maximum 7 )
4.Learn Indian language ( basics)
5. Exhibition for residents who stays more than 25 days
6. Interaction with Indian family
7. Enjoy Bollywood film and music
8.Get International Network
9. Host by Global Curator
This Residency Program is part of the US-INDIA Cultural Exchange Program and CCC: Commonwealth Culture Cult (countries of commonwealth nations). To know more about US-INDIA Cultural Exchange and CCC please click here.
Benefits: The artists will participate to understand experience and learn about Indian culture and art and it will be a exchange of culture in true sense during their stay at KIAR Artists Residency. The artists will be able to explore the world famous temple architecture dates back to 6th century till date and various crafts and textiles and handmade fabrics as well a true spiritual Indian culture.
There are a lot of important places to explore in terms of art, architecture, craft, culture, heritage, textile, wild life, religious monuments of Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and a lot of delicious food and beaches to relax.
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October 20th to March 30th EACH YEAR ( Application dead line Minimum 60 days before your arrival day Each Year )
Note : Minimum stay is 14 nights ( 15 days ) and Maximum stay is 6 MONTHS. One can extend the stay if they want with written request during their stay, based on availability of space and the situation.
WHAT IS THE COST AFTER DEDUCTION OF STIPEND?
A. 7 Days cost : 200$usd per person ( twin sharing )
: 250$ usdper person ( single occupancy )
Note : Minimum two weeksstay per artist is required .
B. 30 Days Residency : 599$ USD per person on TWIN-sharing / 699$ SINGLE OCCUPANCY
STAY + WORK SPACE +BREAKFAST +CITY TOURS+CULTURAL TOURS+ free WIFI + Electricity and Taxes
Note:All the above cost is after deduction of stipend from the real cost of Residency. We provide only breakfast. One can make their own lunch and dinner with the residency kitchen or can eat outside. the nearest food joints and restaurants are 1.5 km away. If one want to have dinner or lunch at KIAR, It costs extra 5$ per lunch or dinner and one need to inform minimum 4 hours in advance to get the service.
Not Included in Residency Fee : FOOD + BEACH STAY AT PURI ( 70 km from Bhubaneswar )
If one want to the food to be served by residency, then for each lunch or dinner it costs 5 $ each.
World Heritage SITE ( KONARK ) and SEA Beach ( PURI ) Stay Fee : For Puri and Konark and Craft village Extra : 160$ per person ( 2 Days 1 Night ) AND additional 40$ USD is counted per each extra day.
Note : Each applicants has to pay 100 $USD ( not returnable ) within 20 days of the approval date of the application to reserve the place. Otherwise it will be open for others. If one can not able to come in the finalized date for some reason, one can book other time based on availability and mutual discussion.
KIAR Sponsor :
Airport pick up and drop
Entry ticket in the heritage sites and museums
Workshop on Indian Art and Culture
One day Dinner /Lunch with Indian Family ( optional Based on availability )
Bollywood Film Ticket and Tour ( optional Based on availability)
Local Transport of City Tour
First Aid Medicines
Residency Fee does not includes:
Air Travel from your country
LUNCH (6$) + DINNER ( 5 $ ) USD.
Extra PROGRAM other than Sponsored in Residency
Personal Transport cost not comes under residency fee
Art Materials ( You can buy art materials from local shops and if you need specific materials, its advisable to bring with you )
Application who/how :
Ans: This project is for Artists ( from all forms of art ) from any nationality .
One can send Digital Application with latest bio-data and 10 images of your best works with.jpg format and each file should be of minimum 3mb or more to email@example.com with heading ‘One World Residency- International ‘ . Selection procedure :By Committee and curator
Expectations towards the artist
1. All residents are expected to do a power point presentation on their work and their country ( only for residents staying more than 25 days )
2. All the residents has to contribute something to the collection of the international collection for the exhibition which will be at the end of the residency. ( only for residents staying more than 25 days )
Presentation of artists’ work : Arranged on a case-by-case basis Setting : Urban with Rural feel ( traditional and spiritual as well as modern ) Accomodation : Private and Shared rooms Working language(s) : English and Hindi
WHAT ARE THE FACILITY I/WE GET ?
24-hour access to studio together with other artists
The opportunity to work uninterrupted in our studios at the residency venue
Access to an individual adviser
Opportunity of workshop with Indian Traditional Artists
Printer and Scanner
Printer ( with minimal charges )
General information about KIAR
Organisation founded in :2010.
Residency program since :2011
Brief description of organisation :
The Residency was established in Hyderabad in 2011 and shifted to Bhubaneswar in 2016.
Located in the heart of the eastern India, in Bhubaneswar, the cathedral city (state of Odisha, India), KIAR is an international cultural center dedicated to artistic creation, cultural exchange and Culture Tour. It develops and hosts artistic residence, exhibitions, and workshops dedicated to art and culture
The purpose of KIAR BBSR is to provide an ideal retreat style project space for creative people to reconnect and build on their creativity while continuing their artistic journey. Emerging and established artists, curators, photographers and writers with an identified project and a commitment to concentrated work are encouraged to apply.
KIAR Bhubaneswar consists of a private self-contained cabin within the property of a larger house and studio. The Residency is approximately 270 sq meters that includes one small private bedroom, four shared bed rooms and 4 bathroom, kitchenette and large studio room , one Small Gallery , one roof top sitting area, one 2400 sq feet garden area , free WIFI, comfortable furniture. The courtyard and gardens are very suitable for a organic vegetation.. Each guest of KIAR BBSR is provided with bed covers. We do not provide towels.. The kitchenette has a gas stove top with plates, a toaster, sink, a bar fridge. There are basic supplies such as salt, pepper, tea, coffee, teapot, coffee plunger etc. We also have a washing machine for our residents .
The rooms do not have computers but there are plenty of power points for equipment. For 24-hour regular internet use, guests are encouraged to bring their own mobile wireless broadband device. Residencies are available from minimum Two WEEKS to maximum THREE Months. ( If one want to apply for more than 3 months has to request separately ).
It is an Artists run residency program. Because the project is still young, it offers the artists in residency much freedom to create a format, which works for the individual, as well as the possibility to take part in the shaping of the DIFFERENT PROJECTS we are having in pipeline.
Resident artists have 24-hour access to the space, and we encourage the participants to work and be present on site as much as possible during the duration of the residency. When committing to this project, the artist must agree to stay the duration of the term (it is not possible to stay just a few weeks, etc.) Regardless, the participant is responsible for paying the entire participation fee.
We wish that the space be an open environment and welcome visitors to come by to visit during the working process.
Kalanirvana is a very vibrant and energetic Residency, where a lot of importance given to new ideas and approaches. There is a participation fee to be paid by each artist . We also ask the artists to donate 1 – 3 small works (drawings, prints, photographs…) for our Collection and in return we will curate an exhibition for their work at a gallery.
You can expect an intensive time of work and exchange in our cozy creative work space . The exhibition will be seen by a broad audience. You will become part of the KALANIRVANA network including the possibility to participate in future exhibitions organized by KALANIRVANA and an eventual appearance in a future catalog.
The Objectivesof KIAR: BHUBANESWARare to :
1- Encourage contemporary artistic creation.
2- Develop intercultural exchanges between Indian and international artists, through interaction,workshop and exploration and analysis .
3-Produce the creation of new shows by Kalanirvana International Art Center.
4-Promotion in the International ART Magazine, EMERZING STARS.
5-Represent international companies within Indian networks of distribution (festivals, Art …) and Indian companies within international networks.
6- Organize, in its art center , national and international artist residences that offer the opportunity to disconnect from over-communication and busy urban life to reconnect with an organic and quite Indian atmosphere in an Urban city.
7- Organize culture tour and seminars in the heart of the Indian Cultural City, allowing our guests to know each other and explore true Indian culture through a series of activities related to well-being: yoga, meditation, cooking, walking, beaching, learning local craft and art, cycling, organic gardening, visit of the world biggest zoo for white tigers, experiencing Indian family, festivals, Bollywood Films etc.
8- Facilitate links with the neighboring community through the exchange of information and know-how in the fields of arts and environmental education.
Type of organisation
Duration of KIAR Residency
January 05th 2018-December 28th 2018 ( closed in APRIL and MAY 2018)
Number of artists resident at one time: 7
Companions allowed : Only if Artist Grants available :Partial Grant for students artists group under 30 year age. For Travel grants Artists has to take care of their own grants as this is a self funded organisation.
What is the flight cost ?( FOR Help contact us on +917077968949 OR whatsApp +917077968949 or follow the instruction provided BELLOW ) If you are from Europe: 700 to 800 $USD approximately. ( LONDON, PARIS, FRANKFURT, ROME and other leading airports ):
If you are from USA : 950 to 1200 $ USD approximately.
If you are from Asia : 220 to 400 $USD approximately. ( DUBAI, KUALA LUMPHUR, BANGKOK, SINGAPORE, HONGKONG etc )
By train : Bhubaneswar is well connected from all most all big cities like Mumbai, Pune, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore.
By plane : Bhubaneswar is an International airport. And also it is well connected from all metro cities of India like Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Jaipur.
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3.Book international flight to New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkoata or Bhubaneswar as per your country ( For example : if you are flying from EUROPE, N. America, S. America, Africa the best option to go for New Delhi or Mumbai ; If you are flying from Middle East it is good for go for Mumbai, If you are flying from Russia and Central Asia then best is to fly to New Delhi ; If you are from south Asia , Australia, NZ, it is best to go for Kolkata ; If you are flying from Malaysia or Singapore you can directly go for Bhubaneswar ) . From New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata you can take domestic flights and there are plenty of options and it will reduce the cost to almost 20% to 50 % depends on your date of booking and starting location.