open call

Emergency residencies for Ukrainian artists

Open call for residencies in Warsaw in summer and autumn 2023

  • In 2023, Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art is offering two-month-long residencies for artists with Ukrainian citizenship, as a continuation of its Emergency Residency Program.
    • The Emergency Residency Program is designed to provide artists with an opportunity to continue their artistic practice, offering a safe place to live and work, as well as financial support. In 2023, the residency period will be extended to allow the artists to better develop their research or artistic project, work for the benefit of the communities in Warsaw and displaced people from Ukraine in Poland, and establish professional connections with cultural practitioners in Poland.
  • We would like the activity of artists in our institution to result in an exhibition in 2024, summarizing the experiences of our residents from Ukraine.
  • The residence covers the following costs and provides the following opportunities for participants
    • → a subsidy of 9000 PLN (for 2 months), which includes travel expenses;
    • → free accommodation (living-working studio) for two months starting from 26th of April, 2023;
    • → possibility of accommodation with the family;
    • → free access to the library, gallery and cinema, as well as the other facilities of the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art;
    • → administrative and curatorial support.
  • Requirements for applicants
    • → Ukrainian citizenship;
    • → minimum age of 18 years;
    • → English language proficiency (communicative)
    • → openness to public communication and presentation of their practices during the residency;
    • → professional experience;
    • → relevant professional education and/or other professional training is desirable but not mandatory.
  • How to apply
    • Please send your submission in English or Ukrainian by filling out the submission form: https://forms.office.com/e/wMMM5mCaKD  no later than 2nd of April 2023, 23:59 CET.
    • In case of any other questions please contact us via email: o.drozd@u-jazdowski.pl
  • ·The application document should include:
    • → Up-to-date short bio (up to 200 words).
    • → A short statement outlining your interest. We will appreciate the formats that allow us to better understand your practices (up to 500 words)
    • → A portfolio up to 10 pages (pdf-file up to 10 MB), documenting the applicant's previous experience in the fields and topics that the residency is focused on.