We welcome international artists to stay for 1-2 months to do their individual work using our space as a platform for work production as well as education.
What we offer
- living room in the centre of a city in a shared appartment. You will be living with 3 more people one of which is founder of the lab.
- access to our lab – darkroom, working space, screening space, steenbeck, projectors, cameras etc
- we offer a public event for you in our space – it can be a film screening, talk, workshop or other event organised by us and the resident
- participation in our workshops occuring at the time of your stay
Duration of a residency
- 1-2 months
Who can apply
- filmmakers, artists, musicians with a sufficient experience working with analog medium
- researchers working in a field of experimental cinema and moving image
Since the programme is not funded, we require 200 EUR per month from the resident which covers the rental of the room and usage of our space.However you might be getting it back if you propose a workshop which is a paid work.
- resident should be independent and organise his/her own time independently during their stay
- at least one public event at our space with the resident – a workshop, film screening, talk (this will be paid) etc
- we also encourage the resident to engage with members and friends of our collective
How to apply
- send us an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief description of your practice, link to your website (or attached pdf portfolio), brief idea of your planned activities during your stay and preffered months of a residency
Timing and deadlines
- First round for April-May. Deadline for applications: 10th March
- Second round for June-July. Deadline for applications: 10th May
- Third round for August-October. Deadline for applications: 10th July
- Fourth round for November-December. Deadline for applications: 10th October
The resident will be selected by the strength of their application and their proposal for public event and will be notified by 15th date of the month.
NB! We encourage you to apply sooner than 10th date of a month since we might be giving the place away to the first one who apply.
Acommodation and hosting
You will be living in a shared appartment with three permanent residents one of which is founder of the lab. There is a WI-FI, two showers and kitchen for common use. You will have your own room with sofa, desk and window facing one of the historic streets of Riga. The appartment is 15-20 min walk to the lab and 10-20min walk to venues, museums, bars and restaurants.
We will guide you through the cities cultural and historical life and there will be always someone answering your questions and supporting you in your needs.