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Artist Residency Program

Applications are for 2024 OPEN.
Starting May 2024 we welcome artists to take advantage of our studios and create work in a quiet, focused and engaging setting.

Our application guidelines and other residency information is listed below. 
To learn more about our studios and equipment, click here.

Residency Cost
We are working towards providing funds for artists participating in this program but, at this time, we can cannot provide any funds for applicants. The cost per week is 5000 NOK (7 days). 

What is included?

24/7 Studio access
Lodging 
Pick up from train station if required
Introductory training on equipment
Proofing papers, ink, sizing, pigments, PVA etc.

What is not included?

Residents are required to arrange for their own transport during their stay if required
Meals (there is a kitchen on the premises with basics available)
Additional materials costs incurred during the residency. (Ink usage over a certain amount, paper, fiber etc.)

Duration of Residency

Your residency can be anywhere between two- to eight-weeks, between May and September.
The studios can accommodate projects that include processes like Japanese, Nepalese Indo-Islamic or European papermaking, letterpress printing, bookbinding, photography, digital printing or any combination thereof.

Deadline

Applications are OPEN! The deadline for 2024 is November 15, 2023.

Send all the application materials on the list apart from the application form in one combined PDF by email to haldenbookworks@gmail.com; subject line: 2024 AIR Application

Application Requirements:

  • Application form. Fill it out online here.

  • A complete resume 

  • A 350-word project description, including the media, studio needed, materials required, project details

  • Comprehensive timeline

  • Up to 10 images of recent work (digital specifications here), listing the title, medium, dimension, and date with each image.

 

In 2024, these slots are unavailable:

May 20–June 4

June 24–July 9

July 19–August 13
 

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