RESIDENCIES AT GASWORKS SPONSORED BY CBAT
Photography: Ioana Marinescu
CBAT's primary funding programme is for an art residency of a Bolivian artist at Gasworks, a prestigious contemporary visual art organization that offers rare opportunities for international artists to research and develop new work while in London. Please have a look at the attached document with a 'Gasworks Residency Programme Overview':
The programme is open to artists working in all disciplines subject to some constraints dictated by Gaswork’s buildings and location (their studios are fairly small and not suited to stone carving and welding). Priority will be given to emerging and mid-career artists with high-quality work who have not as yet had the opportunity to work in London.
Artists are recruited through an 'Open Invitation to Apply' which is advertised in local and national newspapers in Bolivia, through Kiosko (member of Triangle Network), as well as through curators, writers, scholars, and other contacts of the Trust. The 'Open Invitation to Apply' for the residence year sponsored by CBAT is issued in January. Gasworks sets up a selection committee including a range of perspectives and relevant expertise. The Trust joins the committee but Gasworks makes the final selection.
The selection process is completed by March providing enough time for Gasworks and the artist to establish connections, Visa applications and to begin active development and promotion of the residency. The selected artist will be provided with private studio facilities and pastoral support during the residence. The accommodation is a shared residency house near Gasworks studios where the artist will have a private bedroom and share the common areas with three other visiting artists.
Past Residencies Awarded
2019 Residency: Andrés Bedoya – awarded inaugural residency.
Andrés Bedoya explains his work
Next Residency Opportunity:
2022 Residency. The next residence will take place in late 2022 and the “Open Invitation to Apply” will be issued in January 2022. Please register below to be notified when application process opens.