Introduction

Points’ spring 2020 international artist residency program is recruiting resident artists, curators, and contemporary art researchers for 1-3 month residencies. The application deadline is February 15, 2020.
In addition to focusing on artistic creation during the stay and experiencing life and traditional Chinese culture in the ancient water town of Jinxi, the Points Center’s staff is on hand to assist the artist in solving any problems encountered in their creative endeavors and daily life.

In addition to this, you will also get:

Funding and support

Domestic transportation subsidy not exceeding CNY1500, international transportation subsidy not exceeding CNY5000;

Monthly living allowance of CNY5000 (pre-tax);

Pick-up service;

Living space and studio space;

Facilities: exhibition space, woodworking room, small theater/screening space;

Resources: staff assistance, events and exhibition promotion;

Exhibition: an exhibition before the end of the residency;

Entry requirements: We hope that the artist will provide a public education activity before the end of the residency period. It can be any of an eclectic style of lecture, open studio, workshop, forum, presentation, etc.

Points Center for Contemporary Art, founded in 2017, is devoted to the creation and recording of contemporary art as well as the promotion of art and culture. Main projects include residencies, the construction of an archival database, exhibitions, and public education activities. The center advocates “life within art,” inviting and supporting the life and creation of global artists in this center, forming a connection with local art and culture. We espouse contemporary artistic vision and explosive creative power in order to stimulate the energy of globalized contemporary creation.

2020几点春季国际艺术家驻留项目正在招募为期1-3个月的驻留艺术家/策展人/当代艺术研究者,截止日期为2020年2月15日!
除了在驻留期间专注于艺术创作,感受中国古镇及原始的中国传统文化之外,几点当代艺术中心工作人员将全力协助艺术家解决在创作与生活上的任何问题!除此之外你还将得到……

经费及支持
国内交通不超过1500元补贴,国际交通不超过5000元补贴,采取报销制;

每月5000元(税前)生活津贴;

接机服务;

居住空间及工作室空间;

设施:展览空间,木工房,小剧场放映空间;

资源:工作人员协助、活动及展览宣传推广;

展览:驻留结束前举办展览;

入驻要求:几点希望艺术家在驻留期结束前可提供一次公共教育活动;(如讲座、工作室开放、工作坊、对谈、演示等)

Eligible Applicants

The residency is open for artists and curators from different nations and disciplines, with locality and community in mind. For the artist-in-residency, we tend to emphasize on time-based media research/creation, like performance art, video art, and also research involved with public engagement.

Application Process

Application method

Download the Points International Residency Application Form at the end of the article in this link below ——"Read more" and fill it out carefully.
https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/Qt64zCpsQPfnv_d9aCXgjg

The artist's latest resumé.

The artist's portfolio, submitted as a PDF document (video art requires a website link within the PDF. Please do not mail personal documents. We maintain no obligation to return the original materials to sender.)

After you have prepared the above information, please send the materials to: info@pointsart.org and write “Points Residency” in the subject line of the email.


申请方式
点击文末“阅读原文”下载《几点国际驻留申请表》并仔细填写。
https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/Qt64zCpsQPfnv_d9aCXgjg

艺术家最新个人简历。

艺术家作品集以PDF文档提交(影像艺术在PDF内需要网站链接。

请不要邮寄个人文件资料。对于原始材料机构没有义务寄回。)
<br>准备好以上资料后将材料发送至邮箱:info@pointsart.org, 并在邮件主题标明“Points Residency”


在项目进行过程中,不定期会有各个行业的大咖闪现,为几点做分享、与艺术家产生面对面的深度交流,更能在驻留期间结识其他同期驻留艺术家,坐拥丰盛的人脉与资源,了解全球背景下的当代艺术发展趋势及领域。

Facilities

PCCA is located in the ancient town of Jinxi, which has a history of more than two thousand years. It is on the outskirts of Suzhou, only an hour from Shanghai, well-located with a strong cultural atmosphere. Jinxi is densely populated with ancient bridges, canals, and an architectural character unchanged for hundreds of years. The international residency project of PCCA is centered in a series of spaces totalling approximately 2000 square meters (21,500 square feet). There are four villas two floors each for accommodations and working spaces, an exhibition hall around 200 square meters, an old pavilion for tea ceremony and meetings. There are kitchenware and washing machines dryer supplied in a container in our yard.

Program Fees

The main founding resource comes from British Foundation, Fortress Contemporary Art Foundation. For each different programs, other founding varies from local government investment, corporation found and university supports.

Additional Information

PCCA attempts to provide international artists with Chinese cultural experience under both historical and contemporary atmosphere. Through knowledge sharing, creative research and production to fulfil the international art exchange.
Through arranging public events, PCCA also tries to provide network for residents and revive local contemporary art scene.

During the course of the project, major figures from various industries may occasionally make an appearance, and for the purposes of sharing Points’ work, we ask artists make themselves available for face-to-face, in-depth exchange about their creative process, and more so with the other artists who also undertaking residencies during the same period.
In this way, all parties can work towards having a richer network of contacts and resources to understand trends and areas of contemporary art in a global context.