The CAAM organizes four residences for artists from the Canary Islands and the rest of Spain – La Provincia

The CAAM organizes four residences for artists from the Canary Islands and the rest of Spain - La Provincia

The Atlantic Center of Modern Art (CAAM) has convened a new selection process to cover four places of the program Artists in residence of 2019, an initiative that will allow creators and creators of the Canary Islands and the rest of Spain develop an unprecedented project in this art center this year, dependent of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria.

In this edition of 2019 they are called, in particular, two places for artists who live and work in the Canary Islands and two for artists who live in the rest of the national territory, with the particularity that in the two periods of residence fixed throughout this year creators of the Islands will coincide with those from the Peninsula, thus promoting shared residency as a space for dialogue and coexistence.

The new call is directed to artists older than 18 years, who work in the field of visual and plastic arts, and have an accredited career of at least five years. The deadline for submitting applications ends on February 14. On the center's website,, the bases are published.

The call has been articulated under the modality of open artistic residency, so that the four selected people will develop their project in the center for a month, with the particularity that the public will be able to get to know the creation process on a weekly basis. The last week of residence in the center will be the inauguration of the project.

For each residence, CAAM will pay 1,500 euros in fees for artists and up to 1,000 euros in production costs for each project. The granting of these aids will be carried out under competitive concurrency, in accordance with the principles of objectivity, transparency, equality and non-discrimination. Applications received within the deadline will be assessed by a commission composed of the CAAM director and technicians of this center.


Once the selection process is completed, the first artistic residency will take place from March 18 to April 12, 2019, and the exhibition of the project can be visited from April 12 to May 19, 2019. The second artistic residence will be developed from September 30 to October 25, 2019 and the exhibition will be held from October 25, 2019 to January 26, 2020.


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