Residency in Prima Ink
Description of residency program for 2019
Prima Ink (in collaboration with Troms Fylkeskommune) offers a residency to professional artists, who wish to live and work in Tromsø. And offers an opportunity to pursue their printmaking projects by providing time, privacy, equipment, and a creative environment. The residency provides uninterrupted time to produce a body of work and a supportive atmosphere for creative growth and development in traditional and innovative printmaking techniques. The printmaking residency is an ideal opportunity for experimentation and collaboration. Artists can expand their work practices, explore new mediums, create an edition or otherwise advance their printmaking skills. Participants may work independently. To be part of the residency will allow the artist to benefit from an intense production time enhanced by the exchange of ideas and experiences with local artists and surroundings.
Our printmaking atelier provides equipped facilities for relief, intaglio, photopolymer printing and aims to be a center for exploration and development of new, innovative processes. It is hoped that the residency opportunity will stimulate original and inventive work during your residency
Residency is for artist only.
Duration – Residencies each last 2 weeks to one month during the months of September or October 2019.
Prima Ink Studio’s Commitment – To provide excellent studio space and facilities, as well technical and creative support to visiting artists. It will also organize and promote public artist talks.
Accommodation – A partnership on lodging with the Troms Fylkeskommune will benefit one artist. Accommodation will be offered for a month in May at the Troms Fylkekultursenter. The month of April the accommodation will be at the expense of the artists.
Working languages: Norwegian, English, French, Poland and Spanish
Benefits for the Artist-in-Residence in Prima Ink
1 month residency in the printmaking atelier
1 month studio accommodation: the guest studio is fully furnished and includes a living space (bedroom, bathroom, kitchen - 35 m2) and working space (20 m2), with wireless internet.
Use of a professional printmaking and related equipment
Uninterrupted time to explore new ideas and techniques.
Interaction with a new community of artists.
Publicity in local and regional media.
An opportunity to exhibit work created during the residency
Tech info for the printmaking atelier
Equipment and facilities
1 Intaglio printing etching press for paper size up to 56 x 80 cm
1 Intaglio printing etching press for paper size 30 x 50 cm
1 Hot plate
1vertical ferric chloride acid bath - 18" x 24"
Variety of smaller rollers
1 vacuum frame table
Application Deadline: 31.01.2019
Duration of residency: 2 weeks to 1 month
Application must include: your CV, 6 images of your previous work (up to 10 in pdf or jpeg) and a purpose will involve a detailed description of the proposed work during the residency
Sent application: firstname.lastname@example.org