Residency Open Call for Writers

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Can Serrat International Art Residency opens the Residency Call for Writers. This Open Call is meant to support literary production and to offer a working and living space for writers.

We will invite 1 writer for a full grant in addition to inviting 49 writers for a partial aid support stipend.

See below for more information about the residency, eligibility, and application process:

What do we offer?

With this Open Call, Can Serrat will select 1 writer for a Full Grant:

  • Two months of residency in Can Serrat.
  • A private room during the residency.
  • Private working space during the residency.
  • Access to shared spaces (kitchen, toilets, bathrooms, etc.).
  • Food supply.
  • Use of the technical equipment.
  • Possibility to workshop or discuss the project with the residency staff.     
  • Promotion of project and work through social media.
  • Human and technical resources regarding the project.
  • Access to all the activities organized by Can Serrat (visit to art spaces, presentation of local projects, etc).

[The grants do not include travel expenses.]

In addition to the special fully granted programming in April/May of 2018, Can Serrat offers: 70% grant to 4 writers, 50% grant to 15 writers and 30% grants to 30 writers. For more information about this grants please check

What the residency expect from the selected writer?

  • A regular and serious work during the residency.
  • Participation to public readings organized in Library of Bruc.
  • To write the name of Can Serrat in all communications related to the project realized here.
  • A digital document summarizing the project done in during the residency.

Required documentation:

One .pdf file titled: “surname-canserrat-Wcall-july-2017”

The file must contain:

  • Recent work (prose, poetry, script, etc.) 3 pages (max.)
  • A link to a sound file with a recording of your voice reading part of your recent work (can be recorded in whatever language)
  • Statement
  • CV

*The application has to be sent using the application form (at the end of this page).

Application period: July 1st till August 1st 2017 (bout included).

There are no age, gender or nationality restrictions.

The artists selected for the full grant might chose a time frame during April/May 2018; 70% and 50% granted writers Octubre-November 2017 or March- May 2018; and the writers selected for a 30% support might chose a time frame during September 2017 or between June 2018 and September 2018.

Announcements: Results will be announced during August 2017.

The jury will be formed by:

Sophie Blais (Director), Daniel Moreno (Art Coordinator), Sarah Goodchild Robb (Administration and colaborations with NY), Ivan Andrade (Former full grant holder writer). 

***Languages accepted for the application (including the writing sample) : English,Spanish or Catalan (during  the residency of course there is no language restriction).



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