Is located in El Bruc, at the foot of Montserrat and only 45 km from Barcelona. This center was founded in 1989 by a group of 11 Norwegian artists*. It has several spaces / workshops and a beautiful natural environment. With a pleasant path from the house we soon get to the bottom of one of the most spectacular areas around the massif of Montserrat, “Les Agülles “ –
Community of artists from all over the world – integrating a Catalan village of 2000 inhabitants, and indeed their daily lives –
THE FARMHOUSE: an old manor of 1187m², on the ground floor where we find the hall, a kitchen, dining area, bathrooms an old cellar of 240m², which has been conditioned as work space. On the first floor are 10 rooms for single use and double, three studies 36, 24 and 25 sqm. Outside, an area of 9200 m².
Old cellar: + printmaking studio + welding + sound recording equipment
Rehearsal space for dance / performance / theater
3 multifunctional shared studies
Several spaces outside (2 terraces + courtyard with arches in U + concert stage)
THROUGH THIS OPEN CALL, Can Serrat offers 1 full grant to a visual artist and a writer, invited for a two-months residency at Can Serrat, including accommodation, workshop spaces, food [the grant does not include travel costs ] + presentation to the public of the work in progress –
Also, a shortlist of artists are selected for a 70%,50% or 30% grant
Can Serrat, is a rustic house close to an old and mysterious mountain – there is no obligation to write a proposal directly related to Montserrat [but ] jury appreciates proposals who take in consideration the place and environment – as well as it is excepted from the applicant a position taken in the contemporary art creation
Results are usually out two months after, once we received all the applications
there are no age restrictions or nationality.
SEND APPLICATION IN ENGLISH ( international jury )[ IF ]selected : It will be proposed to you several month to come regarding the support you received.
Can Serrat is closed from December 1st to January 9th.
* Thorleif Gjedebo | Helle Kaarem | Vilde Von Krogh | Yngvild Nergaard | Terje Nicolaysen | Carlos Cortes Leon | Live Rasmussen | Siv Johansen | Tone Fjereide | Vibeke Marnburg | Johanna Getz