This open call invites all themes and mediums.  Selected residents will have time and space to work on their projects while they are in residence at Can Serrat.

The jury has 3 main criteria for evaluating the applications:

  • The singularity of the proposal.
  • Relevance the proposal has in relation to the Can Serrat program/context and to the notion of community. 
  • The feasibility and sustainability of the project.



The jury will select 21 proposals to be part of the writing program during the summer-fall of 2024. 

The breakdown of the stipends and invitations will be the following:

  • 1 full invitation for up to 4 months (Jul, Ago, Sept, Nov). 
  • 20 partial invitations #1 (see costs below)



Application period:  September 1st-30th, 2023

Results: November 2023

Residency period: July 1st – December 13th, 2024




  • Housing at Can Serrat in a shared or private bedroom.
  • Access to shared studio space.
  • Food: we provide dry food basics for the household + a weekly delivery of communal fruit and vegetables.  Additionally, communal dinners are prepared every Friday. You will be notified of other prepared shared meals or potlucks.
  • Access to all communal spaces and equipment.
  • Access to all organized activities.
  • Covers travel for visits organized by Can Serrat.
  • Human and technical resources (based on need and feasibility).
  • Connection to the local territory.
  • Communication on social networks.
  • Work featured in a biennial project catalog. 

Please note that all travel and personal materials and additional grocery expenses are paid by the resident.


Full Invitation

You are invited to stay for up to 4 months, although we understand if you need to come and go during that time for work, research, etc. Please have in mind that the total amount of time on site should be a minimum of 3 months total. If you are unable to be available for the time specified, the full grant will be considered for another candidate, and we recommend that you apply for a partial stipend.

Accommodation in a private room. 


Partial Invitation

The duration of the residency is a minimum of one month. 

  • Cost of a shared room is 775,50*€/month (maximum of 3 people/room).
  • Cost of a private room is 1135,50€*/month.

 *These prices are per person and are subject to some variation according to the Consumer Price Index. 

The real cost for a month-long residency is 2,089€



Everyone from everywhere. It is not necessary to be a professional artist. It is not necessary to be under 35 years old. If you are a minor, parental authorization is necessary. Individuals, duos, or collectives are encouraged to apply.




  • Fill in the FORM with your details.
  • We will also ask you to upload a .PDF titled “Last name_First name_W_SF2024Call”.

    This document should include:

    • A voice recording of you reading a sample of your work (3 min max.) Please provide an embedded link.
    • A written sample of your work (1 page max).
    • Short description of the project you expect to carry out while at Can Serrat (500 words max).

    • Writer’s statement (you can share information about your process, contextualize your interests, and/or speak about your current area of research.) (200 words max).
    • CV (1 page max).
    • Link to a website if relevant.

The application can be made in Catalan, Spanish, French, or English. We cannot accept other languages at this time. 



Paula Vazquez, writer and cofounder of Lata Peinada

Fatma Belkıs _interdisciplinary artist and 2022 Can Serrat resident.

Sophie Blais_Director of Can Serrat (voice without vote).

Sarah Goodchild Robb_Resident coordinator y Communication (voice without vote).


If you want to know more about the residency program…

Programa de residencia