Summer Open Call __ Can Serrat

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Open Call for SUMMER RESIDENCY ___

Application deadline: January 31st, 2019


Can Serrat meant to support artistic and writing production, and to offer a working & living space for each resident.

Each jury (per each modality) selects 20 proposals per each open call to be part of the residency program. Within this 20 invitations, one is a full grant, one is a 70% stipend, one is a 50% stipend, one is a 30% stipend, 16 are self-funded invitations (the residency expects the applicant to come with an outside funding). In addition and after publishing result, Can Serrat offers 5 supplementary 30% stipends* to be eligible to depending on distance and income criteria.

*only for self-funded invitations.

Check conditions here.  


Can Serrat International Art Residency opens its summer call with 2 different modalities

a) VISUAL/SOUND ART modality >>>

Required documentation:

  • One PDF file named: “name_canserrat_Acall_Summer”
  • This file must contain:
    • Artist statement
    • Recent work (webpage)
    • CV/ Biography

b) WRITING modality >>>

Required documentation:

  • One PDF file named: “name_canserrat_Wcall_Summer”
  • This file must contain:
    • Writing statement (Can Serrat expects from the applicant to give the jury an understanding of her/his process of work, and informations about her/his actual field of research)
    • 3 pages recent work sample (max.) 
    • a soundtrack of the 3 pages sample (or less) sent, read by the applicant her.him.self or any other form judged relevant for the jury to understand the work better (accessible with a link in the pdf application)
    • CV/ Biography


  • The language of application may be in Catalan (only for writing project modality), Spanish or English. Other languages won’t be accepted.
  • The application must be sent using the Application Form at the end of this page.



Residence time for the applicants selected :

  • Self funded invitations: June-September 2019
  • Partial grants: June-September 2020
  • full grant: July-August 2020 (visual/sound art) August-September 2020 (writing project)




  • A private or shared room during the residency (depending on option chosen)
  • Shared working space during the residency.
  • Access to shared spaces (kitchen, toilets, bathrooms, etc.).
  • Food (half-board)
  • Access to all equipment (printmaking studio, sound recording equipment, projectors)
  • Possibility to organize workshop/debate in the residency
  • Promotion through social media
  • Human and technical resources
  • Access to El Bruc’s Council exhibition space to organize a show at the end of the residency
  • Connections with the local cultural scene

[The grants do not include travel expenses.]


Result announcement: February 21st, 2019.


The jury will be formed by:

Sophie Blais (Director) & Sarah Goodchild Robb (Art/Writing Coordination & Administation)

+ Olivia Hernaiz (Can Serrat 2018 full grant) _ >>> visual/sound modality

+ Clara Gari (Director of Nau Côclea) _ >>> writing modality




Name and LASTNAME (Required field)

Email (Required field)

Phone (Required field)

Web site

Subject (Required field). Format: [lastname]-canserrat-Acall-[month]-[year]

Total email size not to exceed 5Mb (Required field)

  • I have read and accepted these terms and conditions (Required field)

    If not selected for one of the 4 Grants, are you interested in an self-funded invitation ? (see conditions in our webpage) answer yes/no ? (Required field)



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