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2019 Points International Residency Open Call


2019 Points International Residency Open Call    WeChat Subscription


This residency program’s activities are funded by the Fortress Contemporary Arts Foundation to support the artistic expression of an artist's personal views, and through the residency program, experience different art cultures and lifestyles.


 Spring Residency Application 

Application deadline: 15 March 2019

Residency period: 15 April - 30 June 2019

Location: Points Center for Contemporary Art (No. 1 Wutong Xifeng, Jinxi Ancient Town, Kunshan City, China)

Art types: curatorial practices, visual art, new media art, video, performance

Number of people: 1


 Autumn Residency Application 

Application deadline: 1 August 2019

Residence time: 1 September - 30 November 2019

Location: Points Center for Contemporary Art (No. 1 Wutong Xifeng, Jinxi Ancient Town, Kunshan City, China)

Art types: curatorial practices, visual art, new media art, video, performance

Number of people: 1




 Residency funds and supports 

.  Domestic transportation subsidy not exceeding CNY1500, international transportation subsidy not exceeding CNY5000
.  Monthly living allowance of CNY5000

.  Pick-up service

.  Living space and studio space

.  Facilities: exhibition space, wood working room, small theater/screening space

.  Resources: staff assistance, events and exhibition promotion

.  Exhibition: an exhibition before the end of the residency

.  Entry requirements: We hope that the artist will provide a public education activity before the end of the residency period. It can be any of an eclectic style of lecture, open studio, workshop, forum, presentation, etc.

.  Donation: one piece of work in any form


 The artist is responsible for 

Insurance fees
Visa fees
Other costs not stated above


 Application eligibility requirements 

Applicants are required to meet all of the following requirements before the application deadline:

age 25 years and older
applicant needs to be the original creator of work(s)


Application method

Visit the Residency page of the Points Art website - on the Apply page, click to download the registration form, then please email the required materials to info@pointsart.org with the subject heading Points Residency.

Fill out Points International Residency application form.

Artist's résumé. Up to one page.

The artist's portfolio, submitted as a PDF document. Video art within a PDF requires a website link. Please do not mail personal documents. The organization will not be obliged to return original materials.


 Reminder 

Applying artists must comply with local laws and regulations during the residency period.


 Screening mechanism 

Points jury members will screen applicants and select one candidate for the award.


 Information announcement 

We will inform the selected artist by email and publish it on the official websites, WeChat public accounts, and Facebook pages.