Frequently Asked Questions
HERE IN AFTER IS A CONVENTIONAL FAQ ABOUT FARM STUDIO INTERNATIONAL ARTIST RESIDENCIES.
Artists creating in any media are welcome to apply: dance, theatre, music, sound, performance art, writing, painting, drawing, printmaking, textiles, culinary, photography, video/film, animation, architecture, sculpture (any material), ceramics, mixed-media / multi-media, interdisciplinary, installation, and other new/alternative media.
Open to emerging and established artists.
Researchers, curators, and art critics are also welcome to apply.
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Farm Studio hosts an international artist residency that accepts applicants from India and from all over the world.
As an independent residency, Farm Studio is currently unable to provide any funding or stipends for travel to the residency program.
Artists are encouraged to apply for funding from their own cultural agencies. Funding and sponsorship will be acknowledged in Farm Studio publicity including online and print materials, posters, catalogues, etc.
Farm Studio in collaboration with Art investors in India do sponsor several artists per year to have a free stay and artist residency at Farm Studio. See the News page for a list of the sponsored artists.
Deadline applications are posted on the website and are according to the residency session.
The length of one residency session is approximately one month.
Accommodation, meals and studio access is included in the residency fee.
Local bus/train station pick-up and sightseeing is also included, but artists must arrange and/or pay for transportation which exceeds 30-35 km.
Residency fee includes:
• Meals (Vegetarian breakfast, lunch, dinner included)
• Tea, coffee (on request)
• Basic kitchen
• Studio space
• Exhibition opportunity
• Invitation letter
• Local sight-seeing
• Printer B/W
• Basic tools
• First aid kit (medical box)
• Daily maintenance and cleaning of the premises
Once accepted, artists receive an official invitation letter and email, and a request to pay a non-refundable deposit. The remaining residency fee is collected upon arrival at Farm Studio.
Once the deposit has been received, artists will be email a Residency Information Package with more information.
Once Farm Studio has received confirmation from all artists who have been selected, those artists’ profiles will be posted online.
Diverse artists working in a wide variety of artistic fields attend Farm Studio residencies at the same time. For example, during one session, resident artists might include a sculptor, painter, dancer and writer, etc.
Farm Studio offers many possibilities to step away from one’s artwork for a few hours or for a day. Located just 50 meters from the studio are walking trails that follow the desert and mountain. Kasida Village is at 5 minutes’ walk (200 meter approx.).
Farm Studio staff members can also organize half-day to full-day excursions to interesting cultural locations.
Please note that Farm Studio is an open environment. Sights and sounds of animals; particularly birds, dogs, cows, goats, etc. are present. As well as the local Odia and Bengali people may surround, people of many nationalities attend Farm Studio so many languages are spoken. Though extremely tranquil, life abounds! Artists can expect to meet neighboring farmers, bricks factory workers and children, tractors, animals, insects, and other visitors during their time at Farm Studio.
Directly surrounding Farm Studio are fields and farming families. Some of the crops which are grown are: wheat, corn,mustard, rice grains, and vegetables. Many shepherds bring their, cows, goats, to graze in fields adjacent to Farm Studio.
Also accessible are walking trails into the vegetable farms kilometers long which are near to river and can fasten together to catch fish with the fishermen.
Kasida Village is 200 meters from Farm Studio and can be accessed by walking, See “Farm Studio – Kasida page for more information about the local community and link to Kasida Village web page.