Shanghai Writers' Association - Shanghai
The Shanghai Writing Program offers the chance to live and work alongside local and invited international authors in Shanghai. Part of the Shanghai Writers' Association, the Program runs from 1 September - 31 October each year. The Association provides centrally located accommodation and translation services, and organises cultural events, literary talks and lectures, as well as workshops with local writers and editors.
|Art form/s||Writing (Fiction)|
|Preferred host dates||September 1 - October 31|
|Potential opportunities||Literary talks, lectures and workshops|
|Location and transport||Downtown Shanghai; 5 minute walk to subway and shops|
|Accommodation provided?||Yes off site; one studio-style room with a bathroom, kitchen, bed and workspace.|
|Fees||Accommodation is RMB10000-14000 per month. Activities such as tours and meals are priced at RMB 3,000 in total.|
|Partners/ Families permitted?||Yes|
Organhaus Art Space - Chongqing
Organhaus Art Space is an independent art organisation of artists and curators. Located within 501 Art Warehouse, Organhaus is a collaboration between the independent spaces ‘Organ’ and ‘M-Haus Commune.’ Working primarily with young and experimental multi-media artists, its focus is on the progress of urbanisation in China and artistic cooperatives within the global village. Organhaus is dedicated to the exploration of experimental and multi-media art, holding art exhibitions and providing and exchanging studio spaces with young artists. Within the ever-developing atmosphere of China, the organisation hopes to provide energy and practical experience in supporting contemporary Chinese art, cutting edge art and the development and exchange of international culture.
|Art form/s||Visual Arts, with a particular focus on experimental and multi-media art|
|Preferred host dates||March to October|
|Potential opportunities||Organhaus recommends the resident conducts a public program such as a presentation and seminar for local artists and college students. Organhaus will arrange visits to studios and art institutes. They will recommend institutions and organizations in Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu, according to the interests of the artist. Organhaus will facilitate an Exhibition in their gallery space.|
|Location and transport||Very close to the city, shops and supermarket|
|Facilities||On site accommodation, Off site accommodation, Private studio/work space, Internet, Communication facilities, Translation services, Gallery space, Performance space.|
|Accommodation provided?||If the resident prefers to stay off-site in a hotel, Organhaus will assist with booking this accommodation.|
|Fees||On-site accommodation 5000RMB per month.|
|Partners/ Families permitted?||This is possible, but must be approved in advance.|
The Pottery Workshop - Jingdezhen
The Pottery Workshop was established in 1985 with the goals of promoting ceramic art and education. On May 1 2005, The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen was inaugurated in The Sculpture Factory. Today it is composed of the Residency Program, Mufei Gallery, Education Center and Creative Market. The organisation is surrounded by hundreds of small, independent craftsmen and studios with a wide spectrum of skills. Resident artists are encouraged to interact and integrate with this lively community. The Pottery Workshop is a place where Jingdezhen's ceramic traditions and contemporary ceramic concepts can intermingle and grow.
|Art form/s||Ceramic Art|
|Preferred host dates||None specified|
|Potential opportunities||Public lecture, partnering with local artists|
|Location and transport||Located in the city of Jingdezhen, with shops within a 10 minute walk. Bus, Taxi, car hire, and cycling available in the area.|
|Facilities||On site accommodation, Shared studio/work space, Internet, Translation services, On site food / meals, transport to and from airport.|
|Accommodation provided?||Shared bathroom, Shared kitchen, Separate living/working space.|
|Fees||Room and Board 1100RMB per Week, Studio 1500RMB per Week. This includes a studio, shared assistant, room and lunch/dinner during the work week.|
|Partners/ Families permitted?||Partners yes but not children; accommodation possible pending availability.|
The Beijing Center for Chinese Studies - Beijing
Hosted by the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, The Beijing Center enables students and visiting scholars to experience China at its political and cultural center. The Beijing Center combines intensive course studies, language programs, opportunities for cultural and business immersion, and academic excursions. Residents will have access to an extensive adjunct teaching faculty and academic networks, and a large English language library on Chinese Studies. Visitors will also have the opportunity to participate in a range of activities including seminars, cultural site visits in Beijing, and bi-annual academic excursions to Western China (at an additional cost).
|Art form/s||Writing and Arts Management.|
|Preferred host dates|
Residencies must take place within the University semesters: March-May and August-December.
Lectures, seminars, and conferences on-site. Access to an English language library on Chinese Studies; academic excursions and cultural site visits (at an additional cost).
|Location and transport|
The Beijing Center is centrally located. It is approximately 5km to the Embassy district, 8km to the CBD, with good subway and bus access. The Center is situated on a university campus, surrounded by shops, supermarkets and restaurants.
On site private accommodation; Shared studio/work space; Internet; Gallery space; Library/archive/research resources; Residents will be transported to and from the airport.
Accommodation is onsite and includes: A private bathroom; Private kitchen; A Separate living/working space.
RMB 4,500/month (includes weekly cleaning and linen change).
|Partners/ Families permitted?||Yes|