VISIONARY ARTS LAB – Guidelines 2014

GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION PROCESS

APPLICATION DEADLINE

The application and all required materials must be sent by the 31st of July 2014 8th of August 2014 (Extended).

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS

– Must be 21 or older
– Must have good command of Spanish and/or English
– Must have a project in artistic production or research
– Special interest in visionary arts and human sustainability
– Artists from any discipline may apply, including but not limited to: photography, creative writing, printmaking, performance, sculpture, painting, drawing, choreography, film, video, musical composition, ceramics, new media and installation art
– Artistic Researchers from any discipline may apply, including but not limited to: anthropology, archaeology, ethnobotany, art history, linguistics, cultural studies, philosophy, education, architecture and integral theory

REQUIRED INFORMATION

To be considered, candidates must present a portfolio with the following (in PDF format):
– Letter of intention or Artist’s Statement (max. 800 words)
– Short Description of their Project (max. 800 words)
– CV and 3 images/documents of past work
– 3 references

The portfolio must be sent to the following email by the 31st of July 2014: vasos.comunicantes@gmail.com.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

Priority will be given to visionary art projects that should:
– Look for Originality, Experimentation and Integrity
– Are In-Progress (not presented, published, screened, etc.)
– Interact with and look for participation of general public and public spaces
– Raise/Integrate individual and collective consciousness

SELECTION PROCEDURE AND DATE OF RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT

Committee / August 15, 2014

EXPENSES PAID BY SELECTED APPLICANTS

– Travel to Huaraz from Lima (or other)
– Accommodation and Board in Huaraz (October 9-12, 2014)

EXPECTATIONS OF THE APPLICANTS

– Presentation of work or project at Festival in Huaraz
– Participation in Round-tables
– Advance their Artistic and Research Projects

RESIDENCY COST

10 days: 800 USD, these includes:
– Accommodation in shared bedrooms in Chavin de Huantar (2 beds per room)
– Accommodation in shared bedrooms in Huari (3 beds per room)
– Board in Chavin de Huantar and Huari (October 2-8, 2014)
– Transport from Huaraz to Chavin
– Transport from Chavin to Huari
– Transport from Huari to Huaraz
– Entrance fees to Chavin de Huantar Ceremonial Centre and Lake Purhuay
– Participation in Festival

We do not offer grants. We will work to help artists in applying for grants and outside funding.

For further information please write to: vasos.comunicantes@gmail.com.

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