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1Shantiroad, Bangalore, India

Iaspis – the Swedish Arts Grants Committee’s international program for visual art, architecture, design and craft – announces a residency collaboration with 1Shantiroad in Bangalore.


The Iaspis delegation of the Visual Arts Fund selects a shortlist from the received applications. The final selection of candidate is made by the management of 1Shantiroad.


There is a stipend of 40 000 SEK to costs for travel and sustenance over the 2 month residency. The stipend includes accommodation.

The residency is open to applications from visual and applied artists.
The main focus of the institution is visual art.

About 1.Shantiroad Studio/Gallery

1Shanthiroad, Bengaluru, is an art space founded by Suresh Jayaram in 2003. It is administered by a not- for- profit trust VAC –Visual Art Collective, and is the oldest and most established residence in Southern India. The residence is situated centrally located and is a meeting point for many professional practitioners in the city.

The Studio/Gallery at 1Shanthiroad provides space for slide lectures, small conferences, installations, performances, screenings and informal gatherings.

1.Shanthiroad houses four independent studios for artists. The main focus is on visual arts but also film, design and other artistic areas are represented.

The accommodation is integrated in the studio and has a private bathroom.

Further information about 1Shantiroad can be found at http://www.1shanthiroad.com/

About Bangalore

Bangalore is India`s third most populous city, about 8.5 million inhabitants, and the city which has the most artist residencies and artist driven initiatives.
Bangalore is known as the “Silicon Valley of India” because of its role as the nation's leading information technology exporter and is currently in a dynamic urban growth.

Previous grant holders
Karin Gustavsson (autumn 2017)
Emma Hammarén (2016)

Things to think about when filling in your application

Applications must be made using E-identification at www.konstnarsnamnden.se. Applicants who are not able to apply for E-identification can submit their application in paper form (application in pdf format for downloading here). Applications must be complete when they are submitted. The Arts Grants Committee does not allow retrospective additions to applications.

Applications on paper should be sent to, or delivered personally to Konstnärsnämnden, Maria skolgata 83, SE-118 53 Stockholm, Sweden.

Work samples
From 5-10 work samples showing representative items from the last two years should be included in the application. If you are making a digital application you should upload the work samples at the end of the application. Information in Swedish about which filter types are allowed and about the size of work samples
can be found at www.konstnarsnamnden.se/arbetsprover.

If making a paper application, work samples must not take up more space than a standing A4 format (paper applications with works samples are scanned and made accessible to the reviewers in digital form). You should note the year of production, title, technology and size of each work. Don’t forget to write your name and personal identity number on appendices. Do not include any other materials like catalogues and loose drawings. Work samples are not returnable.

For further information please contact Louise Dahlgren, +46 (0)8 506 550 68 +46 (0)8 506 550 68.
Uppdaterad: 2020-01-15 Tipsa om sidan


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