CYENS Residency Open Call in Nicosia Cyprus

CYENS Residency Open Call in Nicosia Cyprus


Call Type Residency
Call Eligibility International
Entry Dates 3/22/24, 9:53 AM - 4/26/24, 9:47 AM 30 Days Left
Entry Fee? Yes (0)
CYENS Residency Open Call in Nicosia Cyprus

Nicosia Cyprus


CYENS is pleased to announce an open call for the Artist-in-Residence Program intended for creative individuals.

As a creative innovation hub in Nicosia’s historic centre, the Thinker Maker Space has utilised its Artist-in-Residence Program to expand the knowledge and services of the centre through skill sharing and collaboration.

Traditionally housed under Thinker Maker Space, this year’s AIR program expands to involve CYENS MRGs (multidisciplinary research groups) Museum Lab, EdMedia and ITICA their research. Applicants will have the opportunity to select and collaborate directly with MRG through the application process.

Resident artists enjoy full access to the makerspace facilities allowing experimentation with advanced fabrication techniques. They will also have the opportunity to present and exhibit their work at the end of the residency. Additionally, artists may deliver a series of workshops and talks relating to their practice and area of expertise.

The makerspace residencies are hosted on a short-term basis ranging from 2 months and up to 6 months. The open call invites individuals from the creative industries (creators, designers, visual artists, academics and others) to submit a portfolio and a project proposal.

Applications will be processed and selected by a committee based on project criteria and briefs that are aligned with CYENS vision and capabilities. Proposals need to include details of the project’s purpose and outcomes.

• Artists, Designers, Creatives

• Min 2 Months / Max 6 Months
• This will be evaluated depending on the project

• Monthly stipend allowance of €1,200

• Concepts & ideas, with the goal to create prototype(s) using the facilities of TMS, and/or research of Museum Lab, EdMedia and ITICA
• Emphasis on digital fabrication & rapid prototyping

• Aim & Innovation
• Relatability to the activity of TMS, and/or research of Museum Lab, EdMedia and ITICA
• Feasibility & Uniqueness
• Level of experimentation

More info:
Application form:

Deadline: 26 April 2024, 15:00 EET

Posted on: 4/5/24, 6:53 AM