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International Centre of Graphic Arts | In From the Margins| Residency Programme

Art Residency Opportunity for Migrant and Refugee Artists or Artists who identify with experience of displacement at Printmaking Studios Across Europe.

Deadline for applying: Friday, 19th November 2021

Five printmaking studios across Europe are inviting applications from artists to undertake a 1-month long printmaking residency as part of the European residency programme In from the Margins, funded by Creative Europe.

30 artists will be selected in total, will have the opportunity to work in a print medium of their choice and will be supported to develop their practice practically and professionally. Throughout the residency programme we will be welcoming local, refugee and migrant communities in the studios to engage with resident artists, to share their own stories and create new work which will be shared between our project members and the wider visual arts community in Europe. The programme will culminate in a group exhibition at Edinburgh Printmakers in spring 2023.

In from the Margins is a collaboration between:
Edinburgh Printmakers, Scotland   
Cork Printmakers, Ireland    
Funen Printmaking Studio, Odense, Denmark    
International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia    
AGA Lab, Amsterdam, Netherlands 

In from the Margins seeks to break down barriers and create opportunities for refugee artists and local communities to share and to learn from each other while being supported by the resources and expertise of print studios. Each organisation will work in the language of their own studio and the languages of the resident artists where possible.

The project emerged from discussions between the partners, all print studios with civic aims which are based in multicultural cities on the margins of Europe. Our residency programme will further develop the ‘Studios of Sanctuary’ model, which originated in Yorkshire in response to the work of migrant artist Mohammed Barrangi, an artist and former paralympian from Iran who became resident artist at The Art House in Wakefield, in a range of contexts across Europe.

Find more information here.

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