Open Call

A Retreat in Princes' Islands - Tab Residency Winter Applications

Tasarım Bakkalı

With Funding
Adalar, Turkey


Anybody who is interested can apply and attend the Tab Residency program.

Number of Participants

We can host two artists at a time but in the gallery space we can just prepare a solo exhibition for one artist.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


December 01, 2019 - February 29, 2020


  • €50.00 material budget (one-time)


  • €700.00 program fee (monthly)


Computer Lab, Co-Working, Desk Space, Fabrication Lab, Gallery, Individual Studio, Installation Space, Library, Piano, Shared Studio


Apartment, Home-Stay, Kitchen, Private Bathroom, Private Room


No meals

Public Programs

Exhibition, Performances, Publication, Retreat, Workshops


English, Turkish

Program Description

Tab Residency program offers artists a residential space to devote time and focus on creating both individually and collectively and a gallery space to be used for solo exhibitions, performances, music collaborations, and spontaneous conversations. Tasarım Bakkalı (Tab), founded and run by artists, is open to all contemporary artists throughout the year. The residency periods are organized with open calls for three month periods and applications are accepted before the deadline of the open calls. The Princes´ Islands are an archipelago off the Anatolian coast of İstanbul, Turkey, mostly car free, naturally and historically preserved area. Ten minutes walk from Büyükada port, the residency building is a four floored shared building, one floor for the studio spaces, one floor for accommodation rooms, one floor for common spaces such as kitchen and living room and a garden.

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