Open Call

Artists' Point 2018

Picasso Pupils

No Funding
Free / No Costs
Shillong, India


GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATION 2. (A) PAINTERS- Submit photograph of your artworks ( 5 color photos of your artwork, jpg format suitable for printing of bulletins) and registration form filled completely as an e-mail attachment to: AUDIO/VIDEO DOCUMENTARISTS- Send links of your previous documentaries and registration form filled completely as an e-mail attachment to: B) Or enter your website + send completely filled registration form as an e-mail attachment to: 3. Deadline for the application: 14. August 2019 4. Selected painters/ documentarists will be notified asap via e-mail. Latest in the middle of SEPTEMBER 2019. 5. Selected painters/ documentarists will have up to 48 hours to confirm their participation. (An applicant, who is not selected, will not be notified personally in the email due to large number of applicants)

Number of Participants

1. Who can apply? Professional painters who finished their master degree in fine arts from recognized university (4-5 participants) Professional Audio/Video Documentarists who will be working towards production of the art residency video (1-2 participants) (Picasso Pupils reserves the right to change the final number of participants)


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


October 01, 2019 - October 27, 2019


Shared Studio


Shared Room


Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Discussion, Exhibition, Open Studios, Retreat, Teaching Exchange


Painting, Video Art, Visual Arts



Program Description

C O N T E N T O F A R T R E S I D E N C Y P R O G R A M M E The artists will get opportunity to explore the authentic evidences of history, mythology and culture of Khasi Hills of MEGHALAYA, North-East India. They will visit the famous destinations as well as those ones still hidden for tourists, they will interact with local people who are rooted in traditional Khasi life style. Artists will be provided the time for individual contemplation and for execution of their art works in studio space. The interaction of invited artists with the artists from Meghalaya will be expected. Artists will contribute their knowledge in organized workshops for children and youth of Meghalaya. In the end of the residency programme there will be final exhibition where each artist will present the Paintings / documentary created during the art residency. There will be space for open discussion about the art works with the visitors of the exhibition.

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