Open Call

BAR - Bidasoa Art Residency

Bitamine Faktoria

With Funding
Free / No Costs
Irun, Spain


- BAR Basque Artist Residency is aimed at artists of any nationality (except Spanish) who can reside for at least 45 days in the Basque Country (Spain / France). - In particular for artists who have not had any prior contact with the Basque Country, without age limit. In case the application is made as a collective, the aid shall be granted to a single member of the group.

Number of Participants

Due to its characteristics, this program is designed to accommodate a single person in residence. In case the selected artist wishes to travel and reside accompanied (collaborators, couples or minors in their charge), he/she will have to assume the extra expenses that this fact may cause.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


September 01, 2020 - October 31, 2020


  • €350.00 material budget (one-time)
  • €600.00 travel budget
  • €950.00 stipend (one-time)


Co-Working, Desk Space, Fabrication Lab


Apartment, Guest House, Home-Stay, Kitchen, Private Housing, Private Room


No meals

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Critique, Discussion, Exhibition, Open Studios, Performances, Professional Development, Publication, Schools, Self-Directed, Visiting Professionals, Work Exchange, Workshops


Activists, Architecture, Ceramics, Choreography, Conceptual Art, Dance, Design, Documentary, Drawing, Film, Glass, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Intervention, Land Art, Mixed Reality, Multimedia, Music, Music Composition, Nonfiction, Painting, Performance Art, Photography, Printmaking, Public Art, Research, Scientists, Sculpture, Sound Art, Thinkers, Video Art, Visual Arts


English, French, Spanish

Program Description

This call aims to create a critical framework in which international artists offers their vision of the Basque context, as a result of an artistic project. It is intended for artists of any nationality (not residing in Spain) who wish to stay in the Bidasoaldea region. The focus of the program lies in generating a cultural encounter for creators who visit Euskal Herria (Basque Country) for the first time. more info:

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