Open Call

BRASHNAR CREATIVE PROJECT: Brashnar International Artist-in-Residence Summer 2020

Brashnar Creative Project

No Funding
Skopje, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of


Applicants in the following fields are eligible to apply: drawing, printmaking (linocut and woodcut), painting, mixed media, new media, digital photography, bookmaking arts, sculpture/installation, performance/video art, interdisciplinary arts, literature, socially engaged practice and cultural research. Open to All emerging (must have completed undergraduate degree or experience equivalent to that) and mid-career artists. Applicants can be writers, individual artists and collaborative teams with a maximum of 2 members. Members of a group shall provide previous collaboration work samples and each member’s CV or resume. Applicants must have a working knowledge of English. Knowledge of Serbian, Croatian, or Macedonian is a plus, but not required.

Number of Participants

Brashnar Artist-in-Residence offers work and living space for up to 6 artists/writers for stays of 1 month with 2-3 staff artists living with the residents in the Art House during the residency season.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


May 02, 2020 - September 30, 2020


  • €350.00 program fee (monthly)


Desk Space, Individual Studio, Installation Space, Library


Kitchen, Private Bathroom, Private Room, Shared Bathroom, Shared Room


No meals

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Discussion, Exhibition, Group Dinners, Mural Projects, Open Studios, Performances, Self-Directed, Workshops


Animation, Book Arts, Cartoonist, Collective, Conceptual Art, Crafts & Trades, Dance, Design, Digital Media, Drawing, Dreamers, Fiber Arts, Fiction, Illustration, Immersive Experiences, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Jewelry, Land Art, Literature, Makers, Moving Image, Multimedia, Music Composition, Nonfiction, Painting, Performance Art, Photography, Playwriting, Poetry, Printmaking, Public Art, Puppeteers, Research, Scholar, Screenwriting, Sculpture, Social Practice, Sound Art, Textile, Thinkers, Video Art, Visual Arts


Croatian, English, Serbian

Program Description

Resident artists are expected to participate in all aspects of the residency program. A guided tour of the surrounding neighborhood and city center either as a group or individually (depending on resident arrival) during the first days of the residency Informal meeting and welcoming traditional Macedonian dinner for all resident artists prepared by Brashnar staff members A short informal presentation of artists’ work at the beginning of the first week. Garden related activities up to twice a month totaling approximately 3 - 5 hrs (planting, harvesting fruits and vegetables, garden maintenance, food preservation, pickling, making of marmalade, pinjur, ajvar) 2 short group trips to locations outside Skopje (Lake Matka, Mountain Vodno, Katlanovo natural thermal bath, Observatory Kokino etc.) 1-2 scheduled group dinners per week Up to 2 traditional Macedonian group meals at Volkovo Project Space prepared by Brashnar staff members Cultural exchange night through meal preparation

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