Open Call

Artist in Residency Program in Hong Kong June to Sept 2019

TongLau Space

No Funding
Kowloon, Hong Kong


AIR program in HK are mainly held by institutions, museums and art centres by invitation.  Limited space and high rent alway are issues in HK, it is hard to provide housing, workshop and exhibition space for short term overseas artist by art association and independence artist studio. However, we strongly believe that AIR program is not only good for Hong Kong, but also good for artist around the world.  We would like to try to create more opportunities for artist who are passionate in art,  cultural exchange and interested in exploring the culture of Hong Kong and making new art in Hong Kong. We welcome different status artists to join our program, such as experienced artists, fresh artists or art students from overseas. Students submit a strong proposal for TongLau Space A.I.R. program, can be received 20% of program fees funding.

Number of Participants

We offer a room with capacity for four,  same gender artists will be arranged to stay in the same room.   4 artists at one time Duration of residencies - one to three months


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


June 01, 2019 - September 29, 2019


  • $1,800.00 program fee (one-time)


Conference Rooms, Co-Working, Desk Space




No meals

Public Programs



Animation, Conceptual Art, Curatorial, Design, Digital Media, Documentary, Drawing, Film, Illustration, Moving Image, Multimedia, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Textile, Video Art, Virtual Reality, Visual Arts


English, Gan Chinese, Mandarin

Program Description

Objectives of Residency Program- to promote contemporary art in all its diverse forms within an international context, to stimulate creativity through direct contact with urban and the city of Hog Kong, to set up an exchange of ideas within various disciplines of contemporary art practice, Each artist have the opportunity to develop his/her project within a number of different artistic fields that we have co-ordinate with different fields of art workshop. Such as Visual Arts painting, drawing, photography, installation art, sculpture, new media etc. All artists will have the chance to show and promote their work in the program. Cultural exchange and sharing of ideas in contemporary art with local as well as international artists. It can help organize the end exhibition and opening reception, as well as publicising to the public. Additional fee is requested for the end exhibition. Expectations of the artist - Presentation and sharing at end of Residency

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