Open Call

Epecuen Residency 2022. Argentina

Ambos Mundos

No Funding
Buenos Aires, Argentina


Ambos Mundos invites international artists, researchers and curators to apply to 10th. edition Epecuen residency international program. It is intended for artistic projects that reflect an approach of contemporary practices in the territory. Buenos Aires. This residency seeks artists undergoing field research, developing their sense of personal expression, and exploring their relationship with the land through different mediums: painting, drawing, specific site live actions, interventions, installations, photography, sculpture, as well as other contemporary art mediums. We strive to stimulate critical thought and the exchange of ideas through the coexistence of these mediums. Villa Epecuén is the name of a touristic Argentine village that is now in ruins. a flood caused by the rising waters of the lake submerged the city completely, forcing the evacuation of its residents. Twenty years later, the water level began to descend, and the ruins of the city have became a ruins landscape.

Number of Participants



Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


March 29, 2022 - April 11, 2022


  • $1,500.00 program fee (one-time)


Guest House


Breakfast, Coffee, Dinner, Lunch

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Discussion, Exhibition


Conceptual Art, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Land Art, Painting, Performance Art, Research, Sound Art, Thinkers, Video Art, Visual Arts


English, Portugese , Spanish

Program Description

Research and site specific work. Artists are called to put together and follow a specific schedule to work on their projects. This will be complemented with instances of exchange, reflection, and debate for the development of artistic work and the enrichment of critical thought. We will visit the ruins of Epecuen town, the withe woods, Salamone slaughterhouse, the lake, historical museum, Carhue town and the countryside, Springs waters.The works can't modify the historical sites. Duration: 12 days Calendar: October / november Hospitality: *Round trip by car from Buenos Aires to Epecuén (550 Km) 7 Hours. Each artist will be responsible for their arrival to Buenos Aires *Accommodation in a house in Carhué town. Shared bedroom and bathroom. *Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks self service and communal dinners in Epecuen. *Insurance *Each artist should bring their own materials, can also buy some materials in town. info;

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