Open Call

NectART Artist in Residence Program_1 / Espronceda / On Mediation / Art Nou


With Funding
Les Guilleries Natural Park, Spain


Participants will live in a big private furnished bedroom /Daily food supply / self-cooked Studio spaces vary according to the proposed projects and media. Individual space and shared working studios are located in the main farmhouse. Conditions INCLUDED: - 3 weeks residency at Nectar - Exhibition at Espronceda exhibition space - Opening event within the frame of Art Nou Festival - Professional photos of the works and the exhibition done during the residency - Project's statement and texts by On Mediation's team/collaborators - Interactions with local agents (curators, writers, art critics) through Open Studio - One day visit to Barcelona artistic scene - Private bedroom - Private and Shared working studios - Food supplies - Access to Nectar equipments - Communication and social networks - Pick-up/drop off at Vic train station. - Transport Nectar-Barcelona for the exhibition at Espronceda NOT INCLUDED: - Travel costs - Materials - Work-shipping at the end of agreement

Number of Participants

4artists: The residence is addressed to emerging artists (up to 35 years old) Artists must submit a project proposal that gives the reader a a clear understanding of their intended work To apply, applicants must submit one PDF document (up to 10MB) including the following information by using the online application form: -Project proposal -Short bio/CV -Portfolio (Up to 10 images and up to 3 links to videos) Documents can be written either in English or Spanish Application period: March 3rd to April 12th 2020 Announcement: Results will be announced on April 20th 2020. The Jury is composed of: Nectar’s co-founders Tai Lomas & Olga Sureda Savina Tarsitano, Holger and Henrik Sprengel, co-founders of Espronceda - Institute of Art & Culture On Mediation’s co-director Anna Mª Guasch ​ Grants Nectar will host 4 artists, each one with a 50% partial grant < 50% PARTIAL GRANT > 650€ / 3 weeks / Confirmation & payment must be done within one week after the announcement.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


June 03, 2020 - June 26, 2020


  • €650.00 travel budget


  • €650.00 program fee (one-time)


Co-Working, Desk Space


Private Room


Breakfast, Coffee, Dinner, Lunch, Snacks, Tea

Public Programs

Exhibition, Festival


Activists, Conceptual Art, Design, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Land Art, Painting, Performance Art, Photography, Public Art, Sculpture, Video Art, Visual Arts


English, French, Hebrew, Italian, Spanish

Program Description

Nectar is a non-profit cultural organization located in the midst of nature in the off-the-grid 16th-century farmhouse, surrounded by endless forest inside Les Guilleries Natural Park, about 1h and 30min drive north from Barcelona. ​ In its Artist Residency Program, Nectar will work in collaboration with Espronceda - Institute of Art & Culture and On Mediation_Platform on Curatorship and Research, an initiative of the Research Group Art Globalization Interculturality (AGI) from the University of Barcelona. The culmination of the residency will be an exhibition at Espronceda exhibition space, one of the most innovative contemporary art center of Barcelona, where the artists will present their works within the frame of Art Nou Festival. The opening will be on June 26th 2020. The artists will have the chance to present their work in an Open Studio event and gather along with guests and cultural agents from the local art scene, enabling a space of conversation and feed-back.

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