Open Call

Fully granted 3-months residency for Swiss-based artists


With Funding
Free / No Costs
Buenos Aires, Argentina


Swiss Artists from diverse backgrounds (social practice, visual artists, performers, choreographers, theater directors, sound, and other interdisciplinary practices) researching in the subjects of gentrification, migratory movements, sustainability and politics of food, urban exploration, experimental architecture, sustainable mobility, collective creativity, and others encompassing to the concept of the Anthropocene, are invited to apply.

Number of Participants

This opportunity is supported by Pro Helvetia Foundation for one Swiss-based artist.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


March 01, 2020 - May 31, 2020


  • $770.00 material budget (one-time)
  • $1,250.00 travel budget
  • $600.00 stipend (monthly)


Co-Working, Desk Space, Fabrication Lab, Installation Space, Shared Studio


Kitchen, Private Room, Shared Bathroom


No meals

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Exhibition, Group Dinners, Open Studios, Visiting Professionals


Activists, Conceptual Art, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Intervention, Land Art, Performance Art, Photography, Public Art, Social Practice


English, Spanish

Program Description

Residency program: EXPANDED TERRITORIES The cheLA residence offers an environment for research and experimentation for artists of various practices in a broad sense. Expanded Territories program seeks to go beyond established borders and generate dialogue and projects in relationship with the local social and urban dynamics. The selected participant will be working with a group of local and international artists, the activities of the residency programs include visits, talks, and public presentations. cheLA is a center of contemporary culture open to the community that promotes research and artistic production. Three main conceptual axes cross the different projects and practices that are developed in cheLA: Culture, Technology, and Community. Each project is selected and sustained by its potential to be multidisciplinary, open to dialogue and interaction with other projects and with different sectors of society, both local and regional.

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