Open Call

OPEN CALL!!! 2022 A4 International Artist in Residence International Exchange Program


With Funding
Free / No Costs
Chengdu, China


1. Artists, curators and/or researchers who base in China (No limitation on nationality or region) 2. No limitation on working methods or fields

Number of Participants

The A4 International Artist in Residence International Exchange Program as an annual project of the LUXELAKES·A4 Art Museum recruits artists, curators, and researchers in residence for 1-3 months., A4 Art Museum will select 10-15 artists/ groups from all received applications and provide support such as round-trip air tickets, accommodation, studios, material fees, salons, sharing sessions, etc.; also, the artists will also receive professional support from project assistants and art museum team for knowledge production and cooperation.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


June 01, 2022 - January 31, 2023


  • RMB10,000.00 material budget (one-time)


Alternative Processes Darkroom, Ceramic Facility, Computer Lab, Conference Rooms, Co-Working, Darkroom, Desk Space, Fabrication Lab


Apartment, Private Room


Breakfast, Chef on Site, Coffee, Dinner, Lunch, Snacks, Tea, Vegan, Vegetarian

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Critique, Demo Day, Discussion, Exhibition, Festival, Forum, Online Exhibition, Open Studios, Round Tables, Seminars, Visiting Professionals, Workshops


Acting, Activists, Administrators, Animation, Architecture, Artificial Intelligence, Arts Administrator, Augmented Reality, Ballet, Biotech, Blacksmith, Blockchain, Book Arts, Cartoonist, Ceramics, Chefs, Choreography, Cinematography, Collective, Comedy, Composers, Conceptual Art, Crafts & Trades, Culinary, Curatorial, Dance, Dance Groups, Design, Digital Manufacturing, Digital Media, DJ / Nightlife, Documentary, Drawing, Dreamers, Entrepreneur , Fiber Arts, Fiction, Film, Glass, Illustration, Immersive Experiences, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Intervention, Jewelry, Journalism, Land Art, Literature, Makers, Metalsmith, Mime, Mixed Reality, Moving Image, Multimedia, Museum Technology, Music, Music Composition, Nonfiction, Opera, Painting, Pedagogy, Performance Art, Photography, Playwriting, Poetry, Printmaking, Public Art, Puppeteers, Research, Robotics, Scholar, Scientists, Screenwriting, Sculpture, Singing, Social Practice, Sound Art, Start Up, Tech, Textile, Theatre, Theatre Directors, Thinkers, Video Art, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Visual Arts, Wearable Technology, Web Design, Web Development



Program Description

Time of Residency: Main project period: May to October 2022, Project Results Exhibition Time: September 2022, during the “LUXELAKES Community Art Festival” Auxiliary project period: October 2022 - January 2023, Project Results exhibition Time: December 2022 What the artists can get: 1. Residency funds and hardware and software support of the museum (click read more for details) 2. Supports of recording and archiving project related documents 3. "Shake Shake" Zhaodai Plan, spending time with the city, community where A4 locates and local residents together 4. Academic lectures, salons, workshops and other activities support 5. The opportunity of attending the “LUXELAKES Community Art Festival” (main projects preferred) 6. Being selected and included in other academic projects of A4 Art Museum and opportunities of holding solo exhibitions 7. Rich local community activities and platform resources sharing 8. Localized working team and volunteer system service

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